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Honorary Citizen Form

Published: 19 Jul 21

Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council has recognised the contributions made to village life through the annual award of Honorary Citizen since 2006. The award is announced at the Annual Civic Service in October. The next Honorary Citizen Award will be in 2021. Pool Parish Council is inviting citizens to nominate one person who has given outstanding service to the community of Pool-in-Wharfedale to receive the “Honorary Citizen Award”. The nominee must reside within the parish boundary and be at least 18 years of age. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept any posthumous nominations. Serving Parish Councillors are not permitted to be nominated. If you would like to make a nomination, please use this form. Completed nominations should be sent to the Clerk, Mr John Ryan, 19 Ridgemount Road, Riddlesden, Bradford BD20 5DX by Friday 10th September 2021. Read More...

Notice of Public Rights

Published: 21 Jun 21

The Council has published a Notice of Public Rights to allow residents the opportunity to view the Accounts and other Financial information. Read More...

Chairman's Annual Report

Published: 16 Jun 21

Please find attached the Chairman's Annual Report Read More...

NOTICE OF VACANCY

Published: 23 Feb 21

Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council have a vacancy for a Councillor, could you fill the vacancy ? • Do you want to serve your Community? • Do you have time or expertise which could benefit your Community? • Are you concerned about your local area? • Do you want to represent the views of local people? Please click councillor vacancy for more information. Read More...

Pool History Website

Published: 7 Dec 20

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CORONAVIRUS

Published: 10 Jul 20

PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS Read More...

NEW EMAIL ADDRESS

Published: 18 Feb 20

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Honorary Citizen Award 2019

Published: 7 Oct 19

The 2019 Honorary Citizen Award has gone to Moira Keith a well respected and well known member of the local community. Moira is involved in many local organisations, particularly both churches and the local primary school. Moira also helped in the organisation of Pool Feast and received a significant number of nominations for the award from local residents. Read More...

FOUNDATION AWARD

Published: 16 Jul 18

Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council has been accredited with a Local Council Foundation Award by the National Association of Local Councils Accreditation Panel. The Parish Council is delighted to have achieved this prestigious award, which reflects the continuous high standards and professionalism of its work. The Parish Council has obtained the Award by completing modules and tasks with a very strict criteria, which show that it is well managed. The Parish Council has demonstrated that it is representative of and actively involved in the community, and that it operates in an efficient manner in all aspects of its work, including legalities, finance and administration, with Councillors and Officers up holding a high standard of conduct. Councillor Hazel Lee, Chairman of the Council said "Achieving this Award is great news for the Council and the Parish Clerk Mr John Ryan, who have worked so hard to continue to maintain such high standards. We are all very proud of this national recognition for the Council". The Local Award Scheme is a peer assessed programme that has been designed to both provide the tools and encouragement to those councils at the beginning of their improvement journeys, as well as promoting and recognising councils that are at the cutting edge of the sector. It is through the sector working together to share best practice, drive up standards and supporting those who are committed to improving their offer to their communities that individual councils and the sector as a whole will reach its full potential. Read More...