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:

Derry Hill planning application - more details are available on the Derry Hill and Bingley Road page

Airspace change proposals update

 Alan Elsegood has provided an update which is available to read here.

Kirklands Community Trust

Since 1st April 2018, Kirklands Community Centre is managed by the Kirklands Community Trust. 

If you are interested in booking a room at Kirklands, you can call in between 8.30 and 12.30 Monday to Friday, phone 01943 874335 (answering machine) or email kirklandsct@gmail.com

Further information about the Trust is available under the Local Services heading above.  

Menston's public toilet

After sadly being closed due to vandalism, the toilet has been superbly refurbished and is open for use. In order to prevent any vandalism in the future, the toilet will be locked overnight. Rideaway Taxis, now based at Kirklands, will ensure that the toilet is unlocked before 9.30am every day.

Menston in Bloom

The work done by the 'Bloomers' around the village is much appreciated by us all, and there are lots of plans for Menston in Bloom this year. Full details can be found under the 'Organisations' heading above, in the 'About Menston in Bloom' section. New volunteers are always most welcome. 

Menston Community Managed Library

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

Opening hours:

Monday        09.00 - 13.00

Tuesday       14.00 - 18.00

Wednesday  Closed all day

Thursday      09.30 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 18.30

Friday           09.00 - 13.00

Saturday       09.30 - 13.00    

Menston Community Association

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. 

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/

 

What's on:

Hawksworth C of E Primary School Christmas Fair
18/11/19 - Fun Packed Christmas Fair at Kirklands Sunday 24 November 11am - 2pm  Read more >>

Christmas Fayre
18/08/19 - Saturday 23rd November in the Methodist Church Hall from 10am to 12 noon  Read more >>

Parish Council meeting
18/08/19 - Thursday 28th November 7pm Room 17 Kirklands  Read more >>

Zest Christmas Celebration
20/11/19 - A fresh informal approach to faith on Sunday 15 December 2pm at Kirklands  Read more >>

Christmas Morning Celebration
20/11/19 - Informal Christmas family service at St John's  Read more >>

Midnight Communion
20/11/19 - 11.30pm traditional midnight service at St John's Church  Read more >>

LIGHT UP MENSTON!
17/11/19 - Christmas Lights Event from 4pm on Dec 7th at Kirklands  Read more >>

Christingle Service
06/10/19 - Come and light a Christingle candle at 4pm on Tuesday 24 December at Menston Methodist Church  Read more >>

Carol Service
06/10/19 - Service of Carols and Readings at 4pm on Sunday 22 December at Menston Methodist Church  Read more >>

Christmas Day Service
06/10/19 - Come celebrate the birth of Christ at Menston Methodist Church  Read more >>