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Grange Park Surgery Proposed Development Evening

Grange Park Surgery Proposed Development Evening

Published: 8 Aug 22

Posted on behalf of Grange Park Surgery. Come to the Queens Hall on Monday 15 August at 6.30 pm to hear about their proposed plans for surgery expansion. Read More...

What

What's Going on in Burley in Wharfedale?

Published: 16 May 22

Interested in knowing what is planned for the village in the next 12 months? Come to the Annual Parish Meeting being held at Burley Library on Thursday 19 May 2022 at 7.30 pm. Read More...

Recycling Points

Recycling Points

Published: 28 Feb 22

There are many places around the village and surrounding area that you can drop off recyclables which aren't currently collected by Bradford Council in your normal household recycling collections. The list is available to download here.   Read More...

Sun Lane Site

Sun Lane Site

Published: 18 Feb 22

David Wilson Homes have informed the Parish Council that various activities will be taking place on the site over the coming weeks and months. These works comprise of further survey work, plus tree removal works which are in line with the outline planning permission. The reason for doing this now is to carry out works prior to the 2022 bird nesting season. Any pruning works would be undertaken in accordance with any relevant planning conditions and if/where necessary with the consent of the local planning authority (LPA) in place. There will also be other works such as those associated with archaeology which can only be carried out upon confirmation of certain conditions attached to the outline planning permission being discharged by the LPA.... Read More...

Parish Council Surgeries

Parish Council Surgeries

Published: 17 Feb 22

Do you have a question or a concern you would like to speak to the Parish Council about? Read More...

The Queen

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Published: 12 Feb 22

We are planning to work with other village organisations to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. If you have ideas and would like to be involved, please let us know... Read More...

Planning Permission Granted for Wharfedale Greenway Phase 1

Planning Permission Granted for Wharfedale Greenway Phase 1

Published: 4 Feb 22

Burley Parish Council is pleased to confirm that planning permission has been granted by Bradford MDC for the stretch of the Wharfedale Greenway that will run between Otley and Burley in Wharfedale. Read More...

New! Burley Youth Forum

New! Burley Youth Forum

Published: 13 May 21

Burley Youth Forum is looking for more young people to give their opinions on the improvement of Burley... Read More...

Burley Parish Council’s response to the decision to build 500 homes at Sun Lane

Burley Parish Council’s response to the decision to build 500 homes at Sun Lane

Published: 17 Mar 21

At its Extraordinary Meeting on Tuesday 9th March, the Parish Council agreed to commission legal advice, on behalf of the Village, to explore whether there was a possibility of any avenue of legal challenge to the Secretary of State's decision to allow planning permission to be granted for the Sun Lane development. Read More...

Burley Parish Council’s response to the decision to build  500 homes at Sun Lane

Burley Parish Council’s response to the decision to build 500 homes at Sun Lane

Published: 10 Mar 21

Burley Parish Council were saddened to hear the announcement from the Secretary of State on the 3rd March announcing his decision to approve the building of 500 homes to the West of the Village. Planning permission was first raised back in 2016 and after a Public Inquiry in 2019, the Secretary of State initially over turned Bradford Council’s planning approval. However, after an appeal by the developers this has now been over turned... Read More...

Planning Application Response

Planning Application Response

Published: 23 Feb 21

The Parish Council's Planning Committee considered the planning application to build 49 houses on land to the south of Burley Hall... Read More...

No Child Cold Campaign

No Child Cold Campaign

Published: 2 Feb 21

No Child Cold, a campaign which aims to make sure every child in the Bradford district is warm this winter has been launched. Bradford’s community groups, faith groups, public sector organisations and the business community have joined forces on the No Child Cold campaign to help families struggling with the extra heating costs caused by children being at home more during lockdown. Read More...

Duke of Edinburgh Scheme

Duke of Edinburgh Scheme

Published: 27 Jan 21

We still have places available on our Bronze and Silver Award groups! If you are interested in joining Burley Parish Council's Duke of Edinburgh Bronze or Silver Award please get in touch with Lindsay Field on doe@burleyparishcouncil.co.uk. Read More...

Planning Application for 49 Houses

Planning Application for 49 Houses

Published: 29 Sep 20

The Parish Council's Planning Committee met (remotely) last night. The application to construct 49 dwellings and create a church car park and public open space on the land behind St Mary's Church was considered by the Committee. The Committee voted to recommend that the application be refused by Bradford Council. A detailed response has been submitted to the Planning Officer. Read More...

Sun Lane Planning Application

Sun Lane Planning Application

Published: 8 Sep 20

The Parish Council was written to by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to inform the Council that a Consent Order had been issued by the High Court which quashed the decision of the Secretary of State made on 5th November 2019 in which he dismissed the appeal and refused planning permission for the development of the land west of Burley at Sun Lane. The appeal now falls to be re-determined by the Secretary of State. Read More...

What we do ...

What we do ...

Published: 31 Jul 20

The Parish Council is responsible for maintenance and management of: The Queens Hall and car park, Library, the Roundhouse, Burley House Field, Victoria Park, the Village Green, Grange Park and the playground equipment, the Recreation Ground, the verges in the village (not Scalebor Park or the Wellfield estate) and West Terrace car park. Read More...

Do your trees or hedge overhang a footpath?

Do your trees or hedge overhang a footpath?

Published: 2 Jul 20

Now that vegetation is in full growth, do your trees or hedges overhang a public right of way? Read More...

Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport

Published: 26 May 20

Leeds Bradford Airport has submitted its plans to build a new, replacement, state-of-the-art terminal to Leeds City Council and now it’s time for you to have your say. Read More...

Happy VE Day 75 from Burley

Happy VE Day 75 from Burley

Published: 25 May 20

Due to the Coronavirus emergency and consequent Government guidance, the Parish Council was forced to cancel the VE Day 75 community celebrations due to take place on the May bank holiday weekend. However that didn’t stop residents recognising the event with bunting of their own and some socially distant tea parties at home. Read More...

Anti Social Behaviour

Anti Social Behaviour

Published: 17 Mar 20

Anti-social behaviour covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that causes harm to an individual, to their community or to their environment. This could be an action by someone else that leaves you feeling alarmed, harassed or distressed. It also includes fear of crime or concern for public safety, public disorder or public nuisance... Read More...

Grange Park Drainage

Grange Park Drainage

Published: 17 Mar 20

During the recent bad weather many residents will be aware of the poor drainage in Grange Park which has affected the footpaths and the children’s play area. The Parish Council has therefore agreed to address the issue and fund the work which is required to improve drainage in the area so that residents can make best use of the facilities what-ever the weather! Read More...

Burley Wildlife Group

Burley Wildlife Group

Published: 29 Feb 20

The Burley Village Wildlife Group has been in existence for nearly 20 years. It was originally set up by in 2002 to take over the wildlife management of the Sun Lane Nature Reserve which is renovated land owned by Bradford Council, on what used to be the Council Tip, on the west side of the Village. Read More...

Leeds Bradford Airport expansion plans Potential Implications for Burley

Leeds Bradford Airport expansion plans Potential Implications for Burley

Published: 27 Feb 20

More detail has emerged on early planning to replace Leeds Bradford Airport’s (LBA) existing terminal. The new plans seek to replace the existing terminal building with what is described as a “more efficient and sustainable development”... Read More...

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...

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...

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...

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...