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Rozina Breen named as new chair of the board at Leeds Playhouse

BBC England’s head of north Rozina Breen has today been announced as the new chair of the board at Leeds Playhouse. She will be accompanied by current board member Neil Adleman as vice chair, and succeeds Sir Rodney Brooke CBE, who steps down after ten years as chair. As

Team take over ownership at finance boutique

The existing team at fds Director Services, based in Yorkshire, have taken ownership of the business via an Employee Ownership Trust. Jo Haigh, CEO and Founder of fds, has passed ownership of her business support and director training business to the Managing Director Poonam Kaur, and the existing team, as

50 years ago this month - when Sheffield became cabaret king

The city had truly seen nothing like it when the doors of Club Fiesta opened for the first time in August 1970. Though the Arundel Gate cabaret club was renowned for its palatial décor and Las Vegas-style glitz, it was probably just as well known for a simple dish that

Ripon pizza & pie makers sales rocket during lockdown

Making pies has always been in James Sturdy’s blood following his great-grandfather making them for a village store back in 1930. Despite two major setbacks with a fire at the Ripon factory in 2019, and then lockdown impacting their supply chain of restaurants and bars earlier this year, Sturdy

Recession will drive record levels of Divorce

A forthcoming recession could see divorce rates surge, impacting tens of thousands of dependent children, according to divorce lawyers at Parker Bullen solicitors. With financial prosperity comes relationship harmony and a drop in divorce rates. But following the last two recessions, divorces rates rose by around 5%. In 2010, divorce

Collaboration brings children’s theatre back to Leeds

Leeds theatre-makers tutti frutti, Wrongsemble, Unlimited Theatre, 154 Collective, Blah Blah Blahs, Alive & Kicking, Interplay, Fidget Theatre and Slung Low have joined forces to bring theatre back to children in the city, delighting them with a live experience on their doorstep. Live Little Stories for Leeds saw the companies

Leeds receives £18.6m from Getting Building Fund to support Covid recovery

Leeds City Council has secured more than £18m from the government’s Getting Building Fund to deliver three regeneration projects that will boost economic growth and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, help to tackle climate change, and improve residents’ wellbeing. The council will receive a total of £18.604 million
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