Cllr Sandy Lay

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

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Whilst it relates to the Rumplecroft development this is an interesting read if you want to better understand the current position regarding the costs of ‘affordable housing’ here in Otley. The document is an interesting (and short) read. Read it here

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The inaugural Aireborough Festival will take place during February. A flavour of what to expect is outlined below. To help or assist contact Aireborough Neighbourhood Development Forum. Details also below. Follow me @sandylay ‘Like’ my Facebook Page here

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Details of Otley and Yeadon planning applications for the w/c 5th January 2014. They are also made available publicly here. You just need to enter the reference number. Anyone can comment. —- Reference : 14/07317/FU Address : 37 Kineholme Drive Otley Leeds LS21 3LX Proposal : Single storey front extension —- Reference : 14/07334/FU Address […]

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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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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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