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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.
Proposed 20mph Speed Limits
20mph Speed Limit Proposals
Leeds City Council’s Executive Board approved a proposal in March 2018 to provide 20mph speed limits on residential streets across the city wherever appropriate. The aim is to create safer streets across the city, particularly for children, through reduced speed limits.
These 20mph limits cover as many residential streets as possible but do not include those roads with a higher function for the movement of vehicles. The proposals do not include traffic calming and will seek to reduce vehicle speeds by signing alone.
The proposals for Clifford are shown in this map.
The Parish Council’s Highways & Traffic Plan Working Group are considering the proposals in detail. If you have any comments then please send them to the clerk.
Leeds Festival 2018 - Residents Tickets
Application Form and details in April Outlook. Applications closed 22nd April.
This is organised by volunteers, independently of Outlook and of the Parish Council, see Clifford Community Fund.
Boston Spa School Academy Status Application
11 June: Announcement discovered on Boston Spa School website that the Academy Order has been granted, see Principal's Blog.
11 May: A new Letter to Parents
29 March Ward Councillors issue this letter explaining their current position.
21 March At Cliford Parish Council 21st March, It was resolved to write to Leeds City Council & Lord Agnew expressing support for Boston Spa School to remain open and becoming an academy due to the quality of the education currently being provided and the plans for further improvement, see minutes.
10 March Ward Councllors announce two drop-in sessions "for people to come and talk about the Secondary School issues and to encourage them to participate in the the survey. We'll have paper copies available should people want to fill them in that way."
Friday 16 March 2018 – Jubilee Room, Boston Spa Village Hall from 3.30PM until 7.30PM
Saturday 17 March 2018 – Micklethwaite Room, Wetherby Town Hall from 10.30AM until 2.30PM
2 March Wetherby Town Council extraordinary meeting cancelled, matter deferred to their next regular meeting on Tuesdy 13 March at 7pm.
28 Feb 2018 Leeds CC Consultation now running, closes 25th March. And Wetherby Town Council is to consider a resolution to support only one secondary school - in Wetherby - at Extraordinary Meeting on 3rd March in Towh Hall.
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:
Revised Construction and Traffc Management Plan. (revised March 2018)
Minutes of the second Community Liaison Group meeting, 10th Jan 2018
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.