Tag : armley

Drunken violence forces café to close at weekends

2 years ago / 0 comments

A flagship pay-as-you-feel café in Leeds has been led to close its doors at weekends due to growing problems with drunken violence and anti-social behaviour. Adam Smith, co-founder of the Armley Junk-tion café, has voiced concerns for the safety of customers, staff and volunteers at the Real Junk Food Project. … Read More

The Real Junk Food Project: Why waste food?

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Project is a ‘Pay-As-You-Feel’ (PAYF) eatery in Armely, Leeds, only serving food that would otherwise be destined for landfill. From December 2013 to June 2014, the café intercepted 10,520.716 kilograms of edible food that would have been thrown away and left to rot in land fill. … Read More

Photojournal | The Real Junk Food Project – waste, poverty and revolution

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Café is situated in Armley, a short bus ride south west from Leeds City Centre. Entering the town, it is easy to lose count of how many factory buildings had been abandoned, bordered up and draped in rows of barbed wire. The town is like many … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

5 years ago / 0 comments

Yorkshire Pudding named county icon The Yorkshire Pudding has been voted the biggest Yorkshire icon. It beat York Minster and the Dales to the top in a vote of more than 11,000 people. The poll was run by Dalesman magazine, to mark the 75th anniversary of the publication.   Waste … Read More