The point of this lecture is to ask the question of whether more stuff actually makes us more, or less happy?
Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, has written a thought provoking message to the people of Yorkshire for 2012.
Today’s pick of the TED lectures comes from Roger Doiron and concerns the interesting and unusual question of whether growing your own food in a kitchen gardens and allotments is now a ‘subversive act’.
How would you try and change the world if you had 18 minutes to convince your audience? In the first of our TED recommendations Sir Ken Robinson discusses education and creativity.
In a special ceremony next week fathers across the city will be graduating from a City of York council run course specifically designed to help dads build stronger relationships with their children.
The Art and Design team at The York Teaching hospital are looking to commission three talented artists or graphic designers to transform various areas of the hospital.
Dedicating a light on our Light up a Life tree is a simple and meaningful way of remembering someone special or a loved one who is no longer with you but who remains in your thoughts at this time of year.
Staff at the York branch of Cath Kidston on Stonegate have been busy creating a one-off quilt that is to be raffled off to raise money for Safe And Sound Homes (SASH).
Michael Scott, trustee of the charity stated that “Unless a miracle happens, we will have to move out of our office premises” situated in Clifton, if further funding isn’t found by March 2012.
IPPR North has opened nominations for candidates for Northern Lights 2012 – the 50 brightest and most talented ‘ones to watch’ in the North of England.
The work of both paid and unpaid carers was the focus of The Great Yorkshire and Humberside Care Awards
Nine York locals took part in a Fire Walk at the Bay Horse pub on Blossom Street in York on the 4th November for the Little Heroes charity.
The One Show’s Matt Baker, or you may remember him as Strictly Come Dancing’s 2010 runner up, will be travelling to York today on his Rickshaw challenge from Edinburgh to London in aid of Children in Need.
So who needs Advocacy? Advocacy schemes reach out to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable sections of the community.
To give help and support to people in need is an admirable quality of all charities and social enterprises, but to give this help through creativity is inspiring
Last year the York Marriott ran a ‘Knit the York Wall’ challenge where the craft inclined of York helped to knit over 4,700 scarves for the fundraising event, raising over £6,000 for the popular charity.