The Polling District and Community Governance Review 2017 is well under way and the initial proposals have been released. The only area to possibly be affected in our ward is Bramhope and Carlton where the proposal is to extend the boundary to include properties in the area of Kings Lane and Breary Lane East. You … Continue reading Local Politics: Boundary Review Consultation
In the neighbouring Weetwood ward, planning permission is being sought for a change of use from Post Office to Hot Food Takeaway (including a new shopfront) at 72 Otley Old Road, Cookridge, Leeds, LS16 6LQ https://publicaccess.leeds.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=OVYPA7JB2FN00 If this could adversely affect you or someone you know, please let us know. You can either comment below, on … Continue reading Local News: Post Office Closure?
Due to the constant underfunding of local authorities by central government there is a very real chance that LCC will have to make up to 415 full time jobs redundant. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/politics/union-talks-triggered-as-hundreds-of-leeds-council-job-cuts-loom-1-8693565
Leeds is putting over £700k into a plan to fill and in current, and prevent future, potholes. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/politics/drives-me-potty-leeds-pothole-action-plan-to-rid-city-of-the-motorists-menace-1-8692247
Last night there were 6 by-elections. Labour took 4 seats, 3 of which were gains. Tories took the other 2, taking one of them from Labour: https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893417674293862400 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893415809590206465 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893348273183903744 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893241526133903360 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893240035063025664 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893234963461615616
The 12 finalists have been announced and we have 2 candidates from the Adel & Wharfedale ward in the race to be voted Leeds Children's Mayor for 2017/18: Our leading candidates are Maisy Mickelthwaite of Adel Primary School & Elissa Lyon of Cookridge holy Trinity CofE Primary School. Full details can be found here.
BP in conjunction with M&S Food have been granted full permission to demolish the current Car Wash at 503 Otley Road to construct a new petrol station and Food Hall. Full details can be found here.
Following the tragic death of student Kate Whalley on the A660, Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council has written to Leeds CC Chief Executive to demand the installation of speed cameras in the area of the incident. http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/15434604.__39_Speed_cameras_should_be_installed_now__39____Pool_Parish_Council_demands_action/?ref=mrb&lp=1