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Coastal Challenges raise over £14k for charity

Coastal Challenges raise over £14k for charity

DePuy Synthes staff descend on Scarborough to complete mammoth walk and cycle July 25, 2017: Nearly 100 staff from Leeds-based medical devices company DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, took part in a mammoth coastal challenge that saw them raise over £14k for charity. Over two days, 54 walkers took on […]

Memories of Hunslet and Stourton exhibition

Memories of Hunslet and Stourton exhibition

This project started off 18 months ago as selfish indulgence on my part as I have had at least 4 generations, including my mum and dad, who were born and brought up in Hunslet and Stourton and I wanted to find out a bit more about the area. I found lots of geographical history of […]

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

Local students were invited to see a 3D printer live in action and get hands-on with a selection of medical implements as part of a Future Talent Forum supported by Leeds-based medical devices company, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Over 100 pupils from schools across Leeds took part in […]

Low Road & Windmill schools support Cash for Kids

Low Road & Windmill schools support Cash for Kids

Low Road and Windmill Primary Schools are very much involved with Radio Aire‘s Cash for Kids. Since November 2016 we have raised funds for Mission Christmas and 500 Faces and also taken part in their Superhero Day. The children at Low Road and Windmill have been very fortunate in receiving Christmas Gifts and Easter Eggs […]

Barber Shop Chronicles at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Barber Shop Chronicles at West Yorkshire Playhouse

From before the play began the actors were dancing and singing, engaging with the audience and being engaging themselves. It felt like you were walking into a party and were being made to feel very welcome. The sound-system, the music and dancing, the call-outs to members of the audience were a fantastic way to begin […]

Race for Life at Beeston Primary School

Race for Life at Beeston Primary School

On Friday 30 June 2017 during the school day, six hundred and seventy seven children took part in Beeston Primary School‘s very own, ‘Race for Life’ sponsored event and non-uniform day. Up to date, the amount raised is an amazing £4,553.21, with monies still being collected. Throughout the school day, children took part in a […]

Summer Reading Challenge starts Saturday

Summer Reading Challenge starts Saturday

The Summer Reading Challenge ‘Animal Agents’ is launching across all Leeds Libraries from Saturday (15 July 2017). This year it is super exciting as you will be going undercover! Can you help the animal agents solve the clues and crack the codes? This band of furry, slippery and feathered friends is specially trained to use […]

New social enterprise is Nourishing People with snacks

New social enterprise is Nourishing People with snacks

A social enterprise based in South Leeds has taken a major step forward in giving experience and opportunities to people with learning disabilities who are seeking employment as the first batch of their healthy snack products have hit various outlets in Leeds. Nourishing People is a new business and employment initiative launched by People Matters […]

Hunslet hit Coventry for 50

Hunslet hit Coventry for 50

Hunslet RLFC  56-24  Coventry Bears 24 Hunslet RLFC got back to winning ways in their attempt to finish in the League 1 play offs with a convincing win over Coventry Bears at a sunlit South Leeds Stadium on Sunday (2 July 2017). Last week’s impressive performance at full time Toronto Wolfpack seemed to inspire Hunslet […]

It’s Holbeck Gala this Saturday!

It’s Holbeck Gala this Saturday!

We are very excited for this year’s gala which yet again is set to be the #bestgalayet. Come down to Holbeck Moor on Saturday (1 July 2017) between 12-4pm and as usual we have a brilliant line up of bands, great beers in the beer tent, lots of kids activities going on including Playbox, delicious […]