Recent News

  • TINSHILL ROAD – TRAFFIC ISSUES

    A number of residents have contacted Caroline and I recently in relation to various traffic issues on Tinshill Road. The Council’s Highways Engineer has produced a “Position Statement” to address the issues raised and this is set out below: “Leeds City Council has been subject to requests on a number of occasions to implement parking restrictions on…

  • TROLLEYS FROM ASDA ON THE HOLT PARK ESTATE

    On Friday 8th December I met with Asda, this meeting included a number of their managers plus the Council’s local Environmental Action Officer to discuss a number of concerns. In particular the issue of stray trolleys around the area. The following action points were agreed: Asda would provide additional extra signage around the perimeter and…

  • REFUSE COLLECTION SERVICE – HOLTDALES

    You may have seen a Facebook Site saying that Green Bins are to be introduced on the Holtdales. This is not correct, see the Official position below: “Firstly, I’ve raised this with customer services as they have clearly made a mistake, and then when asked to confirm absolutely, have then repeated the mistake to the…

  • Latest Weather Update

    A Level 3 Cold Weather Alert Issued  Cold weather alert  http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/cold-weather-alert/#?tab=coldWeatherAlert There is a % probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 0900 on Monday 08 Jan and 0600 on Friday 12 Jan in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. An…

  • HAVE YOUR SAY ON LEEDS CITY COUNCIL’S CONSULTATION ON PROPOSALS TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTION

    You may have received, or will shortly be receiving through your letterbox a small light blue card in respect of the Council’s consultation on proposals to reduce air pollution. The proposals will affect buses, HGVs, taxis and private hire vehicles. To have your say on these proposals go to www.leeds.gov.uk/airqualityconsultation DEFRA recently named Leeds as…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION – 17/08085/FU – GARAGE SITE TO REAR OF 33 REDESDALE GARDENS

    I refer to the above and would confirm that I have been advised of the following new planning application for the above site. Number:       17/08085/FU Site:               Garage site to rear of 33 Redesdale Gardens, Adel Proposal:      Construction of one detached dwelling and two pairs of semi-detached dwellings | Garages Site Rear of 33 Redesdale…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION 17/07416 – 40 WHINFIELD – PERMISSION GRANTED

    Full planning permission has been given to the proposals for 40 Whinfield – Demolition of existing bungalow and construction of two detached houses with associated parking and landscaping. The planning officer’s decision and full report is available on the planning portal.  

  • PUBLIC FOOTPATH NO. 60 – CHURCH LANE TO LONG CAUSEWAY OVER BEDQUILTS

    The latest update on the footpath from the Public Rights of Way officer is as follows: “All of the conditions and funding for resurfacing this lane have now, after many months of negotiation, finally been met and agreed by the immediately adjacent residents and the Council.  We are now waiting for suitable weather conditions to allow…

  • PLANNED RAIL STRIKES BY NORTHERN – WEEK COMMENCING 8TH JANUARY

    I have received the information below in relation to the planned strike action by Northern Rail on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week: “Strike action by the RMT trade union will once again affect our services on Monday 8 January, Wednesday 10 January and Friday 12 January. We plan to run around 1,350 services each…

  • POTENTIAL PRIVATE HIRE MINICAB DRIVERS SLOW PROCESSION – Monday 8th January 2018

    Information has been received by West Yorkshire Police and Leeds City Council that members of the Leeds Private Hire Drivers Association are planning to hold a “Slow Drive Demonstration” in Leeds on Monday 8th January 2018. This will be from  0600hrs until 1200hrs around the Leeds City Centre loop. It is anticipated that the Protest…