Day: 17 October 2017

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

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

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