Monthly Archives: February 2012

Forced Fun? Not at the Wakefield Rhubarb Festival!

Feature article by Racheal Johnson, @cestrache Wakefield’s definitely having a moment. With its landmark Hepworth gallery attracting 385,000 visitors since its opening last May, and the nearby Yorkshire Sculpture Park continuing to mount blockbuster shows, this upstart Yorkshire city is … Continue reading

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Leeds today: the Guide, rhubarb, developments, another incinerator, and party cash

Morning! Mike here, in a slightly fitter state. Awfully sorry about Monday, but Elly did sterling work yesterday, I’m sure you’ll agree. There’s been some really bad news for Leeds this week as The Leeds Guide has ceased trading before … Continue reading

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Leeds today: future, music, journalism, TEDx, and what’s next?

Hi everyone! It’s Elly here today with your news roundup. Apologies for the lack of a post yesterday, but dear Mike isn’t very well and the rest of us are mega busy. However, it does mean that we can legitimately … Continue reading

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Leeds today: schools, posters, cuts, eco-developments, secret tea rooms, family-friendly eating, and money.

Among the headlines today is the news that plans for a free school for Jewish children in Leeds have been put to the government. The proposed free school would be an extension of the state Brodetsky Jewish Primary School in … Continue reading

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Leeds today: biccies, bettakultcha, chat, crayfish, rhubarb beer, petrol and LIFF.

Morning (just)! Sorry for the delay. Mike here, unusually for a Thursday. So without further ado, here’s the news. The BBC has reported that there was an explosion at the Fox’s biscuit factory in Batley. Hopefully everybody involved makes a … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Lego, Red House, toys, apprentices, CCTV, fostering and Hope.

Morning! It is blustery and will get wet out there today – watch your umbrellas and it might be worth thinking about waterproofs before leaving the house. Although not the worst by a long chalk, total spend on CCTV by … Continue reading

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Leeds today: letters, radicals, opera, treasure, and PANCAKES.

Elly here today people, yet again with a slightly delayed service thanks to you know, being busy and that. The West Yorkshire Archive Service Catablogue recently had a vote on the best ‘treasure’ of the archive, and Tetley’s Brewery won … Continue reading

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Leeds today: blogs, basics, bradford, locks, literature, jury and milage claims.

Hello Leeds (and other places)! It has been a brisk weekend – over too quickly – but it should start getting milder again today or tomorrow. Let’s get on with the news. Do you have Euro-style locks in your nice … Continue reading

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Leeds today: theatres, trains, more nudity, photos, editors, and good steak.

  Good morning Leeds, Mark here on this Friday the 17th, with all that’s happening around town as we prepare to bring on the weekend.   Not for the first time of late, Leeds theatres have been striding into the national pages. … Continue reading

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Leeds today: nude, music, apprenticeships, and pancakes.

Morning news fans, Elly here today with your top local news stories. Hope you’ve all been having a great week and looking forward to the weekend! Nigel Keer has been fined over £300 for rambling nude apart from a backpack … Continue reading

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