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Do you want to get more involved in the KVCA and our activities? Are you a lover of organisation, co-ordination and dealing with people?   Well, look no further! An opening has become available for a volunteer to manage the distribution of the Kirkstall Matters Magazine. This role involves: Picking up the magazine from the …
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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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Happy 2013!

January 16th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Matters | Our Community - (Comments Off)
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Hello all, I just wanted to say a belated happy and healthy New Year to all readers and let you know what we are hoping to achieve in 2013. Our main aims are as follows: Increase the number and quality of our communications Increase our member numbers Find new and innovative ways to reach out …
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Do you fancy getting more involved with your local community? Kirkstall is becoming a more and more vibrant place with many people taking up a new hobby or pastime while helping do something great for their local community at the same time. There’s lots of opportunities available, and if you have your own projects you’d like help …
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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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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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We’re now on Pinterest and Youtube!

May 2nd, 2012 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Kirkstall Matters - (Comments Off)

Ok, so you may have noticed we’re updating the website at the moment (bit by bit) and never ones to let new ways of communicating with you lovely people pass us by, so we’re now on Pinterest. Have a look at the social media links on the right and see our boards. We’ll be pinning …
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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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The new Kirkstall Matters magazine is out!

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

The Autumn/Winter edition of Kirkstall Matters is now available, and will be distributed to association members over the coming week or so. Its a cracking edition (if we do say so ourselves) with articles on the launch of Kirkstall Brewery, Richard Oastler, the BHS-Metric development, Sam Airey and of course the 2001 Kirkstall Festival, amongst …
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