Monthly Archives: May 2013

Is Wharfedale threatened by housing proposals?

The latest figures for potential housing sites published by Leeds and Bradford suggest that the consequences for Wharfedale could be significant. An article on the Wharfedale Observer website highlights the latest figures for Ilkley, BenRhydding, Addingham, Burley and Menston:

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Leeds asks residents to have their say on future plans for the City

Residents of Leeds will be asked for their views on the future of housing, retail and greenspace in the city when a new consultation starts next week. As part of planning for anticipated population changes and the homes, jobs, education … Continue reading

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Better broadband for Pool in Wharfedale

For e-news broadband is a subject that attracts regular attention, unfortunately, our Editor can only cope with the basics. If you are interested in an improved service please read on, and ideally provide us with some informed advice: ‘Welcome to … Continue reading

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National Changes to Permitted Development

Today ( 30th May), new permitted development rights come into force across the country allowing home owners and businesses/ developers greater freedoms to extend and change their premises without the need for planning permission.

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North Yorkshire pursues railway improvements

NEWS RELEASE On Tuesday 28th May the North Yorkshire County Council Executive approved the recommendation to submit a bid to the NYLTB for funding the double-tracking of the 10km of railway line between Knaresborough and Cattal. Total value of bid … Continue reading

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Newsletter here again

The latest issue is now online, we look forward to your comments. We will welcome your reports on the meeting on Wednesday 5 June for proposals for Ideas and Options for Housing Development in Pool in Wharfedale. Could be lively. … Continue reading

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Waste services continue on Bank Holiday

Anyone taking advantage of the upcoming holiday weekend to do DIY or have a clear out can continue to recycle their waste as the city’s recycling sites will be open.

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Holiday weekend starts here

Locals are putting out the welcome mat: The Half Moon Inn; it’s Early-Bird-o-Clock, £10.95 for two great Yorkshire courses. The White Hart; Bubbles O’Clock, come and celebrate the weekend early with a bottle of Prosecco @ £15 & Champers @ … Continue reading

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Shock headline on Wharfedale Observer website

This headline and report can be seen on http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk  Pool-in-Wharfedale school caretaker faces charges of raping young girl. A primary school caretaker has been charged with a catalogue of sex offences against a young girl.

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Get those slugs

If you haven’t started, it’s time to apply your garlic spray. Here is a recipe: 1 garlic bulb and 1 litre of water Crush the garlic bulb, add to water and boil for five minutes. After cooling, strain the liquid … Continue reading

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