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Free theatre tickets: Pink Sari Revolution

Free theatre tickets: Pink Sari Revolution

In the ‘Badlands’ of Uttar Pradesh, violence and oppression against women are commonplace, but one woman has raised an army to say “no more”. She is Sampat Pal Devi, the formidable leader of the Gulabi Gang, a movement of over 400,000 women fighting for their rights in a uniform of blazing pink saris. Fusing drama, […]

By October 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds goes bananas for Apple Day

South Leeds goes bananas for Apple Day

Apple juicing, toffee apples, chutneys, sausage making, longest peel competitions, craft activities… it’s all happening in South Leeds this weekend as communities celebrate Apple Day 2017. Thwaite Mills Orchard Explorers Sat 21 October, 1-4pm. Thwaite Lane, LS10 1RP Go along to celebrate apple day and explore the ancient orchard at Thwaite Mills Watermill and discover […]

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Keep safe from rogue traders

Keep safe from rogue traders

A new multi-agency task force, the West Yorkshire Financial Exploitation and Abuse Team (WYFEAT), comprising of professionals from Trading Standards, Police and Social Services, has been set up to investigate doorstep crime and safeguards victims. It has recently secured prison sentences against prolific rogue traders operating in West Yorkshire. Robert Morrison & Paul Towers were […]

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BITMOs GATE celebrates World Food Day

BITMOs GATE celebrates World Food Day

I went along to BITMOs GATE this morning to taste the food (me, being a lover of Asian food) for their community  to celebrate World Food Day.  Ken says: ” I first tried the Chicken curry from the Hamara Centre in Beeston. Was very authentic, medium spiced with taste of cumin, coriander and turmeric flavour coming […]

Classroom singing brings the world to Belle Isle

Classroom singing brings the world to Belle Isle

Music lessons at Windmill Primary School were given an international flavour on Friday (13 October 2017) as pupils are joined by two of the Master Trainers from the British Council’s music education initiative, World Voice. Around eighty children in Years 3-5 pupils from Windmill Primary School and Low Road Primary School came together to enjoy singing lessons […]

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Opera North comes to BITMOs GATE

Opera North comes to BITMOs GATE

Belle Isle TMO Be entertained by a group of proper opera singers and an accordionist, who will make you laugh – maybe even cry – in half an hour packed with comedy, deceit, love and tragedy! BITMOs GATE at 12.30pm on Monday 23 October 2017. Be treated to scenes and songs from a variety of […]

Get hands-on with new Christmas toys at White Rose

Get hands-on with new Christmas toys at White Rose

White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting a series of toy-testing sessions this Half Term, inviting children to get hands-on with the latest Christmas toys in a bid to create Leeds’ very own top ten festive wish list. On Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 October 2017 from 10am–5pm, White Rose’s very own ‘toy scientists’ will be […]

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Planning application submitted for key Holbeck site

Planning application submitted for key Holbeck site

CEG has submitted a hybrid planning application for a significant 3.52 hectare (8.69 acre) site on Globe Road and Water Lane in Holbeck, part of the Leeds ‘South Bank’. This application was lodged in the same week that Leeds City Council approved Vastint’s plans to develop the Tetley brewery site and announced plans to remodel […]

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Senior Councillors to debate station remodelling

Senior Councillors to debate station remodelling

A range of principles to guide the remodelling of Leeds Station into a transport hub of international significance at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse are to be discussed by senior councillors this week. HS2 will extend the current station southwards across the river Aire. The new rail line will come into the city centre […]

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Call to join the Barnardo’s ‘Great Sort Out’

Call to join the Barnardo’s ‘Great Sort Out’

Staff at Barnardo’s shops in Leeds are asking people to have a pre-Christmas sort-out and donate their pre-loved winter woollies to their local store. Stocks of winter clothes – such as jumpers and coats – are flying off the rails at the Barnardo’s shops including the Hunslet store, as the weather turns colder. The charity […]

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