Sunday 8th May, 10:30am This year Kirkstall in Bloom will be entering Yorkshire In Bloom, and will be showing off the area around the crossroads including the Drink and Be Grateful Garden and the Cenotaph. In between these to is a goit that runs through the Abbey grounds, and we’d like to tidy it up …
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Community Litter Pick Saturday 30th April, 9:30 to 12 noon Meet Burley Greenhow Community Rooms, Haddon Road All bags and equipment provided Meeting and chat to fellow residents Leeds City Council Environment Services will be available for bag collection & bulky items All welcome, children must me supervised by an adult   

Beecroft Primary School Grand Library Opening

April 21st, 2016 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Our Community | Schools/Kids - (Comments Off on Beecroft Primary School Grand Library Opening)

Beecroft Primary School would like to invite past pupils and parents to the Grand Opening of the new school library We will be joined by author and speaker, Dr Gervase Phinn. We would very much like to welcome you to this occasion and help us celebrate the success of our school. Friday 29th April at 10:00 am …
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Through the Maze Drop In Sessions

February 8th, 2016 | Posted by Stephanie in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Through the Maze Drop In Sessions)

People from Leeds with learning disabilities invited to attend new drop in information and advice service. Through the Maze is an information advice and sign posting service for adults with learning disabilities in Leeds. Through the Maze are start the year by inviting adults with learning disabilities from across Leeds to join them at their …
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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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Kirkstall Flood Cleanup – Action Room This is the place to get all the offers of help, support, time and donations into one place – and quickly and effectively get them to the people who need them most – please post on here if you need help or have help to give and we can …
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Christmas bin collection days

December 22nd, 2015 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Christmas bin collection days)

This issue looks at the latest developments in Kirkstall, brings you a tale of Pubs and Pews in the area, talks delightfully about green-fingers and gives you the latest sport updates. Enjoy! http://issuu.com/kirkstallmatters/docs/01_km_119_web/1 Or view it here: 01_KM_119_web

1900: Pubs and Pews [1] A year or two ago, in Kirkstall Matters, partly in response to a letter from me, there was a brief flurry of correspondence about the pubs that had once existed in Commercial Road and their landlords. I had referred to a ‘PH’ in Commercial Road, shown on the 1890 edition of …
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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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Woodcraft Folk

November 3rd, 2015 | Posted by Stephanie in Events | Schools/Kids - (Comments Off on Woodcraft Folk)

New Groups in West Leeds, as Children’s Charity Celebrates 90 years.   Two new groups for ages 6-9 and 10-12 are looking for more families and volunteers in Bramley.  Groups meet every Wednesday, 6-7pm, at Hollybush School, Broad Lane LS13 2JJ, during term-time. A Saturday morning group meets nearby for ages 2-6. To book a …
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Community Clean-up

July 19th, 2015 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Local Issues | Our Community - (Comments Off on Community Clean-up)

Burley Community Clean up Burley Village Community Association are holding a community clean-up on Saturday 25th July starting from the Burley Greenhow Community Rooms on Haddon Road at 10am, or find us in nearby streets. Litter pickers, bags etc. will be provided and council services will be on hand to assist. All assistance will be …
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