Neighbourhood news June 2nd

Telephone mast: A 60 feet 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’s Development Control Services, 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton BD23 1FJ, or visit, quoting the planning reference number 11/2016/16891. The closing date for comments is June 10.

Coffee morning: Everyone is welcome at the Methodist Church coffee morning in the church hall on Saturday, from 10am to 11.30am.

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 from the village and members of Skipton Amateur Theatre Group, who have appeared at Skipton Auction Mart. Tickets are on sale now and are available from Bradley School, the village shop or on the door. Two charities will benefit from the proceeds of the concert - Cancer Research UK and March For Mangoes, set up to support the Kambe Timboni Community in Kenya.

School news: Congratulations go to the year five and six football team, who won the trophy in the local schools football tournament last week. Meanwhile, the cricket team has won the first round of the schools’ cricket tournament, playing against local schools. It will now go on to compete in the semi-finals next week. Airton and Cracoe classes (classes one and two) had a visit from The Bug Lady last week, when they handled stick insects, cockroaches and snails. Continuing the bugs theme, Linton class (class four) enjoyed a visit to Wycoller Park where they took part in pond dipping – sticklebacks, snails, snail eggs, tadpoles and whirligig beetles were just some of the creatures they found and examined through a magnifying container.

Full article at the Craven Herald

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