Thursday, September 24, 2020

Cllr Andrew Carter

Leeds Council’s £118m funding gap ‘partly self-inflicted’ says Calverley & Farsley councillor

Leeds City Council’s expected £118m budget gap for next year has been described as “partly self-inflicted” by a West Leeds Tory politician,...

Will these West Leeds green belt sites be included in final housing blueprint?

Leeds City Council may have to reconsider whether it still needs to build on green belt sites in the district, according to...

Lib Dem calls Leeds Tory leader ‘the Don Quixote of Calverley’

A debate on devolution and its effect on local government planning regulations morphed into a bitter argument about a West Leeds councillor...

Clean Air Zone decision ‘latest example of muddled thinking at council’

A West Leeds councillor has said the decision to pause implementing a Clean Air Zone will cost private businesses thousands of pounds...

Calverley Library hub plans may be delayed due to Covid-19

Plans to improve Calverley Library and transform it into a mini-community hub could take longer than expected, a local councillor has said.

Reopening all Leeds play areas ‘impossible’ under current Covid-19 restrictions says West Leeds councillor

A West Leeds councillor has claimed it is “simply not possible” for the authority to safely reopen all of its local play...

Leeds green belt housing sites have to be reviewed by government, rules judge

A high court judge has thrown Leeds City Council’s long-term housing blueprint into doubt, deciding the authority’s list of green belt housing...

Leeds Council still in dark over Covid rescue money, despite pleas to government one week ago

Leeds City Council could be weeks away from having to draw up an ’emergency budget’ due to the financial reverberations of Covid-19,...

More cafes and bars should serve customers outdoors, claims West Leeds councillor

June may have been a washout so far - but one Calverley & Farsley member of Leeds City Council has called on...

‘Light at end of the tunnel’ in bid for Bradford Road speed cameras?

Installation of permanent speed cameras on 'race track' A647 Bradford Road in Pudsey have moved a step closer to reality.

West Leeds councillor claims statue review ‘won’t tackle inequality’

A West Leeds councillor has called Leeds City Council’s decision to look into its civic statues a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ to protests that...

Calverley & Farsley councillor warns of Covid-19 economic impact in Leeds

Leeds city centre’s economy could shrink by a quarter as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a Calverley and Farsley councillor has...