Cllr Ryk Downes

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

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Road Closures for this Sunday 8/11/15

by rykdownes on 4 November, 2015

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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Major Gas Repair Works – Otley

by rykdownes on 19 August, 2015

I have received the following letter   I am writing to advise you of some major gas replacement works that are due to commence on Pool Road, Otley on 31st August and will last approximately 4 weeks. This major project is part of Northern Gas Networks’ ongoing replacement of the infrastructure in the region and […]

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Temporary Road Closure – Rufford Avenue, Yeadon

by rykdownes on 19 August, 2015

New barrow to help keep Otley clean

by rykdownes on 17 August, 2015

Otley Lib Dem Councillor Ryk Downes has welcomed a new barrow that has been provided for Otley to help aid street cleaning efforts throughout the week. After repeated pressure from Cllr Downes, the barrow has been provided by the council so that the town can be kept spick and span. Cllr Downes said: “I’m very […]

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Carlisle Avenue, Yeadon to be resurfaced

by rykdownes on 11 August, 2015

Short term congestion can be expected on the A65 Abbey Road adjacent to Kirkstall Forge while work takes place to improve the road. The works include the reconstruction of a retaining wall and are due to start on August 10 for approximately 10 weeks and the traffic management will be in place 24 hours a […]

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Burras Lane, Otley

by rykdownes on 27 June, 2015

I have been notified as follows. On a separate issue you may recall my email dated 22/5/15 regarding an urgent closure of Burras Lane that night to carry out urgent repairs to Yorkshire Water apparatus in the carriageway at the junction with West Chevin Road. Unfortunately the repairs which were carried out have not proved […]

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