Flood Aid – Charity Concert

February 4th, 2016 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Charity | Events | Local Issues - (Comments Off on Flood Aid – Charity Concert)

Local choirs sing to raise funds for community and arts groups affected by flooding in Kirkstall Featuring Leeds Male Voice Choir, Songbirds Ladies Choir, Masterworks Chorale and other special guests Saturday 27th February 7.30 pm St Stephen’s Church,Kirkstall LS5 3HB Tickets £12 available by telephone from 2431605 or online at: http://floodaidconcert-leeds.eventbrite.co.uk   Download a Flood …
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Leeds Learning Disability Charity celebrates 20 years of success

November 4th, 2015 | Posted by Stephanie in Charity | Our Community - (Comments Off on Leeds Learning Disability Charity celebrates 20 years of success)

Connect in The North, a charity based on Balm Road in Hunslet is celebrating 20 years of creating change in Leeds this November. For the last 20 years the organisation has been working to enable people with learning difficulties to have the same opportunities and power in their lives as everyone else. Over the years …
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Burley Top Cake sale for Macmillan

October 1st, 2014 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Charity | Events | Our Community - (Comments Off on Burley Top Cake sale for Macmillan)

Neighbours from the Burley Top Community are busy baking for our Macmillan cake sale on Saturday 4th October. From 1pm onwards we’ll be setting up our stall at the junction of St Michael’s Lane and Talbot View. All proceeds will support the work of Macmillan nurses. Why not come along and sample some of our …
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I got into a bit of a twitter conversation the other day with a small animal rescue charity called “Little Paws” and discovered that two of our local residents are helping out by fostering and fundraising, I was intrigued with what you do and wanted to share it all with you all. So, welcome, Lindsay …
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Talking Buses Campaign

May 24th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Charity - (Comments Off on Talking Buses Campaign)

In July the Guide Dogs Organisation is hosting a Parliamentary Reception on Talking Buses. We have been contacted by Kevin Crossley who that wants to get the word out about the campaign and ask people to support by signing a petition.  Kevin Crossley said:  “I am registered blind and find using public transport very very hard. …
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Are you fitness freak or freaked out by fitness? Either way if you fancy putting on your running shoes and doing your bit to raise money for a fantastic charity, Candlelighters is inviting you to join their Team in 2014! They have various activities to get involved with, notably: The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge – Sat …
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Big Fun Run 2014

March 10th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Charity | Events | Sport - (Comments Off on Big Fun Run 2014)

Entries are now open for the Big Fun Run at Roundhay Park, Leeds on Saturday August 23. Organisers, GSi Events believe the magnificent 700 acre park which is among the largest urban parks in the world is a perfect setting for the 5K. And what’s more kids under five go FREE! Big Fun Run director, …
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Jessica’s daring deed in memory of friend

August 21st, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Charity - (Comments Off on Jessica’s daring deed in memory of friend)

Local Kirkstall resident Jessica Bailey (pictured) is taking on the daring feat of a sponsored zip-wire slide from the top of Headingley Stadium on the 12th of October in memory of her friend who passed away in June. Jessica comments on her pledge: “I’m jumping down a zip wire at Headingley Carnegie Stadium for the Stroke Association …
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Great North Run & Leeds 10K for St. Gemma’s Hospice

June 19th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Charity | Events | Sport - (Comments Off on Great North Run & Leeds 10K for St. Gemma’s Hospice)

BE PART OF THIS ICONIC RACE & HELP ST. GEMMA’S TO KEEP ON RUNNING! The Great North Run 2013 St. Gemma’s Hospice has a just a few limited number of fundraising places left for the highly prestigious Great North Run, which takes place this year on Sunday 15th September 2013. The Great North Run is the one of the world’s most popular and iconic half …
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St Gemma’s Hospice Vintage Fair

May 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Charity | Events - (Comments Off on St Gemma’s Hospice Vintage Fair)

Hi everyone, Looking for antique, vintage or retro goods? Well look no further, St Gemma’s Hospice’s award-winning Vintage Fairs are well established amongst vintage enthusiasts and collectors in Yorkshire and beyond. In addition to picking up something great you will also be supporting the work of St Gemma’s Hospice. They sell plenty of Antique, Vintage and …
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Funding available for your project

March 27th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Charity | Kirkstall Community First | Our Community - (Comments Off on Funding available for your project)

Hopefully you will be aware of the Community First funding that we have received for the Kirkstall council ward. We have been awarded over £67,000 by the Community Development Foundation to help fund projects over the next four years. If you have an idea for a community-based project and require £250 to £2500 in order …
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Spotlight on… our local businesses

February 6th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Charity | Events | History | Kirkstall Matters | Local Issues | Our Community - (Comments Off on Spotlight on… our local businesses)

The ‘Spotlight On…’ series of articles will introduce you and give you an insight into the local companies and businesses in the area that have something of interest to communicate to members and readers of Kirkstall Online and Kirkstall Matters magazine. All of them are currently involved or have expressed an interest in helping the …
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