Posts by Yorkshire Reporter

Plans For New Leeds
Kirkgate Market Food Village
Are Stacking Up Nicely

Local News
Plans for a new food village at Leeds Kirkgate Market have taken a significant step forward with the confirmation of a preferred operator for the ‘container-style’ venue. Leeds City Council invited initial expressions of interest in April last year from private operators keen to develop and run the attraction proposed…

World Peace Flame Unveiled In City Centre Park

Local News
The Lord Mayor of Leeds has unveiled the UK’s first city centre-based World Peace Flame in Park Square, Leeds. The Park Square World Peace Flame, which symbolises peace, unity, and freedom, is contained within a specially designed and locally handcrafted replica miners’ lamp. The city centre project was made possible…

APRIL 2024

Spring is well underway and this always leads to a build up of trade. It’s grand to see people walking about and calling into the shop. Our shop is a bit off the beaten track and it has taken a number of years for people to find us but thankfully…

Start For Life Campaign: If They Could Tell You

Health, Healthcare
A new government campaign – Start for Life’s ‘if they could tell you’ – has launched to support parents to help build secure bonds to help nurture their baby’s future mental health, along with easy-to-follow guidance on the Start for Life website. The campaign aims to highlight that babies’ expressions,…

Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

Health, Healthcare
The NHS has launched a new national campaign to find the ‘missing millions’ who have undiagnosed high blood pressure.  High blood pressure, often described as a ‘silent killer’, affects an estimated 32% of adults. As the condition rarely has any symptoms, approximately 3 in 10 of these remain undiagnosed, equating…