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LEEDS GRASSROOTS COMMUNITY GROUP CREATING HAPPY MEMORIES RECEIVES FUNDING AFTER BEING UNEARTHED AMONGST THOUSANDS IN BIG 160 CAMPAIGN

LEEDS GRASSROOTS COMMUNITY GROUP CREATING HAPPY MEMORIES RECEIVES FUNDING AFTER BEING UNEARTHED AMONGST THOUSANDS IN BIG 160 CAMPAIGN

Leeds based community group, Little Hiccups, is celebrating this week after discovering they are one of Skipton Building Societys Big 160, securing a slot as a winner in its Grassroots Giving initiative after winning the hearts and minds of the public and triumphing over nearly 1,000 other applicants across the country. After being shortlisted in […]

Local brewery success after beer wins Sainsbury’s listing

Local brewery success after beer wins Sainsbury’s listing

Kirkstall Brewery’s ‘Kirkstall Dissolution Extra IPA’ beer has won a regional listing in 16 Sainsbury’s stores across Yorkshire. The brewery, based in Wyther Lane, Leeds, beat over 150 breweries across the UK to win a six-month contract, which sees stores including their local Leeds White Rose branch stock the beer. On Friday 30th November, John […]

Talented Leeds student makes final of prestigious national photography awards

Talented Leeds student makes final of prestigious national photography awards

Leeds, 25th October 2013: Viktors Katilis from the University of Leeds has been selected as a finalist in the Hotel Indigo student programme in partnership with World Photography Organisation (WPO). InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG’s) boutique brand, Hotel Indigo, partnered with the renowned WPO, which supports professional, amateur and student photography across the world, to develop […]

City’s Children’s Centres praised in national report

City’s Children’s Centres praised in national report

The report, Best Practice for a Sure Start: The Way Forward for Children’s Centres, from the All Party Parliamentary Sure Start Group, looks at best practice across the country’s Children’s Centres and makes recommendations to ensure that the Centres can continue to improve the life chances of children in the future. York’s innovative scheme to […]

Leeds Mencap

Leeds Mencap

Local charity Leeds Mencap is delighted to have been recognised as Charity of the Year for the Yorkshire Society, a not for profit organisation which encourages businesses, charities and individuals to promote the Yorkshire region. Leeds Mencap, an independent charity that supports 300 families with learning disabilities every week picked up the noteworthy award at […]

Trinity Leeds Takes Centre Stage

Trinity Leeds Takes Centre Stage

Its official! Leeds is now a leader in Europe’s shopping stakes! To those of my mother’s age it always was. And even to me as a small child its department stores such as Schofields, Matthias Robinson’s and Marshall and Snelgrove – where ladies were dropped off to shop by their chauffeurs – were the Harrods […]

Residents in Morley South say ‘NO’ to Cold Callers

Residents in Morley South say ‘NO’ to Cold Callers

In recent years, through the help of West Yorkshire Trading Standards and partner organisations such as the Neighbourhood Policing Teams, Neighbourhood Watch, Area Committees and local housing associations, Cold Calling Control Zones have been funded in areas where residents have suffered at the hands of rogue traders, doorstep criminals and unsolicited sales people. The zones […]

Gary Verity becomes Yorkshire Patron for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Gary Verity becomes Yorkshire Patron for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, has taken on a senior volunteer role for Marie Curie Cancer Care, one of the UK’s largest charities. As Patron for Yorkshire, Gary will represent Marie Curie at the highest level and encourage and initiate fundraising opportunities across the county to support the charity’s work. Gary is […]