Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Coun Golton invites Virgin Media to inform local residents

by stewartgolton on 8 December, 2017

COUN Golton has worked with Virgin Media in the Rothwell area to bring residents up to date about upgrading work happening in the area. The Lib Dem Leader on Leeds City Council and the Lib Dem councillor for Rothwell spoke to the multi media group recently asking them to inform people about the disruption to […]

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ROTHWELL Lib Dem councillor, Stewart Golton is calling for Leeds City Council to spend an unexpected windfall on better recycling services for residents. Waste management firm Veolia will pay the council an undisclosed sum as a result of its failure to meet contractual obligations on recycling of waste sent to the incinerator facility in East […]

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A year after the new franchise was announced, Lib Dem Councillor, Stewart Golton met with Northern Rail to find out the scale and timetable for the promised improvements to the line. When the franchise changed hands from Arriva to Northern, a slew of announcements were made, promising more trains, running for longer and with more […]

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20mph zones need enforcing warns Councillor Golton

by stewartgolton on 20 April, 2017

Lib Dem Councillor, Stewart Golton has warned that a 20mph zone agreed for Stone Brig Lane to protect pupils from Rothwell Primary will be ineffective unless enforced. With consultation already complete and signage now created, the zone came into effect as soon as the signs went up. It joined several other 20mph zones already in […]

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Waste piles up for residents

by stewartgolton on 6 February, 2017

RESIDENTS of new build homes in Leeds will face mounting piles of garden and food waste as Leeds city Council continues to cut services. Lib Dem Councillor for Rothwell, Stewart Golton attacked the plans as short sighted after it was revealed that while these residents would be shouldering their fair share of council tax payments they […]

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Act now on Leadwell Lane – Stewart demands

by stewartgolton on 28 October, 2016

Rothwell Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton is demanding Leeds City Council act urgently on a local eyesore which is also an environmental hazard. Coun Golton said the council’s excuse that they cannot afford to buy a piece of land at Leadwell Lane was ridiculous  when they have just ‘gifted’ Yorkshire Cricket Club £4 million of […]

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As reported in last month’s Record, Rothwell Lib Dem Coun Stewart Golton wrote to the politician in charge of Highways in Leeds to officially request action to sort out the dangerous parking at wood Lane. However, Coun Lewis (Lab, Pudsey) replied that as far as he was concerned “..the parking on Wood Lane does not […]

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Lib Dem councillor backs commuter safety with cash

by stewartgolton on 21 October, 2016

Rothwell Lib Dem councillor Stewart Golton is determined that walking to Woodlesford station will soon be a safer experience after plans were drawn up to improve a dangerous junction. The junction at Aberford Road and Station Lane is at present dangerous for pedestrians as the road is wide and only one side of it has […]

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Leeds City Council ignore Wood Lane residents

by stewartgolton on 26 September, 2016

  Leeds City Council has ignored local Lib Dem Cllr Stewart Golton’s challenge to deliver a solution for Wood Lane residents‘ parking misery. Coun Golton had formally asked  Coun Richard Lewis the man responsible for Leeds’ highways to set up immediate talks with the owners of Leeds Valley Office Park to create more parking on site […]

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Coun Stewart Golton stands up for residents on recycling

by stewartgolton on 20 September, 2016

When council processes resulted in only half of Greengate receiving garden waste bins, Cllr Stewart Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell), set out to find out why. For several years, some residents on Greengate had complained that although one half of the street enjoyed garden waste collections, their side did not. Brassed off with making special trips […]

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