Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Kirkstall in Bloom

West Leeds: Groups net environmental cash

Three environmental groups in West Leeds have been awarded funding to improve their communities. The groups received grants of...

Kirkstall: Back to the garden in September

By Jim Corah September heralds the return of pupils to school, adolescents to college, and students to...

How you can get involved in volunteering in West Leeds

Last week was National Volunteer Week. But a volunteer is for life not just for a week, writes Jill Stocks. There are many benefits to...

Kirkstall in Bloom volunteers get into beds for summer

The horticultural year has brought us around to spring and Kirkstall in Bloom (KiB) volunteers are making preparations for summer planting, writes Jim Corah. With...

Help Kirkstall look great at annual ‘in Bloom’ meeting

Would you like to help Kirkstall look even more blooming marvellous than it already is? The Kirkstall in Bloom annual general meeting at 10:30am on...

Jim Corah: Why I support West Leeds Dispatch (and community media)

Earlier this week West Leeds Dispatch launched an appeal for 'pound a week' supporters to help offset our costs and help us grow. The response...

Calls for better consultation over Kirkstall flood defences

Community groups and activists in Kirkstall and Burley have called for better public consultation and more time to comment on £112 million flood defence...

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...

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...

Join Kirkstall in Bloom’s plans for Spring

Kirkstall in Bloom secretary JAMES CORAH writes about the community garden's forthcoming gardening sessions and how work done in October and November will 'spring...