Local Politics: Alex Sobel Requests Clean Air Zone

Recognising the fact that Pool-in-Wharfedale suffers horrendous levels of pollution yet would be outside the city's proposed clean air zone, our local MP Alex Sobel has requested special consideration be given to the town. He has also asked that the monitoring in areas of Otley be improved. It could be said that a local Tory … Continue reading Local Politics: Alex Sobel Requests Clean Air Zone

Advertisements

Local News: Pool-in-Wharfedale School Theft

A Leeds primary school business manager forged the headteacher’s name on over 100 cheques in order steal more than £50,000. https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/leeds-school-business-manager-jailed-after-forging-cheques-worth-53-000-1-8895599

Local News: Developers Appeal 70 Home Pool-in-Wharfedale Scheme

Earlier this year the Labour led Leeds City Council denied planning permission for a 70 home Taylor Wimpey development in Pool & Wharfedale. The council cited 4 different grounds including road safety and the site's Protected Area of Land status, among others. It has come to light that Taylor Wimpey are continuing to appeal the … Continue reading Local News: Developers Appeal 70 Home Pool-in-Wharfedale Scheme

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