Category: Leisure

  • Sporting Activities at Bedquilts – Parking on Adel Lane

    Following concerns raised by a number of residents in relation to the car parking taking place on Adel Lane in connection with the sporting activities at Bedquilts, I have received the following responses from Leeds City Council Parks & Countryside officer and the University’s Director of Sport and Active Lifestyles: 1. From the Director of…

  • LEEDS DIGITAL FESTIVAL

    You may be interested in the information below. As some of you may already be aware, Leeds Digital Festival will be taking place later this month from the 21 September – 02 October. The Council has been a long-term supporter of the Festival, which has now grown to become the largest tech event in the…

  • OPAL – LEEDS 16 NEIGHBOURHOOD NETWORK WOULD LIKE NEW MEMBERS

    I know many of you will already be aware of our wonderful local Neighbourhood Network, OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality), who were formerly based at Holt Park in the shop units at the back of the mall but have in the last few years moved to the now beautifully renovated former Bedford Arms…

  • COVID-19 Update about Playgrounds

    Please find below an update i have just received on re-opening of Playgrounds: “Previous member updates regarding the reopening of playgrounds provided details on the challenges faced by the government’s guidance on this matter given the scale of provision in Leeds. In addition, members were updated on phase 1 of re-opening where a limited of number…

  • UPDATE FROM OPAL (OLDER PEOPLE’S ACTION IN THE LOCALITY) – ACTIVITIES RESUMING SAFELY

    I have been this update from OPAL. Residents in Pool would normally look to Otley Action for Older People so you will need to check but in terms of the breakfasts for school children I thought it was important in case this helps. “We are starting our lunch clubs from 14th September for OPAL members…

  • S14(2) TTRN to Restrict Parking for Breeze Events, 12, 17 and 24 August 2020

    Please see below a temporary traffic closure notice for three locations being visited by ‘The Greatest Breeze Show’ on 12, 17 and 24 August 2020. At these three locations there is a need to restrict parking in the immediate vicinity of the event to maintain safe vehicular access during the event. Should you have any…

  • HEALTHY HOLIDAYS 2020 PROVISION

    In today’s post regarding the Council’s latest Council Covid Update reference was made to the above scheme. Set out below is an outline of the provision. INTRODUCTION Healthy Holidays is now in its third year – tackling the holiday hunger, holiday inactivity and holiday isolation. Leeds Community Foundation delivers this programme with support from Leeds…

  • Child Friendly Leeds Live – Go Orange on 5 August 2020 – Activities for Children on National Play Day

    Child Friendly Leeds Live – #GoOrange on 5 August 2020 This year on National Play Day, 5 August, Child Friendly Leeds will be bringing the show which is usually in the city centre, directly to people’s homes free with a live stream event including some of our annual festival favourites and CBBC’s Alex Winters! We are…

  • LEEDS MODERNIANS ON COOKRIDGE LANE – SCARECROW FESTIVAL POSTPONED

    Leeds Modernians Club have asked me to send out the following statement re heir annual Scarecrow Festival: “After looking into the possibility  of running the Cookridge Scarecrow Festival it was with regret that the decision was made to cancel this year’s event.  Whilst we appreciate this is disappointing  it is believed that this decision is in…

  • LATEST UPDATE ON ADEL SHOPS AND SERVICES NOW OPEN

    I have received the latest update from the Neighbourhood Forum on the Adel shops and services now open. Adel Shops and Services now open Restaurants, Health, Non essential goods, Hair Dressing, Licensed premises and Private prayer. UPDATED INFORMATION at 10th July 2020 Open subject to social distance measures.  Licensed premises  Adel War Memorial Association, Church…