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Treemendous York ploughs on towards its 50k tree goal with another 400 planted

Treemendous York ploughs on towards its 50k tree goal with another 400 planted

 by Emily Horner York’s tree planting initiative, Treemendous, planted 400 trees on an acre of York University land, Diamond Wood, on Sunday, March 15 2020. Treemendous aims to plant 50,000 trees, hoping to have achieved their goal in a year and a half, to promote York as an environmentally-friendly city. This is part of Woodland Trust‘s Northern Forest initiative, […]

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Businesses in Garforth say community is the key to success for local independents

Image from Christine Thom, The Main Deal

By Emily Horner Garforth Main Street is a rarity compared to other local high streets. It has lost a few significant shops, yet it is not full of empty properties, with more to offer than just the usual charity and betting shops. But do the local independents feel that a sense of competition has been created now that the retail […]

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“Zero-Waste” businesses on the up in Leeds

“Zero-Waste” businesses on the up in Leeds

By Zoe Peck In a promising trend, more Leeds business owners than ever are applying measures that aim to reduce their food and plastic waste to zero, with one store seeing its customer numbers double in a year. This includes Ecotopia in Central Arcade, offering food and eco-friendly cosmetics without the option of single-use plastic bags. Customers are encouraged to […]

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