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  • Further Weather Update

    I have had this further update sent to me: Level 3 Cold Weather Alert There is a 99% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow between 0900 on Friday 23 Feb and 0800 on Thursday 01 Mar in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and…

  • Latest Weather Forecast

    The Met Office have issued a Yellow Warning of snow, for your area valid from 03:00 on Tue, 27th Feb 2018 until 23:55 on Tue, 27th Feb 2018 (LOW likelihood of MEDIUM impacts).  Showers or longer periods of snow will affect eastern parts of the UK during Tuesday. There is the potential for travel delays…

  • GRANT FUNDING OF £9300 AWARDED FOR VERGE FENCING FOR THE HOLTDALES

    The residents in the Holtdales estate are to benefit from grant funding of £9300 for fencing to prevent parking on grass verges which is causing an unsightly mess. The Housing Officers for the Holtdales bid for the money from the Housing Advisory Panel (HAP) and their bid was successful following the HAP meeting on Monday…

  • NEW NOTICE BOARD FOR THE ADEL WOODS ESTATE

    The residents in the Adel Woods estate are to benefit from grant funding of £1800 for a new notice board. The Adel CRAG Tenants and Residents Group bid for the money from the Housing Advisory Panel (HAP) and their bid was successful following the HAP meeting on Monday 12th February. Residents will be able to…

  • CONSULTATION RESPONSES – OLD POOL BANK

    Below is the result of the recent consultation exercise undertaken throughout the village when the following questions were asked: QUESTIONS Speed Limit Reduction considerations:- I DO support the lowering of the speed limit to 40mph from the  A660 to the old railway bridge and to 30mph from the old railway bridge to the A658. I DO NOT…

  • ADEL LANE PROPOSED TRAFFIC CALMING SCHEME (PHASE 2) – ST. HELENS LANE UP TO CHURCH LANE

    In connection with the development at Bodington Hall the Council are now proposing Phase 2 of the traffic calming scheme for Adel Lane. This will affect the top half of Adel Lane from St. Helens Lane up to the junction with Otley Road. The Highways Engineer has advised as follows:  “I wish to bring to your…

  • WEEKLY CRIME UPDATE – W/E 16TH FEBRUARY

    Crime update for week ending Friday 16th February, received this morning. Overnight of the 13-14th February there was a theft from a motor vehicle which was parked and unattended. The suspect has smashed a window and stolen a dash cam from within before making off.  At 0300 hours on the 15th February there was a…

  • Access Leeds Library via An App

    I was recently approached by a local resident who brought the following issue to my attention:  “There is an app called Libby that enables you to borrow books from your library electronically.   Leeds City Council libraries are not on it! North Yorkshire and Kirklees are…. I cannot access these though because I have a Leeds…

  • Potential Financial Scam – Be Careful

    One of my residnets asked me to publicise the following: “I am embarrassed to say that I have been victim to fraud and lost £125,000.00. The fraudsters are working as an asset management company called Trading Trinity International LLC, you can google them and they have a live web site. I wonder if you can…

  • Bus Services – From/Via Holt Park to Leeds

    I was recently asked by a local resident what plans/proposals First Bus have for improving the reliability of bus services in the area and also the health effects on buses idling with engines running at Holt Park. Set out below is the response from First Bus:  [Your resident] is absolutely right about the importance of…