PARISH COUNCIL NEWSLETTER SPRING 2015
A new newsletter is currently being delivered to properties within the parish. A
pdf version can be downloaded here.
LEEDSFEST TICKETS 2015
Leeds Fest 2015 is on this year from 28-30 August. The Parish Council has 54 weekend
tickets available at a reduced price of £40 each (a saving of £165) for Aberford
& District PC residents only. Application forms are available from the village shop
and by clicking on the link here. Hurry though as the closing date for applications
is Friday 13 March 2015. As in previous years, if the tickets are over-subscribed,
they will be allocated by way of a draw. IMPORTANT: If you’re not on the electoral
roll and win a ticket, you will have to prove you’re resident in the village by letting
the Parish Council see one of the documents on this list. Completed forms should
be returned to the Village Shop.
The Aberford Almshouses Board of Trustees is looking for new members. A Manager
living on site takes care of day to day management of the Almshouses but Trustees
have a very important role to play in providing strategy, guidance and ensuring good
governance. Trustees must be at least 18 years of age and act in the best interest
of the charity. The role is voluntary and meetings take place every couple of months
at Parlington House.
If you are interested in becoming a Trustee please contact Michael Oakes at Parlington
House, Beech View, Aberford, LS25 3BX or phone 0773 801 3372
seem to be on the rise in the village with four incidents reported in January, including
attempts made on houses, garages, sheds and cars – please make sure you secure your
property and mark any valuable equipment so it can be traced back to you if it is
The wooden bridge over Cock Beck is going to be closed for two days for Leeds City
Council to replace some of the concrete. Unfortunately, we can’t tell you when exactly
as it depends on the weather conditions.
MEETINGS & MINUTES
Minutes from the Jan 2015 meeting are now available. To view, please click here. The next monthly meeting will take place on Tuesday 17 March. The agenda will be posted to the site a few days beforehand.