Cllr Sandy Lay

Leeds City Council Liberal Democrat Councillor for Otley & Yeadon Learn more

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Ellar Ghyll #Otley Waste Site Update.

by Sandy on 31 March, 2015

Cllr’s Colin Campbell, Downes and myself have today received notification that Bradford and specifically Menston users of the Ellar Ghyll Waste Site will still be able to use the site. Following elected members raising concerns about the Leeds residents only permit scheme and it’s impact on the long term viability of the site without Menston […]

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I’m pleased to see that all the routes for the TdY Sportive will all come to Otley. Starting and finishing in Roundhay Park, Leeds the Sportive will riders with the experience to enjoy the Tour de Yorkshire. Sportive riders will have the opportunity to follow the route of the TdY and some of the TdF […]

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Last Train Home from Leeds this Christmas

by Sandy on 14 December, 2014

The times of the last train home from Leeds this Christmas, well to Menston if you live in Otley or Yeadon.

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Notification of restrictions with regards to the upcoming TdF, commencing Thursday 3rd and running through to Saturday 5th July. Main point to remember Any vehicle deemed to be causing a nuisance and/or obstruction on the roads; road  junctions and bridleway specified in the Schedules to the Order shall be authorised by the Council to be removed by its approved contractor under its […]

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Concerns Raised Over Yeadon Cemetery

by Sandy on 25 May, 2014

Recently I was contacted (via this site) with regards to the current state of Yeadon Cemetery. The resident concerned wonders whether Yeadon residents receive the same level of service when he states ‘I would like to draw your attention to the disgraceful state of Yeadon Cemetery’ ‘We complain and a chap comes with a strimmer, chops it […]

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Thank you for your email regarding CTC’s Space for Cycling campaign. Below is a rather long explanation of what we, as your councillors are doing to support cycling in the town. I hope it does not bore you but I always believe in taking the time to respond to residents in a thoughtful, open and […]

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Update : Bins Collection

by Sandy on 30 January, 2013

The following information has been provided to Councillors from Leeds City Council Chief Officer – Waste Management. I have highlighted (in bold) the salient parts. Councillors; Now that the snow has disappeared, refuse collectors are making every effort to get bin collections back on track and additional staff have been out to pick up as […]

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West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority today endorsed the plans of West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS) ‘Fire Cover’ proposals to close 10 Fire Stations, including the station at Otley Cllr Sandy Lay commented ‘once again a public body has failed to listen to the concerns of the residents of Otley, its elected representatives […]

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Speeding on Pool Road, Otley

by Sandy on 13 December, 2011

Speeding on Pool Road continues to cause residents on Pool Road and the adjoining streets concern, so much so that I recently wrote to Becky James – Road Safety Manager from Highways & Transportation at Leeds City Council and to Police Sergeant Jane Franks from West Yorkshire Police to gather some information and to provide an update. Becky […]

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