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Bradford Core Strategy: Partial Review

Bradford Core Strategy: Partial Review

Published: 20 Aug 19

Background The Core Strategy is an essential part of the Local Plan for Bradford Council, as it sets out planning policies for the whole district. It covers a broad range of policies including housing, employment, transport, etc, and was often referred to in the recent Sun Lane Planning inquiry. Read More...

Overflowing Litter Bins

Overflowing Litter Bins

Published: 13 Aug 19

The Parish Council have received numerous complaints about overflowing litter bins. Not only are these unsightly but they also pose a health hazard in the summer temperatures. Read More...

Refurbishment Complete!

Refurbishment Complete!

Published: 19 Jul 19

The Parish Council are delighted to announce that the refurbishment work on the Queens Hall and Library is complete, and both buildings are now back in use. There are a few minor snagging items which are being worked through, but in the meantime residents are now free to make use of all the facilities available at both buildings. Read More...

Bowling Club Plans for New Pavilion

Bowling Club Plans for New Pavilion

Published: 19 Jul 19

Having made improvements to the Grange Park bowling green, the Bowing Club are keen to replace the pavilion in the park, which is restricted in terms of size and facilities, and is in a poor state of repair. 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...

Wharfedale Greenway Update

Wharfedale Greenway Update

Published: 19 Jul 19

The Parish Council has again written to Bradford Council highlighting that there is a real risk that the Bradford area is about to lose the opportunity for £2m investment into local green infrastructure, due to the lengthy planning process within Bradford MDC. Despite earlier advice from BDMC that only outline planning application was required, an application was deemed to be required and this was submitted back in January. Read More...

Youthquake!

Youthquake!

Published: 19 Jul 19

The newly formed Youthquake youth club will launch on Wednesday 24th July 2019, 4pm – 6pm at the Queens Hall. The Parish Council are one of several supportive organisations and we wish the group well for the launch of their project. Read More...

News from your Library

News from your Library

Published: 19 Jun 19

The library is bursting at the seams with activities this Summer. The biggest date in the library's diary is Saturday 17th August, which is also the start of the Burley Summer Festival. That morning, from 10 am to 1 pm, the library will be holding a Grand "Official Reopening" Celebration, to which everyone is invited. Wharfedale Valley Voices Choir will be performing at 11 am. Maddie will be keeping the younger audience entertained with a story and craft, and there will be refreshments and cakes (cake donations gratefully received). Read More...

CAA

CAA's decision to refuse Leeds Bradford Airspace Change Proposal

Published: 19 Jun 19

Residents may recall that Leeds Bradford Airport issued a consultation document on the Airspace Change Programme to comply with nationwide changes to increase the number of aircraft that can be safely accommodated in UK airspace... Read More...

Well Wharfedale Volunteer Trustees required

Well Wharfedale Volunteer Trustees required

Published: 19 Jun 19

The NHS within Bradford has established Well Wharfedale to explore how health and wellbeing can be looked at differently... Read More...

Refurbishment Roundup

Refurbishment Roundup

Published: 17 May 19

The works to the Queens Hall, Library and Roundhouse are all progressing well and due to finish within the next few weeks... Read More...

Sun Lane Development – Planning Inquiry

Sun Lane Development – Planning Inquiry

Published: 13 May 19

The Sun Lane Inquiry which was originally scheduled to be held at City Hall Bradford was finally held at the Queens Hall last month. This change of location was made possible following a petition which was signed by over 2,700 Burley residents... Read More...

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