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07th of November Cookridge Village Scouts Bonfire and Fireworks 2015

October 30th, 2015 · Events

Poster for Cookridge Scout's bonfire and fireworks 2015

Cookridge Village Scout Group are holding their annual a bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 7th of November at the scout hut on Pinfold Lane.

The fire is lit at 6pm and fireworks begin at 7pm.

Entry is by donation and under no circumstances must people bring alcohol or private fireworks to the event.

Please share this information with others so they know what’s going on in the local area. We encourage you to let us know in the comments below if their are any other firework displays happening in the local area and we will list them on this website too.

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Local school boy in the running to become Leeds Children’s Mayor

October 23rd, 2015 · Community News

Alex Tyler who lives in Holt Park beat off competition from children all over Leeds to make it to the final 12 candidates who could be selected as Leeds Children’s Mayor.
Alex Tyler from Holt Park
Alex who is currently in year 6 at Holy Trinity Holy Trinity School suggested a movie festival for Leeds children, one of the more innovative ideas available this year.

The votes are made on the Leeds breeze website where each manifesto is outlined.

Alex now needs your help. Each email address is allowed three votes so Alex hopes you could find the time to support him and support Holt Park by voting for Alex Tyler!

Vote for Alex here

Please take a second to use one of the sharing buttons to share this article with your friends and help Alex get as many votes as possible. Good Luck Alex! 

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Cookridge Methodist Church Nearly New Toy Sale

October 23rd, 2015 · Events

Do you have an eye for a bargain? Make sure to visit the nearly new toy sale taking place at Cookridge Methodist Church on the 7th of November between 1:00pm and 2.00pm. A fantastic opportunity to snap up a Christmas bargain

Church Toy Sale Toy Sale 2015 Poster 2015

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Man injured after being attacked with his own walking stick in Cookridge

September 9th, 2015 · Crime

A man was attacked with his own walking stick after an altercation in Cookridge, Leeds.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with his own walking stick after an altercation in the Cookridge area of Leeds.

The assault happened at around 2pm this afternoon (Monday 7 September) in Tinshill Road near to the ‘Animal Planet’ shop, and followed a traffic dispute between the victim and two males, one with a silver or white push cycle. The 39-year-old victim received treatment for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

A 15 year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in custody.

Detective Inspector Mark Atkinson, of Leeds District CID, said: “This was an assault on a man with a visible disability in which the very item he uses for support was used as a weapon against him.

We are aware of mobile phone footage of the aftermath of this incident being shared on social media and we would urge anyone with such footage or who witnessed the incident itself to please get in contact as a matter of urgency.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting log number 699 of 7 September or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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Planning Application for former Eyrie Public House [Public Notice]

August 7th, 2015 · Public Notice

Planning application submited for The Eyrie Pub, Holt Dale Approach, Leeds, LS16

Below are details of a planning application that has come to our attention for The Eyrie.

Reference 15/04600/FU
Address The Eyrie Holtdale Approach Adel Leeds LS16 7RX
Proposal Demolition of existing vacant public house and erection of nine dwellings
Status Pending Consideration
Appeal Status No data


There are 23 documents associated with this application.

There are 0 cases associated with this application.

There is 1 property associated with this application.

If you would like to submit a comment about this new proposal please use one of the following methods:

Please quote the planning reference number, noted above, with your comments. The closing date for comments is Friday 11th September 2015.

Councilor Barry Anderson is asking local resident to forward a copy of your comments to him also, so that he can gauge public opinion on this application. This will allow Councilor Anderson to represent your views clearly and concisely.

Proposed plots for old site of The Eyrie public house in Leeds, LS16

Proposed housing plans for The Eyrie public house site in Leeds, LS16

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