MAY
13

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE PARISH: ALL RESIDENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND Monday 23rd May 2022 at 7:30 p.m. in the VILLAGE HALL

NOTICE OF MEETING ANNUAL MEETING OF THE PARISH All residents are welcome to attend Refreshments will be provided Monday 23rd May 2022 at 7.30 p.m. VENUE: Albion Room, Wilsden Village Hall, Townfield, BD15 0HT Agenda 1. Apologies 2. Approval of the minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on 12th April 2021 3. Chairman's Report 4. Public Question T...
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MAR
10

Use our online map to have your say on green travel

As part of our Bingley Rural Green Travel Project we have set up an online map, working with Mapping for Change, to collect local views and ideas on green travel. We have already collected a range of input through our online mapping workshops, but we're keen to hear from as many people as possible. Use the map to provide views and input on any aspe...
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FEB
15

Precept rationale/communication

Wilsden Parish Council has made significant increases in the services we deliver to the residents of Wilsden and Harecroft over recent years and as a result we have had substantially higher costs. This has meant that the amount we all pay to cover the Parish Council's costs has increased by £15.50 for the average house. Over many years residents ha...
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JAN
26

BILBERRY BANK: HOW TO PAY PLEDGED DONATIONS

Dear Residents and Members of the Public Donations Pledged towards for the purchase of Bilberry Bank Thank you for pledging funds towards the purchase of Bilberry Bank. There are two ways that you can pay your donation to the Parish Council, either online or by cheque. Please see the details below: ONLINE PAYMENTS: Please use Bilberry Bank as your ...
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JAN
31

WILSDEN PARISH COUNCIL HAS A VACANCY FOR A NEIGHBOURHOOD WARDEN

This is an exciting new post and would suit somebody who likes to work outdoors and has a care for Wilsden and Harecroft. The principal duty is maintaining and improving the local environment, specifically in the Park, the Firth Lane recreation ground and Wilsden Cemetery, although other areas may need attention from time to time. This will be done...
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JAN
23

BILBERRY BANK UPDATE: Loan Sanction Granted

Last week the Parish Council received a response from the Secretary of State, Minister for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, granting the Loan Sanction for the purchase of Bilberry Bank. This has taken considerably longer that was initially hoped. As the next step, the Chairman of the Parish Council has called a meeting of the Council for this...
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DEC
21

Bingley Rural Green Travel Project

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AUG
03

Sale of Sandy Bank Woods to be discussed this coming Friday at 9.00 a.m.

Hello, I just thought you might be interested to know that there is an Extraordinary Meeting of the Parish Council on Friday at 9.00 a.m. to discuss the sale of Sandy Banks. The agenda is on the Wilsden Parish Council Facebook page and the Parish Council's website. Parish Council meetings are held in public and you are welcome to attend. There is a...
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SEP
07

Purchase of Bilberry Bank, Wilsden: Public Consultation Link Here

The seller has accepted the bid from Wilsden Parish Council. The Council need to know that Wilsden residents are in favour of this purchase before proceeding with it. Please take this very short questionnaire by clicking here. This questionnaire, if positive, will be a critical part of the loan sanction which allows the parish council to take out a...
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SEP
23

Public Consultation Ended Wednesday 22nd September 2021for the Purchase of Bilberry Bank, Wilsden

Thank you very much to everyone who took the time to respond to the Public Consultation on the purchase of Bilberry Bank.  The results will be published on the website. Thank you too, to all the kind and very generous people, who have pledged money towards the purchase.  Pledges will continue to be received until 13th October.  ...
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OCT
19

SURVEY ENDS MONDAY 25TH OCTOBER - Greener Travel for Bingley Rural

An exciting project is getting underway to encourage and enable more people to use climate-safe, community-friendly modes of travel, and reduce traffic and pollution, across the Bingley Rural area. The Green Travel Project is the first of its kind, bringing together local councils across the ward (Cullingworth, Denholme, Harden and Wilsden) and dra...
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SEP
26

Bilberry Banks Pledges

If you were so kind and generous as to make a pledge towards the cost of purchasing Bilberry Bank, firstly, a very sincere thank you for your support.   The Clerk will contact you in the coming days by either email or letter acknowledging receipt of your pledge and explaining the timetable of the process for acquiring a Loa...
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JUL
31

Olympics News !!

GB's Ladies Gymnastic team win first team medal since 1928 when Wilsden's own Carrie Pickles was in the team!Well done!!  Carrie's Blue Plaque on Main Street Carrie is at the top of the pyramid . Related Post Title C
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JUL
28

Cancelled Play in the Park Event 29th July - re-scheduled for 4th August 2021

Wilsden Parish Council regret that due wind and expected rain making the inflatables unsafe, this event has regretfully been cancelled. It has been postponed to 4th August 2021
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JUL
08

The Closed Churchyard and Wildflower Project

Along the southern boundary of the parish of Wilsden on Laneside lies the churchyard belonging to St Matthew's church which received the souls of Wilsdeners from 1826 until the church closed in the middle of the twentieth century. The church itself was demolished in 1962, leaving a green footprint amongst the tombstones. In subsequent years, the ch...
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JUL
07

Wilsden Parish Council, in conjunction with Wilsden Primary School, are petitioning for the reinstatement of the Parking Buddies

 In 2019, Wilsden Parish Council, Wilsden Primary School and the Wilsden Branch of the Women's Institute together purchased Parking Buddies to make the pupils of Wisden Primary School safer.Wilsden Parish Council wrote to the Highways Department at CBMDC and received guidance of how the Parking Buddies should be deployed in line with Highways ...
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MAY
10

Library will re-open on Tuesday, 18 May

Wilsden Community Library, Wilsden Village Hall, Townfield, BD15 0HT We are pleased to announce that the Library will re-open on Tuesday, 18 May. Initially, our new opening hours will be Tuesday's from 2:00 pm till 6:00 pm. We will resume our normal 10:00 am opening time on a Tuesday when the Luncheon Club re-opens, hopefully in the near future. Du...
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MAR
23

Response to Bradford's Local Plan Consultation

Wilsden Parish Council's responses to Questions 140 and141 of theLocal Plan Consultation by CBMDC submitted 22nd March 2021 Q140 Summary: Wilsden Parish Council has commented on the source and scope of the data used to prepare the 5.27 local area strategy. We have also made a number of comments and corrections on the detail of 5.27. We are very sup...
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MAR
22

Prospect Mill, Main Street, Wilsden

Planning Application 20/02606/MAO Wilsden Parish Council would like to appraise Bradford Council Planning Department of a change in its position regarding the planning application submitted for a residential development at Prospect Mill, Main Street, Wilsden. Wilsden Parish Council voted on 1st March 2021 to support the change of use to wholly resi...
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JAN
20

Wilsden Parish Council Newsletter January 2021

Wilsden Parish Council Newsletter January 2021 Wilsden Housing Development - Where are we now? As residents will know, the parish council have been working on a Neighbourhood Plan for Wilsden. In brief, it is to allow the community to have some say in the development of Wilsden and Harecroft to 2038, subject to certain restrictions such as the numb...
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