Newlay and Whitecote Residents Association (NAWRA)

Dress in clothes that are suitable for the weather and in comfortable footwear that provides good ankle support. You are usually expected to provide your own food and drinks where required.

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult unless otherwise stated.

Events may change at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances. We endeavour to run the events in all weathers but in extreme conditions please contact  the event organiser to confirm it is still taking place.

Guide dogs are welcome, as are well behaved pet dogs if they are kept on a  lead at all times

If you would like to find out more about the NAWRA and/or how you could get involved in helping this group organise events, fund raise and caring for their sites contact Peter Wade (Secretary of the Newlay and Whitecote Residents Association) on newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com or visit the NAWRA website http://nawra.co.uk/

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West Leeds Country Park Community Group Events Autumn-Winter 2017-2018

Saturday 18th November 2017

10am - 12pm

Community Garden

Community Garden Dig.

We will be conducting a general tidy up of the garden so that it is clean and tidy over winter. Some tools provided. Please bring a trowel.  Wear sensible out door clothes. Parking available. For more information on this project visit the following link: http://nawra.co.uk/news/community-garden-project/

Meeting  place:  Leeds & Bradford Road, Bramley, next to the Rock Pub car park.

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Christmas Party.

Everyone welcome to come and meet other members of NAWRA, enjoy pie and peas followed by quiz. Parking available.

Meeting  place:  Rock Inn, Leeds & Bradford Road, Bramley

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Wednesday 28th June 2018

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Venue to be arranged

Annual General Meeting

Guest speaker TBC. Elections for committee. Come and discuss your ideas for improving our area and environment, and learn about volunteering opportunities. Parking available.



Meeting  place:  Abbey Inn, Pollard Lane, Bramley.

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Saturday 17th November 2018

10am - 12pm

Bramley Fall Wood

Bulb planting (funding permitted)

Please come and help us plant daffodils to add to the 12,500 we have already planted in Newlay and Whitecote.



Meeting  place:  Changing Rooms Car Park off Pollard Lane, Bramley, Leeds

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Saturday 7th  July 2018

10am - 12pm

Bramley Fall Wood

Himalayan Balsam Bashing

Take part in an on-going project to remove non-native Himalayan Balsam from Bramley Fall Woods. This conservation task will help to protect our native wild flowers from being out-competed by the Himalayan Balsam.

Meeting  place:  Changing Rooms Car Park off Pollard Lane, Bramley, Leeds

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Sunday  4th February 2018

10am - 12pm

Bramley Fall Wood

Litter Pick.

Please come and help us tidy up the area around Bramley Fall Woods. Equipment provided. Wear sensible out door clothes.

Meeting  place:  Changing Rooms car park, Pollard Lane, Leeds

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Thursday 30th November 2017

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Abbey Inn

Community Meeting.

Guest speaker Yorkshire Wildlife Trust or Environment agency – Sarah Goldsmith. Come and discuss your ideas for improving our area and environment, and learn about volunteering opportunities. Parking available.

Meeting  place:  Abbey Inn, Pollard Lane, Bramley.

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Tuesday 12th December 2017 or Tuesday 19th December 2017

7pm - 9pm

The Rock Inn

Saturday 20th January 2018

10am - 12pm

Newlay Meadow

Meadow boardwalk construction/tree felling.

A Park Ranger led activity to improve the footpaths and walkways in the Bramley Fall Woods area.


Meeting  place:  Newlay Meadow , Pollard Lane, Bramley. Adjacent to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Sunday 10th December 2017

10am - 12pm

Bramley Fall Wood

Litter Pick.

Please come and help us tidy up the area around Bramley Fall Woods. Equipment provided. Wear sensible out door clothes.



Meeting  place:  Changing Rooms car park, Pollard Lane, Leeds

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Thursday 8th February 2018

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Abbey Inn

Community Meeting.

Guest speaker TBC. Come and discuss your ideas for improving our area and environment, and learn about volunteering opportunities. Parking available.



Meeting  place:  Abbey Inn, Pollard Lane, Bramley.

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Sunday 15th April 2018

10am -12pm

Abbey Inn

Making pathways

A Park Ranger led activity to improve the footpaths and walkways in the Bramley Fall Woods area. Hunters Greave to Kirkstall Forge Railway Station.



Meeting  place:  Abbey Inn, Pollard Lane, Bramley.

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Sunday 17th June 2018

12pm - 4pm

Railway Bridge, Pollard Lane

Jo Cox Event - GreatGetTogether

A community social event designed to bring the Horsforth, Whitecote, Newlay and Bramley communities together with food and fun. Limited parking available.



Meeting  place:  Railway Bridge , Pollard Lane

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Thursday 4th October 2018

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Abbey Inn

Community Meeting.

Guest speaker TBC. Come and discuss your ideas for improving our area and environment, and learn about volunteering opportunities. Parking available.

Meeting  place:  Rock Inn, Leeds & Bradford Road, Bramley

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Sunday 7th October 2018

10am - 12pm

Bramley Fall Wood

Bird box building and putting up

A Park Ranger led activity to build and put up bird boxes and encourage song birds to the Bramley Fall Woods area. Take a box home to put up in your garden!


Meeting  place:  Changing Rooms Car Park off Pollard Lane, Bramley, Leeds

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Sunday  9th December 2018

10am - 12pm

Bramley Fall Wood

Litter Pick.

Please come and help us tidy up the area around Bramley Fall Woods. Equipment provided. Wear sensible out door clothes.

Meeting  place:  Changing Rooms car park, Pollard Lane, Leeds

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

Christmas Party.


Date still to be decided!!


Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com

To be arranged

7pm - 9pm


Saturday 5th May 2018

10am - 12pm

Community Garden

Community Garden Dig.

We will be conducting a general tidy up of the garden so that it is clean and tidy over winter. Some tools provided. Please bring a trowel.  Wear sensible out door clothes. Parking available. For more information on this project visit the following link: http://nawra.co.uk/news/community-garden-project/

Meeting  place:  Leeds & Bradford Road, Bramley, next to the Rock Pub car park.

Contact: Peter Wade by e-mail newlayandwhitecotesra@gmail.com