Community Meeting Tues. 31st October, 7.30pm at Rawdon Library

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Agenda for Meeting on Tuesday 31st October 2023, 7.30pm, at Rawdon Community Library  

1.       1.1 Apologies

         1.2 Minutes & Matters Arising from Meeting Tuesday 25th July 2023.

         1.3 Open Forum: Attendees can raise any local issues/concerns not on Agenda.

2.      Finance & Membership: Position of Treasurer – vacancy.                           

3.        Planning Applications:         You can find planning applications in the press or using the link below and then using the planning map – which highlights current applications:          Find Leeds City Council Planning website, go to Public Access site or Use this link:

Old Applications:   

23/03958/FU The Old Rectory The Green Guiseley Leeds LS20 9BB

Formation of pedestrian access with gate to Church Street and change of use to use as private amenity area.  Update

23/04343/DTM   Outside Sainsburys On Grass Verge Apperley Lane Little London Rawdon Leeds LS19 6SF

Determination for installation of 5G 20m high Hutchinson Apollo arv etc.

23/03068/LI & 23/03067/FU Rawdon Hall | Listed Building Application for the repair and refurbishment of main hall. 

22/06758/FU | Alterations to form new shop front | 65 High Street Yeadon Leeds LS19 7SP This is the former Victorian shopfront that was replaced last year without planning permission and was subject to enforcement measures. The owner tried to avoid installing the required replacement firstly by making a retrospective planning application (which was refused) and then by making a new, very slightly different application.  Also refused 25th November 2022. 

4.      Heritage Issues

            4.1 Micklefield House Update

4.2 Conservation Area Protection and Shopfront Shutters.  New information leaflets       available produced by Leeds Civic Trust.

          4.3    Proposed Memorial or Blue Plaque for Cotopa Mill, Guiseley accident in 1941.

5.       Congestion, Pollution & Transport

5.1    Consultation re: Returning control of bus services to local authorities

          5.2    Current levels of congestion in Aireborough

5.3 More Bus Service Cuts: A1, A2, A3 plus Service 27 update.

5.5 Freedom of Information (F.O.I.) Request on Cycle track use

5.6 SCOOT system of traffic control on A65

5.7 Roadworks disruption to all, esp. bus services

5.8 Lack of onward travel information at Leeds City Station

6.  Autumn Planting of Yeadon High Street on 17th October

7. Reports & Information:

7.1     Councillor News          7.2      Police Community Meeting on 24th October 2023

7.3 10th Anniversary of Saving Rawdon Library & Commemorative Bench      

8.  A.O.B.      

9.       Dates of next meetings:  All 7.30pm at Rawdon Community Library:.

Tuesday  28 November: Children’s favourites from the 1950’s Malcolm Johnson gives a nostalgic talk about the television programmes & also plays music enjoyed by children in the 1950’s with Uncle Mac: ‘Nellie the Elephant’, ‘Doggy In The Window’, ‘Runaway Train’ etc.      

Tuesday 30th January 2024:    AGM followed by our usual Community Meeting (all welcome) – to discuss issues of local interest.