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Parents in Horsforth encouraged to take children to visit pensioners over the festive period

Parents in Horsforth encouraged to take children to visit pensioners over the festive period

By Lewis Oldham A Horsforth dad has spoken about how important it is to bring the younger generation and pensioners together over Christmas. Danny Bowley regularly takes his daughter, Imogen, to sessions set up under a new Horsforth scheme that encourages parents to take their children to visit residents in old people’s homes. He spoke of how rewarding it is […]

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Dogs treated to visit from Santa Paws at Leeds Dogs Trust event

Dogs meeting  Santa at Dogs Trust in Leeds

By Jazmine Ella Blackah DOGS had a chance to get all their Christmas wishes when they met Father Christmas at the Dogs Trust’s charity centre in Leeds.

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Special Christmas tree of wishes in Leeds could help boost bee population

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A DISPLAY of Christmas wishes in a Leeds shopping centre could end up helping the struggling bee population.

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Leeds WinterFest returns for World Vegan Month

Leeds WinterFest invites visitors to sample a wide variety of ethical produce

By Polly Robinson ONE OF the UK’s biggest vegan festivals returns to Leeds this weekend. Leeds WinterFest takes place on November 26 in Leeds Town Hall and will celebrate all aspects of vegan life alongside World Vegan Month.

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Bradford’s homeless to be given shelter in the house of God for Christmas

Bradford’s homeless to be given shelter in the house of God for Christmas

By Mellissa Dzinzi ROUGH SLEEPERS in Bradford will be offered beds in 17 churches across the city during the Christmas period.

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Christmas unwanted pets warning from Leeds Dogs Trust

Leeds Dogs Trust

  By Tom Connell ‘Give Socks Not Dogs’ to loved ones this Christmas – that is the plea from a Leeds animal welfare charity. Leeds Dogs Trust is inundated every year in the post-festive season with people looking to re-home dogs given as presents. In January and February 2016, the trust received 529 calls from people with unwanted dogs and took […]

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Hospice aims to raise £12,000 to provide festive services

Hospice aims to raise £12,000 to provide festive services

By Jack Goodman A HOSPICE in Headingley is raising funds to continue providing services on Christmas Day.

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UPDATED: Health visitors prepare festive hampers to spread Christmas cheer to South Leeds

UPDATED: Health visitors prepare festive hampers to spread Christmas cheer to South Leeds

By Jack Goodman FAMILIES IN poverty in South Leeds are being offered a Christmas hamper to make the festive period more enjoyable.

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Festive drink drivers are not necessarily the usual suspects…

Festive drink drivers are not necessarily the usual suspects…

By Sam Brooksbank WEST YORKSHIRE Police has unveiled its annual drink drive campaign… with a nod to classic crime movie The Usual Suspects.

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Is it possible to survive Christmas on a student budget?

Is it possible to survive Christmas on a student budget?

By Jack Edwards FOR STUDENTS on a budget, the Christmas period is a difficult time of year to survive, however it is not impossible.

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