February newsletter

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Pool in Wharfedale Newsletter february2016

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Women’s Fellowship

On February 3rd, the ladies attended a social afternoon at the home of Pam Baxter. Pam set an amusing quiz called ‘menu’, which resulted in many giggles. Peggy Moore was the winner with Judith Nordby coming a close second. A pleasant afternoon was had by all. The next meeting is on March 2nd in the Fellowship Room at 2.00pm in order to collect Boxes and Donations for the Lily Foundation.

 

Women’s Institute

At the February meeting, Zoe Smith from the charity ‘Caring for Life’ gave a talk about the work the charity does for disadvantaged and vulnerable people in the Leeds area as well the work they do at Crag House Farm Cookridge.

The next meeting will be Tuesday 8th March 2.00 p.m at Wharfedale Court when the talk will be ‘Growing vegetables in containers’, by Eric Wells.

All visitors are welcome (£4.00 incl tea and cakes)

For further information on Pool W.I please contact Susan Brown on 01132 842983.

Leeds Bradford Airport recruitment fair

Leeds Bradford® Airport will be hosting a Career Recruitment Fair on Saturday 12th March to showcase the range of job opportunities on offer at the airport in 2016. The airport will be teaming up with over 12 business partners providing prospective candidates the chance to find out more about the different roles available and the skills and qualifications required.

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Garden waste collections

The fortnightly garden waste (brown bin) service will resume on existing routes from 29th February 2016 and will continue until 3 December 2016. Collection days will be the same as last year. Using the brown bins helps to recycle garden waste, save money on disposal and reduce the carbon impact on the city. The brown bin can be filled with grass, hedge clippings, weeds, bedding plants, leaves, twigs/ small branches and fruit that has fallen to the ground.

 

Columbia Threadneedle World Triathalon

The countdown to the first ever Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds has begun. The route has been released on the giant map in the Leeds City Museum by Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council; Jack Buckner, chief executive of British Triathlon; and Leeds-based Great Britain triathletes Gordon Benson and Mark Buckingham.

If you’ve started the new year with a resolution to get fit or be healthy, it’s not too late to take part in the first ever World Triathlon Leeds; and with beginner distances of 400m swim, 15km bike and 2.5k run there’s plenty of time to get tri-ready! For more information go to the website below.

http://www.leeds.gov.uk/leisure/Pages/Triathlon-route.aspx