Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Kirkstall

Kirkstall carol singers raise cash for Armley Helping Hands

Words: Moss Ambrose Sunday night saw the biggest assembly of Kirkstall Avenue Carollers yet, and likewise the largest amount raised for a good cause. We ranged...

‘Kirkstall Mafia’ help feed elderly this Christmas

The Kirkstall Mafia, a group of community organisations and businesses, have found an innovative way to ensure older residents didn’t miss out on their...

Five years on from Storm Eva: Flood defences bring hope in Burley and Kirkstall

Boxing Day 2015 saw Storm Eva hit the region, causing the River Aire to break its banks to devastate homes and businesses, costing Leeds...

Rachel Reeves MP Column: Support our local shops and businesses

Words: Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves With so many small businesses struggling to survive, there has never been a more crucial time to support our...

West Leeds planning applications: 20 December 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

Carols in Kirkstall support Armley Helping Hands

Words: Moss Ambrose Kirkstall Avenue Carol Singers have become something of an annual institution over the past few years, singing around local streets and other...

Kirkstall band welcome people to ‘God’s own county’

Words: Lucy Meredith Kirkstall band Music from the Attic have written and recorded their own original song called ‘See What I Can See’, inspired by...

Appeal for members at new Kirkstall Valley Farm

A community run farm in inner city West Leeds is appealing for more members in a bid to help it reach the 200-mark by...

Revealed: the historic West Leeds buildings still ‘at risk’ in 2020

Councillors will next week discuss a list of historic buildings and monuments threatened by neglect and decay across Leeds. Members of the Joint Plans Panel...

What next for West Leeds pubs? Publicans speak of fears for future due to Covid restrictions

Words: Jill Stocks Most of us enjoy a trip to the pub, whether it’s a couple of pints after work, a meal and a bottle...

New £10 million home earmarked for learning centre

Words: Richard Beecham A much-loved council-run learning centre for young adults could soon move to a £10m permanent home. The Vine provides adult education for people with...

Build new friendships and confidence with these new groups in Armley, Bramley and Kirkstall

Do you feel alone? Want to be part of something local and do something different? Kirkstall community organisation Trust Leeds is offering support to women...