Saturday, September 26, 2020

Kirkstall Valley

Mark’s History: The old buildings and ford along a walk in the Kirkstall Valley

I would not say this walk is unspoilt but I would grab it whilst you can, writes Mark Stevenson.

Rodley Nature Reserve announces partial re-opening after lockdown

Rodley Nature Reserve is set to partially re-open on Saturday 11 July, following a further relaxation of Government restrictions.

Support and shape new environmental ideas at Kirkstall Valley Grants awards: Updated

Update: 3.17pm: The event has now been postponed by organisers following the aftermath of Storm Ciara on Sunday. Unfortunately...

Kirkstall: Community Farm crowdfunder nets £11,000 – but more needed

A crowdfunder to raise much-needed cash to support a new community-run farm in the Kirkstall Valley has so far raised more than...

Help Trust raise £20,000 to launch Kirkstall Valley Farm

Kirkstall Valley Development Trust is asking everyone in the city who supports the idea of a community-run farm to chip in to...

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...

Community workshops discuss future of Kirkstall Valley

Ideas to shape the future of both sides of the Kirkstall Valley will be discussed at a series of community workshops.

First four Kirkstall Valley Grants Award winners announced

The first four recipients of the Kirkstall Valley Grants (KVG) scheme have been announced at an awards event, writes Keely Bannister. The winners, announced...

Kirkstall-based collaboration tackles climate emergency

Two community-led organisations in the Kirkstall valley will help residents tackle climate emergency by enabling funding through an ambitious micro-grants scheme. Kirkstall Valley...

West Leeds: Environmental projects sought for new micro-grant scheme

Small grants are now available to projects which improve the environment and quality of life for people living, working, enjoying or travelling through the...

Mark’s History: A lost railway bridge on the River Aire

As you walk under Kirkstall Viaduct heading towards town, if you look down towards the river you will notice how the river bank flattens...

Kirkstall Valley: Meeting discusses zero carbon and climate friendly communities

A meeting will discuss how we can work together to create healthier, more prosperous, low carbon and climate resilient communities - with a focus...