Thursday, August 13, 2020

Drink and Be Grateful Fountain

Eight photographs from Kirkstall In Bloom’s cenotaph session

October heralds a special time of the year for communities, writes Jim Corah. There are festivals and events were communities come together to celebrate...

Mark’s History: Kirkstall’s old police station

Kirkstall Police Station was at the junction of Abbey Road and Commercial Road on the site of the old Kirkstall, Otley and Shipley Trust Turnpike Toll/Chain Bar,...

Go community gardening in Kirkstall and Burley

This weekend there is an opportunity to get involved with community gardening in Kirkstall and Burley. On Saturday at 10.30am residents can help tidy the...

Kirkstall in Bloom call for volunteers – but plant thieves are lambasted

Spring is here - and with it the fantastic joys of new flowers, writes James Corah. For Kirkstall in Bloom it signifies the coming...

Pictured: New community mural unveiled in Kirkstall garden

A colourful new community mural has been unveiled in a Kirkstall garden. Social enterprise Seagulls Reuse has worked with more then 500 children and eight...

Kirkstall fights litter as Burley launches bloom group

Volunteering is an excellent way to make a connection with your local area and with your neighbours, and Spring is one of the best...

Bramley group helps create mural at Owlcotes underpass

Members of Bramley Elderly Action's craft group will be helping to transform a dark and dingy tunnel near the Owlcotes Centre which has suffered...

Get involved with Kirkstall in Bloom’s community garden

Kirkstall in Bloom invite you to get involved with our community garden, writes James Corah. Spring will soon be here, the warmer weather and sunlight...

A successful year for Kirkstall in Bloom – what will 2017 bring?

Gardening is very seasonal, though unlike a football season with a 'close' period it feels like every month there is something to be doing...

Bramley & Kirkstall: Voluntary projects nominated for top architecture award

A fountain and war memorial maintained by West Leeds volunteers are rubbing shoulders with the multi-million pound Victoria Gate development after being shortlisted for...

Kirkstall in Bloom award ‘icing on considerably large cake of community activity’

As Secretary of Kirkstall in Bloom it gives me great pleasure to be writing this article, writes James Corah. Almost three weeks ago four...

West Leeds: Calverley, Kirkstall and Pudsey flower at Yorkshire in Bloom

Towns and villages in West Leeds are looking 'Blooming' great - and that's official! Representatives from Calverley, Kirkstall and Pudsey all attended the annual Yorkshire...