Cllr Ryk Downes

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

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Local schoolkids decide youth money priorities

by cllrrykdownes on 9 February, 2016

Lib Dem councillor Sandy Lay has thanked Otley and Yeadon schoolchildren who spent the day with councillors last Friday 29th January to tell them what they would like their area youth funding spent on. Pupils from every primary and secondary school across Otley and Yeadon gathered together at Horsforth High School, along with students from […]

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Apprenticeship Open Evening – Leeds City College

by rykdownes on 16 January, 2016

Please find attached details of an Apprenticeship open evening on 26th January ‘Your Pathway to Apprenticeships’ at Leeds City College. The event will take place at Park Lane College 5pm to 7pm  At the event the college will be discussing their current vacancies and giving general apprenticeship advice and guidance. There will also be the […]

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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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Ofsted school report – The Wharton, Otley

by rykdownes on 8 September, 2015

Leeds Next Steps

by rykdownes on 29 August, 2015

Secondary school applications

by rykdownes on 27 July, 2015

Applications for secondary school places open 1 August – and for those with an interest LCC recommend watching this great video. It looks to encourage more online applications, while reducing contact by answering many common queries. Secondary school applications are open 1 August–31 October.   

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Yeadon Library re-opening delay

by rykdownes on 22 June, 2015

I have today received the following from LCC “I regret to advise that the programme has slipped and therefore the revised opening date is 20 July 2015. The contractor team was unfortunately let down by the lift manufacturer which has resulted in the programme slippage. The library service will remain at the Methodist church through […]

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New Parking Restirctions on The Whartons

by rykdownes on 18 March, 2015

I have received a number of comments concerning the City Councils proposed new waiting restrictions around The Whartons Primary School and thought it might be appropriate to write to residents with the details and the rational provided by Highways. “Essentially, the Order is to introduce an enforceable TRO onto the existing School Keep Clear lines. […]

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