Cllr Ryk Downes

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

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Leeds Disability Sport News- November 2015

by rykdownes on 26 November, 2015

– Goalball UK Novice Tournament is taking place at Rothwell Leisure Centre on Saturday 5th December 2015. Taking place between 10am and 5.30pm, new players and spectators are very welcome.  – Sportivate Funding Round 11 is now available to apply for. Sportivate looks to support and develop projects that will engage with and stimulate 11-25 […]

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Leeds Disability Sport News- November 2015

by rykdownes on 2 November, 2015

Leeds Disability Tag Rugby Festival took place at Headingley Carnegie Stadium last month, with 21 teams and over 200 disabled children, young people and adults attending the annual event from SILC’s and adult social care bases across Leeds and Yorkshire. Video footage is available via Made in Leeds TV and Leeds Rhinos Foundation. Rugby fever […]

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Forestry work at the Chevin Forest Park.

by rykdownes on 2 November, 2015

The areas shown outlined in red on the attached plan will be thinned ie approx.. 25% of the trees will be removed evenly from across each compartment. This is to promote healthy tree growth and improve light levels within the plantations in order to encourage the development of natural regeneration in the years to come. […]

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LCC are considering an application for making a Definitive Modification Order for various footpaths over Engine Fields in Yeadon as per the following map. The paths in green would then become definitive footpaths. If you with to comment please let me know.   

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Leeds have decided they do not have the money or expertise to develop this site but over the years they have received a number of enquiries and they feel that there is a possibility of a riverside leisure development.We have said – and to be fair Leeds agree, that any development must compliment Wharfemeadows and […]

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Leeds Disability Sport News- September 2015

by rykdownes on 28 September, 2015

– Leeds Rugby World Cup Fanzone has kicked off on Millennium Square in the city centre. A variety of rugby themed and generic activities are available to the public for the next few weeks, as well as specific slots for disabled children and adult groups. Contact ross.bibby@leeds.gov.uk for further information about these.  – FA Coaching […]

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Chevin Forest Park Management Plan

by rykdownes on 28 September, 2015

I have received the following from LCC, if you have any comments or wish to get involved please let me know. The time has come to update the Chevin Forest Park Management Plan and consultations forms an integral part of this process. I am sure, most if not all of you, have frequented our Forest […]

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