Scarcroft Village Leeds
Scarcroft Village Leeds


Scarcroft Village Website

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To be held on

Sat 31st JANUARY 2015





From 10am till 1.00pm

Come along to this informal session and learn how to use the new equipment installed
outside the Village Hall


You could save a life- or someone could save yours!


Baked Mushrooms, filled with fresh pesto and ricotta cheese

Breast of Chicken, wrapped in bacon

served with a white wine and mushroom sauce

(vegetarian option available)

Rich Sticky Toffee Pudding, with butterscotch sauce and fresh cream

For tickets email

Scarcroft Then and Now: a History of the Village

Scarcroft has not previously had its history recorded and we look forward to the new book Scarcroft Then and Now: a History of the Village, due out in early December.

Written by two authors, Olav Arnold and Lionel Scott, who lived in the village for many years, it covers the origin of the village from Saxon times onwards, but also highlights the activities of its many clubs and societies. With 12 maps and over 100 photographs, it includes a record of life in Scarcroft as remembered by older residents.

Between them, the authors lived in Scarcroft for 100 years.  Lionel Scott concentrates on history from the earliest times to the present day, and Olav Arnold, a past chairman of the Parish Council, takes you on a tour of the village as well as describing events and village societies.  A final chapter sets out the reminiscences of former inhabitants of life in the early part of the last century.

 Available from the Thorner Shop and Post Office, Collingham Post Office. the Half Moon, the New Inn, the Bingley Arms, and Sandra Thompson (Berry Brow, Wetherby Road, Scarcroft),

 Price £10. Net proceeds in aid of Scarcroft Village Hall

For the Draft Version 10 of the Neighbourhood Plan please go to the Neighbourhood Plan Home Page or click 'here'

Scarcroft Village Development Working Group

Sub – Group for sites to be protected 


Report of the investigation, findings and recommendations of the

                                  Sub – Group for sites to be protected.

details here


Scarcroft in Bloom

The purpose of Scarcroft in Bloom is to improve the social and physical environment of the area in which we live and to create a more picturesque village.

Click here for more details