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Need More Room For Your Work, Or Simply A Space To Chill Out? Oeco Garden Rooms Has The Answer
Imagine having more space... Space to escape from everyday stress. A place in the garden that's flexible enough to turn into an office, a studio, a playroom or even a gym. Space that's individually…

Local Company Supports Dementia Patients At Bradford Teaching Hospitals

photo - David Hodgson
photo - David Hodgson
Bingley-based home-shopping company Damart donated much needed clothing to Bradford Teaching Hospital's elderly care wards this New Year in a bid to keep patients warm and comfortable.

Known for…

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Thu 29th Jan, 2015 | 10:59am

Leeds Jewellers Add Post Xmas Sparkle To Local Hospice Martin House Thanks To Cash Donation

L-R Jennifer Calvert (Admin Manager at Form) Tim Swann (Director of Form), Brenda Peel (Head of Corporate and Events at Martin House), Gary Thompson (Director of Form)
L-R Jennifer Calvert (Admin Manager at Form) Tim Swann (Director of Form), Brenda Peel (Head of Corporate and Events at Martin House), Gary Thompson (Director of Form)
This month, Leeds-based award winning bespoke jewellers, Form Bespoke Jewellers, extended Christmas for local children's hospice, Martin House, as it delivered a cash gift of £775 to the…

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Tue 27th Jan, 2015 | 3:04pm

Stephen Hart
Motivational Monday: Undiscovered Treasures
By Stephen Hart
Development Specialist
photo - Ali Inay
photo - Ali Inay
"Unexplored paths lead to undiscovered treasures"

Constance Chuks Friday


I wonder how old you were when you last imagined going exploring and finding hidden treasure?

Probably it was a…

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Mon 26th Jan, 2015 | 12:31pm

A Holiday Resolution Revolution

photo - Sarah_Ackerman
photo - Sarah_Ackerman
With all those New Year diet and fitness resolutions starting to waiver, it appears that there is one set of resolutions a fifth of Leeds residents do stick to every year - those relating to…

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Fri 23rd Jan, 2015 | 6:43pm

The Colonel
Do You Fall Into The Quitter's Category?
By The Colonel
The Colonel's Journal

So we're over Christmas, the New Year celebrations have been and gone and the resolution we set has more than likely gotten lost - just like the present your gran got you!

We're nearly at the end…

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Thu 22nd Jan, 2015 | 4:05pm

A1 Stairlifts Services Gives Back To The Community

Simon Harrison
Simon Harrison
Yorkshire-based stairlift specialists, A1 Stairlifts Services, is giving something back to the community with 12 free fully fitted stairlifts throughout 2015.

The Keighley business is calling out…

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Thu 22nd Jan, 2015 | 1:51pm

Banish Blue Monday! Mood Enhancing Exercise Tips


A combination of the post festive slump, along with cold dark nights, is enough to make anyone feel down. And with Blue Monday, said to be the most depressing day of the year, taking place on the…

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Mon 19th Jan, 2015 | 1:49pm

Deafblind Charity Calls For Yorkshire Marathon Runners


Sense, the national deafblind charity, is offering budding athletes from Yorkshire the opportunity to take the challenge of a lifetime and run this year's London Marathon.

The charity that…

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Fri 16th Jan, 2015 | 4:39pm

US TV Stars, Brooke and Paige Hyland, Loved Yorkshire

Brooke and Paige Hyland at York Minster
Brooke and Paige Hyland at York Minster
Reality TV stars Brooke and Paige Hyland and their mother Kelly Hyland, all from the popular US TV series, "Dance Moms", have returned home after a whistle-stop tour, meeting friends across the…

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Fri 16th Jan, 2015 | 9:06am

Samaritan In Mountain Bike Challenge


A York Samaritans volunteer will brave the elements in a 24-hour winter mountain bike race in northern Scotland to raise money for the charity.

Graham Triggs, 25, is taking part in the…

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Thu 15th Jan, 2015 | 2:22pm

Debt Woes In Yorkshire And The Humber On The Rise


Increasing numbers of people in Yorkshire and the Humber are struggling with debt and are only just able to meet their living costs, according to new figures released today by StepChange Debt…

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Wed 28th Jan, 2015 | 8:00am

Businessmen Risk Their Own Lives To Help Save Others

The Walk Society all geared up and ready to go at the foot of the mountain
The Walk Society all geared up and ready to go at the foot of the mountain
A group of middle aged local businessmen (who really should know better) have embarked upon the ridiculous challenge of climbing the 12 highest peaks in the UK and Ireland over the next 12 months.

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Tue 27th Jan, 2015 | 10:30am

Give Me Five


Local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust is taking part in Localgiving's #GiveMe5 campaign, offering local supporters the chance to have their donations to the charity doubled to raise even…

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Sat 24th Jan, 2015 | 9:00am

First 'Accessible Excellence' Awards Handed Out In Horsforth

 Nathan Popple and Jamie Hanley (centre) at The Courtyard Cafe with staff
Nathan Popple and Jamie Hanley (centre) at The Courtyard Cafe with staff
The first 'Accessibility Excellence' certificates were handed out in Horsforth this week and were presented by accessibleleeds.com editor Nathan Popple and local campaigner and resident, Jamie…

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Thu 22nd Jan, 2015 | 4:13pm

Leeds Grassroots Community Groups Receive Funding

Meanwood Valley Partnership
Meanwood Valley Partnership
Fifteen Leeds based community groups are amongst those celebrating this week after seeing off hundreds of applicants to be crowned a Skipton Building Society Grassroots Giving winner. The 161…

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Thu 22nd Jan, 2015 | 3:03pm

Motivational Monday: Perspective Not The Truth


"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."

Marcus Aurelius


So I was down with the flu last week for a full five days.* For clarity…

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Tue 20th Jan, 2015 | 2:20pm

Maria Bevan
Turn "Blue Monday" to "Review Monday"
By Maria Bevan
Mental Health Correspondent

You may have read about Blue Monday in the papers today. Apparently it's the most depressing day of the year. Are you feeling it?

The annual misery-fest celebrates - sort of - its 10th anniversary…

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Mon 19th Jan, 2015 | 1:00pm

Shaun Hallett
The Euphemism Of 'Weight Loss'
By Shaun Hallett
Fitness Writer
Good carbs or bad?
Good carbs or bad?
The majority of my clients first come to me concerned about their 'weight'.

They are looking for help to become slimmer, to drop dress sizes, to deal with their 'middle-age spread', or to fit…

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Fri 16th Jan, 2015 | 11:24am

Walking Can Save And Prolong Our Lives

walking for health - photo Dwight Sipler
walking for health - photo Dwight Sipler
Research by Cambridge University, published today (15 January 2015) has found that taking a brisk 20-minute walk daily can reduce mortality.

Living Streets' Chief Executive, Joe Irvin commented:

"…

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Thu 15th Jan, 2015 | 5:10pm

Top Fitness Trend of 2015

The Colonel  - crunch
The Colonel - crunch
Are you curious about what's going to be hot this year on the fitness front? Well, you've come to the right place!

Last year HIIT took the top spot... Just a heads up for those of you who don't…

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Thu 15th Jan, 2015 | 9:29am