Category: Activities

A secure future of Silsden Youth and Community Centre

People power secures future of Silsden Youth and Community Centre A community centre will officially reopen next month following eight months of work by volunteers. A group of residents took over Silsden Youth Centre on April 1 in order to

Silsden residents to take over youth centre and children’s centre

8:55am Tuesday 29th March 2016 By Herald reporter   A group of Silsden residents this week expected to sign a deal with Bradford Council to take over the town’s threatened youth centre. The short-term tenancy agreement, to run the building in

The Silsden Sewer Rats Easter Egg Run – 2016


Silsden Youth Council meeting discusses the options for the town’s youth club

5:23pm Tuesday 16th February 2016 By Herald reporter People who want to keep Silsden’s youth provision at its current base in Elliott Street have met to discuss the best way forward. They discussed the uncertain future of the Bradford Council-owned

The History of Rugby in Silsden

The following information was kindly provided by Rob Grillo SILSDEN (1) The original Silsden rugby team was said to have been formed in 1883, although the first fixtures located in the local press were in the 1884-85 season. They first

Mixed response for council’s “vastly improved” offer to save Silsden library from closure

5:34am Thursday 28th January 2016 By David Knights   A COUNCIL offer to subsidise a proposed community-run library in Silsden has received a mixed response from local politicians. Cllr Adrian Naylor has welcomed Bradford’s latest proposal to save the library

Silsden Walk – 24 March 2015

Pictures by Gillian Coe  

First of six new litter / dog poo bins

Silsden is like like many other towns and villages where  dog mess has long been a problem.  Many of the bins have been sited in the wrong place, but with the help of children from Aireview the situation will soon be

Silsden Strolls

I’ve proposed to the council that I plot and describe half a dozen walks using the parish’s marvellous network of footpaths and bridleways. For free. This would gently introduce a lot of people to the pleasures of walking in the