New Leeds Lord Mayor Officially Announced
Councillor Eileen Taylor
Councillor Eileen Taylor has been announced as the new Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2019/20. She was handed the chains at the council’s Annual General Meeting yesterday (22 May),…
23rd May 2019 03:55 PM
The Incredible Diaries Of Anne Lister (Gentleman Jack) - Now Online
The Incredible Diaries Of Anne Lister – The Inspiration Behind ‘Gentleman Jack’ – Go On Display And Are Now Available To Read In Full Online
Newly created high quality digital images of every…
22nd May 2019 09:16 AM
Poet And Paddle Boarder Make Huge Splash On Welcome To Yorkshire’s 10th RHS Chelsea Garden
photo - Rachel Warne
A poet and a paddle boarder have helped launch Welcome to Yorkshire’s most ambitious garden to date at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
The garden, which celebrates the…
20th May 2019 11:30 AM
Gove Steps-up Government Action To Cut Food Waste At Landmark ‘Step Up To The Plate’ Gathering
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has this week invited organisations to apply for the second round of more than £6 million funding under government’s game-changing scheme to slash food waste.
16th May 2019 08:00 PM
Weekly Forest Visits Work Wonders For Mental Health, Research Says
Kate Humble among the trees - photo Forestry England
A team of researchers from across Europe are praising the transformative impacts of forests on mental health.
For two years, European health and…
13th May 2019 09:30 AM
Volunteers Help Dig In Malham
The volunteers at Malham
Three volunteers from Darwen Asylum and Refugee Enterprise (DARE) lent a hand on an archaeological dig in Malham recently as part of the People and the DALES project run by…
22nd May 2019 10:24 PM
‘Thank You!’ Three Peaks Footpath Re-built
Walkers on the new Bruntscar path - photo by Andy Kay/YDNPA
A much-used footpath off the summit of Yorkshire’s highest mountain has been re-built with locally-quarried stone, following a successful…
21st May 2019 03:28 PM
Government Delivers New £10m Fund To Plant Over 130,000 Urban Trees
Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces grants will be made available over the next two years to green town and city spaces.
A new £10 million plan will see more than 130,000 trees planted…
19th May 2019 09:15 PM
Flagship Heritage Site Opens To The Public
Wath Mill - photo Louise Brown
The Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is inviting the public to step inside a unique heritage restoration, Wath Mill.
It opens its doors to the public for the…
16th May 2019 07:56 PM
Simon Armitage Appointed New UK Poet Laureate
Her Majesty The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Simon Armitage as the next Poet Laureate for a fixed-term of ten years.
The acclaimed poet succeeds Dame Carol Ann…
11th May 2019 08:00 PM