Tag: Cllr Paul Wray

Riverside residents urged to sign up for flood warnings

Many of the longstanding residents of Leeds Riverside will remember Boxing Day 2015. The river Aire burst its banks; causing a huge amount of damage to both businesses and residential properties. The community effort which followed was remarkable. Volunteers helped clear the streets with Council staff and others, and residents

A new approach to anti-social behaviour

Taking on Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) and Crime: The Neighbourhood Response Team (NRT), who are they? The new NRT’s are 3 area-based teams covering the South, East & West of Leeds, and are made up of West Yorkshire Police Link Officers and a Leeds Antisocial Behaviour Team’s (LASBT) Offender Manager. They

Campaigners call on council to extend Clean Air Zone to South Leeds

Against the backdrop of the shock announcement that central government are set to give Leeds a third less funding than anticipated for the new Clean Air Zone, south Leeds residents have now publicly launched a campaign for their communities to be included back into the plan – and insist that

Help to get ready for Universal Credit

Universal Credit (UC) is a massive change implemented by the UK Government to how people receive six existing benefits. These are being rolled into one monthly payment. These changes will have an impact on how and when people are paid. The benefits being incorporate into UC are: Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related