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2018-04-22   Bus Trouble Today

19 and 19A bus users can expect disruption to service today in Garforth due to work being carried out from 6am till midnight on Lidgett Lane. Diversions will operate via Barleyhill Road, Main street and Aberford Road 

 

2018-04-22   Miners Lose at Home

Garforth limped to a heavy defeat in their final home game of the season against a solid Handsworth Parramore side, losing by 4 goals to nil 

 

2018-04-21   TV Presenter’s Visit to the Ings

Naturalist and Springwatch presenter Chris Packham is coming to Fairburn Ings on 19th July during his ‘UK Bioblitz – nature reserves are not enough’ tour of 48 sites. 

 

2018-04-21   Road Accident between J46 and J47

Three people were injured after a lorry collided with a car towing a caravan on the northbound carriageway of the M1 motorway between junctions 46 and 47 at around 5.30pm last night. Two lanes were closed and police, paramedics, air ambulance crew and firefighters were all called to the scene. One woman had to be cut out of a crumpled vehicle by firefighters. A Yorkshire Ambulance Service spokeswoman said one patient was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, but their injuries are not believed to be serious. 

 

2018-04-20   Carousel at the Welfare Hall

Garforth Musical Society presents Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Miners Welfare Hall from Tuesday 2th April to Saturday 28th April. Curtain up at 7.15pm.Tickets are £8.50 with concessions £7 from SPT Uniforms on Main Street 

 

2018-04-20   Train Timetable Changes

Train customers are being urged to check their train times and station stops ahead of Britain’s biggest train timetable change for decades. TransPennine Express and Northern, together with Network Rail and Great North Rail Project partners, are urging customers to check before travelling and to plan their journeys before a major timetable change on 20th May. 

 

2018-04-19   Lotherton Hall Dragon Hunt

To celebrate St George’s Day Lotherton Hall are holding a Dragon Hunt. The family event which follows a trail around the house and estate to find dragons will take place on Saturday 21st April and Sunday 22nd April between 11am and 3pm. You can also take part in fun medieval themed crafts, and enjoy live music from their brass band. Normal admission prices apply. 

 

2018-04-19   Sherburn Gala 2018

The 42nd annual Sherburn Gala takes place on Saturday, May 19th. Sherburn Gala 2018 has two themes this year, the first will be Royal Weddings, as the Royal Wedding will be taking place on the same day and the second will be WW1 as 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The parade will set off from New Lane at 12.30pm working its way through the village centre, and finishing at Eversley Park. 

 

2018-04-18   CCTV Scheme Members Required

The police are appealing for more Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinators and members to join an Aberford CCTV scheme. This is a scheme whereby residents who have CCTV allow the police to view their images to help them with their enquiries. If you’re interested in joining the scheme, please contact PCSO Geoff Nottingham 

 

2018-04-18   Hit for 10 in Just Three Days

Garforth Town suffered their second 5-0 drubbing in three days as they crashed to defeat in their league game away at Pontefract Collieries last night. As much as Pontefract were good, Garforth were just not at the races in the first half and found themselves three goals down. Despite a spirited fightback after the break The Miners could do little to turn things round and the home side cruelly added another brace to complete the rout. 

 

2018-04-17   Aberford PC Meeting

The next Aberford Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 17th April in the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, commencing at 7.30pm. 

 

2018-04-17   Quad Bike Theft

On the 15th April between 10.45am and 2.20pm a lime green Kawasaki 300 quad bike was stolen from Saxton, Tadcaster. It had a bright red slug box attached and was taken from an insecure barn. Anyone with information should call 101 quoting job no: NYP-15042018-0324. 

 

2018-04-16   Tales from the Allotment

Would you like to know more about St Benedict’s allotment? Who does the digging? Who benefits from the sale of flowers and vegetables? If so, come to the meeting on 18th April, at 8.00p.m. 

 

2018-04-16   Tour De Kippax

The Tour de Yorkshire will be going through Kippax on Friday 4th May. The women’s race goes through Kippax at approximately. 11am, meaning road closure from approx. 1030-1130am on Mary Panel to Selby Road. The men’s race comes through at approximately. 4.38pm with a similar closure from 4.05-5.05pm. There will be 20 teams, 95 motorcycles plus other lead and rear vehicles. 

 

2018-04-15   Alabama Foot Rot

Leading vets are warning dog owners to keep away from muddy areas as the flesh-eating deadly Alabama Rot spreads across the UK. The deadly dog disease has killed over 120 dogs since 2012. The horrid infection starts off as painful sores and could develop into kidney failure. 

 

2018-04-15   Miners Concede Five

Garforth Town were beaten 5-0 away to Bridlington Town on Saturday, continuing their losing streak. Goalkeeper Stephen Weatherill was sent off after 10 minutes and the outcome was inevitable 

 

2018-04-14   Miners Rained Off Midweek

Following a pitch inspection, Garforth Town’s away game at Hall Road Rangers on Thursday evening was called off due to a waterlogged pitch. 

 

2018-04-14   South Milford Village Quiz

St Wilfrid and St Mary’s Village Quiz takes place on 28th April from 7.30 to 9.30pm. Entry is £5 per person including Pie and Peas supper . Teams can be formed on the night. Bring your own drinks. Tickets can be bought at the church 

 

2018-04-13   A Taste for Golf

Scarthingwell Golf Club is offering free 2 hour golf Taster sessions for anyone wanting to try the sport. The next one is on Friday 27th April from 6.30pm. call 07875 665587 for more details 

 

2018-04-13   Murder Mystery Evenings

Kippax Dramatic Society are performing a series of murder mystery evenings at St Mary’s church hall, Kippax from 25th to 27th April. Tickets are £10 and include a 2 course supper. Call 0113 286 2834 for more details 

 

2018-04-12   Billy Buttons Book

Kippax writer Steve Ward has written a new book about the man regarded as the founder of modern circus, 18th century showman Philip Astley and his comic character Billy Buttons. The launch event for the book takes place at Waterstones in Leeds from 7pm to 8.15pm on Tuesday 1st May 

 

2018-04-12   Snake in the Grass

Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society are performing Snake in the Grass , a play by Alan Ayckbourn at the Miners Welfare Hall from 11th to 14th April. Doors open at 6.45pm and performances begin at 7.30pm. Tickets are £6.50 with concessions at £5.50 in advance or £7 and £6 on the door 

 

2018-04-11   Microsoft Scam Warning

North Yorkshire Police has praised the actions of a local post office for alerting to them to a recent fake Microsoft fraud. Staff noticed that, in the space of 24 hours, they received the same type of request from two different customers to transfer a significant amount of money via a money transfer service to an unknown account. They refused to process both transactions and used the banking protocol to contact North Yorkshire Police to alert them of their concerns. On both occasions the fraudsters had called their victims claiming to be from Microsoft and stated that their computers had been infected with a virus and that they could help to fix it. 

 

2018-04-11   Charity Football Match

The Emmerdale actors will be playing Yorkshire Air Ambulance staff in a charity football match at Garforth Town’s ground on Sunday 15th April at 1pm, raising money for the Make A Wish charity 

 

2018-04-10   Take Five North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire Police has launched a six-month awareness campaign to help the public protect themselves against fraud. Titled ‘Take Five North Yorkshire’, the campaign is designed to help the public to recognise fraudulent activity and confidently challenge any requests for personal or financial details. More information about the campaign, and advice on how to protect yourself and your business from fraudsters can be found by visiting northyorkshire.police.uk/fraud 

 

2018-04-10   Q&A with Noel Whelan

There will be a Night with Noel Whelan at the Holiday Inn, Garforth on Friday 14th September, hosted by Heart FM’s Rich Williams, featuring a Question and Answer session and a 2 course meal. Tickets are £34.95, call 0113 3853782 for details 

 

2018-04-09   Garforth Lions Gala

Garforth and District Lions annual gala will take place on 24th June on the Glebelands playing fields. The Lions are looking for local organisations that can put on an entertaining event in the gala arena 

 

2018-04-08   Notice of Election

Leeds City Council has issued a Notice of Election stating an election is to be held for 3 councillors to serve each of 33 wards across the Leeds area on Thursday 3rd May 2018. 

 

2018-04-08   Miners Crash at Home

Garforth Town lost their mid table match against Bottesford Town by 2-0 in a home fixture where they were well off the pace throughout.  

 

2018-04-07   Food and Drink Festival

The Lotherton Food and Drink Festival takes place for three days over the May Day Weekend on 5th to 7th May at Lotherton Hall. There will be lots of food and drink related activities. Advance discount tickets are available 

 

2018-04-07   Tougher Ticket Action

Northern Rail will be introducing fines for passengers who use the train without buying a ticket. Under new charges being brought in next month, those who board a Northern train without buying a ticket first will be fined £20 - or double the single fare. It means passengers will no longer be able to jump on a train while running late knowing they can buy a regular ticket on board. In practice, those paying by cash - not accepted at ticket machines - will need to collect a ‘promise to pay slip’ from that machine, then pay a conductor once on the train. 

 

2018-04-06   Top Italian Restaurant Nomination

The Station House Café and Bistro is one of 24 restaurants vying for the title of Yorkshire Evening Post Italian Restaurant of the Year. Readers can vote for their nominations until Friday 20th April  

 

2018-04-06   Construction Begins on New Motorway Services

Leeds City Council have agreed detailed designs for a £60million motorway services at junction 45 of the M1.Work on Leeds Skelton Lake Services will start in the next 2 weeks with a planned completion date of summer 2019 

 

2018-04-05   Rail Drop-In

Network Rail are holding a Drop-In session at Churchville House Micklefield on Thursday 12th April from 1pm to 8pm as part of the ongoing improvement work at Micklefield Station and in preparation for the Transpennine Route Upgrade, Network Rail is proposing to close Peckfield level crossing on Pit Lane and provide an alternative route for pedestrians. 

 

2018-04-05   Oddball is Seventy

Oddball, the walking dragline excavator at St Aidan’s is celebrating its 70th anniversary with an open day this weekend. The machine was built in 1948 in America and worked until 1988. The Open Day is Saturday 7th April from 1pm to 4pm. Parking and admission is free 

 

2018-04-04   Flooding Closes Road to Castleford

The Ridge Road A656 was closed yesterday due to flooding on the approaches to Castleford. The road will remain closed until further notice 

 

2018-04-04   New Searches for Missing Woman

New searches are to be carried out for Svitlana Krasnoselska, originally from Ukraine, who was last seen in Micklefield at 5am on 3rd April 2017. West Yorkshire Police said additional search areas around Micklefield had been identified and teams would visit these in the coming days. The Police said they could not rule out the possibility she may have returned to Ukraine, although there was no current evidence to support this. 

 

2018-04-03   Sherburn Spring Clean

Take part in the Sherburn Spring Clean today 3rd April. Volunteers should meet at the Eversley entrance car park at 6.30pm. 

 

2018-04-03   An Eggcellent Result

Following this year’s successful Squires Egg Run, Yorkshire Air Ambulance were presented with a cheque for £4000.00 and Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes received £500.00 to help with their fantastic work. 

 

2018-04-02   Canada Bound Annie

Brigshaw student Isobel Khan, who played Annie in the West End Production earlier in the year has now been chosen to play Annie in the Canadian show in Toronto, and she jets off over Easter. 

 

2018-04-02   Top Five Percent

In the recently published Post 16 league tables, Sherburn High School is the top maintained school in North Yorkshire and is in the top 5% of all Sixth Forms and Colleges Nationally. 

 

2018-04-01   Miners Rained Off

Garforth Town’s away match yesterday at Barton Town Old Boys FC was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The new date for the fixture has not been announced yet  

 

2018-04-01   Easter Party

There is an Easter Party today Sunday 1st April at Churchville House in Micklefield. The event starts at 2.30pm hosted by Micklefield Tenants & Residents Association. Bring your Easter Bonnets and have some fun with games and treats and refreshments. Admission is free 

 

2018-03-31   Is There Anybody There?

There is an Evening of Spirit Messages and Mediumship with Radio and TV's Top Spirit Medium, Simon Peters on Friday 6th April. Doors open at 7-30pm and the show starts at 8pm in the Eversley Park Centre, Sherburn, Admission is £10 payable at the door. 

 

2018-03-31   Wildlife Hut Plan

A planning application has been submitted to Leeds City Council for a new wildlife observation hut at Kippax North Junior and Infants School.  

 

2018-03-30   Events at the Ings

There will be pond dipping and bug hunting sessions at Fairburn Ings during the Easter half Term break. Pond dipping will be from 11am to 12.30pm on Tuesday 3rd April and bug hunting will be 11am to 12.30pm on 10th April. Call 01977 628191 to book a place 

 

2018-03-30   New Store Opens in April

The new LIDL store on Aberford Road, Garforth opens its doors for the first time on Thursday 5th April. The store opening hours will be 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 5pm Sunday 

 

2018-03-29   Eggs for Zac

Leeds Building Society have raffled off two Easter Eggs raising a fantastic total of £200 for Martin House in memory of Zac Saunders  

 

2018-03-29   Man Airlifted to Hospital

A man was flown to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance after being found seriously injured at a house in Coupland Road, Garforth on Monday lunchtime. Police are not treating the incident as suspicious 

 

2018-03-28   Young Cricketers Wanted

Garforth Cricket Club are looking for junior members to join their U11, U13 and U15 teams. Call Peter on 07712 672049 for details 

 

2018-03-28   MTRA AGM

The Micklefield Tenants and Residents Association Annual General Meeting takes place on Wednesday 4th April 2018 at 2.30pm at Churchville House. 

 

2018-03-27   Swimming for Tots

Swimtime Yorkshire have available places for pre-school swimming lessons at the Holiday Inn at Garforth. Available days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The cost is £8 per session. To book call Swimtime on 01924851439 

 

2018-03-27   Remembered in Stone

100 years to the day since Sergeant Albert Mountain was involved in the acts of immense bravery that earned him the Victoria Cross a pavement stone was unveiled in his honour yesterday in a ceremony outside the Miners public house in Garforth where he was landlord for a number of years. 

 

2018-03-26   World Peace Flame Anniversary

The first anniversary of Garforth’s Peace Flame will be celebrated at the Miners Welfare Hall on Saturday 28th Aprils at 2.30pm 

 

2018-03-26   Squires Egg Run 2018

The annual Squires Egg Run took place yesterday with hundreds of bikers riding from Squires Café in Sherburn to Malton. A £5 donation for Yorkshire Air Ambulance was required to take part. The riders , many in fancy dress, set off at 11am 

 

2018-03-25   Learn Digital Photography

Free digital photography classes will be held at Kippax Library between 1pm and 3pm on 3rd and 4th April 

 

2018-03-25   Miners Draw 1-1

Garforth produced a gritty team performance to earn a point against promotion chasing AFC Mansfield. Mark Simpson scored a stunning goal and Pete Lawrie capped a man-of-the-match display with a penalty save as the Miners held the Bulls 

 

2018-03-24   Brothers Sign for Miners

Brothers Sanchez and Niah Payne have signed for Garforth Town over the last week, both making their debuts in Tuesday's defeat at Thackley. Sanchez is a defensive-midfielder who comes dual-registered with Evo-Stik League North side Goole AFC, and will be helping The Miners out in midweek. Niah is a 19-year old attacking midfield player formerly of Bradford City's Academy. 

 

2018-03-24   Cat Owners Warning

Police have issued a warning to cat owners in Kippax after a least one pet was shot with an air rifle in the area. Officers have asked pet owners to be vigilant. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 

 

2018-03-23   Shining Together

Students at South Milford Community Primary School have written and recorded a new school song, Shining Together and a video of it being sung. The project was supported by the parish council.  

 

2018-03-23   Police Response Improvements

North Yorkshire Police Commissioner Julia Mulligan has approved an investment of more than £3 million into North Yorkshire Police’s Force Control Room over the next two years. The investment is designed to solve the service issues that have arisen, particularly with the 101 number as a consequence of staffing shortfalls and an increase in the numbers of calls made by the public. The investment comes on top of a range of measures that have already been taken, which have reduced average 101 call waiting times from 3 minutes 35 seconds in August, to 1 minute and 6 seconds in February. 

 

2018-03-22   High Flying Exhibition

A set of 142 aerial photographs of Garforth, Aberford and Barwick is on display in Garforth Library. The photographs were taken by Vernon Wood in 1982 and ended up in his loft to be rediscovered 36 years later. The exhibition runs till Saturday, after which the photos will be donated to Leodis, the official body that is keeper of historic photographic records of Leeds  

 

2018-03-22   More Rail Misery Ahead

Commuters face further rail strikes next week on Northern Rail as the RMT union stages walkouts on Monday 26th and Thursday 29th March in a long running dispute over driver only operated trains. 

 

2018-03-21   Open the Flamingos

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Jane Dowson and Councillor Yeadon, executive member for environment and sustainability, officially opened the new flamingo enclosure at Lotherton Hall on Monday. 

 

2018-03-21   Man Jailed for Knife Attacks

Kyrone Noble was jailed for 9 years after being found guilty of a series of knifepoint robberies and a knife attack on a man in Montague Crescent Garforth an 8th December. Noble and two others attacked the man after he got off a train at Garforth and left him unconscious with two stab wounds. The other two attackers were also jailed 

 

2018-03-20   Councillors Meeting at Kippax

Leeds City Council Outer East Community Committee is meeting at Kippax Leisure Centre this afternoon. The business meeting takes place between 4 and 5pm. Then from 5.15 to 6.30pm there is an informal discussion about better health 

 

2018-03-20   Himalayan Fashion at Lotherton

Lotherton Hall will be hosting a new exhibition later this month exploring the flamboyant fashion of the Himalayas. There will be clothing from Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal as well as extreme clothing and equipment for high altitude climbing. The exhibition runs from 23rd march to 26th October 

 

2018-03-19   RNLI Coffee Morning

There will be a coffee morning in aid of RNLI at the Miners Welfare Hall on Garforth Main Street on Saturday 24th March. From 10am till noon 

 

2018-03-19   Container Granted

The Leeds City Council Outer East Community Committee have given a grant to the 3rd Garforth Guides to provide a new storage container after their previous storage became unfeasible. 

 

2018-03-18   Become a Friend of the Lions

Garforth and District Lions are holding a drop in coffee morning at Cielo on Main Street on Monday 9th April from 10am to noon and at the Country Club from 7pm on the same day for people who are interested in becoming a Friend of the Lions, able to help at the regular events 

 

2018-03-18   Miners Postponed Yet Again

Garforth Town’s match at Hall Road Rangers was called off yesterday. A pitch inspection was booked for 10am, but the postponement was announced two hours earlier following blizzards in the region that morning. The new date of the fixture to be agreed 

 

2018-03-17   Fitness in the Park

There will be free Fitness in the Park sessions at South Milford Memorial Playing Fields every Sunday morning from 9am to 10am. The event is hosted by Get Park Fit and everyone is welcome 

 

2018-03-17   Flamingo Aviary to Open at Lotherton

A new seven metre high aviary for flamingos opens at Lotherton Hall next week as the first phase of the new attraction is completed. Experts at Lotherton Hall hope the new facilities will encourage the birds to produce eggs and raise chicks. 

 

2018-03-16   Aberford PC Meeting

The next Aberford Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 20th March in the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, commencing at 7.30pm.  

 

2018-03-16   Play Under 10s Rugby League

Swillington ARLFC are looking for year 4 and 5 boys and girls for their Under 10’s team. Training is at 6.30pm on Mondays and Thursdays behind Swillington Miners Welfare Club 

 

2018-03-15   Hurry Up Jess

Front Room Productions’ new one woman show Hurry Up Jess will be performed in Kippax on 25th March. The exact address of the performance will be emailed upon booking at bit.ly/2GjhoL1 

 

2018-03-15   Miners Fixture Rearrangements

Following their recent postponements, two Miners fixtures have been re-arranged. Last Tuesday's cancelled home match against Liversedge has been pencilled in for Thursday 5th April (kick-off 7:45pm and last Saturday's visit of Parkgate will now take place two weeks after that, on Thursday 19th April (kick-off again 7:45pm), meaning three games in five days for Rob Hunter's team. 

 

2018-03-14   Dragline Open Day

Come and see Oddball, the largest preserved walking dragline excavator in Western Europe At St Aidans. The next open day for the dragline is Saturday 7th April from 1pm to 4pm. Admission is free and there is free parking 

 

2018-03-14   Anniversary Concert

St Mary’s Youth Theatre are performing a 25th Anniversary Concert at St Marys Garforth on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th April at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5  

 

2018-03-13   Jobs Boost for Excel

Excel Water Ltd, which makes water treatment products, expects to create nine new roles when it moves from its current premises at Ledston Luck Enterprise Park to new ones at Kiln Park in Allerton Bywater. 

 

2018-03-13   Meet the Crime Commissioner

Residents from Sherburn in Elmet and the surrounding areas have their chance to their raise concerns about policing or community safety issues when the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, Julia Mulligan, visits on Thursday 15 March. The appointment based surgery will take place at Sherburn in Elmet Library from 3.30pm giving residents the opportunity to raise personal or private issues on a one to one basis. Surgeries are by appointment only. Call 01423 569 562 for an appointment 

 

2018-03-12   Garforth in Bloom Meeting

The next meeting of Garforth in Bloom is at the Gaping Goose on Monday 12th March. The meeting starts at 7.30pm. Everybody welcome 

 

2018-03-12   Lions Inc

In line with new Government guidelines Garforth and District Lions Club is becoming a charitable incorporated organisation. Becoming a charity will not affect the way they serve the local community 

 

2018-03-11   Overnight Road Closure

The A162 will be closed at the bridge by Rainbow Nursery (North of Sherburn, South of Barkston Ash) from Thursday 15th March to Saturday 17th March between 10pm and 6am. The works are for the removal of all loose materials and the repointing of certain areas. 

 

2018-03-11   Miners Washout

Following a 10am pitch inspection, yesterdays' home game between Garforth Town and Parkgate was called off due to a waterlogged pitch. A revised date for the fixture has to be arranged 

 

2018-03-10   New Signing for Miners

Garforth Town have signed a new attacking mid-fielder. Twenty five year old Aodhan Brownlee joins the Miners from Thackley 

 

2018-03-10   Miss Saigon

Firthfields Community Centre is running an outing to see Miss Saigon at the AlhambraTheatre, Bradford on Thursday 27th September. The cost is £60 including stalls seat and return coach travel. The coach leaves the community centre at 6pm. For more information call 2864298 

 

2018-03-09   A Stoney Reaction

Villagers in Stutton have reacted with anger to a plan that would see 30,000 tonnes of limestone being extracted from Old London Road Quarry before being filled with upto 600,000 tonnes of construction waste. The plan is being considered by North Yorkshire County Council after a planning application was submitted by Jakto Transport Ltd. 

 

2018-03-09   Festival Tickets

Applications for Aberford residents tickets to Leeds Festival 2018 is now open. Application forms are available on the Aberford Parish Council website. The event takes place no 24th to 26th August. Applications must be received by 9th April. Aberford receives 54 tickets from the Festival Organisers, which are priced at £40 (Full price is £213 ). The money raised is used to benefit parish residents 

 

2018-03-08   Young Musicians Showcase

Lotherton Hall is hosting a concert showcasing the musical talent of three young musicians, Jacky Zhang, Christie Smith and Shona Beecham. The three musicians received support from the Awards for Young Musicians charity which helps children from all backgrounds to excel in music making. The event takes place on Friday 23rd March in the grand drawing room. 

 

2018-03-08   Kippax Calendar 2019

Work has started on the Kippax Parish Council 2019 calendar. Its theme is life in Kippax at different times of the year. Residents can send photos for inclusion in the calendar. Closing date is 20th July. See the parish council website for details. 

 

2018-03-07   Waterlogged

Following a lunchtime pitch inspection, last night’s match between Garforth Town and Liversedge was called off due to a waterlogged pitch 

 

2018-03-07   Garforth Plant-athon

A Strikes Garden Centre regional boss is to do a 12 hour plant-athon to raise money for charity. Eric Snowden will be raising money for Greenfingers, a charity that creates gardens in children’s hospices. The event will take place at Garforth Garden Centre on Friday 16th March, starting at 7am and finishing at 7pm. He will be helped by the garden centre staff and the containers will be sold to the public with all monies going to the charity. 

 

2018-03-06   Miners Rearranged Visit to Thackley

Garforth Town’s postponed match away at Thackley FC has been rearranged to Tuesday 20th March at 7.45pm 

 

2018-03-06   OGS Refurbishment

Refurbishment of the Old Girls’ School in Sherburn commences on 12th March and will take 14 weeks to complete. The Grand Opening will take place on Sunday 2nd September 

 

2018-03-05   Top Brass

Garforth Brass were runners up in their section of the Yorkshire Brass Band Championships on Saturday. Their success earned them a place in the National Final in Cheltenham in September 

 

2018-03-05   Local Hero

Kevin Horner is a local hero in Micklefield after borrowing a friend’s tractor and snow plough and clearing the streets around the village last Wednesday and Thursday after the big snowfall 

 

2018-03-04   Proms at the Pavilion

This year’s annual Proms at the Pavilion event will take place on Saturday 14th July. More details oc highlights and cost nearer the time 

 

2018-03-04   Easter Egg Hunt

The South Milford Egg Hunt takes place in St Mary’s Church and Gardens on Easter Sunday, 1st April from 2pm. It is open to all ages and free to enter but bring your own egg basket/carrier. The event will take place in the church if the weather is bad 

 

2018-03-03   We will Rock You Next Week

The Sherburn High School production of We Will Rock You has been postponed to Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th March because of the bad weather 

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