Category: Gilstead

  • Highways Safety Schemes

    Following the last Area Committee meeting we can update as follows:- Crossflatts safety scheme:- objections where heard and the scheme approved for implementation Bingley Grammar safety scheme:- objections where heard and the scheme approved for implementation Beckfoot / Hazelbeck safety scheme:- currently in design and consultation with emergency services Primrose Drive / Milner Farm:- traffic calming…

  • Community Chest Grants

    At the July meeting we approved grants to:- Busy Bees Baby & Toddler Playgroup based at St Wilfrid’s Church for new table and chairs for the youngsters. Wharfdale Scouts sailing centre at Reva Reservoir for grounds equipment, scouts from all over the district will benefit. David H      

  • Milner Fields and Farm

    We want to bring to your attention two applications for a significant development in the community on the farm land and farm buildings adjacent to primrose Lane. If you have commented on previous applications these submissions WILL NOT be carried forward to the new applications, you will have to send your comments in again. Ref.…

  • Community Chest Grant BeCycling

    The Area Committee has funded an open access cycling event Monday 26th October Myrtle Park, Bingley.  Tuesday 27th October Robert’s Park, Saltaire Family drop in 10am – 3pm all ages, develop your cycle skills and confidence,bring your own or borrow a bike  * Cycle tracks * Ramps * Seesaw * Balance beams * Limbo bar &…

  • Sty Lane Planning Inquiry starts October 6th

    The Public Inquiry starts on Tuesday 6th October and the preliminary agenda is shown below. The Public Inquiry is open to all and it will help us if we can show by numbers in the Council Chamber the strength of feeling of the community. You can enter the Inquiry room at any time and take…

  • Attack on Green Belt at Milner Fields ref: 14/00452/MAO

    A planning application for 61 houses on the gardens of Kitchen House at the top of Primrose Lane has been received, the land is part of the Milner Fields estate once the home of the Salt family. The developers admit it is Green Belt, other concerns are the effect on road safety as the exit is…

  • Sty Lane, Labour and Independent support development

    Despite the efforts of GAG, David and Mark the Labour and Independent councillors on the planning panel took no heed of the community concerns or the short comings of the proposals to concrete over a vast swathe of our community. Despite only superficial alterations to the emergency access and a new highly inconvenient one way…

  • Sty Lane the fight goes on

    Greenhill Action Group had a fruitful meeting last night to inform residents of the intentions of developers regarding the Sty Lane site. Around 150 people along with your 3 local Councillors packed the Church Hall on Herbert Street. The meeting was unanimous that the fight against development should continue. Currently the developers have lodged a…

  • Labours Local Plan for development

    The Labour run council want to concrete over at least 115 acres of Bingley countryside in their assault on the green belt to provide an additional 1400 houses while 100’s of acres of brown field sites have remained undeveloped and many derelict for years, throughout the Bradford district. Back in January 2012 in the T&A…