Category: Leisure

  • COOKRIDGE SCARECROW FESTIVAL – POSTPONED

    I have been asked by Leeds Modernians to forward on the following message from them: “The Organisers of the Cookridge Scarecrow Festival have taken the decision to postpone the Festival due to take place at Spring Bank Holiday, and hope to be able to hold the event later in the year. When it takes place…

  • CAR PARKING IN LEEDS PARKS

    A number of residents had raised complaints about residents going by car to, for example, Golden Acre in this instance, and putting people at risk because of the social distancing regulations. However, even more residents wanted clarification that it was OK for them to drive to nearby parks so that they could exercise both themselves…

  • Cookridge Community Run Sunday 17th May 2020 – Postponed

    I have been advised that unfortunately this has been postponed until October. As soon as I get further details I will let you know.

  • FOOTPATH DEVIL’S FIELD TO EXISTING ROUTES ACROSS THE GOLF COURSE

    I have received the following message from a local resident who is looking for people who use the above footpath who can evidence its regular use in order to have it reinstated. ‘Enjoy a country walk..without running the gauntlet of Holt Lane. If you have ever used what looks to have once been a path…

  • TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE MALL, ASDA -WEEKEND OF 7TH AND 8TH MARCH

    Asda have sent the following message re temporary closure: “I just wanted to let you know that due to works on the roof, we will have some temporary closures on the mall. This will be this and next weekend. I have let the doctors surgery and the leisure centre know and no concerns have been…

  • YORK GATE GARDEN – VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

    I recently went to York Gate to see the development they are carrying out. I was asked if I would send out a message to recruit some volunteers to help at York Gate . Details below including Volunteer Open Day: “We have volunteer roles available in the cafe, shop, plant sales & admissions. Volunteer with…

  • Public footpath from Cookridge Golf Course onto Holt Lane

    Please find below an update from the Public Rights of Way officer on the maintenance of the above path following representation on behalf of a local resident: “I can confirm that I have now met with the Secretary and Greenkeeper at Cookridge Hall Golf Club to look at the footpaths across the course with them.…

  • COMMUNITY HUB

    Further to the information about the Mobile Community Hub a question was asked about Community Hubs in general and I have now been sent the information below which may be of interest to you: “The resident is right that Holt Park doesn’t have a mobile library service as it has a full library. With regard…

  • ITU World Triathlon Series in Leeds, 6th & 7th June

    I have received the information below in respect of this event: Following the finish of the Tour de Yorkshire in Leeds on Sunday May 3rd, The ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds for a fifth year on Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 June 2020. Leeds is one of just eight races in the series,…

  • COOKRIDGE COMMUNITY RUN – SUNDAY 17TH MAY 2020

    Please find below information on the 2nd Cookridge Community 10K, following a successful inaugural event last year. “On Sunday 17 May 2020 the second Cookridge Community 10K and Fun Run will take place on a scenic route around Golden Acre Park in aid of Cancer Research UK and local charities and sports groups. The run…