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  • ROAD CLOSURE – OLD POOL BANK – LOWER SECTION W/C 11TH FEBRUARY AND UPPER SECTION W/C 25TH FEBRUARY

    As you may be aware the road surface on both lower and upper Old Pool Bank is in a poor condition and I recently chased up the Council as to when the work would be done. I have now been made aware of the dates for resurfacing. The Highways Operations manager has provided the following…

  • SCHOOL TRANSPORT – Combined Authority School Transport Provision – Consultation

    Please find below information regarding consultation on the provision of school transport. All details on how to participate in the consultation are below and it runs until 15th March. The West Yorkshire Combined Authority organises and subsidises a range of school bus services for around 25,000 pupils and students across West Yorkshire. These services are provided…

  • LEEDS BRADFORD AIRPORT – DETAILS OF NEXT PHASE OF CONSULTATION

    I have received the following information from the Council about the on going consultation events (see list at foot of the page) in respect of the airport: “We will be shortly commencing the next phase of consultation on the Leeds Bradford Airport Transport Links. The consultation will launch on the 18th Feb at which time the website and…

  • Pool in Wharfedale – legal challenge – key dates information

    In respect of the legal challenge by the Council against the approval of the Planning Appeal on the Taylor Wimpey site the hearing has been listed for 2 days on 7th & 8th March 2019 at Leeds Planning Court.  

  • BREARY LANE/EASTGATE – TRAFFIC SURVEY

    As a result of issues raised by local residents I asked the Council to assess the speed and volume data in the centre of Bramhope.  I have now been sent the results. If you would like a copy of the data please email me at barry.anderson53@yahoo.co.uk The Highways Engineer has commented as follows: “From the…

  • LORD MAYOR’S CHARITY – JUST ONE DAY 17th MAY 2019

    Please find below information sent on behalf of the Leeds Lord Mayor’s charity fundraising. If any of you are a member of any organisation that may be interested, hopefully this information may help. We are writing to you to ask you take time out from your busy schedule to take a moment to think about the…

  • CLEAN AIR – UPDATE ON ACTIONS BEING TAKEN

    I have been sent the information below by way of an update on the Council’s activity to tackle air pollution: “I am writing to update you on Leeds City Council’s plans to tackle air pollution and protect the health of everyone in Leeds.   Regardless of where we live, working in Leeds means that we…

  • SUCCESSFUL AGEING

    I have been sent the information below from a local resident: “We are currently looking for volunteers to take part in our experiment (Ethics Reference: PSC-453; Granted: 09/11/2018). Our study aims to determine the relationship between changes in the brains structure and functioning (neuroplasticity) and a persons working memory, sequence learning and attention ability. Characterising…

  • POOL 2OMPH PROPOSALS – INITIAL FEEDBACK TO INFORMAL CONSULTATION

    The summary/conclusions based on the comments from those who took the time to respond are as follows: To get buy-in we need to include the main roads in the road safety measures. There is significant concern as to the financial viability of introducing these schemes e.g. the street furniture that will need to be put up.…

  • ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds – 8 & 9 June

    I have been sent the information below: The ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds for a fourth year on Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 June 2019. Leeds is one of just eight races in the series, along with other host cities Abu Dhabi, Bermuda, Yokohama, Montreal, Hamburg, Edmonton and Lausanne. The event will follow…