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Thursday 23rd May Lunchtime news roundup

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Longstanding traditional greengrocer in Leeds saved by local community group Headingley Development Trust

Longstanding traditional greengrocer in Leeds saved by local community group Headingley Development Trust

by Abbey Maclure A 100-year-old greengrocer in Headingley has been saved for the community, after a local enterprise group bought out the business. The shop in North Lane was facing closure after the former owner, Keith Harris, retired two years ago. His family decided to sell up the business and approached the Headingley Development Trust (HDT), a community enterprise which […]

Yorkshire Voice Show Tuesday 14th May

  Re-watch Tuesday’s programme HERE as we looked at: –  Leeds city centre’s possible new tram system –  Northern museums facing uncertainty after funding cuts – How to experience nature from indoors at a new exhibition in Armley – Chemical free gardening in Keighley – PLUS MUCH MORE

Local groups looking to take action to prevent further damage to Ilkley Moor

Following the fires that ravaged Ilkley Moor, Rights of Way, a Bradford Council group are considering measures to restrict open fires and barbecues in the area. James Fountain reports.


Leeds News

Sunshine Sam: Leeds family’s campaign to get life changing treatment for 4-year-old with Cerebral Palsy

Sunshine Sam: Leeds family’s campaign to get life changing treatment for 4-year-old with Cerebral Palsy

by Abbey Maclure A family in Leeds have launched a £70,000 fundraising campaign to get life-changing treatment for their son in America. Four-year-old Sam Mitchell, from Colton, was born two months prematurely and left fighting for his life. Sam suffered brain damage and has Spastic Hemiplegic Cerebal Palsy, a condition which effects his whole right side. The family hope that […]

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News

Yorkshire Voice Friday 24th May

Take a look at today’s show HERE, as we looked at: The Leeds children skipping school to join an environmental protest People in Leeds reacting to Theresa May’s resignation The project using non-contact boxing to bring together communities The players to look out for in next month’s Women’s World Cup PLUS MUCH MORE!

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Features

The Human Aquarium Exhibition makes a splash in Leeds to highlight wildlife and environmental issues

The Human Aquarium Exhibition makes a splash in Leeds to highlight wildlife and environmental issues

By Evie Whitaker A thought-provoking exhibition arrived in Leeds in February giving a greater insight into what life is like for sea mammals. The exhibition – located in St Johns Centre – explored the issues of captivity and plastic waste through the use of mermaids, art, sculpture and photography. The exhibition aimed to raise awareness of the harsh conditions some […]

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Sport

Leeds fans can dream after win over Derby

Leeds fans can dream after win over Derby

Leeds United supporters will be both anxious and excited for Wednesday’s play-off second leg against Derby County. The side are just two wins away from a return to the premier League, 15 years after last being in the competition. Matthew Ramage reports.

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Recent Posts

Yorkshire Voice Friday 24th May

Take a look at today’s show HERE, as we looked at: The Leeds children skipping school to join an environmental protest People in Leeds reacting to Theresa May’s resignation The project using non-contact boxing to bring together communities The players to look out for in next month’s Women’s World Cup PLUS MUCH MORE!

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Yorkshire Voice Thursday 23 May

Take a look at today’s show HERE, as we looked at: Everything you need to know about today’s EU Elections The Leeds family fundraising for their son to have life-changing treatment in the US The growing issue of knife crime in gangs And the latest sports results and stories PLUS MUCH MORE!

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Sunshine Sam: Leeds family’s campaign to get life changing treatment for 4-year-old with Cerebral Palsy

Sunshine Sam: Leeds family’s campaign to get life changing treatment for 4-year-old with Cerebral Palsy

by Abbey Maclure A family in Leeds have launched a £70,000 fundraising campaign to get life-changing treatment for their son in America. Four-year-old Sam Mitchell, from Colton, was born two months prematurely and left fighting for his life. Sam suffered brain damage and has Spastic Hemiplegic Cerebal Palsy, a condition which effects his whole right side. The family hope that […]

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Yorkshire Voice Tuesday 21st May

Yorkshire Voice Tuesday 21st May

Take a look at today’s show HERE, as we looked at: Leeds City Council’s decision to increase event capacity at Roundhay Park to 80,000 Supermarket chain Morrisons becoming the first in the country to make their fruit and veg aisle plastic-free The decrease in childhood obesity rates in Leeds A special live interview with the Make May Purple stroke awareness […]

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Yorkshire Voice Monday 20th May

Take a look at today’s show HERE, as we looked at: Welcome to Yorkshire unveiling their ‘Yorkshire Garden’ at the Chelsea Flower Show The giant crane that has been put up to build Leeds’ tallest skyscraper The volunteer project helping the homeless this Ramadan All the action from this weekend’s Big Summer Bash in Rugby League. PLUS MUCH MORE!

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Greengrocer reopens to provide local produce to the people of Headingley

Greengrocer reopens to provide local produce to the people of Headingley
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‘The Zone’ educates young people in the midst of rising knife crime in West Yorkshire

‘The Zone’ educates young people in the midst of rising knife crime in West Yorkshire
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Residents campaign to stay in their own homes

Residents campaign to stay in their own homes
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The tree disease set to cost the UK economy £15 billion

The tree disease set to cost the UK economy £15 billion
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LS26 residents to be left homeless if demolition plans go ahead

LS26 residents to be left homeless if demolition plans go ahead

By Elisha Atkinson Plans to demolish houses on Sugar Hill Drive and Wordsworth Close in Oulton Leeds could leave its residents homeless. In under two weeks Leeds City Council will be considering plans by housing developer Pemberstone that want to demolish and redevelop the estate. The current properties are rented and will be replaced by larger houses that will be […]

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