Our recent survey, with over 150 responses, has revealed that 74% of people feel unsafe crossing Tinshill Road, and that over 90% support installing a crossing. Recently residents raised the issue of crossing Tinshill Road to the Lib Dem team for Adel and Cookridge. Given the importance of the road and its proximity to two … Continue reading Our survey reveals large support for crossing on Tinshill Road
Plans to expand the number of places at Bramhope Primary School to meet greater local need are to be welcomed. Although concerns about increases in school traffic and the problems that could be caused need to be taken seriously. Some roads near the school can become single track or get gridlocked due to parking for … Continue reading Expand Bramhope School – safely!
After being contacted by residents about the safe crossing of the top end of Tinshill Road, which is between the 2 schools and near the shops, we’re collating residents views about putting in a crossing. If you cross this road, please complete the survey and we’ll then speak to Highways Dept. Link to survey. https://digitallibdems.typeform.com/to/lRMKBUge?fbclid=IwAR3tmC5c08Rdas4Vyr8D4gHJGnN-gB7aoc_P5h73jHZKvDFAmi0vgprajdE Continue reading Road Safety Survey for Tinshill Road
Labour Council to cut Police Community Support Officers bringing local safety into question The new Labour budget for Leeds City Council has revealed slashes to funding for vital Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) which would see less community safety support for Adel and Wharfdale area. This damaging cut will put community safety at risk. PCSOs … Continue reading Save Our PCSO’s!
The Lib Dem team has been fighting for real action to tackle congestion and air pollution for years. However this issue has become even more important recently as the result of two issues that could make the situation worse. The airport has put in a planning application to expand the number of night time flights. … Continue reading Fighting congestion and air pollution: What is the best solution?
Leeds City Council plans to close the Waste & Recycling Centre at Ellar Ghyll, impacting residents in Otley, Pool and Bramhope. Your local Lib Dem campaigners oppose the Labour City Council’s plan. Whilst Ellar Ghyll has been operating at reduced capacity for some time due to CoVid local residents were rightly looking forward to a … Continue reading Save the Ellar Ghyll Tip: Sign our Petition!
Liberal Democrats have called for Leeds to be a pilot area for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) scheme. The pioneering scheme would entitle all households to a basic income payment and protect the most vulnerable in our society. Cllr Jonathan Bentley (Lib Dem, Weetwood) raised the motion at September’s full council meeting. The motion passed, … Continue reading Leeds backs Liberal Democrat calls for a Universal Basic Income
Liberal Democrats condemn Conservative plans to take away residents’ right to a say over new planning developments. Lib Dem campaigner Keith White has condemned plans by the Conservative Government to take away the rights of local residents to have a say on new housing developments. The changes mean developers could go ahead with new housing … Continue reading Tory proposals threaten local planning chaos
Out in Holt Park today this was the sight that greeted us in Holtdale Avenue. There is no doubt, looking around the area, that residents care about where they live. It was a tidy place, communal areas clear, it wasn’t a place with litter. Here people are trying to use the recycling centre for recycling … Continue reading Is Leeds City Council helping the upkeep of our estates?
What a difference a week can make. A week in which the Conservatives continue to implode over Europe and in which Labour look ever more inward to fight their battles of the past. Abolishing Labour Students for being too moderate; pushing deselections on more and more MPs; threatening Harriet Harman with deselection if she doesn’t … Continue reading If a week is a long time in politics…