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Middleton Railway receives lifeline grant from recovery fund

The Middleton Railway Trust is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic. 445 organisations will share £103 million, including The Middleton Railway Trust to

Council houses to benefit from £24m green heat investment

Leeds City Council to invest £24 million in green technologies for council homes Thousands of council tenants across Leeds are to benefit from significantly cheaper energy bills as part of a transformational new programme to improve council housing and cut the city’s carbon footprint. As part of the council’s commitments

MindMate offers mental health support to young people

As World Mental Health Day (Saturday 10 October 2020) approaches, the NHS in Leeds is reminding young people that mental health support is available across the city. Each year, World Mental Health Day seeks to raise awareness of mental health issues, and the support that is available for those who

Arts and Minds online exhibition: ‘Change is Gonna Come’

Arts and Minds Network will be launching their Annual Open Exhibition online on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at artsandmindsnetwork.org.uk/exhibition. This will be their 14th Annual Exhibition but their first to be launched online to reach art-loving audiences during the coronavirus pandemic. It showcases the amazing work of Arts and Minds

Canal charity urges cyclists to slow down

The Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity that looks after 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has launched an online campaign appealing for people riding bikes on towpaths to take it easy and slow down. A short (1½ minute) video and animation reminds all those visiting the

First barge of aggregate docks at Knostrop wharf

A 500 tonnes capacity barge arrived at Knostrop yesterday (23 September 2020) marking the first load of a new service carrying marine dredged aggregates from Hull to Leeds. This is the culmination of many years’ hard work by various groups. It started with Leeds City Council’s minerals planning policy decision