LWCA Contact Information 2020:

Chair: Deryck Piper. Email: deryck.piper@btinternet.com

Communications Officer: Garance Rawinsky. Email: garance.rawinsky@gmail.com

Our Councillors:

  • Cllr Javaid Akhtar <Javaid.Akhtar@leeds.gov.uk>;
  • Kayleigh Brooks <kayleigh.brooks@leeds.gov.uk>;
  • abigail marshall katung <abigail.marshallkatung@leeds.gov.uk>;
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Wonderful News! LWCA Gold Award Winner 2019!



Little Woodhouse Community Association (LWCA) are affiliated to Leeds Civic Trust.    We became aware of the Snaith Award,  which is  an annual award for projects completed by one of Leeds Civic Trust’s Affiliated Societies.  These have to have been  completed in the previous 12 months up to the end of August, carried out or initiated locally by the society and resulting in an enhancement, or enhanced understanding of the built or natural environment. There are three awards available;

  • Gold Award £500
  • Silver Award £300
  • Bronze Award £200

The LWCA committee decided to submit our ‘Graffiti Project’ to Leeds Civic Trust as we felt this definitely ‘enhanced the built environment’.  This project was instigated by Garance and through all her hard work and determination, came to fruition. Moreover, on November 25th, 2019, we learned that LWCA had been awarded the 1st Prize, the Gold Award of £500! The plan is for the money to be used to replenish the Graffiti kits and also to perhaps provide an alternative outlet for street artists;  a mural rather than tagging.   It is nice to be recognised in this way.  The graffiti project has made a positive contribution to the LWCA area. Many thanks and heartfelt congratulations to Garance for all her hard work with the Graffiti Project.

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Little Woodhouse Neighbourhood Plan Forums, 2020:

Tuesday, 14th January, 6pm-8pm, Leeds Civic Hall: Joint Forum with LWCA Community Forum. Topic: Planning Issues in our area.

Tuesday, 10th March: Local Neighbourhood Forum Public Meeting.

Wednesday, 3rd June: Little Woodhouse Neighbourhood Plan Forum AGM

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LWCA Committee Meetings 2020:

Tuesday, 28th January, 6pm-8pm, Park Dale Hall (next to Marlborough Towers, across from Leeds City College).

These are “open meetings”, so everyone is welcome to attend.

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LWCA Community Forums in 2020, Leeds Civic Hall, 6pm-8pm:

Tuesday, 14th January: specifically on Planning Issues in our area.

Tuesday, 7th April (N.B. Date change!)

Tuesday, 14th July

Tuesday, 13th October

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Save the Date! AGM 2020

Tuesday, 18th February, 2020 at Swarthmore Adult Education Centre, Woodhouse Square. Light refreshments at 6.30pm. AGM to commence at 7pm . Speaker: Mike Bacon, from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, speaking on the LGI Development Plan.

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Little Woodhouse Community Forum: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019.

The next Little Woodhouse Community Forum is taking place at the Civic Hall, Leeds, from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday, 8th October, 2019.

Agenda and Minutes are sent electronically to all members of Little Woodhouse Community Association about 2 weeks before the date of the meeting.

These are opportunities to communicate directly with your local Councillor and key representatives from Council departments.

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Apple Day on the Rosebank 2019.

Sunday, 6th October 2019, Apple Day on the Rosebank (access from Rosebank Road), 10.30 am until 3.00 pm. This year, this annual event from Hyde Park Source, in addition to the usual activities, will be hosting an LWCA plants and bric-a-brac stall. Come along and grab yourself a bargain!

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Save the Date! AGM

The Little Woodhouse Community Association AGM will take place on Weds 20th February 2019. The speaker is Elspeth Robinson from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. More details to follow ….

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October Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee of Little Woodhouse Community Association (LWCA) will take place on Monday, 21st October, 2019, from 6pm to 8pm.

This meeting (as are all our Committee meetings) is an Open Meeting, therefore any Little Woodhouse Community Association member can attend. This is an opportunity to find out more about what we do and how we do it.

The Agenda for this meeting and the Minutes from the previous meeting will be sent electronically to all LWCA members about a week before the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you on the 21st.

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