What are your favourite ways of celebrating New Year’s Eve?

As it is in any major UK city, New Year’s Eve in Leeds is a pretty big deal. Venues and partygoers go all-out to celebrate the start of a brand new year, but where will you be spending the big NYE?

Let’s take a quick look at your options, from the low-key to the wild night out, because now is definitely the time to start making plans…

Staying at home

For some people, staying at home on New Year’s Eve is the worst scenario imaginable, but it really doesn’t have to be. If you’re a little exhausted running around year after year trying to find something amazing to do on the big night, it can actually be really nice to take a break. Make sure you plan some things to do though, like having a movie marathon or a romantic meal with some fizz on ice. You’ll be surprised at how special and intimate a quiet night in can feel.

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Why Leeds is such a great Christmas shopping destination

Many of the UK’s biggest and best cities have their temptations when it comes to where to do your Christmas shopping, but there’s one that just might have the edge – the northern city of Leeds.

Leeds is known as a mecca for shopping all year round, but it really steps things up a gear as the festive season approaches. In fact, it has featured in many ‘best cities for shopping’ lists around Christmastime, including Superbreak’s Top 10 Best Christmas Shopping Cities in 2014.

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Cash for Kids’ Mission Christmas 2015: Drop Off Point at Weetwood Hall

Christmas is a magical time, especially for children. Though for families who can’t afford to buy their children presents and other festive treats, what should be the most enchanting time of the year can be fraught with worry, unhappiness and disappointment.

This is where Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids’ Mission Christmas steps in.

Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids is a charity dedicated to supporting children who are sick, deprived and require additional support.

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Current wedding ring and jewellery trends: An interview with Craven Jewellers

One of the most exciting aspects of getting married has to be choosing the wedding rings. Picking a ring that is a symbol of your eternal love and commitment and that you’ll proudly wear for the rest of your life is a difficult decision. If you have an impending wedding and are looking for a ring, have a read of our interview with Craven Jewellers in Yeadon, Leeds, suppliers of bespoke jewellery and jewellery services for more than 45 years and are the proud winners of the 2015 North of England Wedding Awards for Outstanding Customer Service.

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Are you brave enough to face the Halloween weekend at the Stables Pub?

Halloween’s the time where we all regress into big kids, donning our scary costumes, carving pumpkins and enjoying spooky-themed parties to celebrate the occasion. If you’re keen to channel your inner 5-year-old and really get into the spirit of things this coming weekend, head over to the Stables Pub at Weetwood Hall, where there’s a fabulous Halloween spooktacular going on.

It’s a Halloween Extravaganza– all weekend long

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