MONDAY 9th MARCH 2020, 7.30pm.
Venue: THE ROYAL HOTEL, STATION STREET PUDSEY
This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend.
Among the business to be conducted, the AGM will:
- consider reports from existing Committee members: Chair; Treasurer; Publicity officer. This will included detailed updates on all our activities this year.
- Proposal to apply for charity status and elect Trustees.
- Elect Trustees / Committee members for 2020-21.
- Consider and agree new constitution
Officers/Trustee positions are Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Publicity Officer, Membership Secretary.
Additionally there are vacancies other Committee members who may fill specialised roles.
Post AGM activities
Further activities are scheduled following the AGM and we hope you will be able to stay for a drink.
– Invited speakers, including Cllr Peter Carlill, Lead Member for Active Travel for Leeds City Council and member of The Combined Authority
This weekend saw a big step forward in our plans for the Greenside Greenway. The full infill application, that would have scuppered the whole project, was refused by Leeds City Council.
The two official documents outlining the reasons for refusal can be found at the links below.
Refusal of Planning Permission
Despite the good news, it is important to remember that this decision can still be appealed, and that the application was refused because it did not adhere to council planning policies, not because the council are supporting the greenway.
We still have work to do.
Thank you to The Squeaker for allowing us to let local people know about our campaign. If you haven’t had it through the door, you can view it online here. We’re on pages 40-41.
Please support our friends at Save Tong and Fulneck Valley and object to Bradford Council’s plan to build a road across the Tong and Fulneck Valley, which in turn will allow them build houses and industrial units.
In our view this will destroy Black Carr Woods and precious greenbelt.
A document is linked below. Please print it off, sign, and send to the address on the front page or drop off at the collection point at the BankHouse Pub. It is also possible to email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to download the document
Please be quick, the deadline is Tuesday, 24th September.
We have scheduled another three litter picks.
All will take place at 10am on the following dates.
28th Sept – Crimbles Place, Lowtown
26th Oct – Crawshaw Road nr. Zebra Crossing
30th Nov – Fox & Grapes
Please wear gloves and bring any litter pickers if you have them.
Apologies for the delayed post!
Many thanks to all who helped on the litter pick held on the 29th June 2019. We performed a big clean up on the section of proposed greenway near the Fox and Grapes and western end of Greenside tunnel.
We’ve added a page to the site with lings to other complimentary projects. Take a look here.
First up is the Bradford to Halifax Greenway that is very similar to our project in the fact it incorporates a tunnel. If you have time please object to the planning application for abandonment. Full instructions are here.