Monday, March 1, 2021

Kirkstall

Kirkstall Road floods: Some businesses ‘may not reopen’

Some flood-hit businesses along Kirkstall Road may never reopen, a senior councillor has warned. Councillor Lucinda Yeadon (Lab, Kirkstall) said that some businesses down Kirkstall...

Floods: Calls for vigilance as new weather front moves in

Heavy rainfall will this week bring a risk of river flooding in the north, Midlands and south west, the Environment Agency (EA) has warned...

Seven things we’ve learned about the Kirkstall floods this week

1. Clean up is still continuing Literally hundreds of volunteers have so far lent their time and expertise (and two arms and legs) to helping...

Kirkstall Matalan jobs up for grabs after store extension gains permission

Dozens of new Kirkstall Matalan jobs are now being advertised. A Matalan spokeswoman said the retail giant's new store at Kirkstall Retail Park, off Savins...

Residents attend first Kirkstall Neighbourhood Forum meeting

Could Kirkstall be a community of cycle paths, sustainable housing with green roofs, communal vegetable gardens and state-of-the-art community hubs? Pie in the sky? Possibly...

Government will ‘review’ Kirkstall Road flood defences

The Government has agreed to review flood defences in Leeds - including a scheme originally proposed to prevent flooding in Kirkstall Road. The £190 million...

Kirkstall floods – crowdfunders raise thousands to help businesses

Crowdfunding appeals to help businesses and organisations down Kirkstall Road have so far raised thousands of pounds - thanks to the generosity of the...

Poll: Should Kirkstall flood defences be back on agenda?

The leader of Leeds City Council has called on the Government to reinstate a £190 million flood defences scheme in Leeds - four years...

Kirkstall planning: Help shape future of your community

What's YOUR vision for the future of Kirkstall? Local residents can have their say on what their priorities are as part of a new local...

Kirkstall floods aftermath: New Year developments

There have been a number of developments over the New Year Period in the aftermath of the Boxing Day floods in Leeds. Here's a...

Kirkstall: Council offers support to flood-hit businesses

Households and businesses affected by the recent floods in Kirkstall and Leeds city centre could benefit from a hardship fund set up by the...

West Leeds floods: Kirkstall cleans up – day two

Volunteers have again taken to the streets of Kirkstall today to help with the post floods clean-up. "They're heroes, every one of them!" one Kirkstall...