West Leeds: Christmas lights, In Bloom and carnivals net council cash

Pudsey Town Hall. Photo: Chris Heaton

Community organisations across outer West Leeds have netted cash from Leeds City Council to help keep them going.

Groups and services in Pudsey, Calverley & Farsley and Farnley & Wortley wards were awarded the cash at the recent Outer West Community Committee meeting held in the old council chamber at Pudsey Town Hall.

Money went towards running Christmas lights in Pudsey, Farsley, Calverley and Rodley, supporting In Bloom groups in Pudsey, Farsley, Calverley and New Farnley and carnivals and festivals in Pudsey and Farsley.

The full list of annual awards is:

Pudsey Christmas Lights £9,251
Farsley Christmas Lights £6,000
Calverley Christmas Lights £2,000
Rodley Christmas Lights £1,744
Pudsey in Bloom £4,423
Farsley in Bloom £2,790
Calverley in Bloom £3,011
New Farnley in Bloom £1,000
Pudsey Carnival £2,585
Farsley Festival 2019 £5,080
Bawn’s & Heights Community Day £1,700
Additional Resource at Tyersal Park and New Farnley Park £13,194
CCTV across Outer West £6,000
Summer Bands in the Park 2019 £3,200
Love Pudsey £1,350
Renovation of toilet facilities at Pudsey House £666
Teaching Young Children To Swim with Pudsey Amateur Swimming Club £4,251
Targeted Holiday Diversionary Activities with Leeds Youth Justice Service £1,650
Summer Holiday Targeted Provision with Leeds Youth Service £1,475
Forward with Hollybush with Hollybush Conservation Centre £1,604
Breeze Friday Night Project at Pudsey Leisure Centre £9,740
Pudsey Youth Cafe £2,240
DAZL Outer West Active Communities Project £6,435
Mini Breeze £10,800
Small Grants & Skips £5,000
Communications budget £2,000

The committee meets every three months and awards grants from its wellbeing and youth funds.

Minutes from the meeting can be found here.

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