Either way; it’s half-way

April 11th, 2011 | Posted by Simon Dawson in History - (Comments Off)

Mike Harwood has written another fascinating local history article, this time the memorial milestone outside the entrance to Kirkstall Forge, which reads: “To London 200 miles S. To Edinburg 200 miles N. Erected A. D. 1829. B & B Kirkstall Forge 1779. Leeds 3 ¾ miles’” This is the latest article which charts the history about our area, and his …
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We now have a map of our local area with local attractions, things to do, sports fields and local issues all shown in one place. Wondered where your nearest playing field was? Its there. Wondered what route the Abbey Light Railway takes? That’s there too. We’ve also highlighted areas that are an issue for our …
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Kirkstall Remembers

November 15th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events | History | Our Community - (Comments Off)

The train was just leaving for Kirkstall Abbey as people started to arrive at Kirkstall War Memorial for the Annual Service of Remembrance led by Revd Rosemarie Hayes of Kirkstall St Stephen’s. A wreath was laid by a young soldier, who had recently returned from Afghanistan, as we remembered those from Kirkstall who had died …
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History of De Lacy Mount

May 8th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in History - (Comments Off)

On our Discussion Board we have posted a number of articles about the history of De Lacy Mount by Mike Harwood. Our Discussion Board has a section for local history as well as places to discuss current issues and promote local events. There is a posting of a full history, a briefer summary as well …
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