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Leeds Issues Bramley Baths
The historic swimming baths have a year's worth of funding, but their future… (Read more...)
Aspiring photographer, Viktors Katilis, is selected as a finalist in Hotel Indigo student programme in partnership with World Photography Organisation (WPO)
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 a national student programme which will discover the next generation of UK talent.
The eight Hotel Indigo hotels in the UK have been paired with local universities taking part in the WPO Student Focus competition. The students from around the country have been challenged to…
Temple Newsam Estate, one of six parks in Leeds today announced as achieving the coveted Green Flag national status for excellence.
Other parks that were also awarded a Green Flag Award are Roundhay Park, Pudsey Park, Otley Chevin, Kirkstall Abbey and Golden Acre Park.
The Green Flag Award Scheme is managed in the UK by a consortium, comprising Keep Britain Tidy, The Conservation Volunteers and GreenSpace. Known collectively as the Green Flag Plus Partnership, the consortium manages the scheme in England on behalf of the Department for Communities and Local Government and in Wales for the Welsh Steering Group.
A new volunteer Fundraising Group for Marie Curie Cancer Care is being set up in Leeds 17.
The Fundraising Group are looking for people to join them and need someone to take on the roles of Chairperson and Treasurer. So, whether you like organising and delegating, counting money, or simply want to bake cakes or give an hour or two here and there, there will be something for you.
The local group will be supporting Marie Curie’s major fundraising campaigns such as the Great Daffodil Appeal and Blooming Great Tea Party, as well as promoting local fundraising in the community…
Summer of Jubilee and Sport energises kids in Leeds to get out and about and engage in their community
In light of Leeds’ enthusiasm to get outdoors and to capture their sporting enthusiasm, npower’s No Power Hour Road Show will be making a stop off in Leeds. On Saturday 30th June, Robbie Savage and the npower’s No Power Hour Road Show will be at Leeds, Briggate between 11am and 3pm for a free family fun football day.
npower’s No Power Hour is a UK-wide football road show, hosted by former Premiership and Welsh national midfielder and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Robbie Savage, designed to encourage kids to spend more time outdoors with friends and family and save energy at…
Carluccio’s cycles 500 miles for Action Against Hunger
Carluccio’s CEO Simon Kossoff and six members of his team are attempting a gallant 500-mile charity bike ride in aid of Action Against Hunger, a humanitarian charity committed to ending child hunger in some of the world’s poorest countries.
On Monday 9 July, the team will be making an appearance at Carluccio’s in Leeds, stopping off to rest, refuel and meet supporters. You can donate to this worthwhile cause by visiting www.justgiving.com/carluccios, or come down to the restaurant for dinner and Carluccio’s will contribute £1 from each main course it sells that evening to the charity.
The Carluccio’s cyclists…
New Poundland opening in Crown Point Retail Park
Local shoppers will be quids in as Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, announces that its new store will open in Crown Point Retail Park in Leeds. The new store will create 29 new jobs.
To kick off the celebrations, there will be a family fun day on 30 June when Emmerdale’s Tom Lister aka ‘Carl King’ - will get the party started signing autographs and having his picture taken with local fans.
From 11am ‘Carl King’ will be giving out £1 vouchers, which shoppers can exchange for anything from a pack of Kodak batteries to greeting cards for…