Thursday, August 13, 2020

Kirkstall

Kirkstall Valley: People-powered farm captures imaginations over summer

Kirkstall Valley Farm has been very busy lately since lockdown measures were reduced, writes Ramona Green. Family activities were...

Kirkstall Forge: Have your say on new housing proposals

A public consultation will give residents a chance to have their say on the first phase of residential development at the £400...

Work starts on River Aire fish passes at Armley and Newlay

Work has started to install fish passes on two weirs in West Leeds, as part of a multi-million project to allow salmon...

Bramley and Kirkstall schools set for social distancing road closures

Streets leading to two primary schools in Bramley and Kirkstall will be closed to traffic during the school run under council plans...

Kirkstall sees spike in Covid-19 cases – council issues safety advice

Kirkstall residents are today being urged urged to maintain social distancing, avoid large gatherings and get tested if they show Covid-19 symptoms.

Burley Banksy to stop painting street art near his home

Popular street artist Andy McVeigh - aka Burley Banksy - has said he will no longer paint in the area around his...

Find out more about Kirkstall Valley Farm at these open events

Ever fancied getting your hands dirty by helping out at West Leeds's newest community-led farm? Well now's your chance!

Kirkstall Road: Police operation cracks down on speeding drivers

Nine speeding tickets have been issued by police in a bid to crack down on dangerous driving along the busy A65 Kirkstall...

Mark’s History: From tanneries to tobacco and floods – the rich past (and future) of Thyssen Krupp site

I read a while ago in the WLD that this place is going to be hundreds of flats and the first thing I...

West Leeds planning applications: 2 August 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were...

Water rescue teams called to Kirkstall Abbey to help woman

Water rescue teams were called to Kirkstall Abbey after a woman fell into the River Aire today. Members of...

Warning to stay away from canal and rivers following West Leeds teacher tragedy

Avoid open water swimming in canals, rivers and reservoirs in West Leeds - that's the plea from the the Canal & River...