Neighbourhood news May 26th

Telephone mast: A 60-foot high telephone mast is planned for a site between the canal and the A629 south of Ings Lane. It will be partly screened by trees to a height of about 20 feet. To comment on this plan, contact Craven District Council at Development Control Services, 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ, or visit, quoting the planning reference no. 11/2016/16891. The closing date for comments is June 10.

Gas works: Northern Gas Networks have begun upgrading the metal gas distribution network at Ings Lane. Work is expected to last about eight weeks.

Christian Aid: Thanks go to everyone for their generosity during Christian Aid week. If anyone has an envelope which was not collected they can leave it in the box at the village shop. The total is expected to be released next week.

Summer concert: Bradley Methodist Church will hold a charity concert on Saturday, June 18, starting at 7pm in the schoolroom. There will be a variety of local performers, including the school, musicians and members of Skipton Amateur Theatre Group, who have appeared at Skipton Auction Mart. Tickets go on sale tomorrow and are available from Bradley School, the village shop or on the door. Two charities will benefit from the concert - Cancer Research UK and March For Mangoes, set up to support the Kambe Timboni Community in Kenya.

School news: The school’s Gardening Club is requesting donations of plants for planting up tyres around the edge of the playground; berries, thorns and fruit plants are not suitable, but other varieties would be very welcome. The school is collecting the Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers. Please pop any vouchers you receive into the collection box outside the hall.

Film Club: The next showing from Film Club will be Dirty Dancing (15), on Thursday, June 30, at 7pm. This will be a fundraiser for Friends of Bradley School, so a small donation would be appreciated.

Messy Church: Everyone is welcome at the next Messy Church, which will be held in the Methodist Church schoolroom on Sunday, July 17, where there will be a picnic.

Quiz night: The Slater’s Arms will hold its next quiz night on Wednesday.

Full article at the Craven Herald

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