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Overgrown vegetation on Churn Lane

by jamesbaker on 6 November, 2015

Following a few complaints about local residents concerning overgrowing vegetation on Churn Lane I contacted the Highways department. I’m pleased to say they have written to residents with regards to getting some of this vegetation cut back. Thanks to those of you who live on Churn Lane for helping to cooperate with this, if we […]

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Update on Brow Foot Gate Lane

by jamesbaker on 13 October, 2015

We have been campaigning for the Council to take action on the traffic problems around Brow Foot Gate Lane for a fair amount of time now. Having continued to raise this issue at various Council meetings it seems we are getting somewhere. Copied below is the latest response we have been given by the Highways […]

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Enforcement of 20mph zones

by jamesbaker on 6 October, 2015

  A lot of residents in Warley ward are rightly concerned that there is very little enforcement of the new 20mph zone that has been introduced. This is despite an assurance from the Police and Crime Commissioner that these 20mph zones would be enforced. I’m currently chair of Calderdale Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel. The […]

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Resurfacing of Ling Royd Avenue

by jamesbaker on 19 August, 2015

I wrote to the Highways department about the resurfacing of this road on the request of a resident. Five months later I have received a reply from the department. Can you imagine any organisation taking five months to reply to a query? Further to your request in March regarding the above, we are writing to […]

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The Highways department at Calderdale Council has published the results of a survey into levels of public and Council member satisfaction with the service it supplies. In total just over 300 members of the public replied and around 23 members of the Council (just under half of the Councillors). The survey shows there is a […]

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There has been a campaign to get a 20mph zone in Warley Town for a number of years, and back in 2012 there was anger when there was a Council u-turn on introducing a 20mph limit for the village. The good news is that a scheme is now once again back on the agenda and set […]

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The following are a list of highways problems that are affecting Warley ward, along with the dates I reported them to the Highways department. So far all of these works are outstanding and I have received no information as to when our Labour run Council will be able to carry out these works or complete […]

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Council looks at two new ways to fix potholes

by jamesbaker on 24 June, 2015

The Council is working with its Highways contractor Amey to trial two new pothole road repair systems. The first one is called JetPatcher. This is a quick pothole repair system that provides a permanent repair in about 15 minutes and is suitable for rural roads. The second one is the Thermal Repair System. This is […]

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Top Marks for Northern Gas Networks

by aldc on 30 May, 2015

    Following a complaint about these service containers being placed on an unadopted road without permission I contacted Northern Gas Networks via email. I sent the email at at 7.25pm on Thursday night and despite this being out of work hours they had responded to me with a phone call in less than an hour. This […]

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Pothole blues

by jamesbaker on 21 April, 2015

  Anyone driving around Warley ward can’t helped to have noticed we are inundated with potholes at the moment. Over the past week or so some of these potholes appear to have been marked out, raising hopes that at some point they might be filled in. The problem is though when the Council finally does […]

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