A new organisation has been set up to help parents and members of the Holt Park community engage with their local school.
Friends of Ralph Thoresby is in its infancy and a launch event, to help gain people’s views on what the aims of the group should be, will take place on Monday 9th December at 7pm at Ralph Thoresby School.
Also at the event will be Joanna Williamson, founder of Friends of Lawnswood and current chairperson Annette Dadds. They will be give an insight into how their organisation was started and the benefits for parents, school and the community.
Assistant Headteacher, Brian Wilson hopes those in attendance can evening can help benefit the school and community. He said: “This is an opportunity to gain more information and discuss how the ‘Friends’ can move forward, so ideas and opinions are welcome.”
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If you oppose the Leeds Trolley Bus today is the last day in which you can officially object.
If you don’t want to see three areas of Woodhouse Moor destroyed, Monument Moor, part of Little Moor and all of the broad grass verge and avenue of trees on the south side of Woodhouse Lane we urge you to send an email today to Leeds City Council Legal Services department objecting to the proposal on the grounds that (1) All of the park is well used and (2) It would be wrong to go ahead with the proposed appropriation in advanced of the public inquiry
If the council and Metro are successful in their appropriation of Woodhouse Moor, the people of Leeds would no longer be able to complain at the public inquire that the trolleybus route affects the park as the parts of the park affected would no longer be ‘park’
Please send your email to: email@example.com
and quote reference: A76/DO/094793
Below we have written a template email, which you can copy and paste and modify for your own purposes.
With regards to reference: A76/DO/094793
I am writing to object to the Leeds trolley bus and specifically to the appropriation of Woodhouse Moor.
I wish to let you know that all of Woodhouse Moor is well used by a wide and diverse range of Leeds residents. I therefore feel it would be wrong to go ahead with the proposed appropriation in advance of the public inquiry.
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Tags: Hyde Park·Leeds·Trolley Bus·Trolleybus·Woodhouse Moor
November 9th, 2013 · Events
Cookridge Village Scouts annual bonfire and firework display will be held this evening (Saturday 9 November.) Refreshments will be available from 5.45pm (pie and peas, hot dogs, jacket potatoes, hot and cold drinks)
The Bonfire will be lit at 6pm followed by fireworks at approximately 7pm. Please note that no alcohol will be permitted on site and personal fireworks including sparklers should not be brought to the event.
The event is open to non-members. Entry is by donation.
Details can be found on our website www.cvsg.co.uk
What are your plans for the weekend? If you have an eye for a bargain make sure to visit the nearly new toy sale taking place at Cookridge Methodist Church between 1:00pm and 2.00pm
Proposed David Wilson Homes development surrounding Adel Willows to the west, despoiling the outlook from Adel Church to the East and running down along the first fairway of Headingley Golf Club to the North East.
by Joel Beaumont
A large scale housing development has been proposed for a second area of Adel.
David Wilson Homes has confirmed they have applied to create a housing site next to the Centurion Fields estate that is currently under construction.
If given the green light the new site will be over three times the size of their Church Lane development, which once completed will contain 45 properties ranging from £499,995 – £699,995.
A public consultation is to be held to gain local resident’s view of the proposed new site. The consultation will take place Thursday 7th November from 4:30 – 7:30 pm at The Old Stables next to Adel St John the Baptist Church. It’s important for local residents to attend this meeting in order to air their views on this latest development in our local area. More info on the consultation can be seen here - https://www.facebook.com/events/544690175609846/?ref=22
Many residents of Adel were against the initial David Wilson Homes development on the brownfield site. A number of reasons were presented against the development including an increase in traffic to the area, the destruction of natural beauty when other brownfield sites are available in Leeds, and the risk of flooding as the site was seen as a flood plain for the area. Members of the Adel Crag Association had their appeal heard at Leeds Civic Hall but were unsuccessful in having the Centurion Fields development sidelined.
With housing a hot topic at the moment and in particular housing for first time buyers, David Wilson Homes has said a selection of the properties will be affordable.
The creation of this new site could see a the re-emergence of the faltering Trolleybus scheme as a new housing development coupled with a brand new multi-million pound leisure facility, in Holt Park Active, will see LS16 as an emerging social area.
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