Mikron Theatre is Fundraising for Survival

This unique canal-based Yorkshire theatre company is launching a new fundraising appeal, with the hope of being able to celebrate their 50th year of touring in 2021. Mikron tours the canals, rivers and roads of the UK every year, but this year, they had to cancel their entire season owing to COVID-19. With some help […]

Leeds Cookery School is Re-opening!

Leeds Cookery School’s team are delighted to announce that their premises at Gipton Fire Station will re-open on 4 July. The school runs over 30 classes from beginners to experienced cooks, from 1 hour sessions to whole days. 100% of their profits go to Zest Leeds, a charity supporting people in disadvantaged areas of the […]

Being Food Wise on Snacking

As we bite into those convenient and seemingly irresistible snacks, we know they contain lots of sugar and fat, hardly the recipe for good health. Now, there are apps such as the Change4Life app, which tells you just how much of those ingredients the snacks contain, and it’s surprising that you can make a healthy […]

Biteback 2030 – Leeds Youth Leaders Wanted

The Biteback 2030 campaign aims to draw young people together who can attract the attention of large businesses and the government to support children’s right to healthy food. 15 – 18 years olds in Leeds are invited to apply to become Bite Back Youth Leaders, whose role will be to contribute to the national campaign […]

What does it take to keep cooking skills alive?

Jamie’s Ministry of Food knows the answer, having taught over 5,000 Leeds residents to cook in the past 10 years. Based in Leeds Kirkgate Market, Jamie’s Ministry of Food Leeds is a long term project which provides the teaching of basic cooking skills in a friendly environment. That’s not all, though, because healthy eating advice […]