Cllr Sandy Lay

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

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Otley Workhouse Hidden Genitalia??

by Sandy on 16 June, 2014

Last week Cllr’s Campbell, Downes and myself visited the former Wharfedale Hospital in Otley for an update on the progress of the conversion of the former hospital into 60 homes, which will compromise of 27 townhouses, 8 apartments and 25 ‘new’ build homes. Of course, up until October 2004 the site on Newall Carr Road […]

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I don’t normally comment on planning applications (I leave that sort of thing to Cllr Campbell) but the recent application for hoardings and site entrance to the new ‘Care Home’ on Bridge St left me with little option. Here’s what I wrote ‘The entrance and siting to the ‘compound’ and car parking is wholly inappropriate. […]

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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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Gearing Up for the Tour de France in Otley

by Sandy on 15 April, 2014

Terrific ‘flower bike’, courtesy of Otley in Bloom, outside the Conservative Club in Otley promoting the upcoming Tour de France, which will ride through Otley at 12.12 (approximately) on Saturday 5th July.

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Youth Funding Opportunities

by Sandy on 15 March, 2014

Leeds Outer North West Area Committee is once again making funding available for community and voluntary groups as well as commercial organisations to apply for a share of £58,000 to engage with young people between the ages of 11 to 18. Details are available from the following ‘Flyer’ 2014-2015 Leeds ONW Youth Activities Fund Flyer

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Potholes at the bottom of Billiams Hill, Otley

by Sandy on 22 January, 2013

Cllr Sandy Lay is calling on Leeds to be honest about their proposals for housing development in the Otley and Yeadon areas. “We know that the Councils Local Development Framework (LDF) will propose that 3,660 houses a year will be built in the Leeds City area each year for the next five years,” says Cllr […]

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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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