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Stables Lane Junior Play Equipment

Stables Lane Junior Play Equipment

Published: 1 Nov 21

The Parish Council is delighted to report that work will commence on the installation of new Play Equipment that is designed for older children on Stables Lane Park. Contractors will start work on Monday, 29th November. Read More...

Remembrance Sunday 2021

Remembrance Sunday 2021

Published: 25 Oct 21

This year's Remembrance Sunday will be on 14th November. There will be a service at St Mary's Church at 10am. The road will be closed from 10.40am onwards so that people can walk to the Memorial for the reveille and reading of the roll of honour. Read More...

Village Centre Improvements

Village Centre Improvements

Published: 22 Oct 21

Boston Spa Parish Council is pleased to report that the pedestrian-friendly development project on High Street in Boston Spa is to go ahead. Residents can drop in at the Village Hall Lantern Room on Thursday 11th November between 3pm and 7pm to learn more about the plans. Read More...

Big Leeds Chat

Big Leeds Chat

Published: 13 Oct 21

The Big Leeds Chat is coming to Wetherby Town Hall and Market on Thursday 21st October. Come and talk to local health and care teams and decision makers between 11am and 3pm. Read More...

Parish Councillor Vacancies

Parish Councillor Vacancies

Published: 12 Oct 21

Would you like to make a difference in the village? The Parish Council currently has two vacancies for Parish Councillors. Parish Councillor roles are voluntary and require only a few hours of your time per month. Read More...

PACT Meetings

PACT Meetings

Published: 10 Oct 21

The next Wetherby PACT meeting will be on Tuesday 2 November at 6.30pm at Methodist Church, Bank Street, Wetherby. All residents are welcome to join to meet their local Neighbourhood Policing Team and discuss any issues or concerns. Read More...

Restricted Festival 2021

Restricted Festival 2021

Published: 25 Jun 21

This year's festival will be restricted to comply with government guidelines. Read More...

Scour Works to Thorp Arch Bridge - Update

Scour Works to Thorp Arch Bridge - Update

Published: 14 Jun 21

LCC is now looking to commence works within the river channel from the 16th of June 2021. Read More...

School Governor Vacancy

School Governor Vacancy

Published: 28 May 21

Are you enthusiastic about education? Do you have some time to spare? Primrose Lane Primary School is looking for committed people to join the Governing Board of Primrose Lane Primary School as Co-opted Governors. Read More...

HRH The Prince Philip

HRH The Prince Philip

Published: 9 Apr 21

It is with great sadness that Boston Spa Parish Council has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. The Parish Council extends its heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family. Following government guidance, there will be no physical book of condolence. There is a digital book available at https://www.royal.uk/. Flowers may be left at the Boston Spa War Memorial. Read More...

British Library Development

British Library Development

Published: 17 Feb 21

The British Library has exciting plans to develop further its site between Thorp Arch and Boston Spa with a new state-of-the-art storage building and refurbishment of the largest existing building. Read More...

Refusal - Church Street Development

Refusal - Church Street Development

Published: 25 Jan 21

The current application 19/00664/FU for the demolition of existing buildings, conversion of Borlocco House to 10 apartments and erection of 73 dwellings has been refused. Read More...

Sign Design Competition

Sign Design Competition

Published: 20 Jan 21

Calling all young budding designers! The Friends of Stables Lane are looking for a unique design for our new sign pointing to the park. We're encouraging all local schools and organisations to get creative and enter the competition. The closing date for entries is 28th February 2021. Read More...

Leeds City Council Budget

Leeds City Council Budget

Published: 7 Jan 21

Take part in a short survey and tell Leeds City Council how you want money to be spent across the city. Councillors use this information to make the final decision on the city. The survey is open until 13 Jan 2021 and takes 10-15 minutes to complete. Visit www.leeds.gov.uk/budgetconsultation Read More...

Boston Spa Energy Efficiency Trial (BEET)

Boston Spa Energy Efficiency Trial (BEET)

Published: 6 Jan 21

BEET is a project to reduce the voltage from the local energy substation resulting in a reduction of energy consumed and lower bills for consumers. Read More...

Become a home sharer

Become a home sharer

Published: 23 Nov 20

Would you be interested in sharing a property with a resident to provide assistance around the home? Leeds Homeshare is run by Leeds City Council and there is currently a vacancy in Thorner. Read More...

Boston Spa Walking for Wellbeing

Boston Spa Walking for Wellbeing

Published: 9 Sep 20

The walk takes place every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, starting and finishing at Boston Spa Methodist Church. The walks will be 30-60 minutes depending on the weather, walking conditions and participants. The walks will be routed along footpaths and quiet roads around Boston Spa. Refreshments will be available at the church. Read More...

Great British September Clean

Great British September Clean

Published: 26 Aug 20

Would you like to help tidy up our village? There will be an autumn clean on Saturday 26th September. Join members of the Green Group when they meet on Stables Lane at 10am. Equipment will be provided. Please wear sensible clothing and shoes. Read More...

Outdoor Fitness & Sport Classes

Outdoor Fitness & Sport Classes

Published: 24 Jul 20

Sorry - outdoor fitness classes are now postponed until the end of the current lockdown. Read More...

Stables Lane Play Area and Deepdale Skate Park Reopening

Stables Lane Play Area and Deepdale Skate Park Reopening

Published: 30 Jun 20

The Play Equipment and Outdoor Gym Equipment at Stables Lane and the Deepdale Skate Park reopened on Saturday 4th July. Please read this Covid-19 guidance carefully before making your visit. Read More...

Scarecrow Trail

Scarecrow Trail

Published: 29 Jun 20

From Saturday 4th – Sunday 12th July, Boston Spa, Clifford & Thorp Arch welcomed visitors to view the 92 scarecrows on display. The theme for 2020 was Sporting Legends. All profits from the sale of trail maps will go to Martin House. Read More...

Public Toilet Reopening

Public Toilet Reopening

Published: 23 Jun 20

Leeds City Council has confirmed that the public toilets in Millennium Gardens will reopen week commencing 29th June. Social Distancing measures will be put in place. Read More...

The Village Flags

The Village Flags

Published: 5 Jun 20

Read about the inspirational people behind our inspirational Village Flags Read More...

West Yorkshire Devolution

West Yorkshire Devolution

Published: 4 Jun 20

Between 25 May and 19 July 2020, West Yorkshire Combined Authority are asking for your feedback on the devolution deal. Tell them what you think by completing the survey. Read More...

Wharfeside Development

Wharfeside Development

Published: 1 May 20

Revised plans have now been submitted to Leeds City Council for the Wharfeside Development. The Parish Council voted to object to the plans on 18th May. You can read details of our objection on the Leeds Planning Portal by clicking the link above. Read More...

Boston Spa Volunteer Action Group

Boston Spa Volunteer Action Group

Published: 7 Apr 20

A group has been set up in Boston Spa to help residents who are shielding or self isolating. All residents should now have received a card through their letterbox. If you have not received a card, please contact Penny Stables on 07941 797902 or email penny.stables@gmail.com Read More...

Covid-19 Helpline

Covid-19 Helpline

Published: 26 Mar 20

The Covid-19 helpline is available for those living in the Harewood and Wetherby wards. Read More...

Covid-19 Response

Covid-19 Response

Published: 17 Mar 20

COVID-19: OUTER NORTH EAST NEIGHBOURHOOD NETWORK UPDATE Read More...

Cycle Path

Cycle Path

Published: 17 Feb 20

The proposed cycle path from the Thorp Arch Trading Estate to join with the bridge over the Wharfe to Newton Kyme will be constructed over the next 6 weeks. Read More...

Church Fields Sponsored Trees

Church Fields Sponsored Trees

Published: 14 Feb 20

Planting of the sponsored trees has now been completed. Read More...

Crown Hotel

Crown Hotel

Published: 14 Feb 20

A planning application was submitted for the development of the Crown Hotel in January 2020. The Parish Council is in support of the work to revive the building for use as a public house. You can read the comments from the Parish Council by clicking on the link above. Read More...