Join the new Friends of Becketts Park group

October 12th, 2014 | Posted by Simon Dawson in History | Local Issues | Our Community - (Comments Off)

Becketts Park is the largest green space serving the Headingley area and is well used for leisure, sport and play and also for parking for various events. There have been many concerns and suggestions for improvements regarding Becketts Park over the last few years. When visiting other parks in the area we see that they …
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Allotments immediately available!

October 12th, 2014 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Local Issues | Our Community - (Comments Off)

The Station Allotments currently have a number of plots available to let out and no waiting list. We are located next to Headingley Train Station with another entrance on Queenswood Drive. It’s a great time to take a plot on to get it ready for growing and eating next year. No prior experience needed but …
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Burley Top Cake sale for Macmillan

October 1st, 2014 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Charity | Events | Our Community - (Comments Off)

Neighbours from the Burley Top Community are busy baking for our Macmillan cake sale on Saturday 4th October. From 1pm onwards we’ll be setting up our stall at the junction of St Michael’s Lane and Talbot View. All proceeds will support the work of Macmillan nurses. Why not come along and sample some of our …
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The Council wants to make some improvements to the appearance of the Kirkstall Lane and Kirkstall Road / Abbey Road Junction and wants to hear your views. There will be a consultation event on Wednesday, September 24th 3pm-7pm at Kirkstall Leisure Centre. Proposals that they want to hear your views on include: · External improvements to …
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If you’re interested in finding out more about fostering or adoption but don’t have the time to attend evening information sessions then this could be right up your street – almost literally! We are using one of our Library buses to provide some information road shows in local communities about fostering and adoption. The first …
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I got into a bit of a twitter conversation the other day with a small animal rescue charity called “Little Paws” and discovered that two of our local residents are helping out by fostering and fundraising, I was intrigued with what you do and wanted to share it all with you all. So, welcome, Lindsay …
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Kirkstall Forum

May 30th, 2014 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Local Issues | Our Community | Policing - (Comments Off)

Kirkstall Forum Community Meeting   Thursday 5th June, 6.30pm Milford Sports Club, Beecroft Street, LS5 3AS   What’s happening in Kirkstall? Join your local Councillors to find out about… Policing & Crime Planning issues Environmental Services For more information or to suggest future agenda items contact Susan Skinner 0113 3367857 Downloads Agenda Poster

Too busy to vote?

May 24th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Our Community - (5 Comments)

The news that 65% of the UK did not get out and vote at the recent elections was saddening, if not unsurprising. Perhaps it was lack of engagement with these ‘less important’ elections or maybe even the rain deluge we witnessed on Thursday. Whatever the reasons, Kirkstall was no better, in fact slightly worse with …
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Following the success of the Kirkstall Valley Community Association clean up around the goit on Good Friday, we are at it again! This time, on Sunday 25th May, we will be meeting at the railway underpass between the Vicarages and the playing field (near Headingley station) at 1pm to do an hour or so of …
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… where will she clean up next?!! You may be forgiven for thinking elves have been out in the dead of night, cleaning and tidying and picking up litter, but in reality it is the efforts of one community spirited resident! This local resident has been taking on the Kirkstall Clean-up idea to the max by …
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