Category: Leisure

  • BAND CONCERTS IN GOLDEN ACRE PARK

    A number of residents have asked for the start time of the concerts. Can I suggest you try either or both of these links.   “The bands in parks are booked by Arts and Events and details of which bands are playing along with the start times can be found on the below link.  https://www.leedsconcertseason.co.uk/whats-on/Summer-Bands/    or…

  • COOKRIDGE SCARECROW FESTIVAL – RESULTS OF COMPETITION

    I have been asked by the Leeds Mods to circulate the results of the Scarecrow Festival, see below: 1st Place – Moana – 9 Kirkwood Crescent 2nd Place – Peter Rabbit – 22 Cookridge Avenue 3rd Place – The Royal Family – Holy Trinity Primary School They would like to thank everyone who took part, everyone…

  • ADEL HISTORY TALK – ADEL PARISH CHURCH (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH LANE)

    Local historian Val Crompton will be giving an illustrated History Talk in Adel Church on Thursday 21st June at 7pm. The Talk will be followed by light refreshments in The Old Stables, Back Church Lane. Tickets are £6. If you would like a ticket let me know and I will give you the details of who…

  • ADEL PLAYERS PRESENT “A MURDER OF CROWS” ON 8TH AND 9TH JUNE

    Adel Players present a murder mystery evening – “A Murder of Crows” at the Robert Craven Hall in Bramhope on Friday 8th June and at the Adel War Memorial Association Hall in Adel on Saturday 9th June. The tickets are priced at £15 and this includes a pie and peas supper. For tickets call 0113 275 5585 or email…

  • WORLD TRIATHLON IN LEEDS 9TH AND 10TH JUNE

    I have received the information below: “The ITU World Triathlon Leeds returns for a third year on Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 June 2018. The event will follow a very similar format and same routes as last year. Up to 5,000 athletes will be competing across the weekend, with an estimated 80,000 spectators.  The event…

  • REVIEW OF COOKRIDGE SCARECROW FESTIVAL- LEEDS MODERNIANS, COOKRIDGE LANE

    A fantastic turnout of local people at today’s Cookridge Scarecrow Festival run by Leeds Modernians on Cookridge Lane. It was good to see the wonderful efforts people had made to get their scarecrows completed and displayed and the various themes that were on display from Leeds United to Beatrix Potter and the Royal Family via…

  • FRIENDS OF BREARY MARSH

    I have received the message below from the Senior Ranger in Parks & Countryside: “I am writing in regard to the Meanwood Valley: Wilderness on your Doorstep project.  The main aim of this project is to encourage local people to discover and help us to protect the wildlife of the Meanwood Valley.  To achieve this…

  • TOUR DE YORKSHIRE – ROAD CLOSURES AND TEMPORARY CLOSURES 4TH AND 6TH MAY

    I have been asked by a number of residents if there is any update on the actual road closures during the Tour. I have slob ben asked a specific question about Black Hill Road/ Arthington Road. Set out below is the most recent information: SCHEDULE 1 – FRIDAY 4th MAY – STAGE 2 THE EVENT…

  • DAMAGE TO BOOKS OF REMEMBRANCE – LAWNSWOOD CREMATORIUM

    I have been advised of the following from the Bereavement Services Manager at the Council. “Following my conversations with them about the vandalism at Lawnswood and the numerous comments made on various social media sites, the ‘Friends of Lawnswood Cemetery’ group, have been kind enough to set up a “just giving” page on their face…

  • ADEL WAR MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION – FETE AND OPEN DAY – SUNDAY 17TH JUNE FROM 12 NOON

    AWMA have sent me the following information regarding their Open Day and Fete, taking place on Sunday 17th June from 12 noon. “Following the highly successful inaugural event last year it has been agreed to repeat the same format. There are lots of exciting opportunities including “Have-a-Go” sessions with for example Archery, Cricket, Bowls, Badminton,…