Garden waste collections start again from Monday 27 February 2017

Fortnightly brown bin (garden waste) collections start again on 27 February 2017 and continue until 2 December 2017. Collection days are the same as last year.

To check your bin day and download a calendar, visit www.leeds.gov.uk/mybinday or download the Leeds Bins app and get your bin day reminders straight to your phone. To view the brown bin and recycling flyer, please click here.

Please put your bin out before 7am on your collection day and put it away again as soon as possible after it has been emptied.

Yes please:   • Flowers and plants • Grass cuttings • Hedge clippings • Leaves • Twigs / small branches • Windfall fruit • Weeds

No thanks:      • Soil/rubble • Plastic of any kind • Glass of any kind • Food waste • Pet bedding, pet waste or cat litter • Noxious weeds

For further brown bin information, visit www.leeds.gov.uk/brownbin

Leeds City Council Pre-Submission Consultation Event – 20.02.17

Leeds City Council is now consulting on its pre-submission changes to the Site Allocation Plan including proposals for the Outer North East, covering changes to the proposed development at Parlington.

Your Ward Councillors want residents to have every opportunity to comment on the Council’s plan, so they have arranged to host a public drop-in event to allow residents to view the Council’s plan, question planning officers and find out how to respond to the pre-submission consultation. The details of the event are:

Leeds City Council Pre-Submission Consultation Event

Location: Aberford Village Hall

Date: Monday 20th February 2017

Time: 3.30pm to 7.30pm

The pre-submission consultation will run from Monday 13th February to 27 March 2017.

Further information regarding the consultation can be found online by clicking here.

Parish Council Meeting Tuesday 21st Feb 2017

The next Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 21st February in the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, commencing 7:30 p.m.

The agenda, together with ancillary papers, are available for download here.

Leeds Care Homes and Housing Options Directory

Care Choices, in association with Leeds City Council, has published a new, free Leeds Care Homes and Housing Options Directory. To view the recent press release regarding this, please click here.

 

Draft Minutes of Parish Council Meeting 17.01.17

The draft minutes from the Parish Council meeting held on 17th January are now available. To view, please click here.

Newsletter Winter 2016/2017

The winter 2016/2017 newsletter has now been published. To view, please click here.

Neighbourhood Development Plan – Informal Sites Consultation: 23.01.17 – 19.02.17

The Aberford Plan is now at an advanced stage and contains many policies and proposals relating to individual sites and buildings within and around the village.  For this reason residents within the Plan area are now to be consulted on the draft provisions of the plan which may relate to their interests.   The consultation will run from 23rd January until 19th February 2017 (previously stated as 12th Feb, the closing date has been extended by one week).

There are various categories on which the Parish Council would like your views.  A public Drop In Event will be held at The Village Hall on Sunday 5th February 2017 from 11am until 3pm so please do come along and have your say. To view the event poster please click here.

Response forms can be completed at the event, emailed to clerk@aberford-pc.gov.uk or posted to:

Mrs N J Goonesinghe, Aberford & District Parish Council, 33 Lyndhurst Crescent, Scholes, Leeds, LS15 4BR.

Following this consultation the PC’s intention is to move to the statutory consultation on a final plan, after which it will be submitted to Leeds City Council for them to organise an independent examination.

HS2 Phase 2b: Route Refinement and Property Consultations 2016/17

There are currently two consultations open regarding HS2 Phase 2b – please see the information below along with details of how you can comment should you wish.

Route Refinement Consultation: Seven locations along the Phase 2b route have refinements proposed which vary significantly from those presented in July 2013 (none of the changes are within our Parish area).

Property Consultation: This concerns the proposed property compensation and assistance schemes that will be offered to people along the whole Phase 2b route.

The consultation closes on 09.03.17 so if you wish to comment, please do so before then. You can respond:

Online at: property2b.dialoguebydesign.net.

By email to: property2b@dialoguebydesign.co.uk.

By post to: FREEPOST HS2 PHASE 2B PROPERTY CONSULTATION.

 

Minutes of Parish Council Meeting 13.12.16

The minutes from the Parish Council meeting held in December are now available. To view, please click here.

Parish Council Meeting Tuesday 17th Jan 2017

The next Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 17th January in the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, commencing 7:30 p.m.

The agenda, together with ancillary papers, are available for download here.