Archive for Month: December 2014

  • Ward Watch and Surgery action

    Difficulties crossing Ferncliffe Road by the five Rise shopping centre A new pedestrian refuge island has been constructed to help pedestrians cross. Parking in the town centre The review of parking has released some extra spaces with the removal of unused loading bays, the biggest gain of 20 plus extra free spaces is on Ferncliffe…

  • Community Asset

    Crossflatts Cricket Club supported by the Area Committee in its bid to have the site registered as an asset of community value, should the site come up for sale it allows a period of 6 months for the club to look at buying the site. David H

  • Sainsbury Aldi update

    Sainsbury As we all can see preliminary work has started on the demolition of the old BBB HQ, protective hoardings are up (well done to the local school artists for the work now  on them) and stripping out has started. In the new year works will continue to prepare the building for flattening. Aldi After the intervention…

  • Public memorials

    The council get a number of requests from the public to install benches, plant trees etc in memory of loved ones and we would like to clarify our approach.  We also want to clarify how we will deal with unauthorised memorials at such sites, which appear from time to time without our knowledge or permission.…

  • School transport changes

    Consultation on proposed changes to the policy by the Labour Council covering travel between home, school and college – affecting new applications and annual renewals More information, on the current policy and the policy for October 2014, can be found on the Council’s website at http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc/education_and_skills/schools/school_transport/school_travel_policy.htm Changes to the Travel policies, approved following the consultation process,…

  • Eldwick Primary catchment area

    A consultation is underway regarding the admission criteria for the school, we have fought along with local parents to have the school extended (building underway) and to review the catchment. Your views are appreciated please let us know your thoughts. The consultation is available on the council website consultations section or http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc/Consultations/amend_admissions_oversubscription_priority_areas_eldwick_primary_school The consultation runs…

  • Labour executive budget consultation

    The Labour Council have announced their executive budget consultation. Targets affecting Bingley include losing our Town Centre manager, and the funding for public toilets. We urge people to look at their proposals and comment on them, petition for services, let us know your thoughts and suggestions. The proposals and consultation are available on the Council…