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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 […]

CHIRPY DESIGN AT OUR FINGERTIPS AS LOCAL INDEPENDENT ARTISTS SHARE SKILLS IN CRAFT WORKSHOPS

CHIRPY DESIGN AT OUR FINGERTIPS AS LOCAL INDEPENDENT ARTISTS SHARE SKILLS IN CRAFT WORKSHOPS

Local independent lifestyle store, Chirpy, which has been taken into the hearts of many local shoppers since its launch in December, is branching out having expanded its facilities to the 1st floor of the premises, to host craft workshops. The store, which specialises in stocking unique, quirky items by Yorkshire independent designers or makers is […]

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 […]

York city centre to get a ‘mini makeover’

York city centre to get a ‘mini makeover’

York’s city centre is set to get a ‘mini makeover’ from next week when new lighting, seating and bollards will be either restored, refurbished, removed or replaced as part of the Reinvigorate York initiative. The scheme is supported by a £200K investment from the council’s Economic Infrastructure Fund and the initial phase of work is […]