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Community Involvement


Coupland Road Seperate Organisation


Time Capsule

As part of Garforth in Bloom's Official Opening of the Diamond Jubilee Garden on Aberford Road we buried a small time capsule containing as many items as possible to reflect life in Garforth in 2012.

An appeal was made to community groups,companies and members of the community to contibute to the capsule

Buried at 11am 8th July 2012

Friends of Garforth in Bloom

Members of the community are encouraged to support our group through a contribution of £5 per year.In return they receive regular news letters. This has been a very

successfull scheme which now boasts 90 members

Our group prides itself on its committment to engage with and involve as many sections of the COMMUNITY as possible from Schools, Churches, Youth groups, Companies,Community Organisations and individuals

Best Kept Pub/Club Competition

Each year we encourage pubs and clubs to provide floral dispalys and generally keep tidy the area around their premises


The Newmarket Gaping Goose2011 AllotmentRN Church2RN Allotment (1) Potty CottageRN3 Church2011b St Benedict's (4) Ninelands School (11) Greenlane2011 Ninelands School (2)

Potty Cottage




St Benedicts

St Mary's

Ninelands Lane

Green Lane Academy

The Payback Team from the Probation service have had a large involvement in the development of GIB schemes. They cleared an area at Marshall street, carried out preliminary work at the Jubilee Garden  painted the tubs on Main street and dug the Fire Station bed.

IMG_0764 Miners pub winners 2010 KP5

Local Business Supports GIB

Pease of Garforth help with moving planters