Cllr Ryk Downes

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

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I have been informed by agent in charge of the Bridge Street sewer repair works that  (all being well!) the road will be fully reopened by lunchtime tomorrow   

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Councillors welcome government transport plans

by rykdownes on 8 December, 2014

Local Lib Dem councillors from Yeadon and Horsforth, Colin Campbell and Brian Cleasby, have welcomed a government report that recommends building a link road from the A65 to Leeds Bradford International Airport and supports long term plans for a rail link. In a report published today, the scheme for the road is linked to improving […]

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Following the news that there has been a request for the formation of a Parish Council for Guiseley, Yeadon MP Greg Mullholland and local Councillors Colin Campbell, Ryk Downes and Sandy Lay are calling on Yeadon residents to engage in a serious discussion about the formation of a Parish Council for Yeadon. “Though Parish Councils […]

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Blue Green Algae Control at Yeadon Tarn

by rykdownes on 28 August, 2014

Volunteers are required to help make barley straw sausages to help protect Yeadon Tarn from poisonous blue green algae. If you would like to help turn up in old clothes from 9am onwards near the picnic benches by the skatepark on Wednesday 17th September

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Sport Chevin announce first sports day

by rykdownes on 24 August, 2014

The Wall – Ultramarathon

by rykdownes on 24 June, 2014

On Saturday I ran my first Ultramarathon, here is a picture of me at Carlisle Castle just before the start at 7am. I was raising money for the Lily Foundation, so far with my wife Bev Downes we have raised ¬£2000, doing a series of challenges. Our grandson, Cory, suffers from Mitochondrial Disease for which […]

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Planning Applications

by rykdownes on 3 May, 2014

Reference : 14/02397/FU Address : Moorside Farm Scotland Lane Horsforth Leeds LS18 5HU Proposal : Detached hay store Reference : 14/02428/FU Address : Bridge Street/Mill Lane Otley Leeds LS21 1BQ Proposal : Erection of site hoarding with signage incorporating viewing panels, site and delivery access Reference : 14/02353/FU Address : 4 Rufford Close Yeadon Leeds […]

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Planning Applications

by rykdownes on 7 February, 2014

Reference : 14/00453/FU Address : 27 Parkland View Yeadon Leeds LS19 7DZ Proposal : Alterations to existing conservatory and new flue to side Reference : 14/00054/ADV Address : 8 – 10 Bondgate Otley LS21 3AB Proposal : 2 illuminated signs

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Local Councillors Ryk Downes, Colin Campbell and Sandy Lay have welcomed the news that these popular events will once again be part of the summer entertainment calendar. “We know how much both residents and visitors appreciate being able to hear a really good brass band,” said Cllr Downes, “and this year residents are in for […]

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