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 us know of any updates via the 'Contact Us' option in the Home Menu on the left.

Latest news: 

Proposed diversion of the public footpath at Menston Railway Station 

The Parish Council has received details of a planning application to make changes to the public footpath at Menston Railway Station. More details are available here and the application will be discussed at the Parish Council Planning Committee meeting on 26th May.

Menston celebrates the Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2nd - 5th June

A list of events and activities to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee is available to download here

Menston Arts Club will be holding an exhibition of paintings and crafts on May 14 & 15 at Kirklands Community Centre, Menston. 

The exhibition will be open from 10.30am to 4.30pm on both days. Admission is free and refreshments are available. Some of our profits will be donated to the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal. For more information, please visit our website 

 

Parish Council - Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

Menston Parish Council has received funds from housing developments in the village which are to be spent on local projects. More information is available here 

Parish Council election results

Menston Parish Council has been advised by Bradford Council that the results of the election are here

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 

Planning has begun to mark this event  (June 2nd-5th 2022) , and to have a fun celebration for the village after two difficult years. If you would like to volunteer ideas for activities or to contribute your time, it would be greatly welcomed by the MCA and the Parish Council.

A copy of the form is available to download here.

It can be either handed in to Heather Norreys at Kirklands or emailed to the Parish Clerk at: menstonpc@hotmail.co.uk..

 

New Website for Bradford Foodbanks

Inn Churches have launched a new website to act as a one-stop shop for food support in Bradford - https://bradfordfoodbanks.org.uk/

The new site allows individuals and referral agencies to find their nearest foodbank and how to get or make a referral and also lists meal provision for people who are homeless.

More information – including how to donate - is available on the Inn Churches website - https://innchurches.co.uk/2020/11/24/find-a-foodbank/ 

 

 A New Online Group - Being There

One of the by-products of the Covid lockdown restrictions is that people of all ages have felt loneliness and anxiety. St John’s has formed what is hoped to be a peer led support group called Being There – because everyone needs to know there is someone there.

You can see the poster with more details here 

 

 Friends of High Royds Memorial Garden The Spring 2018 newsletter is available to read here. 

The Summer 2018 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/

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MANT Working Party
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