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  • OPAL RECEIVES FUNDING BOOST FROM AREA COMMITTEE

    OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality), the Neighbourhood Network serving the residents of Leeds 16, including Bramhope has received a funding boost of £10,000 from the Outer North West Area Committee agreed at its meeting on Monday 24th September. This will go towards a project that will cost over £75,000 and other sources of…

  • UPDATE ON THE PROPOSED LINK ROAD TO THE AIRPORT

    I thought you may like an update on the proposed link road to the airport which was part of the consultation for improved public transport back in 2015/16. I have precis’d below information I have received:  “Proposals for a new link road connecting the A65 Rawdon Road with the Airport and the A658 Harrogate Road…

  • ROAD DUE TO RE-OPEN – POOL BANK – FOLLOWING CULVERT WORKS COMPLETION

    I advised as follows by the Engineer for the culvert work: “We anticipate this project to be completed and the road fully reopened by the end of this week (Sunday 30th September).”  

  • POOL RECREATION GROUND SUCCESSFUL FUNDING BID FOR TREE MANAGEMENT

    The Pool Recreation Ground Management Committee (RGMC) has been successful in its bid for funding to the Outer North West Area Committee at its meeting on Monday 24th September. A request for £4950 was made to the Committee which has been granted. Pool RGMC are a very important organisation in the fabric of Pool Village…

  • LIGHT NIGHT – THURSDAY 4TH AND FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2018

    This year Light Night will take place on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th October. There will some road closures in the city centre that will be in effect from Thursday and the suspension of parking bays, loading bays and taxi ranks.

  • HOLT PARK FUNDING BID SUCCESSFULLY SECURES ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL PATHWAYS

    At a recent meeting of the Housing Advisory Panel (HAP) an award of a grant for £3440 towards improvements to pathways within the entrance to the Holtdale estate was made. The original project to develop an overgrown piece of land was a great success. Lottery Commission funding was sought for installing a new path, benches…

  • ARMISTICE EVENTS

    The Council are holding a number of events to commemorate the 100 years anniversary of the end of World War 1. They are also interested to know about other events that they can publicise as part of the programme of events. Details of how to get involved are below. If you would like me to…

  • APPRENTICESHIP SEMINARS

    There are a number of apprenticeship seminars being held over the next few weeks. These will all be held at Leeds Beckett University. To book a place at any of the seminars please visit: tinyurl.com/y9lcqvx8 Seminar Topic Date Time Manufacturing Monday 8th October 6.30pm – 8.00pm Engineering Tuesday 9th October 6.30pm – 8.00pm Construction Tuesday…

  • LEEDS BRADFORD AIRPORT – TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE

    A paper was put to the Council’s Executive Board on Wednesday 19th September in respect of the above. See link: http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/documents/s180540/LBA%20Transport%20Infrastructure%20Cover%20Report%20Appendices%20V2%20100918.pdf

  • ASDA HOLT PARK – LATEST PROPOSALS

    Asda’s proposals for Holt Park were discussed at the Council’s Executive Board meeting last Wednesday. The link to the report is below: http://demhttp://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/documents/s180452/Holt%20Park%20District%20Centre%20Cover%20Report%20070918.pdfocracy.leeds.gov.uk/documents/s180452/Holt%20Park%20District%20Centre%20Cover%20Report%20070918.pdf