Christmas News
2018 was worst Christmas for retail in a decade, says index

2018 was worst Christmas for retail in a decade, says index

Retail sales growth flatlined in December – the worst Christmas performance for a decade – according to an index.

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Where to recycle your Christmas Tree in Leeds

Where to recycle your Christmas Tree in Leeds

If you bought a real Christmas Tree this year it will probably be time to recycle it this weekend.

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Easter Eggs on display in supermarkets two days after Christmas

Easter Eggs on display in supermarkets two days after Christmas

While many people are still finishing off their festive leftovers, the UK’s big-name stores appear to have already moved on from Christmas, with several putting Easter eggs on sale.

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HMP Leeds prisoners donate gifts to homeless charity and toy appeal

HMP Leeds prisoners donate gifts to homeless charity and toy appeal

PRISONERS at HMP Leeds donated toys and chocolates to a homeless charity and Radio Aire’s Mission Christmas toy appeal.

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This is how our hero police and NHS workers will spend Christmas Day

This is how our hero police and NHS workers will spend Christmas Day

As millions of us settle down to enjoy our Christmas dinner, public services staff across Leeds will be working to look after our community.

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Dog missing for two years returned to owner before Christmas

Dog missing for two years returned to owner before Christmas

A dog owner was given the “best Christmas present” after she was reunited with her pet two years after she was stolen.

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Leeds Dogs Trust set for white Christmas after birth of eight snow-coloured pups

Leeds Dogs Trust set for white Christmas after birth of eight snow-coloured pups

It will be a white Christmas at a dogs trust this year after a rescue lurcher gave birth to eight adorable snow-coloured puppies.

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A festive feel good factor as St George’s Crypt cook up special Christmas dinners for those in need in Leeds

A festive feel good factor as St George’s Crypt cook up special Christmas dinners for those in need in Leeds

More than 100 homeless people were treated to a four course Christmas dinner and party thanks to staff from the YEP’s parent company JPIMedia.

society
A word from the editor: Corny Christmas songs ain’t that bad really

A word from the editor: Corny Christmas songs ain’t that bad really

Come on, you can sing along, “Look to the future now, it’s only just begun…..”

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The Leeds Black Prince bus owner providing a free Christmas Day service to people in need

The Leeds Black Prince bus owner providing a free Christmas Day service to people in need

Train driver Bradley McMullan won’t eat his Christmas dinner until Boxing Day.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for