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2018-09-20   RNLI Coffee Morning

The Garforth branch of the RNLI is holding a coffee morning at the Miners Welfare Hall on Saturday 22nd September from 9am till noon. There will be refreshments, cakes, tombola and RNLI memorabilia. 

 

2018-09-20   Missing Person Appeal

Police are currently looking for a high risk missing elderly male named Lee Grantham in the Selby area. His last known location was Newport Avenue, Selby at 14:20 pm. The male is around 5 ft 4 with thin grey hair and is of slim build. He was last seen wearing olive green cords, brown shoes, green cap and a cream jacket. He also has a hearing aid in his left ear. If anyone sees anyone matching this description please call 999 and reference job 388 

 

2018-09-19   Garforth Brass Play in National Final

Garforth Brass Band achieved national finalist status and represented Garforth and Yorkshire at the at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2018 in Cheltenham on Saturday.  

 

2018-09-19   Miners Drawn Away in FA Vase

Garforth Town have been drawn away to either Padiham or Prestwich Heys from the North West Counties League in the First Round of the FA Vase, to be played on Saturday 13th October. 

 

2018-09-18   Big Coffee at Friendly Cafe

The Friendly Fridays Cafe at Aberford village hall is holding a Macmillan Big Coffee Morning on Friday 28th September. The event will take place between 10am and 4pm with all proceed being donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. 

 

2018-09-18   Sports Cars at Lotherton Hall

Sports Cars in the Park is holding its autumn meeting at Lotherton Hall on Sunday 23rd September. Cars in the park is a casual gathering of sports/super cars. It’s more of a social gathering of like-minded car enthusiasts than a traditional car event. Cars range from TVR, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Renault, Lotus, Maserati, MX-5, Smart Roadsters to minis. It opens to the public at 10am. Normal Lotherton Hall admission prices apply. 

 

2018-09-17   Miners Progress in FA Vase

Garforth progressed to the next round of the FA Vase on Saturday after a 2-1 win away at Ryton and Crawcrook Albion, with 17-year-old Joe Colley scoring an excellent first goal for the club. Garforth’s name now goes into the hat for tomorrow’s First Round draw 

 

2018-09-17   Tour de Tap Room

On Saturday 1st September, twenty Oddfellow Arms Sherburn regulars took part in the Tour De Tap Room bike ride, in order to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The bikers set off from the pub at 6:30 am and after three stops en route, landed in Bridlington five hours later, their efforts having raised £4000. A further £1000 was raised in the evening from an auction by local auctioneer Malcolm Dowson. 

 

2018-09-16   Doggy Health Checks

The PDSA will be offering free dog health checks at Kippax Co-op car park from 10am to 5pm on Tuesday 25th September. Staff will carry out vaccinations and dispense flea and worm treatments  

 

2018-09-16   Striking Silver

Great and Little Preston received a silver guilt award in their category in the 2018 Yorkshire in Bloom competition 

 

2018-09-15   Mining Machine Open Weekend

Oddball, the 70 year old walking dragline excavator at RSPB St Aidans will be open to the public today and Sunday. The open weekend takes place from 1pm to 4pm on both days. The event and parking are free. 

 

2018-09-15   Great North Runner

Runner Annette McTaggart from Garforth took part in the Great North Run last weekend supporting Epilepsy Action. She completed the 13 mile course in 2 hours 24 minutes. 

 

2018-09-14   Poppy Making Day

A craft and creativity day is being held at Kippax Methodist Church on Saturday 15th September from 10am to 4pm. The event is part of the village’s preparations for the Armistice commemoration event in November. People attending will be able to make, sew and knit poppies. 

 

2018-09-14   Search for a Star Dog

Garforth based St Marys Youth Theatre is looking for a dog to appear in its latest production of Legally Blonde the Musical. The show runs at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds from 15th to 17th November. Tickets are £16. For more information, particularly if you have a suitable dog, call 0113 376 0318 

 

2018-09-13   Meet Noel

Noel Whelan, who played for Leeds United in the 1990s will talk to an audience about his career at the Holiday Inn Garforth on Friday 14th September 

 

2018-09-13   Blooming Winners

Kippax in Bloom has been named winner of the urban communities category in the 2018 Yorkshire in Bloom competition. The winners were announced at a ceremony at York Racecourse 

 

2018-09-12   Get to Know Your Camera

Sherburn Camera club are holding a Get to Know Your Camera event open to the public on Monday 17th September at Saints Church Hall from 8pm to 10pm 

 

2018-09-12   Miners Lose at Home

Garforth Town lost 4-2 in their home league match against Knaresborouh Town on Tuesday evening. Defensive errors played a part in Garforth’s downfall as the Miners gifted the visitors a penalty only to go in level at half time. Town briefly led before the visitors scored three without reply. 

 

2018-09-11   Academy Open Evening

Garforth Academy is holding an Open Evening on 4th October from 5pm to 8pm for current Year 6 pupils and their parents/ carers to visit Garforth Academy before completing their school preference forms. Each session starts with a presentation by Principal Mrs Young in the Main Hall and followed by an opportunity to tour the school and visit the different subject areas. 

 

2018-09-11   Garforth Bonfire

The annual Garforth and District Lions bonfire and fireworks display will take place on Friday 2nd November at Glebelands. The bonfire is lit at 6.30pm and fireworks are at 7pm. Snacks, hot drinks and children’s rides will be available  

 

2018-09-10   Lions Golf Day

Garforth Lions are considering holding a golf day in 2019. The event would be staged at Garforth Golf Club on 10th May and would cost £200 for a team of four. Anyone interested in taking part should email garforthlionsgolf @gmail.com 

 

2018-09-10   Miners Exit FA Cup

Garforth's FA Cup run came to an abrupt end as they were heavily beaten 5-1 by an impressive South Shields. The Mariners play in the Evo-Stik League Premier Division and are currently second in that league. They are manged by former Aston Villa and Blackburn Rovers midfielder Graham Fenton 

 

2018-09-09   NSPCC Helpers

The Kippax branch of NSPCC is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising to support its activities. For further information ring 0113 2866931 

 

2018-09-09   Dogs Theft Appeal

Between 9.30pm and 10pm on 6th September two 5 month old German Shepard puppies were stolen from Rawfield Lane Fairburn on the outskirts of Sherburn in Elmet. There is one boy that responds to Bruce and one girl that responds to Mimi. If you have any information regarding this please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. Ref 12180167222 

 

2018-09-08   Twentieth Anniversary

The 20th Anniversary Celebration for St Benedict’s Church is planned for Sunday 30th September. The events planned for the day are still to be announced  

 

2018-09-08   Autumn Plant Sale

Come along to the Firthfields Gardening Club's Autumn Plant Sale on Sunday 14th October from 10am to noon for a wide selection of plants for garden, baskets, tubs and pots. 

 

2018-09-07   Community Christmas Carols

There will be a Community Carol Concert with Gaforth Jubilee Brass at Firthfields Community Centre on Sunday 9th December from 6.30pm to 8pm. Admission is £1. Cost includes a free drink and seasonal refreshments. 

 

2018-09-07   Cinderella at Firthfields

This year’s Firthfields Christmas Panto will be Cinderella on Saturday 15th December at 3pm. Admission is £6.50. Tickets go on general sale on 1st October 

 

2018-09-06   Garforth in Bloom Meeting

The next meeting of the Garforth in Bloom Group will be on Monday 10th September at 7.30pm in The Gaping Goose Public House, Selby Road Garforth . Why not come and meet us, you will be made most welcome. 

 

2018-09-06   Annual Leukaemia Walk

The annual Leukaemia Research 5km Walk around St Benedict’s school grounds will take place on Saturday 29th September. The walk will start at the parish centre at 10am and finish there with free drinks and scones for the walkers. Why not support this event by walking, donating or coming along for refreshments between 10am and 12pm. £5 entry fee for adults, children free. 

 

2018-09-05   Big Coffee at the Welfare Hall

There will be a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event at the Miner’s Welfare Hall on Friday 28th September from 10am to noon. Al money in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support  

 

2018-09-05   Garforth Academy Return Dates

Garforth Academy opens for years 7 to 11 on 4th September at 8.20am. Year 13 return on 5th September and year 12 return on 6th September 

 

2018-09-04   Race Night with Garforth and District Lions

There will be a Race Night at Firthfields Community Centre on Saturday 6th October. Doors open at 7.30pm and the first race is at 8pm. Admission is £4 and includes a complimentary buffet. For tickets, telephone Patrick on (0113) 2864298 

 

2018-09-04   Mark Your Bike

Local Selby rural police officers attended the 3 Swans Cycle ride event in aid of Yorkshire Cancer research on Sunday and marked over 70 bicycles. It was a great event and fantastic atmosphere. If you missed out on having your cycle security marked please contact your local neighbourhood police team who will be happy to assist in marking your bike. 

 

2018-09-03   World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

There will be a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support in the lounge and on the patio at Churchville House, Micklefield on 27th September from 10.30am onwards. 

 

2018-09-03   Miners Win

Garforth Town beat Hall Road Rangers 4-1 at home in the league at the weekend. A Mark Ferguson brace, plus goals from Aodhan Brownlee and Devonte Morton completed the Miners comprehensive win over Rangers to make it four games unbeaten. 

 

2018-09-02   Latest Health Walks List

The list of Leeds Health Walks for September and October is now available. Follow the link in the right-hand column for details. All walks will be easy-going and approximately 3.5 to 4 miles in length, unless otherwise stated. Some may include off-road walking and involve the use of stiles. Please wear suitable footwear and bring waterproof protection (raincoat or umbrella). All walks are free and there is no need to book, just turn up  

 

2018-09-02   Lorry Causes Local Motorway Delays

Delays lasting several hours occurred on the A1 and M1 after a lorry left the motorway and ran up an embankment on the A1 at Bramham on Friday. A specialist crane had to be used to winch the lorry back onto the road surface. 

 

2018-09-01   Bye Northumbria

Garforth Town FC have received a bye to the next round of the FA Vase this weekend because their opponents Team Northumbria are not able to field a team.  

 

2018-09-01   Football Match Raises £1000 for PE Department

After the devastating fire in July which caused significant damage to the Sherburn High PE Department, staff, students and the local community have been raising funds to replace lost PE equipment. A football match between Otley Town U16s and Sherburn White Rose U16s, many of whom are students of Sherburn High, has raised £1000 towards the PE Equipment Fund 

 

2018-08-31   Community Day of Action

On Saturday 8th September there is a community day of action being held in Sherburn village centre. The day will include attendees and activities such as such as Mobile Police officers, Fire Service Safety advice, Youth Service Activities, Road safety Advice, Community Litter Pick, defibrillator training, community speed watch, councillor surgeries and planning and highways information. The day aims to bring community services together. 

 

2018-08-31   Sylhety Belter

Slyhety Balti on Leeds Road, Kippax came second in this year’s Yorkshire Evening Post Curry House of the Year competition, as decided by YEP readers. The winner was Spice Zone, on Penda’s Way, Crossgate. 

 

2018-08-30   An Invitation to Remember

Kippax Dramatic Society will be performing a murder mystery production entitled An Invitation to Remember at St Mary’s Church Hall in Kippax from 14th to 17th November. Tickets are £12 and include supper. For more details ring 0113 2862834 

 

2018-08-30   Closing Shop at Garforth Library

Garforth writer Darren Walker will be holding a launch event for his new book Closing Shop at Garforth Library on Saturday 15th September. There will be readings from the book and light refreshments. Signed copies of the book will be available to purchase at the event which is free and runs from 2pm to 4pm. 

 

2018-08-29   U3A Meeting

Garforth, Kippax and District U3A group are holding a membership meeting at Garforth Working Men’s Club on Wednesday 5th September at 1.30pm. All retired and semi- retired people are welcome. Annual membership is £10. U3A is the University of the Third Age, an international movement whose aims are the education and stimulation of mainly retired members of the community 

 

2018-08-29   Rhinos’ Brigshaw Summer Camp

More than 100 children attended Leeds Rhinos Foundation’s summer camp at Brigshaw School last week. The kids enjoyed a range of sports including Gaelic football and Danish longball. They also met stars of the Rhinos team 

 

2018-08-28   Aberford Show

Visitors flocked to the 54th Annual Aberford Show last Saturday. The event was organised by Aberford Horticultural Society and featured a colourful array of flowers, plants, fruit, veg and baking. 

 

2018-08-28   Kippax Band Appoint New Director

Kippax Band has announced that Stephen Tighe has accepted the band’s invitation to become their new Musical Director from September 2018. With over 40 years’ experience of the music industry, and performances with some of the country’s top bands as both a trombonist and Music Director, Kippax are confident that Stephen has the calibre to lead one of the world’s oldest brass bands back to success into 2019 and beyond. His inaugural concert as official Musical Director will be at the cabaret weekend 13th/14th October 

 

2018-08-27   Micky Fest Today!

Micklefield Festival (Micky Fest) was postponed yesterday and will go ahead today, Bank Holiday Monday from 1 till 9 pm (dependant on Weather). All proceeds go to Yorkshire Cancer Centre at St James’ Hospital.  

 

2018-08-27   Girls Open Taster Sessions

Garforth Villa Junior FC are holding 4 open taster training sessions for girls aged upto 16 years. The venues are Aberford Albion’s ground at Bunker Hill on Thursdays 30th August and 6th September from 6.30 to 7.30pm and at Glebelands Garforth on Saturdays 6th and 15th September from 10am to11am. For more information call 07507 742567 

 

2018-08-26   Sherburn Craft and Food Festival

Sherburn in Elmet Craft and Food Festival 2018 takes place at Eversley Park on the 25th, 26th and 27th August 2018, from10am to 5pm daily. There are extended opening hours on Sunday evening until 8pm. Over 100 craft and food stalls will be at the Craft and Food Festival over the 3 days. 

 

2018-08-26   Miners’ FA Cup Win

Garforths' Albert Ibrahimi, rattled in a last minute winner to send Town home victorious 2-1 from their grand day out at Bridlington Town. in their Emirates FA Cup Preliminary Round clash. 

 

2018-08-25   Roadworks on Great North Road

There will be carriageway patching roadworks on the Great North Road in Micklefield from the junctions with Aberford Road to Ridge Road commencing Wednesday 29th August for 7 days. Work will take place between 7.30am and 4pm. There will be a diversion in place along the Ridge Road and Aberford Road 

 

2018-08-25   Rail Strike for a Month

The RMT union has announced that its members on Northern Rail are now set to walk out for the next six Saturdays in an ongoing row about the role of guards and the extension of driver-only operation. The union has accused the company of refusing to engage in serious and meaningful talks. The first strike starts today. 

 

2018-08-24   Piano Recital at Lotherton Hall

Musician Andrew Snedden will be exploring some of Chopin and Liszt’s piano pieces at Lotherton Hall on Thursday 6th September from 6.30pm to 8pm. Booking is essential. Call 0113 3782966 for details. 

 

2018-08-24   Micklefield Station Works Update Event

Network Rail will be holding a community information event at Micklefield Youth and Adult Centre between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday 6th September. Network Rail representatives will be on hand to provide information about the work that will be starting in September, which includes the extension of platform 1 

 

2018-08-23   Knit and Stitch at the Library

A fun knit and stitch craft activity for adults will take place at Garforth Library on Thursday 30th August from 10.30am to 12.30pm. No experience is necessary.  

 

2018-08-23   Scam Warning

North Yorkshire Police are noticing a rise in incidents of fraud where the victim is asked to pay an outstanding debt by means of i-tunes vouchers. The voucher numbers are then provided to the fraudster as means of payment. As a result Action Fraud is launching an awareness raising campaign. Please be aware, fraudsters will often use intimidation tactics to persuade the victim into paying the debt. Remember HMRC or similar organisations will never ask for payment in i-tune vouchers 

 

2018-08-22   Don’t Miss Saigon

Firthfields Community Centre is running a trip to see Miss Saigon at the Alhambra Bradford on Thursday 27th September. The cost is £60 including stalls seat and return coach travel. The coach departs at 6pm for a 7.30pm performance. Call 2864298 for more information 

 

2018-08-22   Monk Fryston and Hillam AGM

Monk Fryston and Hillam Community Association’s Annual General Meeting takes place on Wednesday the 12th September 2018 at 8.00pm in the Community Centre. All residents of Monk Fryston and Hillam are invited to attend 

 

2018-08-21   Garforth Show

The 38th annual Garforth Show takes place at the Miners Welfare Hall, Garforth on Saturday 1st September. The event opens to the public at 2pm. Staging takes place from 6pm to 8.30pm on Friday 31st August and from 9am to 10.45am on Saturday morning. 

 

2018-08-21   Jobs Bonanza at New Services

Extra MSA Group has appointed contractors for phase 1 and 2 of the new Skelton Lake Services rea at junction 45 of the M1, due to open next summer. The works will create 400 jobs during construction and 300 full time jobs once open 

 

2018-08-20   Aberford PC Meeting

The next Aberford Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 21st August in the Oriel Room, St Ricarius Church, commencing at 7.30pm. 

 

2018-08-20   Poachers Vehicle Seized

North Yorkshire Police Rural Taskforce seized a vehicle with no insurance or tax whilst on patrol when they came across it after seeing hare coursing taking place at Barkston Ash, on Sunday. Details were taken and the males summonsed to court. 

 

2018-08-19   Micky Fest

Micky Fest 2018 takes place in the field behind the Blands Arms on Sunday 26th August. Admission is £2 for adults and £1 for children, payable at the gate. The event runs from 1pm to 9pm. All proceeds go to the Yorkshire Cancer Centre at St James’ 

 

2018-08-19   Miners Win 1-0

Following a poor start to the season with a 4-2 defeat to Liversedge FC at home midweek the Miners bounced back with a 1-0 home win against Athersley Recreation. Curtly Martin-Wyatt decided a tense game by heading home a pin-point cross from substitute Aodhan Brownlee with five minutes remaining. 

 

2018-08-18   Vintage Weekend

Lotherton Hall is hosting a two day vintage event this weekend. From 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Usual admission fees for Lotherton Hall apply each day. 

 

2018-08-18   Bid to Avert Rail Strikes

Arriva Rail North has called for fresh talks in a bid to avert the next wave of strikes on 25th august and 1st and 8th September. In response the RMT union said the talks will need to be meaningful 

 

2018-08-17   Groups and Services Event in Kippax

Kippax Library is staging an event giving people information about groups and services in the village. The event runs from 2pm to 4pm on Tuesday 4th September and is free. For more details call 07545 604005 

 

2018-08-17   Oven Theft

On 12th August between the hours of 12:30pm and 3pm a grey oven was taken from the garden of a property on New Lane, Sherburn. North Yorkshire Police are appealing for any further witnesses of the incident or anyone who has any information to call 101 and quote reference 12180149784. 

 

2018-08-16   Community Drop In Today

The next Sherburn in Elmet community drop-in service takes place today (16/08/18) between 2pm and 4pm at the Sherburn Library. Police volunteers will be present to offer any assistance and advice. 

 

2018-08-16   Crowds Flock to Beer Festival

More than 400 people attended this year’s Garforth Lions Annual Beer Festival, which raised several thousand pounds for good causes locally 

 

2018-08-15   Rhinos Summer Camp Success

Leeds Rhinos Foundation’s summer camp at Garforth Academy attracted 150 youngsters, who enjoyed a variety of sporting activities. Ronnie the Rhino joined in the fun with Rhinos players Brad Dwyer and Liam Sutcliffe. 

 

2018-08-15   Local MP Defends Universal Credit

The Minister for homelessness and rough sleeping, Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams, has sought to play down the impact that benefits changes may have had, despite a chorus of charities saying that the Government needs to address root causes. Mr Adams MP said it was too simplistic to blame one issue, Universal Credit, for rising numbers of people on the streets. 

 

2018-08-14   New Coffee and Craft Club

There is a new Coffee and Craft club, starting on 16th August, at Churchville House, Micklefield on Thursdays between 1pm and 3 pm. Everyone is welcome. Bring along your knitting, sewing and crocheting or just come along for a cuppa and a chat 

 

2018-08-14   Battle’s Over Project

Kippax Battle’s Over project is looking at the effect that the First World War had on local men and women who returned to civilian life after the conflict. The project will culminate on Armistice Day when there will be services and a parade through the village.  

 

2018-08-13   Luncheon Club Vacancies

The St Benedict’s Friday Luncheon Club has several vacancies. If you are over 60, enjoy good company and good food, do think about joining them. Details from Andrea Grant: 01977 681 197 

 

2018-08-13   Miners Continue on FA Cup Trail

An Albert Ibrahimi hat-trick and a goal from Niah Payne sealed a first FA Cup victory for the Miners for four years. The Miners delivered a lesson in finishing to the hosts who, it should be said, enjoyed good chances of their own but couldn't take them. A revenge match at Bridlington Town on 25th August awaits Garforth in the next round. 

 

2018-08-12   Community Centre Opening

The Old Girls School in Sherburn will be opening as a community centre and tearoom on 1st September from 10.30am till 3pm. Everyone is welcome to the official key opening at 11am 

 

2018-08-12   Bags of Help

Tesco Garforth are looking for more applicants for their Tesco Bags of Help scheme. The company has £4000 available for local clubs and societies. Successful applicants are decided by customers of the store voting for the applicants using blue tokens earned by shopping in the store.  

 

2018-08-11   Trip to Lotherton Hall

Leeds Youth Service is organising a trip to Lotherton Hall on Monday 13th August from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Tickets are £3. The event is part of the service’s summer programme 

 

2018-08-11   FA Cup Day

Garforth Town AFC travel to Northallerton Town today as they look to get their FA Cup campaign under way with a win. 

 

2018-08-10   Knit and Stitch

Garforth Knit and Stitch takes place at Garforth Library on Thursday 16th August from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The event is free 

 

2018-08-10   More Rail Strikes Announced

The RMT union has announced a fresh series of 24-hour strikes, with the first planned for Saturday 25th August. Staff will also walk out for 24 hours on 1 September and 8 September, the Union announced. German-owned Northern Rail want to run nearly half a million trains a year without a safety critical guard on board in a move that would wreck both safety and access ‎to services according to RMT general secretary Mick Cash 

 

2018-08-09   Garfest 2018

Garfest 2018 takes place at the Crusader, Ninelands Lane from noon till 11.30pm on Saturday 18th August. The all-day music event features 10 acts, stalls and fun for the whole family. The event is sponsored by Sainsbury’s and is in aid of Dementia UK. Entry is free. 

 

2018-08-09   New Homes to Replace Clinic

A revised planning application to demolish the former Garforth Clinic at Lidgett Lane and build six houses is set to be approved at today’s North East Plans Panel meeting. A previous application for seven houses was refused. 

 

2018-08-08   Micklefield Activity Day

There is an activity day at the Micklefield Rec, behind the old Fire station on Thursday 16th August from noon to 3pm. The event is organised by Leeds City Council and the events are free 

 

2018-08-08   More Houses for Junction 45 Site

Templegate Developments have submitted plans to build an additional 700 homes on their Skelton Gate site immediately south west of Swillington. The site, east of junction 45 of the M1, already has planning permission for 1100 homes. Although the development is in Garforth and Swillington ward the land has been excluded from the Outer South East housing area by Leeds City Council and therefore does not count towards the housing targets for the Outer South East 

 

2018-08-07   Girl Footballers Wanted

Garforth Rangers are holding taster training sessions on Ash Lane at 10-11am on Saturdays 11/8, 18/8, 25/8 for Under 8 girls. There are also vacancies for U12 and U13 girls. Contact garforthrangersgirls @gmail.com if you are interested. 

 

2018-08-07   Anniversary Grant from Lions

St Marys Youth Theatre has received a £500 grant from Garforth and District Lions towards the costs of their 25th Anniversary show 

 

2018-08-06   Car Wash Success

A charity car wash at Garforth fire station on Saturday raised £550 for the Fire fighters charity and Garforth Rangers under 12s 

 

2018-08-06   Sixth Annual Beer Festival

The sixth annual Monk Fryston Beer Festival will be held at the Community Centre Monk Fryston on September 14th and 15th 2018. With over 20 beers and this year separate Cider and Gin bars the event offers something for everyone and includes live music, kids entertainment and a wide selection of food. 

 

2018-08-05   Beer Festival

This year’s Garforth Beer Festival takes place at the Miners’ Welfare Hall on Saturday 11th August. The event runs from 11am to 11pm. 

 

2018-08-05   Unlucky Miners Kick Off with a Defeat

A dramatic last ten minutes saw Garforth cruelly defeated 2-1on the opening day of the season at Bridlington Town. Garforth dominated the game and should have had it wrapped up before Joe McFadyen struck the first of his two goals on 82 minutes. Devonte Morton continued his goalscoring run with an equaliser five minutes later, but McFadyen had the last say with a 90th minute winner 

 

2018-08-04   Lions Help Library Upgrades

Garforth and District Lions have given £1000 grants to Green Lane Primary Academy and Strawberry Fields Primary Academy to upgrade their libraries. 

 

2018-08-04   Charity Car Wash

There will be a Charity Car Wash on Saturday 4th August at Garforth Fire Station, Ninelands Lane , Garforth from 10:am to 3pm, proceeds to be shared between Fire fighters Charity and Garforth Rangers Girls under 12s whites , who are in need of a new kit for the new season. Please drive along, dirty vehicles wanted 

 

2018-08-03   Live Jazz at Lotherton Hall

Lotherton Hall is hosting a concert by Leeds based jazz outfit King and I on Sunday 9th September at 2pm.  

 

2018-08-03   Burglary at Stables

In the last week there has been a burglary at a stables in the Garforth area where youths have entered a stable spread broken glass on the floor of the stable. Youths were seen to make off in the direction of Colton. Anyone with any information please call 101 and quote 13180374436 

 

2018-08-02   Young Footballers Wanted

Monk Fryston and Hillam Football club are currently recruiting players for a few of their teams - Year 1, 2, 6 and 7 - New school year groups. They are also always on the lookout for more coaches/helpers. If interested youcan contact mfufc.enquiries @gmail.com for more details 

 

2018-08-02   Helping Kids to be Seen

Garforth and District Lions have presented 280 high-vis vests to six schools including St Benedicts Catholic Primary, East Garforth Primary, Aberford C of E Primary, Kippax North Junior and Infant and Nursery Schools 

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