Day: 14 April 2022

Education centre celebrates its fifth annibversary

A learning centre set up to help young people living in one of the UK’s most deprived neighbourhoods access further education, training and employment is celebrating its fifth anniversary. IntoUniversity Leeds South, a partnership between the University of Leeds and national charity IntoUniversity, works with children, teenagers and young adults

Beeston bedmaker becomes UK’s largest hemp grower

Fifth-generation family, Beeston-based bedmaker Harrison Spinks has confirmed its expansion into new North Yorkshire farmland to support the business’s growth and sustainability plans, which will increase the company’s hemp production. The new Ryther-based farmland spans 80 acres and will be used to increase the company’s production of industrial hemp. The

Covid vaccinations available now for all 5 -11 year olds

The NHS in Leeds has begun offering Covid-19 vaccinations to 5–11 year-olds. This follows the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s (JCVI) recommendation that all 5-11 year-olds be offered the covid vaccination to boost immunity and increase their protection against any future waves of Covid. Appointments are available at selected