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Politcial Campaign 2015: Stuart Andrew MP speaks of the benefits of community work for unemployed 18-21-year-olds

David Cameron’s plans for unemployed 18 to 21-year-olds to complete six months of compulsory voluntary work in order for them to claim of the state, was the topic of discussion at #Yorkshire_Voice debate held at Leeds Trinity University today. 42 more words


A ?????? of Bullfinches

I don’t know what the collective for Bullfinches is but we definitely have one on the local nature reserve.


The great obsession. Painting the old cottage 'en plein air'.

What moves men of genius, or rather what inspires their work, is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough… 475 more words


Sometimes You Just Need to Look Up

I was trying to photograph some Teal on the river earlier this week and was getting a bit frustrated as they were staying just out of range. 45 more words


Steady online growth for Leeds-based local papers ... BUT

After Wednesday’s not so good news about continuing declining sales of our local regional daily papers, here’s the better news about their growing online audiences. 604 more words


The Rhubarb Festival: and a recipe for rhubarb and ginger biscuit bars

As I got out of the car last weekend, it struck me that holding a food festival in the middle of winter, in a small city in the north of England, wasn’t a particularly good idea. 1,138 more words

Forced Rhubarb

The first day of spring comes to South Yorkshire

I am blessed to live in a town in the middle of the English countryside. All too often I forget to take the 10 minute drive out of the town centre- where I live – and into the abundant green countryside that surrounds it. 70 more words