Cllr Ryk Downes

Liberal Democrat Councillor working all year round for Otley & Yeadon Learn more

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CCTV funded for another year in Otley and Yeadon

by rykdownes on 10 March, 2016

Councillors Sandy Lay, Colin Campbell and Ryk Downes have funded CCTV in Otley and Yeadon for another year. The 8 cameras cost £18,048 pa and are paid for by the councillors’ community wellbeing money.  As this pot saw a reduction in its funding this year, the cameras now take up more than half the money […]

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Councillors condemn police withdrawal from Otley show

by cllrrykdownes on 29 January, 2016

Councillors Colin Campbell, Ryk Downes and Sandy Lay, (Lib Dem, Otley and Yeadon) have expressed their concern at the decision by West Yorkshire Police to withdraw the traffic control and management duties they traditionally perform at the historic Otley Agricultural Show. The police withdrawal from the show, to be held on Saturday 21st May, is […]

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YARN meeting and Presentation

by rykdownes on 16 January, 2016

A message from David Lawson of YARN (Yeadon and Rawdon Neighbourhood watch) Just a reminder that at the YARN meeting on Monday I am giving a crime prevention / personal safety presentation. This is a presentation I give to various groups including vulnerable groups. The meeting is open to everyone not just YARN members so […]

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The agenda for Outer North West Community Committee, Monday, 25th January, 2016, 1.30 pm has just been published.You can view this information on the Internet by following the link: Agenda details on public web site The following items are included in the agenda: No. Item 1 APPEALS AGAINST REFUSAL OF INSPECTION OF DOCUMENTS 2 EXEMPT […]

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Thousands of pounds are to be spent on anti-burglary measures in North West Leeds. Councillors have agreed £9,245 of funding to be granted for work on houses to make burglaries and other crimes harder to commit. The funding will benefit all four council wards in the area and will be spent on measures such as […]

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Councillors crack down on speeding

by rykdownes on 28 September, 2015

Local councillors Sandy Lay, Ryk Downes and Colin Campbell (Lib Dem, Otley and Yeadon) have secured funding to install speed indication devices (SIDs) on speeding blackspots in Otley and Yeadon The moveable devices will be paid for using councillors’ MICE funding after local residents raised concerns about the dangerous driving on both Cemetery Road in […]

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Neighbourhood Watch Warning for Aireborough

by rykdownes on 6 February, 2015

Here is a report I have received from the local co-ordinator. “I have been informed by a resident on the above road (Redwood Way. DL) that several houses have had lead removed illegally from above bay windows and porches. I have personally notified neighbours on my part of Redwood Way that this has occurred. I […]

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Neighbourhood Police Newsletter January 2015

by rykdownes on 22 January, 2015

Leeds Data Mill

by rykdownes on 17 January, 2015

If you are interested in stats on Leeds here is a useful website… www.leedsdatamill.org/data/

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The agenda for Outer North West Community Committee, Monday, 26th January, 2015, 1.30 pm has just been published. You can view this document when connected to the internal network using the link: Agenda details on intranet web site You can view this information on the Internet by following the link: Agenda details on public web […]

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