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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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New indie festival of music, film and tech to launch in Leeds this April

New indie festival of music, film and tech to launch in Leeds this April

By Charlie Wainwright LEEDS’ FIRST ever week-long indie International Festival will be held this April – featuring chart-topping musicians Rag ‘n’ Bone Man and the White Lies. 

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British veg crisis results in calls for communities to support local produce

British veg crisis results in calls for communities to support local produce

By Abi Bates THE CONTINUING shortage of imported vegetables has sparked a debate about Britain’s shopping habits.

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VIDEO: French culture on the rise in Leeds

VIDEO: French culture on the rise in Leeds

By Caroline Grandjean The population of French people in Leeds is growing year on year, with an estimated 30-35,000 settlers currently in the city. The French consulate advises that this number is likely to rise over the next few years.

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Horsforth to host Food & Drink Festival

Horsforth Food Festival

by Caroline Grandjean Home-grown Yorkshire produce will be celebrated this month when a two-day food and drink festival is held in Hall Park, Horsforth.

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VIDEO: Farsley cheese-tasting event pays homage to fromage

VIDEO: Farsley cheese-tasting event pays homage to fromage

By Caroline Grandjean The “Homage2Fromage” club held a French cheese night at Farsley’s Mill Kitchen last night.

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Bradford does the Great Poppadom Challenge

Bradford does the Great Poppadom Challenge

Locals stuffed their faces last night hoping they could set individual records for most poppadums eaten in one-minute at the Great Poppadum Challenge in Cleckheaton. Aakash restaurant set the challenge to see how many poppadoms could be eaten in one minute, at one time.

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Thousands of parents forced to miss meals due to housing costs

New figures have revealed that one in ten working parents in the North are skipping meals so they can afford to pay their rent or mortgages. Homeless charity Shelter claim over 850,000 parents are cutting back on buying food just so they can keep up with housing payments. The Government’s own figures show that families are spending a substantial amount […]

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Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

  By Anders Anglesey There will be no need to go abroad this summer for the perfect beach holiday as Leeds City Beach returns for a second time in August. Leeds City Beach will bring the feeling of the seaside back to Millennium Square after a successful debut last year. Features set to return this summer are a traditional Ferris […]

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New barbecue restaurant to create jobs in Headingley

New barbecue restaurant to create jobs in Headingley

By Joseph Keith Red’s True Barbecue restaurant chain has announced it will be opening a new eatery in Headingley, generating 30 new jobs. The business, which already has one restaurant in Leeds, on Call Lane, is preparing to launch a new branch in Headingley. Co-founder of Red’s, James Douglas said: “We’re delighted to be moving in to the heart of […]

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