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 […]

Branded Face Covers Supports Leeds Mind

As we look to 15 June and the compulsory wearing of face covers on public transport, a new business has pledged a share in its profits to Leeds Mind, a local mental health charity. Jason Holman, celebrity tour manager and contributor to charities, head of sales for Branded Face Covers, founded by entrepreneur Bav Majithia. […]

Warm Up When You Can’t Use The Gym

If, like many of us, you’re using lockdown as a means to get into shape, you should be mindful that no workout is complete without a warm up! When we warm-up, we are preparing our body for exercise by gradually increasing both our heart rate and circulation, which loosens our joints and increases blood flow […]

Walking Home – Sound Journeys From Opera North

Now we can exercise more outdoors, Opera North has announced its commission for BBC Arts and Arts Council England’s Culture in Quarantine programme. Walking Home: Sound Journeys for Lockdown builds on the Leeds-based company’s history of award-winning and innovative sound walks and installations. New works are currently being written and will be recorded by five […]

Online Yoga – During COVID and Beyond

With gyms and yoga studios closed, many of us have been turning to online platforms to get our yoga fix. Pre-COVID, Amy Manancourt of Hania Therapies, taught yoga across North and West Yorkshire. I spoke with Amy today about the recent launch of her virtual yoga studio, which she is currently running from her Holbeck […]