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Yorkshire Voice Show Tuesday 14th May

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

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Tram system plans suggested to replace HS2

Tram system plans suggested to replace HS2

By Abbey Maclure and Elisha Atkinson A tram system could be reintroduced into Leeds City Centre after plans have been brought forward by The Taxpayers Alliance. The Taxpayers Alliance asked critics to draw up alternative plans to the controversial HS2. Harry Fone, employee at The Taxpayers Alliance said: “Well what it’s going to mean is better transport for the people […]

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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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Community cafe volunteers raise money through Leeds half marathon

Community cafe volunteers raise money through Leeds half marathon

Volunteers from the Rainbow Junktion cafe in Hyde Park have helped keep the cafe open, by completing the half marathon. Abbey Maclure reports. To donate, please visit the Cafe’s just-giving page: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/rainbowrunners

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

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.

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Yorkshire Voice Show Monday 13th May

Re-watch Monday’s programme HERE as we looked at: – Leeds United’s first leg play-off win at Derby. – Bradford Council’s plans to ban disposable barbecues after Ilkley Moor fire. – The charity cafe who ran the Leeds Half Marathon to keep themselves afloat. – The Mexican sculptors celebrating the day of the dead in the Leeds Merrion Centre. – PLUS […]

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Yorkshire Voice Show Friday 10th May

Yorkshire Voice Show Friday 10th May

Re-watch Friday’s programme HERE as we looked at: – Leeds United’s play-off clash at Pride Park on Saturday. – The community initiative to save a 100 year old greengrocers in Leeds. – The campaign group saving a cultural gem in the centre of Bradford. – An age-old Rugby League rivalry reignited between the Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos on the […]

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Yorkshire Voice Lunchtime Bulletin Friday 10th May

Yorkshire Voice Lunchtime Bulletin Friday 10th May
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Leeds road closures for half marathon

Leeds road closures for half marathon

  By Elisha Atkinson Areas in and around Leeds will experience road closures this Sunday 12 May in preparation for the Leeds Half Marathon. The marathon attracts thousands over 7,500 participants and raises thousands for charity. The race will begin at The Headrow and circuit around Leeds towards Meanwood, Kirkstall Abbey and back into Leeds city centre. We have provided […]

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Bradford City manager pays tribute to Valley Parade fire victims

Embed from Getty Images by Dan Swales and Abbey Maclure Bradford City manager, Gary Bowyer, has paid tribute to the victims of the Valley Parade fire by showing his squad a video of the disaster. Bowyer aimed to educate his squad on the importance of the fire for those connected with the club. A minute’s silence will be held before […]

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