Category: Leisure

  • ADEL PLAYERS ADVANCE INTO NEW ERA WITH ‘GHOSTS’

    Adel Players will take to the stage for a new production of ‘Ghosts’ later this month under improved lighting, and with other upgraded facilities too. The dramatic society, who have been performing at the Memorial Hall in Adel in north Leeds for over 60 years, have completed work on their theatre space in good time…

  • ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN DURING EASTER HOLIDAYS – VENUE – RALPH THORESBY HIGH SCHOOL

    I have received the following notice, for clarification the ESNW Cluster is anyone living in Cookridge, Holt Park or Adel or anyone attending the schools listed Spring into Summer! Choose from: Multi-Skills Sports, Street Dance or Craft Activities Hosted by Ralph Thoresby School For children and young people attending Cluster Schools or living in the ESNW Cluster…

  • CARLTON CROSSROADS – CAR BOOT SALE TO RECOMMENCE

    Please see information below and attached which may be of interest to you. If you  have any comments you would like to make I would be only too pleased to receive them.   “The Markets Service are in receipt of an application for another period of car boot sales to be held on farmland at Carlton…

  • SUPPORT CANDLELIGHTERS – PROCEEDS FROM “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” GOING TO CHARITY

    I have been advised of the following information: The Music Room Players are a group of experienced actors  drawn from several different West Yorkshire drama groups who have got together to raise money for charity and we need your help.  We are performing Oscar Wilde’s hilarious period comedy The Importance of Being Earnest from 4-6…

  • GOLDEN ACRE PARK

    I was recently asked about the number of visitors to Golden Acre Park each year. From the last data available there were 1.9million visitors per annum.

  • BEDQUILTS

    I was recently asked what the length of the least on Bedquilts is. I have received confirmation that the lease is for 999 years from 1935.

  • TOUR DE FRANCE – GRAND DEPART FROM LEEDS – JULY 2014

    I have been sent the following information from the Head of Communications: “As you will know, Yorkshire has been successful in securing the Tour de France for Yorkshire with the Grand Départ starting here in Leeds. We thought you would find the below information from Welcome to Yorkshire useful. We will be working with them…

  • LEEDS MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSES – WELCOME SHORT TERM REPRIEVE

    Set out below is a copy of a letter I have sent to the Press in respect of the Leeds  City Council Municipal Golf Courses: Dear Sir, REPRIEVE FOR LEEDS GOLF COURSES I was pleased to read that the Council has reconsidered its plans to close two Leeds golf courses, (YEP, January 15, “Leeds Golf…

  • GOLDEN ACRE PARK CAFE REFURBISHMENT

    I have praised a key decision made by the Council’s Executive Board to approve plans for a major refurbishment project at the café at Golden Acre Park. A new conservatory is to be added to the existing building increasing the number of people who can be seated indoors to 86 whilst retaining the lower patio…

  • LEEDS MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSES

    I have voiced unease at a Leeds City Council proposal to closeMiddletonParkand Gotts Park Municipal Golf Courses.  On Tuesday, the Council’s Executive Board will consult on the suggestion, as part of wider budget proposals for  2013/14. Both golf courses currently run at a loss, with user numbers declining, and it is felt that by returning…