Welcome to the New Farnley Community Website

Purpose of the website

The site is intended as a resource for local people and community organisations in the New Farnley area. A section on the website has been created for each of the following local groups: 

  • Lancasterian School Room
  • New Farnley in Bloom
  • New Farnley Community Centre
  • New Farnley Vision Group
  • Events at St James Church
  • New Farnley Bowling Club

Other local community groups are also welcome to join and should contact us via this website if this is the case.

The Vision Group will be holding their AGM on the 20th October commencing at 7.00pm at Lancasterian School Room, you are welcome to attend this meeting.

(Whitehall Road Proposed Development)
The Vision Group has sent a letter opposing the proposals in line with the ‘Adopted Village Design Statement’ 2012 which is an approved ‘Legal supplementary planning document’ 

Please got to the 'Local Environment'








At the heart of the community
  • The New Farnley Community Centre

    The Community Centre has been at the hub of village life since it was opened in the 1970s. It has a licensed bar run by volunteers from among its membership and a wide range of community activities.


  • The Lancasterian School Room

    The School Room, in the Upper Moor Side area of the village, is a historic building providing an important community facility where organisations and residents can meet. It is run by a dedicated group of trustees.


  • St James Church

    St James Church not only has regular servcies, but also hosts a range of community activties.


  • New Farnley Bowling Club

    The New Farnley Bowling Club matches are a regular feature of community life.


  • New Farnley Cricket Club

    The New Farnley Cricket Club not only hosts regular cricket matches, but also runs a bar and, more recently, has opened a cafe.





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