Following on from Burley Top Community Networks fantastic cleanup at the top end of Burley, I’m pleased to confirm the date for the Kirkstall Valley Community Association’s clearup. After walking through the heart of Kirkstall down the paths alongside Millrace, its clear to see that this area is in desperate need of some attention. We’ll …
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As many of you will know the new Aldi opens on Cardigan fields soon (19th June to be exact) and Aldi are looking at recruiting 30 staff from the local area as Store Assistants and Stock Assistants. These are the details we’ve received we hope it reaches jobseekers in our community, please share? Employment Leeds …
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It’s impossible to travel anywhere in our area without noticing the increasingly desperate state of our neighbourhood and the litter problem that affects us and everyone else in Leeds. Council cuts naturally means that budgets for clearing our streets, canals, woodland and open areas have been tightened, and this is unlikely to change in the …
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Green Woodworking Experience Days

March 10th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Our Community - (Comments Off)

Have you ever fancied trying your hand at woodwork but found conventional joinery a bit too technical? Or would you like to get creative outdoors in a woodland setting?  Then how about a day of green woodwork at a reconstructed woodland worksite complete with campfire and ever-boiling kettle? Learning how to work with green woodwork …
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Kirkstall Abbey has some money from the Happy Museum Project to look at ways of making people feel happy. One of these ways is trying something new and learning new skills. All Happy Museum sessions are free but we do ask that you help us to evaluate them; this might be by filling in a …
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Community project rewarding local heroes needs nominations

January 16th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Our Community - (Comments Off)
Hairdo Heroes pic

Rock Pamper Scissors is local leeds business holding what they are calling “hairdos for heroes” on 2nd Feb, an event rewarding local heroes by giving them a new hairdo, makeover and exclusive pampering session from some of Leeds’ best hairstylists and beauty therapists. Limos, bubbly, massages, food, goodie bags, the lot.  They are looking for …
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We’re really happy to see that local curry house Sheesh Mahal was awarded Best in West Yorkshire 2014 by The Curry Club last week. Congratulations to Azram and the team!

Fancy working at Headingley Heart?

December 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Our Community - (Comments Off)

We thought you might be interested in this role for a Centre Manager (full time) at HEART in Headingley. £25,000 p.a. This is an opportunity for you to be part of this exciting venture in Headingley. We are seeking a new Centre manager to build on our success to date and ensure that HEART is well managed and …
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Remembrance Sunday – Photos

November 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | History | Our Community | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
10Nov13K2 Cenotaph

A sizeable group of attendees came along to Kirkstall Cenotaph to mark Remembrance Sunday, led by Rev Stephen Kaye. Here’s some photos of the service taken by Val Crompton.

Burley Community Forum

November 8th, 2013 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Local Issues | Our Community | Policing - (Comments Off)
Burley Forum

Burley Community Forum  Tuesday 19th November 2013 6.30pm – 8.30pm St Matthias Church Centre, St Matthias Street   The forum meeting will use the workshop format where you will have the opportunity to discuss each issue listed on the attached agenda in small groups.  Staff from Leeds City Council Environmental Services and Planning as well …
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