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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...

News from your Library

News from your Library

Published: 6 Jan 20

The Rhyme Challenge kicks off on Tuesday 7th January at 1.45 pm for our younger readers in the usual Tuneful Tuesdays slot. Those who attend the final week on Tuesday 4th February will get to meet Bookstart Bear and receive a Rhyme Challenge certificate. They can also enter the Rhyme Challenge prize draw for the chance to win exciting goodies. Read More...

Sun Lane Development Decision: “Green Belt provides a clear reason for refusing the development”

Sun Lane Development Decision: “Green Belt provides a clear reason for refusing the development”

Published: 25 Nov 19

On the 5th November the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government issued the final decision document for the proposed development on Sun Lane. The Parish Council are pleased to report that the Secretary of State disagreed with the Inspector’s overall recommendation and refused planning permission. Read More...

Bradford Core Strategy Review & Sun Lane Development

Bradford Core Strategy Review & Sun Lane Development

Published: 25 Nov 19

In his findings on the Sun Lane development decsion, the Secretary of State comments that he has “no doubt that (the Bradford target of at least 700 new homes for Burley) was specifically formulated to incorporate the development of 500 new homes”. So following the decision to reject the planning application for development on Sun Lane, the Parish Council have asked Bradford to amend the proposed housing numbers for Burley. 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...

Round House Garden and Patio Proposals

Round House Garden and Patio Proposals

Published: 23 Nov 19

The Roundhouse has recently been restored and refurbished both internally and externally at a cost of over £21,000 with help from a grant of £9,500 and funding from the Parish Council of £11,500... 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...