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Lord Ahmad’s Easter Message
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Plastic Free Lent
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Lord Ahmad’s Easter Message

The Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Freedom of Religion or Belief wishes Christians the world over a happy Easter.
The Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Freedom of Religion or…
19th Apr 2019 08:00 PM

The Pink Moon Rises On Good Friday

Jan Harris
Assistant Editor
photo - Rob Harris
Every month of the year there is a full moon which is given a different name.
Regardness of its name April's full moon will not actually appear pink. The moon never truly changes…
18th Apr 2019 11:00 PM

Best Places To See Bluebells For Free In Yorkshire

Bluebells - photo by Michael Canavan
Visiting a Bluebell Wood is one of the UK's great seasonal highlights and the Woodland Trust has lots for you to visit for free across the North of England this…
18th Apr 2019 02:00 PM

Notre Dame: Construction’s Priceless Contribution To History Captivates The World

A fire engulfed the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which resulted in the destruction of the 850-year old external timber roof and the collapse of the iconic spire.
The…
16th Apr 2019 03:00 PM

Ingleborough’s Story In Stones

Samson's Toe, near Stainforth - photo by Steve Finch
Clapham-based charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) is aiming to produce a children’s illustrated book that tells the story of…
12th Apr 2019 10:00 PM

Plastic Free Lent

Throughout Lent, Rachael Maskell MP for York Central refrained from purchasing anything wrapped in or made of plastic for 40 days and 40 nights as part of a Lent challenge set by Tearfund. Over the…
19th Apr 2019 04:50 PM

North York Moors On Fire Alert

Dry conditions and further warm weather forecasts have forced the North York Moors National Park Authority to announce a fire alert, just before the busy Easter bank holiday weekend.
Staff from the…
18th Apr 2019 04:26 PM

Easter Customs And Traditions - Maundy Thursday

Jan Harris
Assistant Editor
The Last week of Lent is called Holy Week and helps people to think even more about the Easter Story.
Maundy Thursday is the Thursday of Holy Week and is the beginning of the three day celebration of…
17th Apr 2019 05:00 PM

Official Artist Of The 2019 Welcome To Yorkshire Chelsea Garden Announced

Mackenzie Thorpe, 'Under the Moon and Stars', 2019
Mackenzie Thorpe has been announced as the official artist of the 2019 Welcome to Yorkshire garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The artist has…
16th Apr 2019 11:48 AM

CBI Responds To New Article 50 Extension

The CBI has responded to news that the UK and the EU have agreed a "flexible extension" of Brexit until 31 October.
Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said:
“This new extension means that an…
12th Apr 2019 09:00 AM

Easter Customs And Traditions - Good Friday

Jan Harris
Assistant Editor
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the death of Jesus Christ on Calvary. It is the Friday at the end of Holy Week and two days before Easter Sunday, when Jesus rose from the dead. The day…
19th Apr 2019 08:30 AM

Jeremy Hunt Celebrates Passover At Westminster Synagogue

Jeremy Hunt visited the Westminster Synagogue
To celebrate the festival of Passover and highlight the UK’s strong commitment to the Jewish community the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, visited…
18th Apr 2019 04:12 PM

New Citywide Initiative To Ensure Arts For All In Leeds

In the first initiative of its kind in the country, a citywide arts engagement project is being launched in Leeds to help strengthen relationships between community groups and the cultural sector.
Ar…
16th Apr 2019 07:18 PM

Easter Customs And Traditions - Palm Sunday

Jan Harris
Assistant Editor
Palm trees
Holy Week 2019 starts on Sunday 14 April and ends on Saturday 20 April the day before Easter Sunday on 21 April. Holy Week is also the last week of Lent.
The first day of Holy Week is Palm…
13th Apr 2019 08:00 PM

Leeds: Carbon Neutral By 2050

Image by cocoparisienne
Leeds can become a carbon neutral city by 2050—and could potentially achieve the 2030 target in the climate emergency motion passed by councillors on 27 March—according to…
12th Apr 2019 07:37 AM
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