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ROBERTS PARK, SALTAIRE - Public Consultation and Activities Day, Tuesday 3rd July
HTLA are the the historic landscape consultants involved in plans for the restoration of Roberts Park. On Tuesday there's a chance to find out more about the trees in Roberts Park, help control the Himalayan balsam by the river bank and see the plans they've drawn up so far. You can also fill in a questionnaire (on-line on this site too). More >>
Magic Number Three - nominated for UKTV's Local Food Hero
Cast your vote! More >>
PACE celebrate their Silver Jubilee
PACE is the largest technology company in England and has its headquarters in Salts Mill, here in Saltaire. On Friday 8th June at 3 p.m. a bunch of people gathered to celebrate PACE's 25th birthday... More >>
Added to website: 12 June 2007
The Lion Story by Roger Clarke
Determination and Vigilance - War and Peace - meet the Saltaire Lions. More >>
Added to website: 12 June 2007
MAD - Make A Difference by volunteering in the Shipley area
The MAD project will help you to recruit volunteers or will give you information on the volunteering opportunities in the Bradford/Shipley area... More >>
Added to website: 12 June 2007
Saltaire Bandstand week-by-week report
The second event on 3rd June in warm and humid conditions (good for Half-Moon Café business), saw 60 or more people of all ages.... More >>
Added to website: 8 June 2007
Saltaire Bandstand week-by-week report
The second event on 3rd June in warm and humid conditions (good for Half-Moon Café business), saw 60 or more people of all ages.... More >>
Added to website: 8 June 2007
The Restoration of Roberts Park - Info and questionnaire
If you have any regard for Roberts Park, please take a few minutes to fill in the questionnaire which will help shape its future. Lottery funds will be applied for and it's important to show that the community cares for Roberts Park and have shared their ideas with the Consultants who will make the application. More >>
Added to website: 7 June 2007
The Blue By You, by Peter Bottomley
The bluebells are out in Hirst Wood and Milner Fields, but did you know it's illegal to pick them and that they ring out to summon fairies? They also come with a warning... More >>
Added to website on 6 June 2007
TV programme wants stories of the Leeds to Liverpool canal.
TV researcher, Natalie Grant emailed to tell us about a new series of ‘Locks & Quays’ which is due to begin filming this summer. TV production company, Centini will be making the canal journey from Hull to Liverpool and want to talk to anyone with an unusal Leeds to Liverpool canal story... More >>
Added to website: 4 June 2007
Saltaire Bandstand report: Hulafrau on 27 May 2007
"Saltaire Bandstand" got off to a very un-summery start on Sunday 27th May, very cold and slightly damp weather greeted Hulafrau, the electro-pop trio from Leeds... More >>
Added to website: 31 May 2007
Karate classes for juniors (5 and up) at Victoria Hall on Tuesday evenings. Update: 25 June 2007 - these classes will not take place. There hasn't been sufficient interest. More >>
Added to website: 17 May 2007
New lease of life for North Lodge
Peter Bottomley reports that plans to restore part of the historic Milner Fields estate to its former glory and secure its long-term future have been passed by Bradford Council. More >>
Added to website: 15 May 2007
Saltaire Neighbourhood Forum
Wednesday 16 May 2007, Starts at Saltaire Methodist Chuch, Saltaire Road. All welcome from 7.15 pm for Fair Trade refreshments. Starts 7.30 pm. Read agenda. More >>
Added to website: 14 May 2007
Saltaire History Club
The next meeting is on the 17 May, 7 p.m. Resource Centre, Shipley College (Exhibition Rd, Saltaire) and features chat and info on New Hirst Mill, Saltaire people and photos of the 1953 Salts Mill trip to Blackpool. Fab! Everyone is welcome. Read more More >>
Rally driver, Barry Tottie, flies the flag for Bradford! Barry wrote to the website asking for a bit of publicity. His rally car promotes Bradford and sponsorship is welcome. We're happy to oblige! More >>
Added to website: 27 April 2007
Saltaire Village Society news (these links take you to the Saltaire Village Society section of this website)
Invitation to the AGM, Monday 21st May 2007 at 7.30pm. The Glen Room, Victoria Hall. More >>
Explanation of changes to the SVS constitution. More >>
Proposal for the year ahead. More >>
Added to website: 23 April 2007
In a Flap - The Saltaire Parakeet. Peter Bottomley writes about "Salty" the parakeet which is living wild in Saltaire. More >>
Added to website: 23 April 2007
The Saltaire Bandstand is back! See the programme of FREE entertainment in Roberts Park every Sunday afternoon throughout the summer, starting at 2.30 p.m. on May 27th to August 26th. More >>
Shipley Glen Tramway needs volunteers!
Fancy being a tramway Station Controller - or involved with the Shipley Glen Tramway as a motor person, behind the counter in the sweet shop, or in the museum? Volunteers are desperately needed to keep this fantastic old tramway in service. Full training will be given. More >>
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