South Leeds adventure attraction launches schools’ transition packages 

Following a successful series of Teachers’ Days and Drop-Ins, an adventure play attraction in Leeds is launching four packages for year seven pupils. Developed by a qualified primary and outdoor educational instructor, Gemma Constantine, Manager of Mission Out at Tingley Garden Centre, the packages have been designed to help new secondary school pupils get to…

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Authentic Vietnamese street food comes to the Merrion Centre

Pho 37 Set to bring the authentic tastes of Vietnam to Leeds The Merrion Centre has announced its newest addition which is set to join its ever expanding culinary scene with the upcoming opening of Pho 37, offering authentic Vietnamese street food. This exciting venture is due to open its doors to the public in…

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Family fun event to welcome Harrogate’s new electric buses

Music, food, dancing and prizes lined up to celebrate the future of bus travel It’ll be a fantastic family fun party – and you’re invited! Harrogate’s leading bus operator, The Harrogate Bus Company, is planning an action-packed free event to welcome the first of the town’s brand new electric buses. The fun starts at 3.30pm…

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Kids carnival at White Rose this May half term

White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting an exciting Kids Carnival this May Half Term, 24th May – 9th June. With rides suitable for children of all ages, this event is the perfect springtime family day out. The carnival will include a host of different rides and activities for visitors to enjoy including classics such as Dodgems…

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Celeb chef hosts dinner kickstarting £32million Bradford College redevelopment

Over 40 VIP guests attended a launch dinner at The Grove Restaurant to hear about exciting plans set to transform Bradford College Hosted by former MasterChef finalist Exose Grant, the event showcased several of the College’s extensive construction projects, which will soon take shape. Projects include new £3.5m vocational T Level facilities, a £6.9m refurbishment…

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York St John students take over York Theatre Royal for week-long arts festival 

Performance students from York St John University will take over York Theatre Royal in May as part of the Takeover 2024: In The Limelight festival.   Now in its twelfth year – but the fourth run exclusively by York St John students – the Takeover Festival gives young people the opportunity to gain valuable real-life work…

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The Big One is back! Next Gen Edition

The Big One is back at Bartercard Odsal Stadium next Wednesday – but this time, it’s the turn of the Next Gen! Our Scholarship side will do battle with Leeds Rhinos’ Scholars from 7:00pm – and we’re targeting a four figure crowd! A raft of internationals have come through both sides junior pathways in years gone…

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Yorktoberfest returns to York Racecourse this Autumn with beer, bratwurst and all things Bavarian!

Autumn cheer is forecast today with the news that Yorktoberfest, York’s traditional Bavarian beer festival, will be returning to the Clocktower Enclosure at York Racecourse this October, for a fourth successive year.  York’s very own Oktoberfest has proved hugely popular since its debut in 2021 with all sessions selling out last year. Yorktoberfest 2024 will…

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Castle Employment Group champions future hospitality leaders

Scarborough, North Yorkshire – Castle Employment Group, a leading recruitment company, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the York and North Yorkshire Junior Hospitality Board. This innovative initiative marks a significant step forward in nurturing talent and changing perceptions within the hospitality sector, a vibrant and essential industry facing recruitment and retention challenges. The…

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MasterChef: The Professionals stars to create six-course menu for Castle Howard event

Chefs Alex Webb and Philli Armitage-Mattin are creating a six-course tasting menu for a brand-new evening event at Castle Howard this April. Alex and Philli featured on MasterChef: The Professionals in 2020, with Alex taking the crown and Philli in final four. Alex and Philli are collaborating with Castle Howard on a seasonal menu showcasing…

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Third Cast of the Wand!

The Potions Cauldron Group are excited to announce their third Hole In the Wand Mini Golf Attraction in the historic city of Chester. The attraction is part of award winning The Potions Cauldron Group’s continuing expansion. The group celebrated 5 magical years in October 2023 and already has ‘The Hole In Wand’ mini golf attractions…

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York and N Yorkshire investigators help secure verdict for ticket touts guilty of online fraud

The final pair of a family of ‘ticket touts’ have been found guilty at Leeds Crown Court of fraudulently and dishonestly buying and reselling tickets – often at vastly inflated prices – for high profile music events such as Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga and Little Mix concerts. The hearing is the latest in a series…

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Introducing The Crown Spa Hotel: Your premier destination for luxury, business, and wellness

As proud new members of the West & North Yorkshire Chamber, it’s our pleasure to introduce you to The Crown Spa Hotel by Compass Hospitality. Situated majestically along Scarborough’s coastline, our hotel embodies sophistication and excellence, offering a comprehensive experience for both leisure and business travellers. Where Victorian-era charm meets contemporary luxury, our modern rooms…

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York’s hospitality and retail sectors attend first industry forum

Key representatives from York’s retail and hospitality sectors gathered at City of York Council’s West Offices headquarters on Wednesday 7 February for a special industry forum. Attendees welcomed James Sawley, HSBC Corporate Banking’s head of retail and hospitality, who delivered a keynote speech on the challenges and opportunities facing these sectors in the months and…

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Digital love letters remind us to cherish the beauty of nature and not have a toxic relationship with the environment

York St John University and the Yorkshire and North East Film Archives mark Valentine’s Day with the online release of their film “Nature Matters” This Valentine’s Day, as the world celebrates love in its many forms, York St John University’s Cinema and Social Justice project, York Business School and the Yorkshire and North East Film…

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Bradford Live announces two 2024 launch season events

Bradford Live has announced two events that will form part of the venue’s 2024 Launch Season. ‘Thank you for the Music’, The Ultimate Tribute to ABBA will take place on Friday 8th November 2024, this international smash-hit tribute show brings all ABBA’s number one hits to the stage in a production like no other. The…

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Adams Foodservice wins top national industry award

In a momentous achievement, Bradford headquartered Adams Foodservice Trading Ltd has been awarded the prestigious Federation of Wholesale Distributors Gold Award for Foodservice Wholesaler of the Year. From its humble beginnings as a corner shop on Little Horton Lane funded by World War II veteran Mirza Khan (Dad), Adams Foodservice has evolved into a leading…

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All aboard the new Boat Bar in York

City Cruises York, the number one sightseeing and dining cruise operator on the River Ouse, is launching a Boat Bar this weekend, situated at Lendal Bridge Landing in the heart of York during the city’s annual Christmas Market, from 12pm until 8pm until 23rd December. This unique and stationary boat has been designed to offer…

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Tang Hall SMART CIC has expanded their business this year

Tang Hall SMART CIC, a social enterprise that was established 2014 in the grounds of the former Burnholme Community College, and that has been operating from The Centre @ Burnholme since its opening, has expanded their business this year so that they are also delivering out of The Jam Factory in The Groves. The set…

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Freshly Made Food and Organic Coffee Shop Opens Within Popular Arena Quarter

Established freshly made food and organic coffee chain, Pret A Manger, has opened its doors at the Merrion Centre located within the popular Leeds City Centre Arena Quarter as part of the chain’s UK expansion plans. The new shop in Merrion Centre will create 18-20 new jobs. The new look 4,510 sq ft Pret, spread…

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