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Winners in the BWCT JANUARY draw can be viewed HERE

This website is wholly funded by the Community Trust and is operated by a team of volunteers, along with these:

Burley Photos Burley Classic Show Burley Summer Festival

... whilst these sites are also funded by the Community Trust but managed by their own organisation:

Probus Club Walkers are Welcome Burley Trojans
Parish Council website
Parish Council website
Burley Library

Bradford Council is looking to cut costs by closing down Burley's library next year unless a community-managed solution can be found.
See the full details HERE.

2016 Tour de Yorkshire
  • STAGE 1 - on Friday 29th April will start in Beverley and finish in Settle - (185km)
  • STAGE 2 - on Saturday 30th April will start in Otley and finish in Doncaster - (135.5km)
  • STAGE 3 - on Sunday 1st May will start in Middlesbrough and finish in Scarborough - (198km)

Full details of the routes, along with maps, can be viewed HERE.

Proposed move for Burley Post Office

The Post Office is proposing plans to move from its current location on Station Road to the premises of the AM PM Mini Market, 36 Station Road (next to the old Coop), and would like your views on the proposal.
They state that the majority of Post Office services will be maintained, and a major benefit would be considerably longer opening hours ( Mon-Fri 7:30am to 9pm, Sat & Sun 8:30am to 8pm).
A leaflet explaining the changes (and the consultation) is available within the branch, and can be viewed HERE.

Burley House Friends of the Field Working Group

This meets on the 2nd Sunday of the month throughout the year between 10am and 12noon (with minor exceptions and weather permitting) and one evening a week during the summer months (see village diary). The Group carries seasonal tasks such as grass raking, orchard maintenance, planting, removal of Hmalayan balsam from the beck etc. All welcome.
Information on Burley House Field and the Friends can be found on Burley Parish Council website and on the notice boards on the field. Posters giving the tasks for each month are listed on posters at the main entrances to the field.

Burley-in-Wharfedale Community Trust (BWCT) Membership

Membership subscriptions for BWCT are now due, and we would like to thank all those who supported the Trust during the past year and to encourage new members to join. The Trust is a charity run by volunteers. It looks after and maintains a variety of assets and gardens in the Village as well as organizing the Duck Race, Hanging Baskets and Christmas Lights.
Please join for 2015/16 (10 individuals, 15 families). Online subscriptions can be made HERE or by sending a cheque to: John Grimshaw 1 Hopps Barn, Back Lane, Burley in Wharfedale LS29 7ED.