Thursday, January 21, 2021

Kirkstall Abbey

Bumper May Bank Holiday for Kirkstall Deli Market

Popular Kirkstall Deli Market returns this weekend for a bumper Bank Holiday extended run. The much-loved local market, which has had a rich history over...

Kirkstall flood defences debated in House of Commons

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves called on the Government to make more funding for upgraded flood defences along the Kirkstall corridor a priority. At Treasury...

West Leeds: Your beautiful bluebell photos

Thanks to everyone who sent us their photos of beautiful bluebells in West Leeds following our recent shout-out. We're certainly lucky to live where we...

Kirkstall Abbey fiesta event for Yorkshire foodies

Top acts and entertainment will combine with speciality food trucks and beverage bars with a theme of 'fiesta fun' at Kirkstall Abbey next month. Attendees...

Fresh flood defence plans submitted at historic Kirkstall Abbey

New flood defences could be installed in the historic grounds of Kirkstall Abbey, if a detailed planning application gets the green light. Leeds City Council...

Kirkstall Deli Market returns for its ninth year

Kirkstall Deli Market is this weekend returning to Kirkstall Abbey to start its ninth year. With nearly 50 unique stalls each day you can enjoy...

Kirkstall: Historic monument grounds seek friendship*

A public meeting later this month is set to officially set up a Friends of Kirkstall Abbey group. Kirkstall resident Jim Corah has the...

Fabulous fashions at Abbey House’s He She They? exhibition

A collection of fabulous fashions worn by tiny trendsetters from the past century has proved a perfect fit for a group of young history...

Kirkstall flood defences: Heritage watchdog’s ‘serious concerns’ over Kirkstall Abbey and Armley Mills

An influential public body that protects and champions places of historical interest has raised 'serious concerns' over the impact of planned flood defences on...

Simon’s Snaps: Snowy days in West Leeds!

In the latest of his weekly posts, West Leeds photographer Simon Cullingworth brings back memories of last winter's bad weather - and a snowy...

Friendly call for action over Kirkstall Abbey grounds

Local and not-so-local residents, community groups and councillors came together for an encouraging and warm, if a little drafty, meeting to discuss Kirkstall Abbey...

Photos: Kirkstall Abbey flowers in Springtime

One of my favourite things is walking with my dog, writes Kirkstall resident MINDY GOOSE. With my camera phone always in my pocket, I...