Thursday, January 21, 2021

Kirkstall Abbey

Christmas market is a community affair at Kirkstall Abbey’s cloisters

It won’t be long now before Kirkstall Cloisters Christmas market opens for festive shoppers, writes Ramona Green.  If you find that you need to...

Kirkstall Abbey Park – Medieval Gardening Talk

Do you love rare books, delightful plants or Kirkstall Abbey?  The three are combined in an entertaining and interactive one-off talk on 24 November...

West Leeds: Flood warnings on Pudsey and Wortley Becks – Updated

UPDATE: Flood warnings and flood alerts are no longer in place. ORIGINAL POST: Two flood warnings are currently in place for west Leeds, where 'flooding...

Simon’s Snaps: Abbey Dash 2019 draws the crowds

Thousands of runners from all over the country took part in the 2019 Abbey Dash to raise money for a wide range of charities...

Hallowe’en events in West Leeds

There are some spooky Hallowe'en goings on in West Leeds - from fun Bramley Baths and Kirkstall Abbey to Om Yoga in Farsley and...

Abbey Dash 2019: Road closures and parking revealed

Thousands of runners will head down the A65 Kirkstall Road on Sunday 27 October 2019 for the annual Abbey Dash - but which roads...

Friends of Kirkstall Abbey next gardening day

Friends of Kirkstall Abbey will hold a gardening day in the grounds of Kirkstall Abbey this September, writes Jim Corah. On Saturday 28th September...

Kirkstall Abbey and Pudsey Park given the thumbs up with top award

Kirkstall Abbey and Pudsey Park have once again won a prestigious Green Flag Award, writes Keely Bannister.  The Green Flag Award scheme, now in its...

Kirkstall traffic latest: A65 Abbey Road shut due to accident

Abbey Road was shut this teatime following an accident which left one car flipped on its side and a woman taken to hospital. The incident...

Join Friends of Kirkstall Abbey Park group’s first clean-up

The newly-formed Friends of Kirkstall Abbey Park (FoKAP) group is holding its first clean-up event later this month. The group, which was formed at a...

Flood defences approved: What today’s planning decision means for West Leeds

Flood defences along the Kirkstall Valley were given the go-ahead by Leeds councillors today. Here's our guide to what the decision means for businesses and...

Kirkstall: Flood defence plans set for green light

Major plans to protect the Kirkstall valley from flooding will be decided by councillors next week. Members of Leeds City Council's city plans panel will...