Archive for the ‘Local Issues’ Category

Rothwell Allotments

by stewartgolton on 13 October, 2011

I have been contacted by many concerned allotment holders and residents after the For Sale signs went up at the Victoria and Reservoir Allotment Sites in Rothwell. Land Agents Strutt & Parker are working on behalf of the Lord Mowbray Estate to sell both allotment sites. Both sites are currently leased by Leeds City Council […]

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Leeds incinerator u-turn criticised

by stewartgolton on 11 October, 2011

Leeds City Council has today selected its preferred bidder to build an incinerator in East Leeds. Veolia will build a plant capable of processing 183,000 tonnes of waste a year on the old markets site at Cross Green. The council’s Exec Board will be asked to formally appoint Veolia as the council’s partner in the […]

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Halt Closures Call Silenced

by stewartgolton on 16 July, 2011

Full Council is when all the Leeds City Councillors meet together to formally approve decisions that have been taken by other committees over previous weeks, and happens about eight times a year. The second half of the meeting is dedicated to White Papers, where the different political groups can debate topical issues, and guide Council […]

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Campaign update

by stewartgolton on 11 July, 2011

The campaign to save Dolphin Manor and the Rose Farm Day Care Centre from closure is gathering pace, and the local Lib Dem councillors have been active working with local residents, relatives and carers so that those in charge get the message that we want our elderly cared for locally, and we won’t stand for […]

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Dolphin Manor

by stewartgolton on 22 May, 2011

More and more people tell me how betrayed they felt when they first heard of the proposed closure of Dolphin Manor residential home and the Rose Farm Day Centre for the elderly here in Rothwell. Many had voted Labour because they had promised to protect the vulnerable from cuts, only to see the Labour run […]

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