Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

By Harry McMullen Local campaign group, Bradford Live have won the council bid to develop the Bradford Odeon. The Odeon, which has been derelict since 2000, will undergo and £23million pound refurbishment turning the site into a state of the art performance space. The project is expected to be completed by Autumn of 2020, 150 years on from the completion […]

Horsforth Walk of Art festival looking for new artists and venues

Horsforth Walk of Art festival looking for new artists and venues

by Abbey Maclure A community arts festival in Horsforth is looking for artists and venue holders to sign up for this year’s event. Horsforth Walk of Art will be held on 6-7 July and will showcase art, activities and workshops in different locations across the town. The event is free and organisers are looking for a variety of artists, from […]

Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

by Abbey Maclure Headingley market has been nominated for the Farm Retail Association’s (FARMA) Best Farmers’ Market of the Year award. Winners will be announced on 26 February at the FARMA annual conference. We visited the market to find out more:

Tour de Yorkshire pioneering the world cycling scene as women’s race to be fully televised

Tour de Yorkshire pioneering the world cycling scene as women’s race to be fully televised

By Tom Clayton The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire will be among the first cycling events in the world to have equal length stages for male and female riders, it was announced today. The event from Thursday May 2 to Sunday May 5 2019 will also see the women’s race televised alongside the men’s as they compete on the Friday and […]

Could this be Christmas number one? Listen to the Leeds United charity single making the headlines

Could this be Christmas number one? Listen to the Leeds United charity single making the headlines

By Abbey Maclure A Leeds United re-make of Bohemian Rhapsody, which honours manager Marcelo Bielsa, will be released as a charity single on 13th December. Bielsa Rhapsody, a take on the iconic song by Queen, was produced by the team behind the Phat Chants podcast. Stand-up comedian Micky P Kerr, comedy duo Scouse Corner and Matt Bowman, The Pigeon Detectives […]


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Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

by Abbey Maclure Headingley market has been nominated for the Farm Retail Association’s (FARMA) Best Farmers’ Market of the Year award. Winners will be announced on 26 February at the FARMA annual conference. We visited the market to find out more:

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Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

By Harry McMullen Local campaign group, Bradford Live have won the council bid to develop the Bradford Odeon. The Odeon, which has been derelict since 2000, will undergo and £23million pound refurbishment turning the site into a state of the art performance space. The project is expected to be completed by Autumn of 2020, 150 years on from the completion […]

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The Human Aquarium Exhibition

The Human Aquarium Exhibition

By Olivia Dobson The Human Aquarium Exhibition has been at the St John Centre in Leeds from 15th to 28th February 2019. Lucy Meredith, Project Manager said: “My company,’Yorkshire Life Aquatic’ have been working with a photographer to re-create beach scenes using merfolk which will be part of the exhibition.” General opening hours are 11-4:30pm Monday-Saturday. It’s definitely worth a […]

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LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

Ring Magazine’s current pound-for-pound number one Vasyl ‘Hi-Tech’ Lomachenko (11-1; 9 KOs) takes on Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza (25-1; 12 KOs) from Madison Square Garden theatre on Saturday night. The fight will unify Lomachenko’s WBA (Super) title and Pedraza’s WBO belt in the Lightweight (135 lbs.) division. Three-weight world champion and two-time Olympic gold medallist Lomachenko will be looking to add another world title […]

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The Human Aquarium Exhibition

The Human Aquarium Exhibition

By Olivia Dobson The Human Aquarium Exhibition has been at the St John Centre in Leeds from 15th to 28th February 2019. Lucy Meredith, Project Manager said: “My company,’Yorkshire Life Aquatic’ have been working with a photographer to re-create beach scenes using merfolk which will be part of the exhibition.” General opening hours are 11-4:30pm Monday-Saturday. It’s definitely worth a […]

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VIDEO: Canadian rockers Dilly Dally hit Leeds

VIDEO: Canadian rockers Dilly Dally hit Leeds

By Tom Reyer Canadian rockers Dilly Dally travelled to Leeds on January 24 to play the first leg of their current UK tour. The quartet were here three years ago at Brudenell Social Club and have returned this month to tour their new album ‘Heaven’. They played a rousing set at Headrow House and I caught up with them to […]

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Stitching the Cathedral

‘Stitching the Cathedral’ is approaching its completion at Bradford Cathedral. Designed by artist Polly Meynell, the project to stitch kneelers for the main altar has aided in providing Bradford with a community project, open to everyone. Filming and editing: Polly Robinson

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LUFC manager baffles press and fans at emergency press conference.

LUFC manager baffles press and fans at emergency press conference.

By Maisie Andrews Garth Marcelo Beisla, who has been managing Leeds United Football Club for under a year, is under fire for sending ‘spies’ to watch opponents train. On 11th February 2019, Leeds played the Derby ‘Rams’ at home and won 2-0. In a pre-match interview Beisla admitted he had send employees of the club to watch other Championship teams […]

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LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

Ring Magazine’s current pound-for-pound number one Vasyl ‘Hi-Tech’ Lomachenko (11-1; 9 KOs) takes on Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza (25-1; 12 KOs) from Madison Square Garden theatre on Saturday night. The fight will unify Lomachenko’s WBA (Super) title and Pedraza’s WBO belt in the Lightweight (135 lbs.) division. Three-weight world champion and two-time Olympic gold medallist Lomachenko will be looking to add another world title […]

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What has Marcelo Bielsa changed at Leeds United

What has Marcelo Bielsa changed at Leeds United

By Max Hunter Leeds United finished last season in 13th position in the Championship with 60 points under, their second permanent manager of the year the unsuited Paul Heckingbottom. They had started that season on top form with surprise choice of manager the Spaniard Thomas Christiansen. Christiansen was sacked in early February and Leeds’s season disappeared from there and Heckingbottom […]

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Harrogate charity sleepout organiser “humbled” by response from businesses

Harrogate charity sleepout organiser “humbled” by response from businesses

By Daniel Swales On Thursday December 6, Harrogate’s business community took part in a planned night of sleeping rough at Ashville College in order to raise money for local charities such as Harrogate Homeless Project and Changing Lives. Over 30 of Harrogate’s business leaders swapped their bedrooms for the great outdoors as they donned their sleeping bags and braved the […]

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Leeds rugby club coaches beat Southgate to win coaching gong

Leeds rugby club coaches beat Southgate to win coaching gong

by James Fountain The coaches of Old Otliensians RFC in Otley have won the Great Coaching Moment of the Year prize at the 2018 UK Coaching Awards. The Leeds-based amateurs were chosen over Gareth Southgate, the England men’s football manager, and Tracey Neville, the England women’s netball coach. The trio of coaches – head coach Kris Stafford, 32, and his […]

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The “A” word – have we really progressed since bedlam?

The “A” word – have we really progressed since bedlam?

  Embed from Getty Images By Charlotte Lascelles Autism – for some it’s an excuse by parents to pardon their children’s behaviour; for some it’s an excuse for bullying; and for others, it’s a reason to lock someone up. Yes, it may well be 2018 but there is still a stigma around autism. I’m autistic, I have a condition called […]

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Roundhay Park welcomes back The English Art Company

Catriona Smith the founder of the English Art Company

By Olivia Dobson A display that aims to help artists increase their income has come back to Roundhay Park for a third time. The display, which is taking place in the Mansion Conservatory, is being hosted by the English Art company. Catriona Moore, from Roundhay, founded the company to help artists increase their income by photographing their original art. Catriona said: “Last […]

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