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Bingo! Leeds jobs bonanza just the tonic

Over 50 new jobs will be offered to Leeds residents in the coming weeks, with the opening of a cocktail bar and bingo cafe.

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Autumn flavour on vegan menu

Autumn flavour on vegan menu

The city’s first exclusively vegan only restaurant is embracing the onset of the seasonal change with a winter warmer menu.

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A sweet treat for chocolate week

A sweet treat for chocolate week

A seven-Course chocolate fest that will satisfy the sweet tooth of even the most hardened chocoholics.

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Luke Dowing pictured at Vice and Virtue restaurant, New Briggate, Leeds...11th May 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Make the future of fine dining your vice

One of the city’s food pioneers is marking the first anniversary of one of his restaurants by shaking up the traditional concept of fine dining.

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Kemar Roofe of Leeds United during the EFL Cup match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor, Burnley, England on 19 September 2017. Photo by Paul Thompson.

Team talk with Leeds United star players

Football fans will be able to take part in team talk and put their questions to two high-profile Leeds United stars in a close up Meet the Players event next week.

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Steph McGovern with Young Fundraiser Award (0-12yrs)  winner Amber Buckle, Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards 2016. 14 October 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Still time to vote for children’s charities

A deadline is looming in a vote for important Yorkshire charities which are up for an award at a ceremony honouring brave youngsters.

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GAMING: Bingo and  a bun - the new style of playing a classic at Luda.

Leeds is Luda choice for third venue

A gaming brand is coming to Leeds and will open up a centre with food, drinks, bingo and slot machines under one roof.

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PIONEERING: A different approach to building for families in the city centre.

Leeds South Bank firm set to double workforce

a developer behind a major piece of a masterplan for the so-called ‘South Bank’ area of the city will double its workforce over the next year as it forges ahead with the pioneering project.

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FUTURE: Next generation family homes from Citu.

‘We want to bring families to Leeds city centre’

Blending the long-standing and thriving communities of Leeds with the hundreds of new homes that are set to be built over the coming years are another of the council’s biggest housing challenges.

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Leeds loves a brew to start working day

It is the most important part of the working day, the City Buzz desk certainly does not start operating without one - a morning cup of tea.

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Leeds restaurants pass the Michelin Guide’s taste test

Leeds restaurants pass the Michelin Guide’s taste test

One of the newest restaurants in Leeds has joined nine others to make it into the food and drink bible of the world’s best cuisine – The Michelin Guide.

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HIGH DEMAND: One of the latest high rise, luxury developments in Leeds city centre.

Leeds city dwellers are forced to the suburbs

Families and millennials are being forced out of the city centre due to a lack of suitable housing for their changing needs.

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FESTIVAL: Celebrating the great German beer tradition.

A double measure of Leeds Oktoberfest

Leeds beer lovers are getting not one but two weekends to embrace their Bavarian spirit and steins with two weekends in the city dedicated to that great German tradition of Oktoberfest.

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Date: 3rd October 2017.
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Yen Reis Founder of Skin Laundry visiting Leeds for an event at Harvey Nichols, Leeds.

Airing your dirty skin secrets

An American beauty brand renowned for making laser facials accessible has introduced the treatments to Harvey Nichols and the founder flew in to Leeds from LA to tell us more about it.

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Tattu will take taste to extreme

Tattu will take taste to extreme

Fifteen new dishes from dim sum through to dessert, tempt the tastebuds on a menu that is said to be the ‘most progressive’ to date for the newest Chinese restaurants in Leeds.

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Crafting a fair to show off the north

The talents of more than 35 crafters and makers will be showcased later this month with a fair and street food.

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PLEASE SIR: Actress Georgina Franklin plays orphan Oliver Twist in the market place adaptation of the classic Dickens novel.

What the Dickens is happening at Leeds Kirkgate Market?

Can we have some more? Those famous words from ‘Oliver Twist’ have been echoed by culture fans eager to see the curtain rise in one of the city’s most unusual theatrical venues.

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SPEAKER: Sarah Goodyear takes to the microphone.

A week of events for Leeds firms

A theatre company is holding a public speaking workshop that could help employees develop skills and confidence in the workplace.

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Staff at the Northern Monk. PIC: Simon Hulme

Why this Leeds brewery has ambition by the barrel-load

Ice-cream and parsnips. Cuckoos. Collaborations with a trail runner, a tattoo artist and a starting budget of £5,000.

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GIRL POWER: Seema Dhiman has made a business out of a mans world.

Man’s world is working for Leeds entrepreneur

it is the ultimate alpha male place to go in the city with players from Leeds United and the Rhinos among the list of regulars.

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