Candlelighters GO GOLD for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Candlelighters aims to raise funds and awareness this September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM). #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth takes place in September each year. At Candlelighters, along with many other children’s cancer charities across the globe, the charity marks CCAM each year to help increase the awareness of childhood cancers, as well as the work they…

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Candlelighters: Together we can fight children’s cancer

At Candlelighters we bring light and hope to every family affected by childhood cancer across Yorkshire. We get involved in all sorts of different projects to help ordinary families who are facing extraordinary circumstances. Candlelighters is a big family where everybody has an important role to play. Here are some of the people who…

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Christmas countdown begins at Leeds Kirkgate Market

Visitors to Leeds city centre are being invited to pop down to Leeds Kirkgate Market for a host of Christmas cheer from now until Christmas. To make the run-up to Christmas extra special, Leeds Kirkgate Market is putting on a host of festive treats for all the family, making Christmas shopping not only affordable…

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Experience Kirkgate Market after hours with new Night Market

Visitors will be able to see Leeds historic Kirkgate Market in a new light when it opens its doors after dark with a new Night Market this week. The first Night Market which takes place on Thursday 26 October, will see the events space and food hall section of Kirkgate open until 11pm. Joining…

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Leeds charity challenge raises thousands of pounds for Candlelighters

As part of their development on the Graduate Programme, Leeds City Council Graduates were challenged with planning and delivering fundraising projects this September to fundraise for the Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal, Candlelighters. Candlelighters is a local charity based in Leeds that supports children and their families in Yorkshire who have been affected by cancer.…

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New city Lord Mayor takes office

Councillor Jane Dowson has become the city’s 124th Lord Mayor of Leeds after unanimous support from members of all parties at the council’s annual meeting this week. Born and bred in Leeds, Councillor Dowson still lives in the same house she was first brought home to as a newborn baby. She attended Pool Primary…

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