Road into Aberford

A64 Bramham to Askham Bar Central Barrier Renewal – Road Works Update

The Parish Council has received an update regarding the roadworks on the A64 effective week commencing 13.08.18 to improve the central reserve barrier from the A1(M) Braham and Askham Bar junctions.

Week commencing Monday 13th August will involve overnight (8pm to 6am) road closures to remove speed enforcement cameras. The following closures are expected to be in place:

  • Wednesday 15th August:  Eastbound closure between A1(M) and Askham Bryan
  • Thursday 16th August: Eastbound closure between Askham Bryan and Askham Bar followed by westbound closure between Askham Bar and Askham Bryan
  • Friday 17th August: Westbound closure between Askham Bryan and A1(M)

To download the full notice issued by A-One+ please click here.


Aberford Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 16 Representations Index

In June 2018 Aberford and District Parish Council submitted the Neighbourhood Plan for independent examination.

The consultation has now closed and the Plan is being examined by Ms Ann Skippers MRTPI. The examiner has requested that representations submitted to the consultation are published on both the parish council and city council websites.

To download an index of the representations which contains links to the individual representations, please click here (filename “Aberford NP Reg 16 Representations Index”).


Friendly Fridays Cafe at Aberford Village Hall – New Opening Hours

Friendly Fridays, the new cafe at the village hall, has now been running for several weeks and is proving to be a hit with residents! Cllr Nancy Griffiths gave an informal update at our July parish council meeting and said people of varying ages have been to the cafe, are giving positive feedback and making suggestions, and already there have been some repeat customers!

Cllr Griffiths advised the opening hours have changed and are now Fridays 10am to 4pm.

Please note – the cafe will not be open on the following dates:

  • 17th August
  • 24th August
  • 14th September

The volunteers who run the cafe would love to see more people so please spread the word and help make Fridays fun in Aberford!


Aberford Neighbourhood Plan – Letters from the Examiner, July 2018

The Aberford Neighbourhood Plan is currently being examined by Ms Ann Skippers MRTPI, Independent Examiner, Director Ann Skippers Planning. Ms Skippers has recently issued three letters as listed below:

  • Aberford NP – Examination Note
  • Aberford NP – Parish Council Comments Note
  • Aberford NP – Letter to LCC regarding the HRA Screening Report

These three notes are now available on the PC website – to download copies, please click here.

Cafe Pic

Aberford Village Hall Cafe – Friendly Fridays – Opening 13.07.18, 9am – 3pm

A new community cafe will be opening on Friday 13th July 2018 at Aberford Village Hall between 9am and 3pm!

The cafe will be open on Fridays from this week and will serve hot and cold drinks and homemade cakes. Come along for a friendly chat and give your suggestions as to what you’d like to see being served in the cafe.

The community cafe will be run by volunteers so if you’d like to get involved with baking or help with serving and tidying up, please do let one of the other volunteers know.

The volunteers would love to see lots of people so please spread the word and help make Fridays fun in Aberford!