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:


A Neighbourhood Support Scheme has been set up for Menston. If you are self-isolating or need help due to Coronavirus, phone 01943 874 335 or email kirklandsct@gmail.com in order to be put in touch with local volunteers, whether it's help with shopping or someone to give a friendly phone call now and again.

Revd Steve Proudlove has submitted the following information from St John's Parish Church:

Because of Covid-19, the Parish Church buildings must remain closed.

However, there are prayer and reflection resources on our website (https://www.stjohnmenston.org.uk/) updated most days, as well as craft ideas and other news and information.

Please check regularly as this is updated almost daily.

Rethinking Main Street after Lockdown

Have you been enjoying the relative tranquility of our village centre over the last few months? MCA and Climate Action Menston would like your views on an on-line survey that takes you along Main Street from east to west. You can access the survey by clicking on this link and then press NEXT and insert your comments at the bottom of the sections where you would like to see improvements. Then, if you would like further information from Climate Action Menston, please supply your contact details on the last page of the survey. 

Menston Village Show

Save the date - 12th September 2020, 2pm

We hope to host the Village show this year and celebrate the wonderful crafts and produce that you all create and nurture.

You can keep up to date with the programme and further news on the show via the Facebook Menston Village Show page 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 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.

Because of Covid-19 the library is currently closed. in the meantime you can take part in the Menston Library Spring/Summer Reading Challenge       and entry form here

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. There is also a new section on Climate Change.


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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