Month: July 2020

Breastfeeding makes a world of difference

Local health leaders in Leeds are raising awareness of the environmental and health benefits of infant feeding—as well as the support available—to mark World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.

Rate good results for Leeds Credit Union this Yorkshire Day

Leeds Credit Union is celebrating this Yorkshire Day (1 August 2020) following bumper customer survey results. Following the research conducted amongst its 36,000 members across ‘God’s Own County’, 92% said they were satisfied or better with the service the credit union was delivering – and 96% would recommend them to

New Middleton Club could have its licence revoked

The New Middleton Club on Thorpe Street risks having its premises licence revoked when the Council’s Licensing Sub committee meets on Monday 10 August 2020 to review the club’s licence. The club, which is located on a residential street and is surrounded by housing, has been the scene of numerous

White Rose Celebrates Leeds United for Yorkshire Day

Say hello to Yorkshire’s smallest team of Premier League footballers, as White Rose Shopping Centre unveils a unique collection of custom minifigures printed on genuine LEGO® parts in celebration of Yorkshire Day and Leeds United’s promotion to the Premier League – and the set could be yours. This Yorkshire Day,

Success for Civil Enforcement Officer in Beeston, Holbeck and Hunslet

Residents and Councillors have thanked a local Civil Enforcement officer for improvements in the area; after almost 600 fines were issued for dog fouling, littering and parking offences. Local Councillors Gohar Almass, Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel (Beeston & Holbeck) Mohammed Iqbal, Elizabeth Nash and Paul Wray (Hunslet & Riverside) were

Avoid open water in the heatwave

With UK temperatures set to soar late this week as parts of Yorkshire & North East England reach highs of up to 30C, Canal & River Trust is asking people to stay safe by water, avoid open water swimming in their local canals, rivers and reservoirs and seek alternative ways