2017-08-12 Lord Arthur Savileís Crime
The next production by Kippax Dramatic Society will be Lord Arthur Savileís Crime, a comedy by Constance Cox. The production will take place at St Maryís Church Hall, Kippax from 22nd to 25th November
2017-08-05 Go Wild this Summer
Families can take the Wild Challenge at Fairburn Ings this August. Every Wednesday from 11am to 3pm there will be a different nature task ranging from minibeast safaris to creating a compost heap. Entry to the challenge is £2.50
2017-08-03 Fun Fridays at St Aidans
RSPB St Aidans will be hosting fun activities for youngsters every Friday throughout August. There will be craft activities and various workshops.
2017-08-02 Family Fun Day
Great and Little Preston in Bloom are holding a Family Fun Day and BBQ on 2nd September at the Wild Flower Meadow. Admission is £1.50 for adults and £1 for children. A family ticket for upto 5 is £5. The event starts at 1pm, games start at 1.30pm and the BBQ is at 3.30pm. Bring your own meat and drinks. Salads and sides are included in the ticket.
2017-07-29 Community Litter Pick
There will be a community litter pick at St Aidan's Nature Reserve on Sunday 13th August from 11am till 3pm. Volunteers should meet outside the visitors centre. Accompanied children are welcome
2017-07-28 Abusive Boyfriend Jailed
Ashley Parker of the Crest, Kippax, was jailed for two and a half years after pleading guilty to unlawful wounding and an offence of controlling behaviour in an intimate relationship. Parker subjected his partner to a series of drunken assaults, including biting her ear, during a prolonged period of abuse. Leeds Crown heard the attacks on the victim took place over a four-month period between January and April last year.
2017-07-17 Sweet Sounds of the Summer
The VivaVox choir will be staging their summer concert next Saturday 22nd July at Great Preston Village Hall. A fab night of brilliant music from the world of pop and musicals includes supper and cocktail.
2017-07-15 Celebrity Guests at Big Sleepout
The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout at Fairburn Ings on 29th and 30th July will feature an appearance by CBeebiesí favourites the Twirlywoos. They will be visiting the camp out at intervals throughout the Saturday afternoon.
2017-07-15 Toddling for Charity
The children at Karenís Kiddie Care in Kippax have helped to raise £282 for charity. The kids, aged 10 months to 3 years old joined The Big Toddle to raise money for Barnardoís
2017-07-12 Brigshaw Dancers are National Champions
The dancers from Brigshaw Hign School scored 288 out of 300 to secure first place in the Great Big Dance Off final in Northamptonshire with a poignant routine about the 9/11 terror attacks