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Notice of the conclusion of audit, Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March 2022

Published: 18 Sep 22

Swillington Village Council as per section 20(2) and section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 have concluded their audit process. please see enclosed. The accounts for 2021-22 are in the Village Hall Office and can be inspected for free. Anyone wishing to inspect them should contact Diane Brown the Clerk and RFO. Please see attached for further details. Read More...

Leeds Year of Culture 2023

Published: 10 Aug 22

'Hello! My name is Dave and I’m part of the LEEDS 2023 team planning the exciting year of culture taking place across the city next year. We’re looking to recruit 33 Neighbourhood Hosts, 1 from each ward of Leeds including Garforth & Swillington, to work with their communities to help create a celebratory event within their ward. It’s a fantastic paid training position, working approx. 6 hours a week and no experience is needed just enthusiasm to learn and help your community. If this sounds up your street or you know someone in Garforth & Swillington, who would love it, you get all the info here: https://leeds2023.co.uk/get.../become-a-neighbourhood-host/ The deadline for applications 19 Aug at midday. Please share! Thank you!' Read More...

August Swillington Village Council Meeting

Published: 10 Aug 22

Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday the 16th of August, at the Village Hall at 7.30pm. Please note that in 2022 there will be no September meeting. Read More...

New Chairman at Swillington Village Council

Published: 7 Jul 22

Swillington Village Council has a new Chairman Cllr Neil Bramma. Cllr Jacqui Smith our respected previous Chairman resigned at our July meeting. Cllr Smith has made great improvements during her 11 years as the Chairman. Enclosed is a photograph taken of her presentation by the Clerk Diane Brown. Read More...

Swillington celebrates the Queens Jubilee

Swillington celebrates the Queens Jubilee

Published: 23 May 22

Join your Village Council to celebrate this historic occasion. Read More...

Swillington year end accounts externally audited

Published: 18 May 22

The accounts of Swillington VC are available for inspection please contact the Clerk Diane Brown or the Chair Jacqui Smith for further details. Read More...

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2021-22

Published: 18 May 22

The Annual Governance and Accountability Return for 2021-22 is being externally audited. Please see the enclosed for more detail. Please remember that our accounts are transparent and robust and open to inspection. Read More...

Caird Peckfield Grants

Published: 31 Mar 22

Caird Peckfield have been very supportive of Swillington Village Council in giving grants to refurbish the village hall and for inclusive play equipment. They are giving out more grants look at the enclosed flyer to see if you could apply for your organisation. Read More...

Ukrainian Appeal

Published: 21 Mar 22

Many thanks to all who came to the Village Hall to support this worthy cause. We raised £1,013.02! Read More...

Annual Village Meeting

Published: 3 Mar 22

The Annual Village Meeting will be held on Monday the 4th of April at the Village Hall. Please see the enclosed flyer which gives more details. Read More...

Conclusion of the year end audit for 2020-21

Published: 31 Jul 21

The accounts of Swillington Village Council have been examined by the External Auditors PKF Littlejohn and there were no matters arising. Please see enclosed for more detail. Anyone wishing to examine our accounts are welcome to do so. Please email our Clerk Diane Brown. Read More...

Death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Published: 10 Apr 21

On behalf of the residents of Swillington. I offer heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and all members of the Royal family on the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. Cllr Jacqui Smith Chairman Swillington Village Council Read More...

Swillington Primary School Foodbank

Published: 5 Feb 21

Swillington Primary School is helping the Community and organising a food bank. Please join in and help, see the enclosed flyer for more details. Read More...

Cllr Judith Woodhead and ex Cllr Anne Murphy

Published: 26 Nov 20

Swillington Village Council lost a friend and colleague this week. Cllr Judith Woodhead has sadly passed away, she will be missed. Our thoughts are with her family at this time. The Village Council was also sad to hear of the passing of ex Cllr Anne Murphy, our sincere condolences to her friends and family. Read More...

Swillington Educational Charity

Published: 15 Nov 20

The Charity is open for bids , please see poster and contact Diane Brown the Administrator of the Charity for further details. Read More...

Changes to the Planning System

Published: 27 Sep 20

The Government plans to introduce sweeping changes to the current planning system. If you require further information please contact the Planning Department of Leeds CC. Or contact your MP as this is Conservative Policy. Read More...

Notice of conclusion of audit 19-20

Published: 3 Aug 20

The audit of the accounts of Swillington Village Council for the year ended is now complete. Please contact the Clerk Diane Brown should you wish to inspect them. Read More...

Information for Allotment Holders

Published: 27 Mar 20

The Allotment Society has issued measures for everyone to keep safe whilst tending their allotments. Please see the enclosed guidance for further information. Read More...

The Growing Zone Charity.

Published: 7 Oct 19

The Growing Zone a charity based in Kippax is a youth based organisation helping young people with or without disabilities. They have made 5 disused allotment plots into a place where the young people can grow fruit and vegetables and have fun and make friends in a safe environment. Swillington Village Council sponsor a young person to attend. On her recent visit to the Charity our Chair Cllr Jacqui Smith was presented to H.R.H Princess Anne. Read More...

Opening Hours for the Swillington GP Practice

Published: 1 May 19

Opening hours for all three sites of the GP surgeries Read More...

Swillington Health Centre

Published: 20 Jan 19

Dr Freeman & Partners Oulton Medical Centre, Marsh Street Surgery & Swillington Health Practice WORKING TOGETHER TO PROMOTE WELLBEING FOR ALL www.oultonmedicalcentre.co.uk Read More...

new free Independent Leeds Care Services Directory

Published: 30 Nov 18

If you’re growing concerned about your care options or just want some more information on what your choices may be, this directory can help. With information to help you understand your options, where to go for advice and how the paying for care system works, the Leeds Care Services Directory can support you to make informed decisions. Read More...