A Local Quest for Rawdon People

It is an ill wind that blows no good:  just as bad weather saved England from the Armada, a case might be made that a wet summer may play a part in saving England (and Wales) from ‘inappropriate development’.   After all, what else to do on a cold, wet Monday evening than go and warm the passions into saving your prized piece of inherited village green space. All over the country action groups are springing up to save or befriend  precious areas of green sward. Continue reading

Rawdon Billing Action Group Update – Monday 9th July, 7pm, St Peter’s School

Rawdon Billing Action Group (RBAG),  will be holding an open meeting on Monday 9th July, to update people on their progress to date, and share their proposed strategy for saving the Billing from development.

Feedback from the people attending the meeting will also be used as part of the evidence for how important the Billing is to local people as a green space.

Time – 7pm
Place – St Peter’s School, Town Street, Rawdon,

Email for more information info@rbag.co.uk
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Aiming for Top Billing

Protest At Rawdon Billing (Source: Yorkshire Evening Post)

Rawdon Billing Action Group (RBAG), has let us know that the group are now up and running with a committee of eight and a constitution.  Members come from a range of backgrounds, with vital skills for the task ahead – these include  a lawyer, a chartered accountant, a surveyor, a website adviser, a graphic designer, and a  retired teacher.

They aim now is to harness the strong feeling locally about the proposed sale and Continue reading

13th April 2012 – Next Billing Action Group Meeting

Rawdon residents will meet this Friday 13 April to select a committee from the 29 volunteers who put their names forward at the protest meeting held at the Emmott Arms, Rawdon on Friday 30 March. 

The meeting will be held at 7:00 pm in the function room at the Emmott Arms where it is hoped to formally elect a committee of around nine people to speak on behalf of the group.

Energetic Meeting to Form Rawdon Billing Action Group

Rawdon Billing meeting in full swing

“When something people love is in danger, they will stand up and be counted” said Cllr Graham Latty tonight,  as nearly 200 people packed the Emmott Arms at Rawdon to hear WARD Chairman David Ingham,  Pudsey MP Stuart Andrew, Leeds NW MP Greg Mulholland,  and nine councillors, tell local people about the danger local beauty spot, Rawdon Billing,  was in from developers.

Leeds University students mixed with solicitors, jewellers, farmers and Continue reading