2020-01-17 PC Meeting
The next Micklefield Parish Council meeting will take place at the Old Fire Station on Thursday 23rd January at 7.15pm
2019-12-27 Micklefield Councillors Wanted
There are currently two vacancies on Micklefield Parish Council due to insufficient nominations at the recent election. The council can now fill the vacancies by cooption, which is a process whereby the council considers applications from interested persons and can then select someone to fill the seat. If you are interested in becoming a parish councillor, please write to the parish council and include a few details of why you would like to become a councillor. Deadline for written applications is Wednesday 22nd January 2020
2019-11-16 Public Consultation Event
HS2 Ltd. is holding a consultation drop-in on Wednesday 20th November at Micklefield C of E Primary School, between 4pm and 7pm.
2019-10-17 PC Meeting
There will be a meeting of Micklefield Parish Council at Micklefield Youth and Adult Centre on Thursday 7th November at 7.15pm
2019-09-06 Doorbell Thefts Warning
Police have issued a warning over the theft of Ring video recording doorbells in several Leeds areas this week. Police have warned that the hi-tech doorbells are being stolen by thieves in Allerton Bywater, Methley and Micklefield. The joke is on the thieves though - the doorbells are registered, so they won't work when stolen. Owners simply block them and they're nothing more than a doorbell shaped paperweight.
2019-08-15 Rail Price Increase Set for January
Rail prices are set to rise again in January by around 2.8 percent. Increases are based on the July Retail Price Index. As a result an annual season ticket from Micklefield to Leeds is likely to increase from £1,076 to £1,106
2019-07-05 Highest Council Tax Areas
The most expensive Leeds areas for council tax in 2019 have been revealed. Micklefield is most expenisve at £1750.88 for a band D property. Great Preston is 11th, Kippax is 14th, Swillington 16th and Aberford 20th at £1671.86 . Standard band D ( ie excluding Parish precept) is £1644.90
2019-06-30 Best Business Location
A photograph taken in Micklefield has been shortlisted in a competition to find the World’s Best Business Locations. The photo was taken at Makin-Jones’ farm which produces strawberries for the likes of Claridges, Ocado and Michelin star chefs. The winner of the competition, which is being run by London-based tech company UENI, will be revealed on the UENI website on World Entrepreneurs’ Day, 21st August. The World’s Best Business Locations competition is open for entries until 19th July.
2019-06-27 Fish Shop Owner Brandished Knife
Fish shop owner Kalvinder Mander brandished a knife at customer who complained about the quality of the takeaway's vinegar. The 52-year-old grandmother picked up a bread knife from the counter and hit the customer with the handle of it when he tried to leave York Road Fisheries and Pizza Bar in Leeds without paying for his chip butty. Mander, of Honeysuckle Close, Micklefield, Leeds, pleaded guilty to threatening a person with a bladed article in a public place. Sentencing, Judge Christopher Batty told Mander: "You did not point the blade of the knife at him. It would be unjust to send you to custody.” Mander was ordered to complete 100 hours of unpaid work and pay £300 in prosecution costs and a statutory surcharge.
2019-06-26 Stolen White Van
At 4am on 24th June a white ford transit tipper van, registration ND12 DHM was stolen from outside an address on Beech Croft, Barlby. The van was sign-written with ' D G LANDSCAPING'. Local CCTV shows the stolen vehicle leaving in convoy with a dark coloured Ford Mondeo. The vehicle was last sighted on Monday morning in a small car park in Micklefield. Police are appealing for anyone with any information regarding this stolen vehicle to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 ref 12190113454