Local Politics: Boundary Review Consultation

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


Local News: Post Office Closure?

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?

By-Election Results: 03/08/2017

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

A660: Call for Speed Cameras

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