Archive for the ‘Rothwell’ Category

Lib Dems demand solution to Wood Lane parking problem

by stewartgolton on 2 April, 2018

Lib Dem councillor, Stewart Golton, has criticised the Labour administration on Leeds City Council for adding to the parking hell of residents around Wood Lane. Stewart asked the local authority to allocate space on the planned Stourton park & ride site for office workers on Leeds Valley Park who use Wood Lane and neighbouring streets […]

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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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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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Stewart says – “Save our Town Hall”

by stewartgolton on 22 January, 2017

ROTHWELL Council Offices are under threat and Coun Stewart Golton is calling on local residents to save them for the community. The Leader of the Lib Dem group on Leeds City Council has campaigned with the local party to save them to benefit people in Rothwell.  But as the battle to sell them off and […]

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Stewart welcomes park and ride at Stourton

by stewartgolton on 13 December, 2016

Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton, has welcomed plans to create a park and ride at Stourton in a bid to clear traffic congestion in Rothwell and the surrounding villages. He said that it was an ‘essential piece of infrastructure’ for southern residents looking to commute in to Leeds. The announcement comes as part of a […]

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But Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton stepped in to ensure that council red tape does not put the stoppers on Rothwell’s Christmas Carnival. Rothwell Carnival Committee faced a bill from the council of £458 to close the road to allow the Christmas open market on Commercial Street. Cllr Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell) said: “The Christmas […]

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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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Rothwell left in a hole again by Leeds City Council

by stewartgolton on 21 October, 2016

ROTHWELL Lib Dem councillor Stewart Golton has accused Leeds City Council bosses of neglecting Rothwell’s roads after finding out that the town’s budget for pothole repairs is the lowest in the city. Rothwell will receive just £5,000 from the pothole action fund, a government grant worth £472,000 to Leeds City Council in 2016/17. Every other […]

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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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