Lockdown Mag

18th May 2020

A magazine for lockdown we dreamed up is officially out now. We are dead proud that more than 50 contributors came together at these times. The magazine includes 23 recipes, features on comedy, football, music, tips for making bread and brewing coffee, alternative ways to support independent businesses (including t-shirts) and more. Phew, that was […]

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Top Lockdown Tips

15th May 2020

These tips were originally written for our lockdown magazine but due to delay we felt it was better to post this online. We have gathered some mighty fine tips from some lovely people, from cutting your hair at home and trying some DIY to finding fun things to do online and sitting near a window, […]

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COVID-19 and #LIF20

6th April 2020

It is really difficult to start this one off. Our annual festival of celebrating independent food and drink culture was in the process of maturing, with a fixed focus on shouting higher and wider about how amazing Leeds is as a food city. We had also started a process of becoming a not for profit, […]

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Hospitality Needs You #NationalTimeOut

27th April 2020

As we begin to see and realise how long the hospitality industry will be affected by COVID-19, the uncertainty of lockdown being lifted, and the social distancing measures going forward, indies are struggling with the lack of help and vast information overload. The hospitality industry was one of the first sectors to be affected by […]

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Leeds’ NHS Help

8th April 2020

Leeds’ community has come together in so many different ways during the COVID-19 outbreak. It is quite overwhelming to put it all into words, and supporting our key NHS workers is just one amazing example.  Below is a list (updated constantly) of people offering support and help.  Feeding the NHS  Deliveroo –One business to see […]

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Small Business Help

10th April 2020

We are passionate about helping our indies through this time. Many of the indies need our help more so than ever. We can help them loads by following our Directory which we keep up to date as much as possible. Order that Friday takeout, buy a voucher to use in the future, buy some merchandise […]

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