Cllr Ryk Downes

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

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Half price public transport in West Yorkshire

by rykdownes on 8 February, 2016

Young people aged 16,17 & 18 can apply for a photo card which entitles them to half price bus and train fare in West Yorkshire. This includes those young people who are on Apprenticeships. See the link below for further details.

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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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The initial public consultation on the A65 – Airport – A658 Link Road.   This period of initial public consultation has now been extended for a further month to end 26 February 2016 and a series of additional drop-in sessions will be held in the new year.   The following additional drop-in sessions have now […]

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Additional Bus Services to Harrogate

by rykdownes on 7 January, 2016

From 10th January 2016 Transdev are extending service 762 (currently operates Keighley – Ilkley) to Otley and Harrogate every hour. Details can be found on As well as improving the bus service to Harrogate this extension will also provide new links between a number of West Yorkshire towns.  Harrogate Coach Travel are making changes […]

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Please find attached some important information on bus stop suspension on Vicar Lane, Leeds City Centre. This is with regard to the ongoing works for the Victoria Gate Development. Monday 04 January for approximately 6 months. Vicar Lane Northbound will be closed from George Street to The Headrow. Stops will be suspended southbound but the […]

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Road Closures for this Sunday 8/11/15

by rykdownes on 4 November, 2015

Aireborough Civic Society Bus Press Release

by rykdownes on 20 October, 2015

Bus Users

by rykdownes on 8 October, 2015

Cllr Colin Campbell8 hrs ·  Bus users – a date for your diary Local Councillors have arranged a “Bus Surgery” at The Core, Orchardgate, Otley for 20.10.15. First Bus are scheduled to attend between 4-00pm and 7-00pm and it will be an opportunity for members of the public to quiz them on policy and raise […]

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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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