Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pool’s music scene

On Saturday 3 November at the Half Moon Inn, Memphis Cruisers-Rockabilly starting at 9pm, and at the White Hart on Sunday 4 November, Clean Slate – Swing and Jazz Band playing from 7pm. If you are organising an event for … Continue reading

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Grants from West North West Homes

This area panel has an annual budget for grants against which tenants’ associations can bid for funding for small projects where they live. Residents of Churchill Flats have been successful in their bid for two new park benches to replace … Continue reading

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Alternative site for Police and Crime Commissioner candidates

Details are now available online. Visit http://www.choosemypcc.org.uk to find out who is standing in your area for election on 15 November. The elected police and crime commissioner will hold your police force to account for delivering the kind of policing … Continue reading

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A tragic First World War Report

In May 2012 we published in our newsletter an article on the war memorials of Pool in Wharfedale. Subsequently, we received a  study of a First World War assault on Gommecourt in which Cyril Bernadine Holroyd, named on a plaque … Continue reading

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A reminder for next week

Kids Halloween Party at Pool Sports & Social Club. Prizes for best fancy dress costume and carved pumpkin. Can you guess what’s in the box? Fancy your chances at apple bobbin? Come join us for games, competitions, music and fun … Continue reading

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Development of a rural asset

Following our comments in the last issue of e-news on Rural/Urban Fringe communities,  it is appropriate that the owner of Pool Arena is committed to adding and bringing the existing facilities up to a more attractive standard.

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Latest on Pool Arena planning application

We are advised that Planning Officers have agreed that they will accept further comments made within the next 10 days. From reports received, the prime issue is access from the site to Pool Bank New Road, and Councillor Barry Anderson … Continue reading

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Update on Pool Arena Proposals

Councillor Barry Anderson has requested that this application be taken to a Planning Meeting for a decision by Councillors rather than by delegated decision by officers due to the concerns he has and the lack of appropriate mitigation measures. An … Continue reading

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Santander Community Plus Fund now open

The Santdander Foundation Community Plus Fund is a new scheme aimed to support local charities helping disadvantaged people locally across the UK. Applications can be made by a simple nomination form available at a Santander branch office or from the … Continue reading

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Improving our circulation

We are now on Facebook, our address is pool in wharfedale e-news. We hope this connection will attract new readers and contributors, and consolidate our position as the publication and website with the largest circulation for topical news, contact details, businesses, and … Continue reading

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