PCC Elections – analysis by Tom Martin

November 6th, 2012 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Local Issues | Our Community | Policing - (Comments Off)
PCC Elections

consider myself a politically aware person. I’ve studied the subject in some form at both college and university, I spend a lot of time at work dealing with local politics, I’m oddly enthusiastic about local elections, I’ve been a member of a political party – hell, I’ve even stood for election as a local councillor …
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As some of you will already know, after the introduction of a new team we decided to carry on with the Kirkstall Matters Magazine in its recent format for the last issue of the year. Those of you who are members will be receiving your copies posted through your doors over the next week but …
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Burley Forum

October 24th, 2012 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Local Issues | Our Community | Policing - (Comments Off)
Burley back2backs from Armley

30th October 2012, 7pm to 9pm St Matthias Church Hall, St Matthias Street This forum meeting will use a new format where you will have the opportunity to discuss each of the issues listed in the agenda enclosed in small groups.  Staff from Leeds City Council Environmental Services and Parks and Countryside as well as …
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Tesco Kirkstall Plan submitted

October 18th, 2012 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Local Issues - (Comments Off)
Tesco Kirkstall Supporters 2

TESCO KIRKSTALL PLANS RECEIVE LOCAL SUPPORT New planning application submitted for supermarket, shops and community facility Tesco has submitted a new planning application for the mostly derelict site in the centre of Kirkstall after revised proposals were met with support from local residents (some of which are pictured right). After Tesco received a positive response at …
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Just a quick post to let you all know that Tesco will be holding a public exhibition of their revised plans for the old Kirkstall District Centre site (KwikSave/Harvard Mills) next week, and all members of the public are invited to view the plans and express their views. If you are interested in the development please come …
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Raising the Roof for St Stephens

July 5th, 2012 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | History | Local Issues | Our Community - (Comments Off)

Three Leeds-based classical musicians are getting together for a fund-raising concert in St Stephen’s, Kirkstall on Saturday 7th July at 7:30pm. St Stephen’s was built in 1828 and has been extended twice to serve the growing population of Kirkstall. It is now the only church building in Kirkstall  but the fabric is deteriorating. Rain has …
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What is the Future For Kirkstall Matters?

February 21st, 2012 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Kirkstall Matters | Local Issues - (Comments Off)

Through its successive editorships over the years KIRKSTALL MATTERS has moved with the times and has grown to the publication it is today. The magazine comes out three times a year, spans around 60 pages, has a wide range of content from dozens of contributors and is supported by nearly 50 advertisers. Even when the …
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An update on the Kirkstall Tesco proposals

January 25th, 2012 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Kirkstall Matters | Local Issues - (Comments Off)

We went along to the open session on 24th January to see what is happening on the numerous schemes in Kirkstall. Here’s what we heard. The Tesco scheme was submitted to back in December and the planning panel have raised  a number of concerns with the proposals. Not surprisingly these are principally the traffic issues …
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KVCA November Meeting – Tesco and BHS

November 1st, 2011 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | Local Issues - (Comments Off)

The next Kirkstall Valley Community Association meeting will take place on Monday 7th November at 7pm at Kirkstall Leisure Centre. Please note that this is a change to the date and location previously proposed. Agenda 1. Previous Minutes and Matters Arising 2. Treasurers Report 3. Kirkstall Festival 4. Kirkstall Matters 5. Update On Local Developments (Tesco and Metric BHS) 6. Email list and …
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Tesco submits plans for Kirkstall

October 20th, 2011 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Local Issues - (Comments Off)

Tesco has submitted its planning application to regenerate the important central site along Kirkstall Lane in Kirkstall. The proposals include new shops and a community facility set within a public square, a Tesco Extra store employing over 400 people, a new Leeds Postal Workers Sports Association club, and attractively landscaped green space along the A65. …
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