New Discussion Forums

May 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Local Issues | Our Community - (Comments Off)
Discussion

Hot on the heels of our change to email subscriptions, we’ve now also incorporated the discussion forums into the main website to make it easier to view and find information. It was a bit of a difficult situation previously as the forums were held on a separate system, so it was impossible to get a …
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In the last issue of Kirkstall Matters, we reported that an application to take the decision for closure of the Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Unit to the High Court for a Judicial Review had been submitted. We have been following this story closely, due to the impact it has on Leeds and our local community, …
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The recent news that Leeds is to benefit from flood defences has met with mixed feelings for those who live along the River Aire, not least with those who live in the Kirkstall Valley. Are these defences necessary and are they likely to impact on the green space that Kirkstall currently enjoys? This report looks …
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We are holding a sunflower competition this summer with some planting friends over in Calverley, the plan is to plant sunflower seeds on the 1st April and measure them on the 12th August and see who the winner is! If you are interested we are meeting on Easter Monday (1st April) at 1pm,all you need …
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TCV Bikeshed interior

Councillor Roger Harington, chair of the Climate Change Partnership  will formally open the 20 space bike shed at 3pm on Tuesday 12th March at The Conservation Volunteers, Hollybush in Kirkstall Leeds.LS5 3BP Our 20 space bike shed has a simple frame made of green larch with a living roof of sedum and other plants (aka Green roof). …
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Kirkstall Forum – Tuesday 12th March

March 6th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Local Issues | Our Community | Policing - (Comments Off)

Dear Readers, The next Kirkstall Forum will be held on Tuesday 12th March 2013, 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Milford Sports Club. The forum meeting will continue the use of the workshop format where attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the agenda items in small groups; confirmed for attendance are representatives from Environmental Services, West …
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Many of you will have been wondering what was going to happen to the Abbey Light Railway since Peter Lowe, who set it up and ran it from 1976, died in October. News broke on Tuesday in the Yorkshire Evening Post, that the locomotives themselves are being sold to the Welsh Highland Railway in Portmadog …
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spotlight on

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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Road-Sign

Every wondered which electoral ward you live in? And which housing authority you come under? And who is your MP? Even if you just want to report a crime, which police team will it get assigned to? Sadly, most local residents don’t know the answer to these questions, but its not really that surprising. Its …
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Below is an extract from an email I received from Mike Harwood of De Lacy Mount in reaction to the recent article in Kirkstall Matters issue 111. I am interested to hear other comments and reactions from local residents about the Tesco issue and whether they share the belief that the article has been written …
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