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Burley-Téréli Friendship Trust

Burley-Téréli Friendship Trust

Published: 3 Feb 20

Téréli, a village in the Dogon region of Mali, was first linked with Burley in Wharfedale in January 2000. This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the friendship Read More...

Parish Precept 2020/21

Parish Precept 2020/21

Published: 29 Jan 20

The Parish Council are pleased to be able to share the details of next year’s budget that outlines how the many services we provide will be funded. Over the last few weeks the Parish Council have been considering the funding required to balance the costs and benefits of the services we provide in order to set the budget for next year... Read More...

Skate Park Campaign

Skate Park Campaign

Published: 29 Jan 20

Who doesn’t love a good skate park? Even if you daren’t have a go yourself, many of our younger residents are quite prepared to launch themselves off the edge into sweeping bends, flying leaps and death defying spins and landings. Looking at the current state of Burley Skate Park, it’s time it had a revamp. Improvements to the skate park don’t necessarily have to come from public money, and there have been some great public campaigns of late that have demonstrated our strength of community when it comes to fundraising. Read More...

Burley-Téréli Friendship Trust

Burley-Téréli Friendship Trust

Published: 29 Jan 20

TTéréli, a village in the Dogon region of Mali, was first linked with Burley in Wharfedale in January 2000, and the 20th anniversary of the friendship was marked with celebration in the Parish Centre on Sunday 26th January. The Burley-Tereli Friendship Trust raises funds for vital healthcare, educational and environmental projects in Mali, West Africa. Read More...

News from your Library

News from your Library

Published: 29 Jan 20

Did you know the library is available to hire by the hour when not in public use? It is a warm, welcoming, flexible space along with accessible toilet and small kitchen for making drinks. In the past the library space has been used for rehearsals for theatre groups, choirs, slimming groups, yoga, U3A classes, small business presentations and healthy living events. Rates are very reasonable. To discuss your requirements, availability and costs, please contact the staff at the Queens Hall on 01943 864728 or clerk@burleyparishcouncil.co.uk. Read More...

Queens Hall

Queens Hall

Published: 22 Jan 20

Queens Hall continues to host a packed timetable of community activities on an evening including fitness classes, dance and drama, martial arts and youth groups. Read More...

Sun Lane High Court Statutory Challenge

Sun Lane High Court Statutory Challenge

Published: 9 Jan 20

On Thursday 12th of December, Walker Morris, on behalf of CEG filed an application for a statutory challenge to the decision made by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government in relation to the called-in planning application at Sun Lane... Read More...

 New Defibrillator for the Scalebor Pavilion

New Defibrillator for the Scalebor Pavilion

Published: 9 Jan 20

A new defibrillator has been now installed and registered with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service. It is located on the wall of the pavilion on the veranda, and is the 3rd such device in the village. The other two are located at the new Scout and Guide HQ on Peel Place, and outside the Queens Hall on Main Street. Read More...

Ilkley Grammar School Admissions Consultation

Ilkley Grammar School Admissions Consultation

Published: 9 Jan 20

Ilkley Grammar School has opened a consultation to seek views on two proposed changes of admissions policy: · Expansion of the Priority 2 Catchment Area: this is a proposed slight expansion of the Priority 2 catchment area for Ilkley Grammar School for admissions from September 2021. The proposed change involves extending the Priority 2 boundary to encompass the High Royds Estate in Menston; there are no changes to the defined Priority 1 catchment area. Read More...

Celebrating 75th Anniversary of VE Day – 8 May 2020

Celebrating 75th Anniversary of VE Day – 8 May 2020

Published: 9 Jan 20

VE Day 75, is a three-day international celebration that will take place from 8th May to 10th May 2020. It will be an opportunity for us all to remember the enormous sacrifices that were made at home and abroad and to celebrate as people did 75 years ago, the arrival of peace in Europe. Celebrations across the country are being scheduled throughout the Bank Holiday weekend with plans for street parties, services of commemoration and many other events. Read More...

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme  Presentation Evening

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme Presentation Evening

Published: 25 Nov 19

As many residents with teenage children will know, the Parish Council is the registered provider for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme within the area... Read More...

Community Alert

Community Alert

Published: 19 Jul 19

A new community alert system has been launched in West Yorkshire to keep residents informed of crime in their area and the positive work being carried out by police. West Yorkshire Community Alert will allow residents to keep up to date with local police updates. Registration is free and residents can choose to receive news and appeals, local crime information and crime prevention advice via email or text message. Read More...