With the ever-rising number of vegans amongst the Leeds Student population and the nation, multiple supermarkets have brought out great options for those among us who are sacrificing turkey, goose-fat roast potatoes and pigs in […]
Every Christmas, there is enough unrecyclable wrapping paper to wrap the equator nine times. And that’s just in the UK. The amount of waste we produce increases by a shocking 30 percent at this time […]
On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love will discard 6 million trees, 2 million turkeys, 11 million roasties, 17 million sprouts, 114 thousand tonnes of plastic, 74 million mince pies and around a billion Christmas cards.
Ben Forrest shares his favourite festive alternative tracks to get you through Christmas 2020.
I think we can all agree that one of the best parts about Christmas is by far the Christmas food: mince pies, Christmas pudding and of course the renowned pigs in blankets! We often let […]
With parties postponed and mistletoe against the guidelines, what should this year’s Christmas adverts say instead about modern Britain? Despite having existed since the 1950s, it was only in 2013 that John Lewis first sparked […]
Things are bleak enough these days, regardless of the darker nights and miserable weather, and what better tonic for the winter/lockdown blues than a Christmas movie?! They are beacons of hope, with timeless messages about […]
The Robin Hood Pantomime is set to go ahead this Christmas, in Birmingham. Sarah Garraway unpacks what effects social distancing might have on one of our favourite holiday pastimes.
After such a hard year, food banks, homeless shelters and charities are in desperate need for resources this year. So, why not get involved in the Christmas reverse advent calendar, and give back to those that need it most.
Christmas is the most important time of the year for small businesses and there are some fantastic places out there selling wonderful products which need our help to survive.
It’s fair to say that Attenborough wouldn’t approve with the continuation of our current festive habits. However, it’s not yet too late for change. Having an environmentally friendly Christmas is so easy with a spoonful of swaps and a pinch of creativity.
It’s easy to get carried away amid the glitz and glamour of Christmas displays and relentless ‘buy one get one free’ marketing ploys. If you’re a newcomer to student living the concept of budgeting will […]