Farsley Liberal Club announces closure after 134 years

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Closing: Farsley Liberal Club. Photo: Google

Farsley Liberal Club has today announced it is due to close at the end of next month.

The club, on Farsley Town Street, dates back to 1888.

A statement today on social media said:

“It is with sadness we have to announce that Farsley Liberal Club will cease trading. The last day of trading will be┬áMonday, 29 August 2022.

“We would like to thank all members who have supported the club, especially during the past two difficult years.”

The decision comes following an extraordinary general meeting attended by club members last Tuesday (19 July).

People reacted with sadness to the news. One person on Facebook said: “So sad that such a lovely family club has to close. I am sure everyone appreciates all the hard work you have put in to try and make it work.”

Another added: “It is such a shame had some memorable times there over a lot of years -happy memories with lovely friends, thank you.”

“That’s such a shame but it’s getting harder and harder to keep going in these bad financial times,” said another.

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