MAP Charity will make a huge step towards revitalising Mabgate’s creative community in July, as work begins on a million-pound restoration of its headquarters, Hope Foundry.
Now, more than ever, it is hugely important to support women-led businesses. Not only have women been disproportionately economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with women being around a third more likely to work in […]
From Marie Curie to Malala, Frida Kahlo to Lizzo, Women’s History Month is about celebrating empowering women whose contributions to society have paved the way for women in the 21st century. But one of my […]
Three of the city’s great independents reflect on 2020 and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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 […]
Leeds has emerged from Lockdown 2.0 and straight into tier 3 of the government’s COVID restrictions. This has meant that many of Leeds’ hospitality venues have been forced to keep their doors closed for a […]
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.
Bookshop.org have launched an initiative that is set to save local and independent bookstores from closure, as it encourages shopping locally and staves off multi-billion dollar companies!
Ellis Ellena Idris highlights some of her favourite black-owned small businesses for your new fashion fix.
INTRODUCING ROOTED! In this article, Geeta discusses how we can be more sustainable in the way we buy and sell books
Find yourself a mask with flair with Ruby McAuliffe’s roundup of independent businesses offering unique designs.
We are living in a country that has mostly adjusted to our new limited freedoms, waiting for the lockdown to be eased and for the right, scientific path to be followed. One of the constructive […]