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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

You may be aware that this week has been Mental Health Awareness Week. To help raise awareness of mental health problems, which may affect any one of us during our lifetimes, Blacks Solicitors arranged a number of talks and activities for its staff. Massages To kick off the week we arranged for a massage therapist […]

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A Personal Journey: Running for Mind

My running journey started in July 2016 shortly after I had lost a close friend to suicide. Joe was a lovely young man with such a kind heart. He always had this big beautiful grin on his face and was so welcoming to everyone. After the initial shock and once the funeral had taken place, […]

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Blacks Solicitors Kick-Start Fundraising for Leeds Mind

This year Blacks’ employees voted for Leeds Mind to be their chosen Charity of the Year and the CSR team have been busy developing an exciting events calendar full of fundraising activities for the year ahead! In addition to raising money, we also want to do our best to raise awareness of Leeds Mind who […]

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Change for charities

As the use of cash for everyday purchases diminishes, and the use of contactless cards and mobile pay tools become the norm, it is becoming clear that charities will need to adapt and move away from traditional fundraising techniques. Interestingly, in their March 2018 report the Charities Aid Foundation also found that although the amount […]

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Brownlee Tri Corporate Challenge

The enthusiastic team at Blacks Solicitors are always ‘up’ for a challenge (Cycling from Leeds to Paris, cycling from Newcastle to London non-stop and entering a team in this weekend’s Yorkshire Marathon), so when we were invited to enter the Brownlee Tri Corporate Challenge we couldn’t say no. The adrenaline was pumping when I arrived […]

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Best Law firm in Yorkshire…for Touch Rugby

Last night saw team @LawBlacks take part in the annual Wooden Spoon touch rugby tournament, with the heightened excitement this year of playing on the hallowed turf of Headingley stadium. With the rugby union World Cup coming to the city of Leeds later this year and the following fixtures at Elland Road; Italy vs Canada […]

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Plan, Talk, Live

Plan, Talk, Live is the theme of the Dying Matters Week organised by the charity Dying Matters to take place between the 18 and 24 May 2015. The aim of the week is to have the population talk about death and planning for later life both of which are such taboo subjects. Local events are […]

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Blacks has the Crypt Factor!

The highlight of the Leeds property professional’s calendar and premier annual charity event was again in full swing on Thursday 19 March 2015 at Elland Road to raise money for the St George’s Crypt and Lionheart charities. This year was extra special for Blacks as not only were we in attendance to support the worthwhile event, but […]

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Bigger and ‘BETA’ than ever

Few will have failed to notice that a large, annual awards event took place this Sunday. Ball gowns were chosen, dinner suits pressed, and gushing acceptance speeches prepared by all of the nominees. That’s right, this weekend the great and the good from the equestrian world descended upon Birmingham’s National Motorcycle Museum for the British […]

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Bowled over and battered Blacks’n’blue

Yorkshire County Cricket Club 7 – 0 Blacks Solicitors LLP History was made at a frosty Nethermoor Park on Tuesday when Blacks Solicitors took on County Champions, Yorkshire CCC in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. A star filled line up took to the pitch with Blacks calling up retired Dutch international Ken Monkou, former […]

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