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Burn Your Bras at Leeds Gallery!

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Exhibition sets Leeds alight with launch and bra burning event. A Leeds Metropolitan University lecturer and photographer is set to launch her one-of-a-kind exhibition of portraits of young women in Leeds at an event held at the Leeds Gallery Munro House on York Street. Casey Orr’s ‘Saturday Girl’ exhibition also includes a series of free events, kicking off with the ...

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Wolseley UK seek Graduates to become part of a next generation of managers.

Wolseley Seeking Graduates

Wolseley UK’s 2014 Management Training programme, giving graduates the opportunity to join a FTSE 100 company and become part of the next generation of managers, is now open for applications. The popular programme last year received over 2,300 applications and combines regular training sessions, with online training and job shadowing and ensures trainees are equipped with the practical, hands-on experience ...

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HS2 building should begin in Leeds?

HS2 Train

City leaders met with HS2 chiefs yesterday to lobby for construction of the new high-speed rail link to begin in Leeds. The HS2 board, chaired by recently appointed Sir David Higgins current chief executive of Network Rail, visited Leeds as a first port-of-call for wider consultations about HS2 to hear the city’s mandates. A strong case to begin building HS2 ...

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Place & Memory – A Leeds based art project in need of funding.

Place & Memory

Place & Memory (a Leeds based project) – A book exploring eight artists’ interpretations of Leeds and the influence it has had over their lives and their work. They are looking for funding support from Kickstarter Crowd-Funding. Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform.  The company’s stated mission is to help bring creative projects to life. Since its launch, more than 5 ...

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Rise Against – Make it Stop – It Gets Better Project

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Video of the Week Rise Against – Make it Stop ‘Rise Against’ – An American Punk Rock Band released this track in 2011 on the back of their album ‘Endgame’. Touring the world they played the Leeds Festival. This track supports the LGBT charity ‘It Gets Better Project’. Link Here. Vocalist Tim McIlrath said, in an interview with Kerrang: “A ...

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Eating Out in Leeds

New Places to Eat Out at Trinity Leeds. Shopping centre welcomes new foodie destinations to the city. Trinity Leeds, the city’s one stop shop for retail, dining, leisure and entertainment, is excited to announce three brand new additions to its stellar line-up of dining destinations, including cult London favourite Meat Liquor and renowned sushi specialist Wasabi. Bringing its bright, clean ...

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Small Business with Small Broadband? Get a Leeds Council Grant to go Large with your Net Connection

Leeds Fast Broadband

Better business is better connected – Leeds Bradford broadband connection voucher scheme launched. Connection vouchers worth up to £3,000 are now available to small and medium-size businesses across Bradford and Leeds to cover the cost of upgrading to superfast broadband, offering SMEs the opportunity to transform the way they do business. Funded through the Government’s ‘Superconnected Cities’ programme, the connection ...

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Le Tour workshops – Opportunities for Businesses in Leeds

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Le Tour workshops mean business in Leeds A series of workshops are to be held in Leeds over the coming weeks offering business owners the chance to find out more about opportunities around the Tour de France Grand Départ. Leeds City Council will be hosting the sessions, which are free and open to all businesses to attend, at the White ...

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LGBT History Month event set to be held at Leeds Art Gallery

LGBT History Month event set to be held at Leeds Art Gallery An innovative event marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History month will be held at Leeds Art Gallery this weekend. Visitors will have the opportunity on Saturday 22 February 2014 from 1pm-4.30pm, to hear from a number of prominent speakers and take part in a discussion about ...

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Leeds Pride 2014

A Theme of Love Leeds Pride 2014 have announced some details for the 2014 Leeds Pride Event and share them with us at Leeds City Magazine. The Committee have chosen this years theme to reflect the ongoing push for change & equality & recognise the legalisation to allow same sex marriage in the United Kingdom.  Love&Marriage will feature strongly in ...

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