Welcome to the Menston village website

Menston is a thriving community with lots going on. Villagers can submit news and diary items via the menu on the left. Please check information on your club or organisation and let me know of any updates via the 'Contact Us' option in the Home Menu on the left.

Cathy Tully

Editor: menston.org


Latest news:

Menston Primary School needs you!

Are you able to offer help? We have need of a School Governor, a Crossing Patrol, Casual Lunchtime Supervisors and Casual Play Workers in the before school Care Club.

We are interested in hearing from people from all walks of life, so that we gain a wide variety of skills and experience to support and develop the school and our children.

Please contact Mrs V Mooney, Business Manager on 01943 873180, or email office@menstonprimary.co.uk 

Kirklands Community Asset Transfer

Exciting times for Kirklands Community Centre - this village hub will soon be run by our community!

Come and have your say about the future of Kirklands at the Menston Wellbeing and Crime Prevention Show on Thursday 8th February, from 2 to 4pm. There will be other village groups as well as Councillors, Police Officers and Council staff at this event. 

You may have ideas about the future use of Kirklands, you may be interested in volunteering opportunities or just interested in what goes on in Kirklands.

Heather Norreys and other trustees will be on hand to have a chat. 

Menston Community Managed Library

Menston Library is now staffed by volunteers, supported by a professional manager.

Opening hours:

Monday        09.30 - 13.00

Tuesday       14.00 - 19.00

Wednesday  Closed all day

Thursday      09.30 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 19.00

Friday           09.30 - 13.00

Saturday       09.30 - 13.00    

Menston Community Association

Volunteers are needed to help with distribution of 'Menston News' - the village newsletter. If you are able to help, please contact Steve Ellams  s.d.ellams@icloud.com

To read the agenda and minutes for any MCA meeting, and to view 'Menston News', the MCA newsletter, click on the 'Community Association' link above. 

Friends of High Royds Memorial Garden

The Spring 2017 newsletter is available to read here. 

The Summer 2017 newsletter is available to read here. 

Voluntary help is always welcome, as is financial support. See newsletter for further details. 

To keep up to date with all the latest news regarding The Memorial Garden and Wood, please visit our website:  https://menstonmemorialgarden.wordpress.com 


What's on in February:

Thursday 8th    Community Safety and Wellbeing Event

Saturday 10th   Coffee Morning

Saturday 17th  Jumble Sale

15th, 16th and 17th   Menston Thespians Pantomime

Thursday 22nd   Parish Council meeting

Wednesday 28th Abbeyfield Coffee Morning 


Full details below: 


Abbeyfield Coffee Morning
02/02/18 - Wednesday 28 February 10-12 

Big Screen Film
19/02/18 - Family Film in aid of Sport Relief Saturday 17 March 4pm Methodist Church Hall  Read more >>

Renewable energy and fuel poverty debate
18/02/18 - Panel debate with four speakers including Philip Davies MP on Renewable Energy and Fuel Poverty. On Friday 9th March 2018 7-9pm at St John's Church  Read more >>

NSPCC Jumble Sale
18/02/18 - Saturday 24th March 2pm at Kirklands  Read more >>

Easter Coffee Morning
18/02/18 - Saturday 24 March 10-12 at the Methodist Church Hall  Read more >>