More hosta hints

IMG_0234Our Editor’s enthusiasm for this plant has no bounds, and this year pellets and garlic spray have produced good results. Another solution worth trying; keep your pellets dry by putting a teaspoonful of pellets in an open jar, place on its side, hidden among the foliage. It keeps your pellets effective for longer, is fatally attractive to slugs, and less accessible to birds.


Arthington Show 2013

IMG_3000_edited-1A great day out for the family.

Forecast is fair, cloud, wind and sun.

Food and drink, picnic fodder.

Healthy beasts and small animals.

Sunday 30 June 2013.


Wharfe Valley Alert System

This system system is provided by Leeds City Council, designed to send out Emergency Alert messages by SMS text message and email. Included on our Link Page, the Pool ENews Group will be registered members.

It is designed to give advance warning of emergencies and disruption to businesses and organisations located on the River Wharfe floodplain, within 500metres of the river, Continue reading


Pool in Wharfedale Newsletter

Our latest issue number 158 is now online.


Pool Feast 2013

IMG_0229Wind and rain was spurned by visitors to this annual event. Once again the Feast Committee provided events, stalls and competitions that entertained and raised funds for good causes. Well done.

Early visitors enjoyed the official opening by the Feast King and Queen, and some inspiring rhythm from Drums Agogo.


Pool Parish Council launch their advice on the Potential Housing Consultation

Their report on contains useful information and details, including the development of a Neighbourhood Plan. Essential reading for the residents of Pool in Wharfedale


Brown Bin Update

Message from Leeds Waste Management to Councillor Barry Anderson:

‘Sorry for the delay in responding to your email I have been waiting to discuss the issues you have raised with the supervisor who has been off shift until today. Continue reading