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ITS NEARLY HERE…

ITS NEARLY HERE…

The excitement mounts as Leeds is on the brink of the opening its first new department store for over a decade. The John Lewis store has been on the skyline and a source of both excitement and annoyance for the last 12 months. It’s brought eager anticipation  whilst on the other side of the coin […]

THE ULTIMATE RETAIL EXPERIENCE

THE ULTIMATE RETAIL EXPERIENCE

It’s the development that most shopaholics have been waiting for and it’s going to be the ultimate retail therapy experience for Leeds. Just in case you need any reminding – it’s the new John Lewis store. Since the demise of Marshall and Snelgrove where titled ladies shopped then Schofields, where it was a cradle to […]

WELCOME TO LEEDS

WELCOME TO LEEDS

The Leeds Business Improvement District (BID) have revealed a major project in conjunction with The Welcome People, a professional team of Ambassadors delivering a meet and greet service to all city users. The Welcome People provide visitor welcome and street management services to some of the UK’sbest known destinations. Starting out with their first team […]

ITS OFFICIAL

ITS OFFICIAL

Leeds Kirkgate Market has been officially named as Britain’s favourite market at a glittering awards ceremony today. Leeds historic Kirkgate Market, which is currently undergoing a multi-million pound transformation, received the accolade at the annual conference of the National Association for British Markets Authorities. The ‘Favourite Market’ award is a voted for by the public […]

SNOZONE SMASHES A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD!

SNOZONE SMASHES A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD!

Snozone recently applied to break a Guinness World Record for the longest distance snowboarded indoors over 24 hours, which at the time was set at around 25,000 metres.   Anyone who could already snowboard proficiently could take part and the record attempt was held simultaneously in both Snozone Milton Keynes and Snozone Castleford with all the […]

HOUSE OF FRASER EMBARKS ON MAJOR REFURBISHMENT OF LEEDS STORE

HOUSE OF FRASER EMBARKS ON  MAJOR REFURBISHMENT OF LEEDS STORE

House of Fraser has announced it is embarking on a major multi-million pound refurbishment of its store on Briggate, Leeds. The premium department store will undergo significant changes to enhance its offering across all departments as well as upgrading its fascia on Briggate with a new shop front. In addition to the interior and exterior changes, […]

LEEDS PARTNERSHIP SHORTLISTED FOR CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY AWARD

LEEDS PARTNERSHIP SHORTLISTED FOR CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY AWARD

Institute partners with University of Leeds’ Stanley & Audrey Burton Galler Working with artist Katrina Palmer and Leeds University’s Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, the Institute has been shortlisted for one of the country’s most valuable contemporary art awards. The proposal is one of just four in the UK in the running for the Contemporary […]

INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL SUCCESS FOR TRINITY SESSIONS WINNER

INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL SUCCESS FOR TRINITY SESSIONS WINNER

Leeds-based singer-songwriter Malaika, recent winner of city-wide musical talent search Trinity Sessions, took the stage at this year’s Montreal Jazz Festival where her performance (presented by Radio 2 DJ Jamie Cullem) was recorded for BBC Introducing earlier this month. Malaika, an alumnus of Leeds College of Music, played along with two other “best under-the-radar” jazz acts from the UK. […]

STRAYS FALL BUT DOG OWNERS IN YORKSHIRE STILL IN THE DARK

STRAYS FALL BUT DOG OWNERS IN YORKSHIRE STILL IN THE DARK

Despite falling numbers of stray and abandoned dogs, close to a third of owners in Yorkshire will still lose their dog at least once during the animal’s lifetime   Total number of stray and abandoned dogs in Yorkshire falls by 22% from 12,348 to 9,612 Microchips accounted for 1,327 reunions this year across the Yorkshire […]

PLAYERS OF PEOPLE’S POSTCODE LOTTERY RAISE OVER £40M FOR GOOD CAUSES YORKSHIRE DALES MILLENNIUM TRUST BENEFITS FROM OVER £400,000 OF FUNDING

PLAYERS OF PEOPLE’S POSTCODE LOTTERY RAISE OVER £40M FOR GOOD CAUSES YORKSHIRE DALES MILLENNIUM TRUST BENEFITS FROM OVER £400,000 OF FUNDING

charities, good causes, and grass roots organisations since launching in 2008 including for local charity, Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, who received a total of £401,332 to date. The money has made a massive difference to communities across Great Britain, and for the first time this year, to international charities such as the British Red Cross […]

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