Art to be at the heart of Pool in Wharfedale’s Tour de France celebrations

Pool CE Primary School and Pool Parish Council are launching their plans for next year’s Tour de France Celebrations. Continue reading


Bus Service 967 – Update

In this week’s Pool Enews we signed off with the words ‘Proposals imminent.’

Thanks to the Wharfy, it is reported that ‘Airport bus route could be rescued’. Access to the airport is significant and Metro are proposing a revised timetable to include an hourly service to the airport. In addition, a public consultation will be held in November, in Pool.

Remembrance Day

The Remembrance Service will be held at Pool Methodist Church on Sunday 10 November at 10.00am followed by a service of Laying of the Wreaths at 10.40am at the War Memorial.



Pool AFC Halloween Party

Thursday 31 October in the Club from 6.00p.m. There will be games and prizes for the kids. There is also a raffle, a ticket with every drink. Donations for prizes will be very welcome.

Pool AFC Bonfire and Fireworks Display

On Saturday 2 November. The Bonfire will be lit at 6.30p.m. with a superb fireworks display to follow. Food will be available throughout the evening from the changing room kitchen. Please note: sparklers and personal fireworks not allowed.


Pool ENews 166 30 October 2013

The latest online issue has more than the printed version.


Latest on Bus Service 967

Message from Metro Assistant Director Transport Services; please send your comments to Councillor Barry Anderson.

Many thanks for forwarding suggestions and comments regarding Metro’s proposals to alter bus service 967 following a reduction in funding from LBIA. Our dilemma is to find a cost neutral solution which maintains as much of the service as possible. My colleagues have been thinking “out of the box” in this regard and we have arrived at an alternative proposition. Continue reading


PLanning Advice

Message from Councillor Barry Anderson:

I am often asked by residents about planning and I recently attended a conference and was signposted to the following information which is available online. Continue reading