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 has set out his concerns. 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 explanation from Planning Services indicates why Councillor Anderson has made his request. 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 Santander Foundation website. 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 events for Pool in Wharfedale.

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Planning application with a history

Many residents will recall that in the Eighties planning applications, for the area of Pool Court Arena, caused a stir in the village.

A planning application has now been made in respect of an ‘Office extension to stables and new outdoor riding area, Riding School Stables Premises, Pool Court Arena, Pool Bank New Road’.  Councillor Barry Anderson has been requested by a councillor on Pool Parish Council to provide the following information to you and your neighbours. Continue reading

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Leeds has an urgent need for foster carers.

We are currently looking for carers for children of all ages in particular for children in the age group 0-5 years [short term] and teenagers [long term]. Interested, go to www.foster4leeds.co.uk  Next recruitment evening near Pool is Wednesday 24 October, 4-8pm at Weston lane Youth Centre, Otley.

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Something different

A group in suits! Jules and the gang, playing jazz and pop classics, Half Moon, Pool in Wharfedale starts 9pm, Saturday 20 October. Free Admission.

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