Category Archives: Local Issues

Revisions to X84 bus timetable

Changes have been introduced to bus services through Draughton, including a new service to Ilkley, Otley and Leeds on a Saturday morning.  See the X84 page (under the Communities tab) for more information.

SCAD – Community Bus Services

Did you know that SCAD provide community bus and taxi services to anyone living in communities like ours, who may need help to reach services and shops.  You don’t have to be disabled.  See full information on their website and in published leaflets available at the village hall and at the Dales Care Centre.

Memorial Garden

The Parish Council has been awarded grant funding towards establishing the proposed Memorial Garden at the top of the village green (between the bus stop and Besom Cottage).  This will help pay for some of the materials we will need, such as flagstones and walling.  We are hoping to put together funds to add a […]

Road closures in Draughton 5-7 December

We have now received details of the planned road closures in the village this week.  We are told that one of the three access routes in and out of the village will always be maintained and will be signed accordingly. Temp Road Closure – Low Lane to A65, Draughton 5th to 7th Dec for Carriageway […]

x84 bus service on 5/6 December

Temporary suspension of bus services during road closures on 5 & 6 December    X84 buses will be diverted along the by-pass and will not call at Draughton on Wednesday 5 December 2018 Thursday 6 December 2018  

A Memorial Garden for Draughton?

The Parish Council is taking forward suggestions for the creation of a small memorial garden at the top of the village green, beside and in front of the bus stop.  This could simply be an opportunity for us to design an attractive and tranquil space for private reflection, or it could be used by residents […]

Autumn Newsletter

See the Autumn edition of our village newsletter here: Newsletter – Autumn 2018 Rats

Kindling for sale

Small bags of kindling, price £4 per bag, are being offered for sale to help raise much needed pocket money!  The bags can be collected from Leardene (please post payment through the door) – see a sample in the telephone kiosk.

Craven District Council – Budget Consultation

The District Council has launched a public consultation for the Budget 2019/20. To comment on the Council’s services and expenditure priorities, go to: www.cravendc/ The consultation closes on 14 October.

Christian Aid

The collection this year raised a record £280!  Thanks to everyone who contributed so generously.