News & Events
High Trees School Planning Application (10/Feb)
10 Feb 2018 The Parish Council has received notification of a Planning Application for this site It involves nine houses on the site of the existing Nursery School buildings and a new Nursery School building in the garden/farm area adjacent. See Leeds Public Access, and enter 18/00484 in the search box.
15 Nov 2017 Presentation to the Parish Council was based on these display boards. They show the present buildings replaced by housing and a new buildng where the farm area currently is. This is believed to be in the Green Belt.
The magazine, published at the turn of each month, is run by a voluntary committee and delivered free to every home in the parish by a team of volunteer distributors. It carries news of village events, articles by residents, advertisements for local businesses, public notices, etc. and 'articles for sale' (£1 per item). It is financed entirely by advertising. All material must be received by noon on the 10th of the month (including Saturday and Sunday) prior to the issue in which it is to appear.
Leeds CC plans to sell off Boston Spa School (2 Feb)
1 Feb 2018 Letter from principal to Parents/ Carers, responding to Facebook/media commets.
31 Jan 2018 Letter sent by Principal of Boston Spa School (Boston Spa Academy) to Parents and Carers, revealing Leeds City Council's plans to sell the land for 'development'.
Miller Homes Shires Grove development, Grove Road, in the parish of Clifford
There are gaps in this history which we are working on filling. Please contact the webmaster if you have any documents you'd like to see here.
Documents you can download here:
Submission to the Second Community Liaison Meeting by local residents regarding Traffic Management January 2018
Minutes of the first Community Liaison Group meeting, 17th November 2017
The Community Liaison Plan, Approved 19 July by Leeds City Council
The Construction and Traffic Management Plan, approved by Leeds City Council
The grant of Full Planning Permission, 88 dwellings,19 July 2017
The document submitted to the Plans Panel, on 11th May 2017
And long before this, in 2013 Miller Homes held Community Involvement meetings. In Boston Spa.
'Call to Arms' from Boston Spa Parish Councl in August 2013 to fight plans for 104 houses.
Brown Bin collections to restart in March
Brown Bin collections will restart on 5th March.
Check your brown, black and green bin collection dates here.
New Rules for Thorp Arch Recycling Site
These charges will come into effect from Monday 5th February 2018.
A full matrix of prices has been developed by the Council and is here, but the following provides an overview:
- The price for up to one 25 litre bag or equivalent of soil/rubble will be £2.60;
- The price of one 25 litre bag or equivalent of plasterboard will be £4.80;
- The price of one sheet of plasterboard up to 180 cm x 90 cm will be £3.00;
- The price of one tyre will be £1.50;
- All single items will be £2.60 each.
These prices have been calculated based exclusively on recovering the estimated operational, administrative and disposal costs associated with dealing with these waste streams.
Payments may be made by debit or credit card using a secure card payment machine. If a resident has not brought their card to site, they can phone a family member or friend from the site, who can then make the payment on their behalf over the phone.
The Leeds Permit Scheme continues to apply to other waste.