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  • Adel Beer Festival 2018 – 31ST AUGUST TO 2ND SEPTEMBER

    This year’s Adel Beer Festival will take place, once again, at the Adel War Memorial Hall on Church Lane between 31st August and 2nd September.  There will be Live Music and a BBQ. Sunday 2nd is the Family Fun Day. Details below: “Adel Beer Festival 2018 In 2018 the Adel Cricket Club will be hosting a…

  • Changes Proposed for the A660 between the Lawnswood Arms and the Lawnswood Roundabout – Update

    A number of people let me know that the link that was available for the consultation on the A660 proposals has now lost the connectivity to the consultation documents. I chased up Connecting Leeds and they have advised me of the information set out below. “Dear Councillor Anderson, The materials will remain available on the Connecting Leeds Commonplace…

  • Pre Planning Consultation CTIL 106856 – UPGRADE TO TELECOMMS MAST AT COOKRIDGE TOWER

    I have received the information below, if you would like copies of the drawings please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk “CTIL and Telefónica have identified this site as suitable for an equipment upgrade. The purpose of this letter is to consult with you and seek your views on our proposal before proceeding with the works. We…

  • POST 16 NEXT STEPS EVENT – 30TH AUGUST

    I have received the information below from Children’s Services Post 16 “This is a chance for school leavers and their parents/carers to find out about post-16 learning opportunities, including apprenticeships, which are still available across the city for a start in the 2018/19 academic year. Young people will be able to talk to different providers,…

  • MOSELEY GREEN (MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM) DELIVERIES NEXT 3 TO 4 WEEKS

    I have received the information below from Taylor Wimpey in respect of Moseley Wood Bottom (now Moseley Green development) deliveries: “I write to keep you informed of construction traffic our development is expecting starting on Monday next week.   They are delivering large concrete drainage box’s and they will be making two deliveries a day for…

  • SINGLE PERSON COUNCIL TAX DISCOUNT CHECKS

    Residents may not be aware but the Council carries out checks annually regarding the Single Person Council Tax discount. Someone living alone, or being the only person over 18 at the address, is entitled to a 25% Single Person Discount. In Leeds there are 330,000 registered Council Taxpayers and there were more than 125,000 Single…

  • A658 POOL BANK CULVERT WORKS – UPDATE ON OVERNIGHT ROAD CLOSURE

    I have received the information below: “I am writing to let you know that, as part of the above works, we will need to close the A658 Pool Bank New Road overnight on Monday 6th August. The road will be closed in both directions from 10:30pm until 4am on Tuesday 7th August at the latest,…

  • SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORT TO PRINCE HENRY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL

    I have received the information below from the Education Transport Team at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (formerly Metro) I am advised that “This reflects the latest position with regard to the availability of Metro products and has been expanded to include arrangements for families living in the Yeadon, Guiseley and Menston areas.     We delayed…

  • Changes Proposed for the A660 between the Lawnswood Arms and the Lawnswood Roundabout

    You may have noticed some banners on the roundabout at Lawnswood “Save Lawnswood Roundabout”. This is the background to it. You may remember West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) along with Leeds City Council commencing the “Transport conversation” in 2016, following the public inquiry on the Trolleybus proposals which were rejected. All of the consultation comments…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION APP/N4720/W/17/3187334: Field Rear of 33 to 40 Church Close, LS21 1LN – UPDATE

    As you will be aware I have been discussing with the Council my concerns, and those of residents, around the appeal on the above land that was granted at appeal stage.   Recently at the Site Allocations Plan Inquiry when I was arguing against the allocation of the land next to Church Close I am happy…