Pool Cricket Club Annual Dinner

The Club’s Annual Dinner is on Friday 31 January 2014 The event is sponsored by John Coldwell (ACII Dip PFS) Pensions, Investment Management, & Financial Advice. Guest Speaker is former England Leicester & Kent wicket keeper Paul Nixon and the hilarious Venn Tracey. Tickets £35 or £55 special offer for Junior Member and Father. A great night, and the major fund-raiser for Pool Cricket Club. You can now book places for the event by contacting David Singleton at david.singleton@eshtongroup.co.uk 07732 364602 or John Wood at woodee1@hotmail.co.uk  07715369848.


2013 was better than we thought

Website year-end report from WordPress

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 24,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 9 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 289 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 376 posts. There were 66 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 34 MB. That’s about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was December 1st with 347 views. The most popular post that day was Newsletter.

Pool in Wharfedale, never out of the news!

125 Years Ago – 1888

A most successful concert was given at St Wilfred’s School, Pool-in-Wharfedale, on Thursday evening, by the teachers and scholars of the day school. The programme was well received by a large audience, the musical drill being much appreciated. An enjoyable evening’s entertainment was given.

Thanks to the Wharfedale Observer for this piece.

Pool in Wharfedale’s plans for Tour banners foiled

Report from Wharfedale Observer:

Pool-in-Wharfedale has been working for months towards giving the world’s top cyclists a warm welcome by positioning a series of large customised banners, designed by local schoolchildren, along the route.

But the organisers have been left facing a funding black hole after hearing last week that their application for money from a Grand Depart cultural festival pot had been unsuccessful. Continue reading

Leeds under pressure, River Wharfe safe

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning out for strong Winds  affecting the Leeds area overnight tonight  Thursday 26th December, and throughout tomorrow (Friday 27th December). The worst of the wind is expected during daylight hours Friday, with gusts up to 60 mph forecast. Overnight, these will be accompanied by more heavy rain, but the rain should die away by morning. Continue reading