Category: Facilities

Silsden School Planning App 17/05793/REG

This planning application will affect everyone in Silsden, whether you have primary age school children or not. The position of the proposed new school is such it will generate a lot of extra traffic and has the potential of making

Core Strategy Inspectors Report

Core Strategy Inspectors Report The Planning Inspectorate appointed Mr Stephen J Pratt BA(Hons) MRTPI as Independent Planning Inspector on behalf of the Secretary of State to take charge of the Examination of the Bradford District Core Strategy. The Programme Officer

Millions spent in Bradford after assets stripped in Silsden

A proposed new £15 million market in Bradford is a kick in the teeth for Silsden people losing land and buildings, claims a councillor. Adrian Naylor said cash-strapped Bradford Council was spending millions on the city centre while outlying towns and

Silsden library will close at the end of this month

  Silsden library will close at the end of this month and will not reopen until the summer, says a councillor. The shock news was revealed this week despite efforts by townspeople to take over the library from Bradford Council.

“Pennypinching” savings will hit Silsden and Haworth the hardest

Politicians representing Keighley villages have blasted the ongoing cuts to Bradford Council-owned amenities in their wards. The district councillors claim the forced savings on public halls, toilets, tourist centres and bowling greens are unnecessary attacks on life in rural communities.

Community plans to take over Silsden Library are moving ahead with the formation of a steering group

Community plans to take over Silsden Library are moving ahead with the formation of a steering group. The hope is that the group will develop into an ‘accountable body’ able to take over responsibility for the library from Bradford Council.

Anger as packed public meeting vows to fight Silsden Town Hall closure plans

Over a hundred people packed into a public meeting as the battle to save Silsden Town Hall got underway in earnest. Angry residents voiced their opposition to Bradford Council plans to hive-off the historic building to volunteers – or close

Bradford Council’s Stockbridge depot falls victim to proposed budget cuts

Keighley and Worth Valley councillors have spoken of their fears for road safety and maintenance in the district if a council depot in Keighley succumbs to budget cuts. As part of Bradford Council proposals to try and slash £82 million

Silsden Post Office Move

In October 2015 Andrew Cathey, our postmaster for the last 25 years said he would be handing his notice in. The postmaster of the Kirkgate facility, Andrew Cathey, said he intends to hand in his notice in about a month’s time.

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