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2017-09-23   Dominos on Main Street

A new dominos store has opened on Main Street Garforth. The store employs 25 locally recruited members of staff. 

 

2017-09-23   Ex-Clergyman Jailed

Former clergyman John Bishop, 76, from Kippax has been jauiled for 6 years after admitting sexually abusing underage girls. The ex-Church of England Minister pleaded guilty to 25 charges of indecent assault. The offences were committed between 1955 and 1982 

 

2017-09-22   MTRA Meeting

The next meeting of Micklefield Tenants and Residents Association takes place on Wednesday 27th September at 7.30pm at Churchville House.  

 

2017-09-22   RNLI Coffee Morning

The Garforth branch of RNLI is holding a coffee morning on Saturday 23rd September at the Miners Welfare Hall from 10am till noon. Entry is free. 

 

2017-09-21   Buzz Along to Lotherton Hall

Visitors to Lotherton Hall today can find out about beekeeping when Robin Tomlinson gives a talk on the subject from 2pm to 4pm. For more information call 0113 378 2959 

 

2017-09-21   Minecraft Fun for Kids

A club for the fans of computer game Minecraft is meeting at Garforth Library from 5pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday 27th September. The activity is free and aimed at kids aged seven or over. To book a place call 0113 2243291 

 

2017-09-20   Village hall AGM

The 2017 Aberford Village Hall Annual General Meeting will take place in the hall on Thursday 12th October at 7.45pm. 

 

2017-09-20   More Train Strikes Planned

The RMT Union has confirmed a further two days of strike action on Arriva Rail North in the guards' safety dispute. They will go ahead on Tuesday 3rd October and Thursday 5th October 

 

2017-09-19   Chippy of the Year Contestants

Central Fisheries, Main Street, Hiltons Fish and Chips at Long Meadows and East Garforth Fish Shop have all been nominated for the Yorkshire Evening Post Chippy of the Year title. The winner will be selected by readers of the newspaper. 

 

2017-09-19   Miners Home Win

Garforth Town ground out a win over Rainworth Miners Welfare to extend their winning run to three games. Calum Ward scored the only goal in the first half  

 

2017-09-18   Race Night

Firthfields Community Association and Garforth and District Lions are holding a Race Night at Firthfields Community Centre on Saturday 28th October at 7.30pm. Tickets are £4 and there is a bar and complimentary buffet. For tickets call 0113 2864298 

 

2017-09-18   Sherburn High Open Day

There will be an Open Day for prospective parents to visit Sherburn High School on Saturday 23rd September from 10qm to 2pm . All departments are open to view. There will be demonstrations, performances and refreshments. For more information call 01977 682442 

 

2017-09-17   Parish Council Meeting

The next Aberford Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 19th September in the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, commencing 7:30 p.m. 

 

2017-09-17   Art and Craft Fair

Monk Fryston Art and Craft Fair will be held in the elegant surroundings of the Banqueting Hall at Monk Fryston Hall Hotel, on Sunday 1 October 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This is the 15th annual event to be hosted by Monk Fryston Art Club. Yorkshire-based artists will exhibit over 100 original paintings, many of which can be purchased at a lower price than a mass-produced print. There will also be hand-crafted items and cards to buy 

 

2017-09-16   Police Warning Over Bogus Traders

Although bogus trader incidents are rare in our district, North Yorkshire Police ask that you check the identity of anyone attending your property unannounced. If something doesn't seem right call trading standards and/or the police. Historically offenders have used excuses to homeowners in a bid to distract the occupant to gain access to the property or charge for work which does not need doing. If you’re not sure don't open the door. 

 

2017-09-16   Rush Hour Motorway Closure Chaos

Drivers were hit by major delays on Thursday morning after a serious road crash forced the closure of a stretch of the M1between junctions 46 and 47. The motorway’s northbound carriageway was shut and one southbound lane was also temporarily closed due to an overturned lorry. 

 

2017-09-15   Welcoming Father Phillip

Father Phillip’s Induction Mass, as parish priest of St Benedict’s Garforth, will take place Friday 22ndSeptember 2017 at 7pm, after which there will be light refreshments. All are welcome to come and celebrate. 

 

2017-09-15   A Half Century of Excellence

Garforth Academy is celebrating its fiftieth year this year. The school has undergone several name changes from Garforth Comprehensive to Garforth Community College to Garforth Academy but has maintained its excellent high standards throughout. The school will celebrate its birthday with a series of events throughout the year. 

 

2017-09-14   Grant for Bowling Shirts

Members of Aberford Bowling Club have received a set of branded polo shirts thanks to a grant from energy firm Banks Renewables. The £895 grant came from a community benefits funded linked to the wind farm at Hook Moor. 

 

2017-09-14   New Skate Park Opens in Kippax

The Lord Mayor of Leeds will open a new £150,000 skate park in Kippax at 1pm this Saturday. The facility is located on Kippax Common playing fields and can be accessed from Green Lane and Green Avenue.  

 

2017-09-13   Harvest Weekend

St Mary’s Swillington is holding a Harvest Weekend starting with Harvest Praise at 7pm on Friday 29th September and with a Harvest Service on Sunday 1st October at 10.30am. Any donations of dried or tinned goods will be passed on to the foodbanks in Allerton Bywater and Seacroft 

 

2017-09-13   Monk Fryston Planning Application

A planning application (2016/1254/FUL) for partial demolition of bungalow at 31 Lumby Hill, Monk Fryston and the building of four 3-bedroom semi -detached houses and one 4-bedroom detached house is still under consideration bySelby Council. A decision deadline has been set for 31st October 

 

2017-09-12   Summer Reading Challenge

Garforth Library will host a Summer Reading Challenge for youngsters aged four and above. Participants can win a medal and certificate at the event on Friday 15th September from 3.30pm. Booking is not required 

 

2017-09-12   Mark Takes Up Macmillan Challenge

Garforth Councillor Mark Dobson is taking part in the Go Sober challenge in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. If you wish to sponsor Mark to go booze-free for the 31 days of October then visit the gosober.org.uk website and sponsor him. Alternatively, have a go yourself  

 

2017-09-11   Fishy Practices Investigated

Police officers from Garforth have supported the Environment Agency and Angling Trust with patrols targetting people fishing without a licence. A number of people will be subject to further action by the Environment Agency. 

 

2017-09-11   Miners Progress in FA Vase

A Lee Turner penalty, plus one from Luke Kitson and an own goal in three second-half minutes saw the Miners safely through to the next round of the FA Vase 3-1 against a spirited Holker Old Boys 

 

2017-09-10   Help for the Growing Zone

Staff from the Leeds Building Society offices on Main Street Garforth have been using their volunteering leave to fix up old furniture at the Growing Zone in Kippax. The Growing Zone is an allotment garden project for adults and children with special needs. 

 

2017-09-10   HMRC Scam Warning

West Yorkshire Police have issued a warning about a scam whereby people are receiving calls claiming to be from HMRC. The caller tells the victim they owe taxes from years ago or have overdue tax bills, and threatens them with prosecution and arrest if not paid immediately. HMRC do not contact people by telephone or email in these circumstances. If you receive a call like this, hang up. If in doubt, contact HMRC on 0300 200 3300. 

 

2017-09-09   Christmas Bazaar

Sherburn Christmas Bazaar and Grand Prize Draw will take place on Saturday 25th November 

 

2017-09-09   Murder Mystery Evening

There is a Murder Mystery evening. On Saturday 14th October 2017 at St Benedict’s Parish Centre. Tickets are £10 including 2 course supper. Please contact 2867790 or 2868159 for tickets and further information. 

 

2017-09-08   New Priest at St Benedict’s

Father Phillip Hall has been appointed as the new parish priest at St Benedict’s Garforth. He replaces Father Gerard Kearney 

 

2017-09-08   Harvest Festival

St Wilfrid’s Harvest Festival will take place on Sunday 1st of October at 4pmwith a special ‘All Age Worship Harvest Service’. All harvest produce that is brought to the Harvest Festival will be donated to the Knottingley Food Bank 

 

2017-09-07   Adventures in Digital Photography

Are you interested in digital photography and aged 13-17? If so come along to a new camera club that meets fortnightly at Kippax community Hub from 4pm to 5pm, starting 18th September. All equipment is provided and it is free. This is a 6 session programme funded by Outer East Community Committee. Booking is essential 

 

2017-09-07   Swillington Roadworks

The A642 Wakefield Road at Swillington will be closed for carriageway lining works from 8am to 7pm on Sunday 10th and 17th September. A diversion will be in place along Bullerthorpe Lane 

 

2017-09-06   HS2 Information Event

There will be a HS2 Phase 2b information event at the Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa from 2pm to 8pm on Tuesday 19th September. At the event, you will be able to find out how the design for the route will be developed and the environmental impacts assessed. 

 

2017-09-06   Miners Home Point

Garforth Town drew 1-1 at home to Maltby Main ending in-form Maltbys' winning streak in a frantic game at the Supply Chain Network Stadium. Calum Wards' fantastic strike gave Town a first half lead against the run of play, the visitors equalised in the second half though. Both teams had chances to seal victory late-on, but the game finished with honours-even. 

 

2017-09-05   Back to School

Garforth Academy reopens on 6th September for year 7 to 11 students with year 7 staring at 8.30am, years 9 and 10 at 9am and year 11 at 9.30am. Year 13 students return on 7th September and year 12 students start on 8th September 

 

2017-09-05   Neighbourhood Officer Surgery

At a Local Neighbourhood Officer surgery drop in session residents can talk to a Neighbourhood Officer about any issues or concerns they have and ask questions. Neighbourhood Officers have in depth knowledge of the area and local issues. They can offer advice and assistance in relation to housing queries, issues within your community and on a range of other council services. The Sherburn-in-Elmet - Western Surgery is 9.30am until 12.30pm every Tuesday at Sherburn Library. 

 

2017-09-04   Brass Band Concert

There will be a concert by Knottingley Brass Band in Sherburn church on Saturday 18th November.  

 

2017-09-04   Sherburn Community Litter Pick

There will be a community litter pick in Sherburn on Saturday 9th September. Everyone is welcome. Volunteers should meet at 10am at the Scout Hut opposite All Saints Church. The event will finish by 11.30am. All picking equipment is provided 

 

2017-09-03   Miners Lose

Garforth Town's unbeaten home run came to an end in a scrappy match full of talking points when they were beaten 1-0 by Pickering Town in their NCEL game. The Miners came close to salvaging a point a few times, but just fell short. 

 

2017-09-03   Utopia Bus Service Replacement

ConneXions Buses has been in negotiations with North Yorkshire County Council and will be operating routes 492, 493 and 494 from Tuesday 29th August 2017. These routes run between Sherburn-in-Elmet and Tadcaster, and include the villages of Barkston Ash, Church Fenton, Ulleskelf, Saxton and Towton. The contract awarded is initially an interim one until October 

 

2017-09-02   Plant Sale Cancelled

A plant sale at Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth on Sunday 10th September has been cancelled. The event will be rearranged for a later date. 

 

2017-09-02   Beware Bogus DWP Calls

Police are urging residents to be wary of cold callers following reports of bogus calls from Department of Work and Pensions informing people of money owed to them and asking for bank details. Anyone with any information or concerns is asked to contact the police via 101 

 

2017-09-01   Autumn Fair

St Mary’s Autumn Fair takes place at the Miners Welfare Hall at 10am on Saturday 28th October. There will be refreshments, crafts, cake stall, tombola and much more 

 

2017-09-01   Latest Health Walks List

The list of Leeds Health Walks for September and October is now available. Follow the link in the right-hand column for details. All walks will be easy-going and approximately 3.5 to 4 miles in length, unless otherwise stated. Some may include off-road walking and involve the use of stiles. Please wear suitable footwear and bring waterproof protection (raincoat or umbrella). All walks are free and there is no need to book, just turn up  

 

2017-08-31   Best Ever Proms

Over 500 people attended this year’s Proms at the Pavilion event in Hillam and around £3,500 was raised for local projects 

 

2017-08-31   Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

Kippax Dramatic Society’s next production is Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, a comedy play by Constance Cox, based on a short story by Oscar Wilde. The production will take place at St Mary’s Church Hall, Kippax in November at 7:30pm on Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th , with a matinee at 2:30pm on Saturday 25th. To Book Now call 0113 286 2834 or 0113 287 1693 

 

2017-08-30   Interactive Music Event

There will be an interactive music and art session for families at Lotherton Hall on Saturday 2nd September. Images created by attendees of the free event will be used to inspire piano player Ben Gaunt into creating music. Children of all ages can attend the session from 4pm. 

 

2017-08-30   The Last Service

The Reverend Gordon Cooper will perform his last service at St Mary’s Church Garforth on Sunday 10th September before beginning his retirement. A new rector has yet to be announced. 

 

2017-08-29   Become a Tiger

Garforth Tigers Amateur Rugby League Club are looking to start a new Under 11’s team for the 2017 season. Their current teams are the Under 7's, Under 8’s, Under 9's and Under 14’s which play in the Yorkshire Juniors league and the Open age team play in the Yorkshire Men’s League 

 

2017-08-29   Suspicious Vehicle Warning

Over the last couple of days there have been several reports of a silver Audi TT reg RO12WRA acting suspiciously in local villages. Please report any sightings on 101 or 999 if you believe it is involved in a crime in progress ref 12170151654 

 

2017-08-28   Exam Success at Garforth Academy

Garforth Academy, a member of the Delta Academies Trust, has achieved an outstanding set of GCSE results. These improvements were reflected across all subject areas but particularly pleasing were the huge gains made in Maths, English and Science. 

 

2017-08-28   Council Steps in Over Bus Service Callapse

North Yorkshire County Council has confirmed that their contracted bus services previously operated by Utopia Coaches Ltd, will continue from Tuesday 29 th August, but there will be some changes to the timetables and providers. The County Council stepped in after the withdrawal of these services this week and has worked with other contractors and its own fleet to replace the services where possible. 

 

2017-08-27   Disappointing Day for Miners

Despite holding a first half lead Garforth Town were beaten 3-1 by Staveley Miners Welfare in their Northern Counties East Premier League fixture on Saturday 

 

2017-08-27   A Very Clean Pub

The Briggate, the Wetherspoon’s pub on Garforth Main Street has gained the top rating for its levels of hygiene in the council’s Scores on the Doors programme. The pub was awarded a five star rating by inspectors. 

 

2017-08-26   Micklefield Business Page

A facebook page called Micklefield Local Businesses & Services has been launched to promote Micklefield based businesses 

 

2017-08-26   Bus Company Closes

Utopia Coaches bus company has gone into liquidation with immediate effect. They operated both school and local bus services under contract to Selby District Council as well as providing a commercial bus network that was not subsidised by the council. North Yorkshire County Council is currently looking at the network of services and are putting together a plan of action to minimise disruption to passengers. Pupils entitled to free home to school transport will not be disrupted by the changes and arrangements with new contractors will be in place for the start of the new school term in September. 

 

2017-08-25   Mobile Police Station Visit

A North Yorkshire Police mobile police office will be visiting Eversley Park Centre in Sherburn from 10am to 11am on Tuesday 10th October. Come long and meet the Selby District Neighbourhood team 

 

2017-08-25   Beware Tarmac Sellers

North Yorkshire Trading Standards continue to receive reports from residents and businesses about workmen attending their location claiming to be working on nearby roads and having a quantity of tarmac they need to get rid of. This results in work agreeing to be done to repair a driveway etc leading to poor workmanship and inflated prices with consumers often being charged several thousand pounds for work which they believed would only be a few hundred. Please do not entertain such approaches and report to the police on 101 or Trading Standards on 03454 04 05 06 

 

2017-08-24   Annual Leukaemia Walk

The St Benedicts annual Leukaemia walk has been arranged for 30thSeptember 2017.It will start at 10am from the Parish Centre and walk around school grounds then enjoy scones and tea. Admission is £5 but if you are unable to walk come along and support. There is no need to take a sponsor form, just give a donation. 

 

2017-08-24   All That Jazz

Leeds Jazz Orchestra will perform at Lotherton Hall as part of the Summer Bands 2017 series on Sunday 10th September from 2pm to 4pm. They will perform big band jazz under the direction of Colin Byrne. Call 0113 3786600 for details 

 

2017-08-23   September Beer Festival

The fifth annual Monk Fryston and Hillam Beer Festival takes place at the Community Centre on 15th and 16th September 

 

2017-08-23   Gardeners Question Time

There is a Gardeners Question Time at Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth on Tuesday 5th September at 8pm. Tickets are £5 and include refreshments and a raffle ticket. Call 2864298 for ticket details 

 

2017-08-22   Man Pleads Guilty to Grievous Bodily Harm

Seacroft man Lee Fennuck has been ordered to pay £6,000 to a victim who suffered serious ankle injuries in an assault in the carpark of the Gascoigne Arms in Garforth in July last year. Fennuck pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm and was given a 12 month sentence, suspended for two years, plus 250 hours unpaid work 

 

2017-08-22   Pay to Park at South Milford Station

Rail users are calling for a rethink following the announcement by Northern that free parking at South Milford railway station is to end and a charge of £2 a day is to be introduced from early October 

 

2017-08-21   New Visitor Centre Approved

A new £150,000 gift shop and visitor centre has been given the go-ahead at Lotherton Hall estate. The building will be a central part of the new coastal zone, featuring penguins and flamingos, that is being developed at the park. 

 

2017-08-21   Drunk in Charge of a Horse

Sherburn man Robin Milner, 49, has pleaded guilty to being drunk in charge of a horse in a public place and was handed a six month conditional discharge. Milner was arrested outside the Swan Hotel in South Milford holding the reins of a horse and cart and was arrested in relation to section 12 of the Licencing Act 1872 

 

2017-08-20   Teenagers in Drugs Arrest

Three boys have been arrested in Sherburn after being found in possession of cannabis. The three 17 year old boys were arrested in Eversley Park last Thursday afternoon 

 

2017-08-20   Rail Strike in September

Rail workers will be on strike on Friday 1st September and Monday 4th September in a long-running dispute over staffing and driver-only trains. The announcement follows a meeting between the RMT union and Arriva Rail North 

 

2017-08-19   Sherburn’s Celebrity Food Festival

Celebrity chef Rosemary Schrager is set to appear at Sherburn Craft and Food Festival from 9am to 5pm on 26th to 28th August. Also at the Eversley Park event will be Howard Middleton from the Great British Bake off and Masterchef’s Nigel Brown 

 

2017-08-19   A Work on the Wild Side

Would you like to work with exotic animals? Leeds City Council are advertising for an Animal Keeper to work at the Lotherton Wildlife World attraction. Work is currently ongoing to upgrade and expand the zoo environment. The current animals and birds in the zoo will soon also include tapiers and penguins. Experience in working with large mammals is a desirable element. 

 

2017-08-18   In Memory of Mum

The Augustus Court care home has been presented with a new oak bench for its grounds by local estate agent Mike Dobson, in gratitude and memory of his mum who was a resident there from September until her death in June 

 

2017-08-18   Buggy Wins an Award

A pony whose skin was being eaten alive by maggots when rescued from a field in Hillam has been awarded Rescue Pony Champion of the Year at national horse show Equifest. Buggy, the pony responded well when rescued by World Horse Welfare last year. 

 

2017-08-17   Local Weekly Neighbourhood Officer Surgery

Neighbourhood Officer surgeries are drop in sessions where you can come along and talk to a Neighbourhood Officer about any issues or concerns you have and ask questions. They can offer advice and assistance in relation to housing queries, issues within your community and on a range of other council services. The Sherburn - Western Surgery is 9.30am until 12.30pm every Tuesday at Sherburn Library. 

 

2017-08-17   Fare Misery for Train Users

Rail commuters in Leeds face a hike of 3.6 percent in the price of tickets from next January. The increase applies to regulated fares including off-peak and standard return tickets. Rail fares have risen twice as fast as pay since 2010 

 

2017-08-16   Bogus Tradesmen Alert

Two vehicles, a White Toyota Hiace van, reg R315NEH and a White Ford Transit van, reg UUI 2617, have been involved in suspicious circumstances with bogus tradesmen in Selby District. If seen can you please contact the Police on 101 and Trading Standards 03454 040506. 

 

2017-08-16   Roadworks on Main Street

Resurfacing of roads on Main street and Lidgett Lane is scheduled to take place between 29th August and 13th September. To minimise disruption to shops, schools and businesses the work will be carried out between 6.30pm and 11.30pm and on Sundays. Diversions will be in place and bus routes affected. Pedestrian access to Main Street will not be affected. 

 

2017-08-15   Bus Service Disruption in Garforth

Garforth bus users have been warned of service disruption between now and 25th August whilst roadworks take place on Aberford Road. The work will be carried out between 9.30am and 3.30pm and buses 402 and 403 will operate on a diverted route 

 

2017-08-15   Local Councillors Back Workers

Garforth Independent Councillors have announced that they will not take the one percent uplift to councillor allowances that will be implemented in October. They feel that they should not be taking a pay increase when the council is planning to make upto 415 full time staff redundant. 

 

2017-08-14   Parish Council Meeting

The next Aberford Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 15th August in the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, commencing 7:30 p.m. 

 

2017-08-14   World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

There will be a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support at Churchville House, Micklefield on Thursday 28th September at 11am.  

 

2017-08-13   Miners Hit Six

The Miners were rampant as they put Clipstone to the sword 6-0 in the first home game of the season. Callum Ward, Lee Turner (3), Simon Poole and Luke McCrum were the scorers. 

 

2017-08-13   Ticket Winners Meet United Star

Alex and Jay Carter from South Milford have won season tickets to watch Leeds United in a competition run by Radio Aire. The prizes were awarded to the couple by footballer Pontus Jansson, who had bought and donated the prize. The couple also received a signed Leeds United shirt. 

 

2017-08-12   Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

The next production by Kippax Dramatic Society will be Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, a comedy by Constance Cox. The production will take place at St Mary’s Church Hall, Kippax from 22nd to 25th November 

 

2017-08-12   Trailer Theft

Between 5pm on 4th August and 7.30am on 5th August a 12ft long Ifor Williams flatbed trailer was stolen from Gorse Lane, South Milford. The trailer was loaded with timber and was showing the registration number HK65 VVR. If anyone has any information please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 ref 12170138031 

 

2017-08-11   Beer Festival tickets

Tickets for the Monk Fryston and Hillam Beer Festival are now available at the local post office. The tickets are £5 if bought in advance or £7.50 on the door 

 

2017-08-11   Tanker Crash at Junction 47

An overturned tanker closed a local section of the M1 on Thursday. Police said the tanker crossed the central reservation and overturned just after 11am at junction 47, near Garforth. The driver was freed from the vehicle and taken to hospital. Highways England said the M1 was closed southbound between junction 46 and 48 and did not expect the tanker to be removed from the carriageway until the evening 

 

2017-08-10   Lego Event at Garforth Library

A Lego themed cops and robbers event for over four year olds will be held at Garforth Library from 11am today. Admission is free and there is no need to book 

 

2017-08-10   Local MP Supports Drink Drive Law Change

Elmet MP Alec Shelbrooke is to formally request a meeting with a Government minister to seek a change to the law to deal with drunk driving following deaths on private land. Mr Shelbrooke is backing the campaign by the parents of Harry Whitlam who was struck by a reversing tractor at Swithens Farm in Rothwell in August 2013 

 

2017-08-09   Free Swimming Lessons

Swimtime Yorkshire are offering free half hour swimming lessons at the South Milford Hotel for children of all abilities on 21st to 24th August. To book a place please call Swimtime Yorkshire on 01924 851439. 

 

2017-08-09   Family Fun Day

There is a Family Fun Day in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance at Sherburn White Rose Football Club on Finkle Hill on Sunday 13th August from 10am to 4pm. Yhere will be lots of fun games and competitions. Entry is free, as is parking 

 

2017-08-08   September Beer Festival

The fifth annual Monk Fryston and Hillam Beer Festival takes place at the Community Centre on 15th and 16th September. Tickets for the event will be going on sale soon 

 

2017-08-08   Leeds Ladies Pre-Season Thriller

Leeds United Ladies FC lost 7-4 away to Middlesbrough Ladies FC in a pre-season thriller . There were encouraging performances from new signings with a couple getting onto the scoresheet 

 

2017-08-07   MTRA Meeting

The next meeting of Micklefield Tenants and Residents Association will take place at Churchville House at 2.30pm on 23rd August 

 

2017-08-07   Early FA Cup Exit for Miners

Garforth Town FC crashed out of the Emirates FA Cup in the first round after being beaten away at Sunderland RCA by 3-1. The turning point in the game was at 1-1 when the Garforth Town goalkeeper was sent off, leaving the Miners with 10 men for the remaining 47 minutes 

 

2017-08-06   Parish Council Meeting

The next Aberford Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 8th August at the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, Aberford, commencing at 7:00 p.m, to discuss the Leeds SAP Examination and hearing sessions. 

 

2017-08-06   Planning Application Proposal in Garforth

Residents on Selby Road Garforth have received a letter stating Harron Homes and Persimmon Homes intend to submit an Outline planning application for the residential development of land South of Selby Road, Garforth for 299 dwellings with proposed vehicular access via the space between Nos 28 and 38 Selby Road. The land in question, south of Selby Road is identified as PAS land in the Leeds Site Allocations Plan 

 

2017-08-05   Go Wild this Summer

Families can take the Wild Challenge at Fairburn Ings this August. Every Wednesday from 11am to 3pm there will be a different nature task ranging from minibeast safaris to creating a compost heap. Entry to the challenge is £2.50 

 

2017-08-05   Burglary in Burton Salmon

Between 6.45pm and 22:45hrs10.45pm on 3rd August a farm house in the Burton Salmon area of Selby was broken into. Offenders searched the whole house and have made attempts to move a safe which contained the occupants firearms. On this occasion nothing was stolen but the police are asking residents in the area to check their own security especially if they have gun cabinets in the house. If anyone has any information please call 101 ref 12170137172 

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