Cllr Ryk Downes

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

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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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Aireborough Neighbourhood Forum AGM

by rykdownes on 27 June, 2015

Your chance to get involved locally and help shape the future of Aireborough.        

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Single Person Discount exercise

by rykdownes on 16 June, 2015

I have been informed that LCC are conducting the following. Over the last few weeks, we have been carrying out an exercise to check entitlement to single person discounts. We have around 140k Single Person Discounts in Leeds and we have written to around 27k customers to ask them to confirm they remain entitled to […]

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ICT colleagues are carrying out extensive essential maintenance work this coming weekend within the Civic Data Centre.   This means that between 13.00 and 18.00 on Saturday 16th May there will be no access to the Council’s ICT systems – email, internet, access to files stored on the network etc.  No emails will be delivered to your accounts between these […]

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Here is the official result. congratulation to Colin on his re-election Back to electoral areas This electoral area : Otley and Yeadon Electorate : 17598 Turnout : 69.88 % Surname Forename Votes Elected Description Bale John 2200 The Conservative Party Candidate Bradley Mick 1098 Green Party Campbell Colin Andrew 4347 ELECTED Liberal Democrats Eveleigh John […]

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#Otley Memory Lane Cafes saved

by rykdownes on 24 March, 2015

Local Lib Dem councillors, Sandy Lay and Ryk Downes, have offered £400 of their MICE moneys so that Otley Action for Older People can fund their Memory Lane Café sessions all the way through ‘til Christmas. The memory lane cafés bring local residents with dementia and memory problems together for support and advice, as well […]

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Youth Activities Fund for Otley and Yeadon 

by rykdownes on 18 March, 2015

#Otley Citizen’s Advice Bureau Update

by rykdownes on 15 March, 2015

Dianne Lyons, Leeds CAB – CEO and Steve Carey, Leeds Chief officer Welfare and Benefits came to the Community Committee on Monday.   As you can imagine they received a bit of a grilling particularly about some of the figures they provided and they were unable to justify in management terms why Otley which is […]

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