|||100th Post War Council House, Official Opening (Rothwell)
|12th May 1948
Group portrait for the official opening of the 100th Post War traditional house showing councillors and officials present.
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|||Albert Roberts, M.P. & other Councillors. (Rothwell)
|Albert Roberts, M.P. on left with Councillor Senior on the right and Councillor McWilliam seated.
Photo taken at an official engagement.
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|||Alston Lane Centre, opening of the new extension (Seacroft)
Image shows the opening of the new extension to Alston Lane Centre with Councillor George Mudie and local residents present. Alston Lane Centre is situated in Hawkshead Crescent and the extension was formed by the conversion of an adjacent semi-detached house. The houses were linked by a newly built community hall. The old part of the centre was also refurbished including the kitchen facilities. The extension housed a fully-equipped creche, a classroom and four offices.
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|||Armley Methodist Church, Whingate, group photograph (Armley) (1 comment)
|10th May 1987.
Image shows members of the congregation of Upper Armley Methodist Church gathered together for the final service held on Sunday 10th May 1987. The church was to be demolished and rebuilt as a Community Centre with £213,000 funding via an Urban Programme grant. In the centre, towards the back, is the Minister of the Church, Reverend Gordon Lister, with Councillor John Battle, Chair of the Council's Urban Development Committee. Also in the picture are representatives of the Girls' and Boys' Brigades. The new centre was to include a luncheon club, a playgroup, adult education classes, a credit union and an advice and counselling service for families. Upper Armley Methodist Church was built in brick in the Italian style and dated from 1878.
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|||Barley Hill Road, opening of the new bowling green (Garforth) (2 comments)
Image shows officials at the opening of the new bowling green at the recreation ground in Barley Hill Road in 1935. It would appear to be a very wet day for the ceremony. Second from the left is Councillor Ned Linley, then in belted raincoat, Councillor Jim Kilburn. In the centre, in a long rain-cape is Clerk to the Council, Margery Goodall, then the Planning Officer, Mr. Cornelius. The names of the two men at the extreme left and right are unknown. Behind them the tennis court is visible. Photograph supplied by Harold Bramley.
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