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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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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Are you fitness freak or freaked out by fitness? Either way if you fancy putting on your running shoes and doing your bit to raise money for a fantastic charity, Candlelighters is inviting you to join their Team in 2014! They have various activities to get involved with, notably: The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge – Sat …
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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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Dear readers, The spring issue of Kirkstall Matters is now available to download if you are not getting it through your door. You can read it on Issuu by clicking here.   This issue contains:  Appeal from Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club Local redevelopment Point of View from a new contributor Environmental updates from KIB, Hollybush, …
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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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Cardigan Youth Point

March 10th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Schools/Kids - (1 Comments)
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Cardigan Centre is a locally based, multi-purpose community organization in North West Leeds with over twenty years’ experience of community work and service delivery. As a multi-purpose organization the Cardigan Centre works with individuals in ways which reflect the complexity and connectedness of their lives. This leads to improved outcomes for individuals and a more effective …
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Kirkstall Community Garden is supporting Calverly Sunflower Challenge and is providing a free bucket and seeds for all Kirkstall Community Garden members.  Plant your seed on 1st April, send in your form, then measure your sunflower on 12th August to be in with a chance of winning! For more information email kirkstallgarden@gmail.com or download the …
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Big Fun Run 2014

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

Entries are now open for the Big Fun Run at Roundhay Park, Leeds on Saturday August 23. Organisers, GSi Events believe the magnificent 700 acre park which is among the largest urban parks in the world is a perfect setting for the 5K. And what’s more kids under five go FREE! Big Fun Run director, …
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