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The Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival

This is some enjoyable news, indeed. Congratulations to Leeds on welcoming the first ever Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival. After quickly browsing the event website, it looks like it is going to be a solid show. The organisers have promised 100+

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I saw one of the most joyous things ever today. I had been in Leeds visiting friends over the weekend and was making my way to the train station this morning for my return journey to London when I spotted

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Leeds has gone global

I get a lot of stick for giving bad reviews to restaurants. Some people are of the mind that it is detrimental to veganism to publish negative reviews of vegetarian establishments that serve sub-standard vegan food. Maybe they think a

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We love you LEEDS! LEEDS! LEEDS!

In some parts of the world, it can be a struggle to be a vegan. If you are located a long distance from a major city, plant-based foods and cruelty-free supplies can be difficult to track down let alone finding

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London happy, Leeds sad

This news is simultaneously good and bad. The phenomenal clothing and footwear retailer The Third Estate has announced its final days trading in Leeds city centre and the subsequent move they are making to London. Like I said, happy London

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Grove is in the heart

Can’t decide between pizza and curry? Don’t know if you should grab a samosa or a plate of savoury rice? Eating can be a real dilemma. Well, one restaurant is making it easy for vegans to have all of these

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Something strawberry and vegan for the weekend

The UK is alive with excitement. The sun is out in full force, the temperature is rising and people are wearing a lot less clothing. I arrived in a bustling, blistering Leeds today just in time for a long, long

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Sex without cruelty

If you wanna get freaky, you don’t want to do it with animal products on your private parts. Do you? Condoms are probably the last thing on your mind when you think of veganism. Of all the products to be

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Not so amazing

I’m not usually one for disrespecting meat-free establishments, but neither will I pretend they are all fabulous havens of delectable and mouth-watering food. If you find yourself stranded in Leeds for the day, places to eat vegan food are not

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Cruelty-free curry

Leeds city centre isn’t exactly drowning in vegan food choices, but there is a special eatery that hasĀ  been keeping our lot nutritiously-fed for over 20 years. Hansa’s Gujarati Vegetarian Restaurant is every bit as much an institution as it

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