Cllr Ryk Downes

Liberal Democrat Councillor working all year round for Otley & Yeadon Learn more

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Youth Activities Fund for Otley and Yeadon 

by rykdownes on 18 March, 2015

Local Lib Dem Councillors, Colin Campbell, Sandy Lay and Ryk Downes, are congratulating Otley All Saints and Queensway primary schools after the high achieving results of their students on Pupil Premium were personally recognised by Minister of State for Schools, David Laws. David Laws MP wrote to all schools this week that had seen the […]

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National Apprenticeship week 9th-13th March 2015

by rykdownes on 19 February, 2015

I have been asked to publicise this… “Please can you cascade the attached information regarding the National Apprenticeship Week 2015 to as many locations and contacts you have within your respective wards. The events which are being held will showcase vacancies available from training providers and employers. This is a great opportunity to get the […]

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Outer North West Youth Panel meeting

by rykdownes on 17 February, 2015

TCV’s Skelton Grange Environment Centre has planned a great programme of events for children and adults to get involved and have loads of fun learning in the natural environment. Set in a beautiful eco-centre and nature reserve just two miles from Leeds city centre, Skelton Grange offers an inspiring natural setting for both creativity and […]

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The deadline for this consultation is the Friday. Here is the link. There are in particular some worrying proposals on the siblings rule. Local Councillors Colin Campbell, Ryk Downes and Sandy Lay are calling on Leeds to drop plans to change school admission plans which will make it harder for brothers and sisters to attend […]

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Aireborough Festival

by rykdownes on 21 January, 2015

Aireborough Festival will be held from 9th to 21st February primarily at Guiseley Theatre. If it is successful, it is intended to roll it out to Yeadon Town Hall in the upcoming months. The theme is Honouring the Past; Valuing the Present; Imagining the Future.

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Leeds Data Mill

by rykdownes on 17 January, 2015

If you are interested in stats on Leeds here is a useful website… www.leedsdatamill.org/data/

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