History of Pool Group

The History of Pool Group will be having their next meeting on Tuesday 1st September at 7-30pm till 9pm at Wharfedale Court.

The meeting title will be “70 years on. Pool in Wharfedale’s contribution to the final victory. A commemoration of VE Day and VJ Day in 1945.”

There will also be snippets of local history and updates.

Refreshments will be available.  Everyone is welcome.

The good old (school) days!

We recently heard of a gentleman who attended Hilton Grange School in old Bramhope in the 80’s and 90’s. He and some other class mates have started a facebook page and are looking for old pictures, or other interesting pieces of information about the school. If you think you could help, email the pool news team at

poolinwharfedalenews@gmail.com

Update-Proposed culvert work on Pool Bank

The culvert is located around 350m to the north east of the Dyneley Arms junction. This is the part heading down the hill from the junction towards Pool-in-Wharfedale.

Due to the amendment of the proposed line of the culvert and on-going discussions with landowners, it now seems that work will begin mid-September (subject to an agreement being reached in principle). The works will be advertised on site in advance of the start date.The estimated works completion date is early December.

Continue reading