Leeds Playhouse is Touring City Community Venues With ‘I Wanna Be Yours’

Slam poet Zia Ahmed’s play ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ is being taken to the community after its Playhouse run. For the past nine years, the Playhouse has been sharing productions in non-traditional settings for theatre.  I Wanna Be Yours joins productions such as Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads and David Peace’s The Damned United, bringing the […]

Harley – A Four Paws Fundraiser for Sue Ryder

Harley, an 11 year old black labrador (that’s 69 years in human terms) and his owner Steve Wilkinson have been walking the streets of Otley, Yeadon, Ilkley and Guiseley, raising an incredible £12,000 for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice. This dedicated feat took 6 months and 212 hours of bucket collecting to raise funds for people […]

It’s Leeds Wellbeing Week

With the arrival of Spring, it’s a good time to try new things. Leeds Wellbeing Week and Mind IT may well have some good opportunities for you to do just that! We picked a few of the events taking place from 21 March, organised by people who understand the challenges of the workplace. 21 March […]

Schofield Sweeney – Supporting Simon on the Streets

The West Yorkshire law firm has been raising funds for the West Yorkshire charity for the homeless since 2017. Over the past 12 months, the staff have raised £8,700. Schofield Sweeney’s workforce of 170 participated in lockdown-friendly activities, such as sleep-ins, bake sales, bike rides, payroll giving and networking events, as well as sponsoring the […]

Children Raise Over £10,000 in Support of Homeless

Children at Leeds primary schools have raised £10,393.74 for Simon on the Streets, a charity helping the homeless in Leeds and beyond. Last December, the ‘Elf Run’ saw nearly 3,000 pupils between the ages of 3 and10 take part in the run (skip and walk) around their school, amongst them covering thousands of miles, dressed […]