Otley Community Directory  

Introduction

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In 1976, under the umbrella of the Otley Council of Churches a group produced a directory called "Welcome to Otley".
As you can imagine, this was a mammoth task particularly as it was typed by hand and completely prepared for printing by the group.

In 1978, the task was repeated and again sufficient numbers printed for the directory to be well distributed throughout the town.
At the time it was recognised that "computers" could have something to offer but the ideas were unclear and there was no vision of what was to be.
This directory is offered as a tribute to those that produced the first two editions so long ago. It is well appreciated that the task, in so many, respects is simpler because of computer technology and in some ways more exciting because of the possibilities offered by the internet.
Since this directory was started, use of the internet has grown and it is noticeable that in the last couple of years most of the information in this directory can be found on the internet with the help of search engines.
The information in this directory is bound to be out of date and incorrect, however it is hoped that in general there will be enough information to give people, and particularly, newcomers to the town leads into their point of interest.

Any corrections are gratefully received - by the webmaster.
Form for corrections as a word.doc

A printed version of this directory is available at these key community places in the town 

Library 3 Doctors Surgeries
Civic Centre All the Churches
Courthouse Citizens Advice Bureau
One Stop Shop Aged Persons Welfare Centre
The Clinic Leeds City College  Charles Street

 Thanks to those that produced the two editions of Welcome to Otley years ago and thanks to all those that give so much of their time to the organisations, groups and services that make this town such a great place in which to live.

To the Directory for printing as a booklet of 90 pages

If any community organisation in the town require further details for contacting other groups please email webmaster

About this directory 

This directory contains details of about 400 organizations and services.

Some of the information is bound to be out of date and incorrect, however it is hoped that in general there will be enough information to get people, and particularly, newcomers to the town contacts into their point of interest.

Every entry has been categorized into up to 3 out of 15 categories and 3 of 138 subcategories. 

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