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Parish Council Meeting Minutes (PDF Downloads)

Planning Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF Downloads)

2022 Meeting Dates

The Planning Committee meetings start at 6.30pm.

The Full Council meetings start at 7.30pm.

 

 

 

Notice of Election

An election is to being held for one Councillor to serve the Alwoodley Parish Council.

Please click on the link below to view the Notice of Election. 

Notice of Election

 

Spring Newsletter

The latest newsletter has been published and delivered to every household in the Parish.

Please click the link below to view a PDF version.

NEWSLETTER

Vacancy for a Councillor

Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Cllr Fryer a vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish Council of Alwoodley.

The vacancy will be filled by election if any ten local government electors for the said area submit a written request to that effect in the manner prescribed below and if no such request is made the vacancy will be filled by the Parish Council.

Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing and must reach the Returning Officer, Leeds City Council, Electoral Services, Civic Hall, Calverley Street, Leeds LS1 1UR by no later than 26th April 2022.

Dated: 04/04/2022

New playground equipment

Three new pieces of play equipment have been installed at the playground on the Village Green. The Parish Council is very pleased to see that already the equipment is being used and enjoyed.

New playground markings

New playground markings have been installed at the Village Green playground! These were organised and purchase by the Parish Council and we hope that the children will have great fun using them.

Jerry Pearlman Way

A New walk was launched in north Leeds in memory of Jerry Pearlman in October 2021.

Bernice Pearlman opened the Jerry Pearlman Way, a footpath from Alwoodley to Harewood via Eccup. It has been named in honour of Jerry, Bernice’s husband,  who was solicitor to the Ramblers Association for many years and a former member of Alwoodley Parish Council.

More details and a leaflet about the new footpath can be found by clicking HERE. 

Facebook

Alwoodley Parish Council are pleased to announce the launch of their new Facebook page, where you can find all the latest information including updates from meetings, projects, events, local news and much more!

The page is for information only.

https://www.facebook.com/alwoodleyparishcouncil

Newsletter

Please click on the link below to view the Annual Newsletter for 2021

Annual Newsletter

Band Concert – September 2021

Drighlington Brass Band performed in September 2021.

Band Concert – August 2021

The Big Easy performed at Alwoodley Village Green in August 2021.

Notice of Public Rights

Please click on the link below to view the Notice of Public Rights for the financial year ending 31st March 2021.

Notice of Public Rights 2021

COVID-19 Updates

The Covid-19 vaccine is free of charge, you will never be asked to share bank details to confirm your identity, or pay for a vaccine.

The NHS is currently offering the vaccine for people who are most at risk from coronavirus before being offered more widely. The NHS will let you know when it’s your turn, for more info, please visit the NHS website. 

If you’ve been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace or the NHS Covid-19 app but are unable to work from home, you may be eligible for a support payment of £500, full eligibility criteria and guidance can be found on the Leeds City Council website.

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Clerks Telephone Number

The Parish Clerks telephone number has changed to 07835949617.

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Annual Report

Please click on the link below to view the Annual Report for 2019-2020

Annual Report

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Notice of Public Rights

Please click the link below to view the document for the financial year 2019-2020.

Notice of Public Rights 2019 2020

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Facebook

Please click on the link below to join the Alwoodley Ward Group.

Alwoodley Ward Group

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Neighbourhood Watch

Please click on the link below for the Information Guide

Information Guide

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Alwoodley Gates Park and Ride

Please click on the link below for further information

Plan Overview

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Annual Report 2018-2019

Please click on the link below to find out what Alwoodley Parish Council did in 2018-2019.

Annual Report Fact Sheet

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WW1 Commemorative Garden

A new World War One Commemorative Garden situated on King Lane has now been completed.

Band Concerts on the Village Green in 2019.

The sun stayed out for Kibitz on 18th August.

The Altofts and Normanton Brass Band visited the Alwoodley Village Green in June.

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Notice of Election 

Please click on the link below for the Notice of Elections

Uncontested Notice – Alwoodley

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Useful Contacts

Please find below the best ways of contacting West Yorkshire Police and in particular the local officers that cover Alwoodley:

· To email the Outer East Leeds NPT which covers Alwoodley: nel.npt@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

· To email the Leeds District Crime Prevention Officers: leedscpo@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

· For non-urgent issues and to pass on information, call West Yorkshire Police on 101.

· In an emergency (if a crime is in progress or you think the offenders are nearby), call 999.

· To give information anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

· To report any anti-social behaviour to Leeds Council call LASBT on 0113 2224402 or email lasbt@leeds.gov.uk

· To report any out of hours noise nuisance to Leeds City Council call 0113 3760337 (18:00 – 03:30 hours)

· To report fraud or Cyber Crime contact Action Fraud – www.actionfraud.police.uk or call 0300 123 2040

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The Playground

New play equipment has been added to the Playground. These include a Carousel, an exciting swing and a Sid the Snake bench.

  

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Unwanted tradespeople and Cold Calling Control Zones – the Parish Council was recently contacted by a local resident who is very concerned about the increase in aggravated cold calling – visits by tradespeople to people living alone or vulnerable people in an attempt to persuade them to agree to work being carried out, often unnecessarily. Click the following link to read more about how to set up a Cold Calling Control Zone to tackle this problem.Cold calling

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Alwoodley Book Event – the Alwoodley Book Event on 14th October was greatly enjoyed by all the children and parents who attended and we received some very positive feedback. We would like to thank everyone who participated – Susie Sparkles and her team, Jason Beresford, The Little Bookshop, Creation Station and our own Alwoodley WI.

The entertainment was fantastic and the craft activities first class. We have mentioned on several occasions – in last year’s newsletter, in articles and at our APM – that the Parish Council could not stage this event on a regular basis without volunteers from the wider community. One of our local Ward Councillors also wrote about this in his monthly article in North Leeds Life, but sadly nobody has come forward to offer any help and therefore we have decided that it is not feasible to repeat this event in the future.

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Oppose the proposed A61 bus lane – download the A61 flyer for more information

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Alwoodley Parish Neighbourhood Plan – The referendum took place on 28 June and 92% of the 1316 voters supported the proposal.

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Little Free Library – Alwoodley Parish Council have funded the new Little Free Library on the Village Green. It’s there for everyone to use and enjoy.

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Parish Council Information

Alwoodley Parish Council was set up in May 2008 and consists of eleven elected Parish Councillors, the Clerk and the Lengthsman who both work part-time.

The Parish Councillors are volunteers who are elected to serve a four year term of office. The next election will take place in May 2019.

Alwoodley Parish Council exists to represent the people of Alwoodley Parish as part of the local government structure of the City of Leeds. (The Parish Council is not part of the Church).

The Parish Council is funded through a local tax called the precept which is around £14 for a band D household – this has been increased by £2 for a Band D household this year. The Parish Council aims to use the precept for the benefit of residents to improve and enhth ance the local area.

Click here to find out more about the Lengthsman

More information about the Parish Councillors is available here

More information about the Parish Council’s finances is available here

The Parish Council runs a small grants scheme for voluntary organisations in the parish.

More information is available here

2022 Meeting Dates

  • 10th January
  • 7th February
  • 7th March
  • 4th April
  • 9th May - Annual Meeting of the Parish Council
  • 10th May - Annual Parish Meeting
  • 6th June
  • 4th July
  • 5th September
  • 3rd October
  • 7th November
  • 5th December (Planning only)

The Planning Committee meetings start at 6.30pm.

The Full Council meetings start at 7.30pm.

 

 

 

Please see the Documents menu to view the Parish Council Meeting Minutes and the Planning Committee Meeting Minutes.