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Sustainable fashion exhibition at Leeds Museum showcases ‘slow’ and ‘fast’ shopping

Sustainable fashion exhibition at Leeds Museum showcases ‘slow’ and ‘fast’ shopping

By Samantha Lewis Please note material for this article was gathered before COVID-19 lockdown. Leeds City Museum is holding a fashion exhibition which explores how shopping in Leeds has changed over 300 years. The exhibition looks at how handmade and sustainable fashion, is making a resurgence in an age of climate change action. There are 27 garments across three sections […]

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The Human Aquarium Exhibition makes a splash in Leeds to highlight wildlife and environmental issues

The Human Aquarium Exhibition makes a splash in Leeds to highlight wildlife and environmental issues

By Evie Whitaker A thought-provoking exhibition arrived in Leeds in February giving a greater insight into what life is like for sea mammals. The exhibition – located in St Johns Centre – explored the issues of captivity and plastic waste through the use of mermaids, art, sculpture and photography. The exhibition aimed to raise awareness of the harsh conditions some […]

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Leeds city centre introduces new recycling bins as part of #LeedsByExample campaign

Leeds city centre introduces new recycling bins as part of #LeedsByExample campaign

By Hannah Riordan Organisers behind the latest recycling bins in Leeds city centre say they hope they will help people to understand more about what they can and can’t recycle. The new recycling bins have been placed in various locations around the city centre as part of a larger campaign, aptly named Leeds By Example. The campaign was originally set-up […]

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Smoking made my teeth fall out – Swansea man issues health warning to youngsters

Smoking made my teeth fall out – Swansea man issues health warning to youngsters

  By Terrileigh Wilkinson A MAN who lost his teeth due to smoking has issued a warning to young people to kick the habit.

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Breast cancer: lumps are not the only symptom, say campaigners

Breast cancer: lumps are not the only symptom, say campaigners

Women in Leeds are being urged to be aware of breast cancer symptoms in a campaign launched today by Public Health England (PHE). Almost two-hundred women aged seventy and over in Leeds are diagnosed with breast cancer each year; last year more than five-hundred women in Yorkshire and the Humber died of breast cancer, according to PHE Leeds.

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Yorkshire campaign for hero organ donors

The Trust's hero mascot walks down Briggate.

By Caroline Grandjean A campaign is being launched to find more organ donors with 800 people in Yorkshire currently in need of an organ transplant. Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust (LTHT) is urging more people to become organ donors with its new Be A Hero campaign, which will be launched with an event at Trinity Leeds this Friday. More than 10,000 […]

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Abuse campaigner celebrates Leeds graduation

Abuse campaigner celebrates Leeds graduation

A victim who fled honour based abuse is celebrating today as she graduates from Leeds Trinity University with a first in Psychology today. Saliha Rashid, who is 21, now campaigns for victim’s rights and wants to raise awareness about the honour-based abuse that many people around Britain suffer from. Miss Rashid said: “I was told that because I am blind […]

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