People & Places

Northlight Arts Centre: A Knife Painting Art Class

Intrepid Leeds Living writer Blagovesta Tacheva signed up for Heather Burton‘s sellout Painting WIth Knives art class – with surprising results! Northlight Arts Centre is a not-for-profit arts centre and gallery in Chapel Allerton offering a wide range of art workshops and classes (including life drawing, lino printing and watercolours), hosting exhibitions and organising music […] Leeds Living …




Latch Partners with Hearthstone

Latch (Leeds Action to Create Homes) has been named as the Corporate Charity Partner for Hearthstone Investments, a specialist in suburban private rented housing. The charity buys derelict and run-down houses in the Chapeltown, Harehills and Burley areas of Leeds and refurbishes them to provide modernised, energy efficient accommodation for people who are homeless or in housing need. […] Leeds Living …


The Super Soapbox Pitstop – Now Open in Holbeck

Taking car washing, valeting and detailing to a whole new level, The Super Soapbox Pitstop is delivering on a concept that offers both comfort and convenience to its customers. The Super Soapbox Pitstop has transformed the premises on Domestic Street, shared with its sister company, The Super Soapbox Challenge, an events company that organises soapbox […] Leeds Living …



Introducing The Lowecal Lager to Leeds

‘The Löwecal’ is a premium session lager that packs an ABV% punch – but without the carbs. The lager was created by a Leeds-based team who believes in the power of balance and didn’t want a good time to come at the cost of good health. I spoke to co-founder Adam Cuthbertson about The Löwecal […] Leeds Living …


A Slice of Home

A Slice of Home – A Leeds-based family-run baking business A Slice of Home specialises in making and selling bakes for local cafes and businesses. The husband and wife team also creates bespoke celebration cakes for all occasions. I spoke to Edd and Ali from A Slice of Home about their North Leeds based business […] Leeds Living …


Next-Up : Do you really want to retire?

With a UK skills gap and an untapped resource in those of retirement age, Victoria Tomlinson believed this could be resolved by re-thinking retirement itself. So, at the age of 62, Victoria launched Next-Up. As a career consultant she’s been featured as a TEDx speaker with her talk ‘A generation of wasted talent‘ and hosts […] Leeds Living …