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VIDEO: Young Leeds athlete to dive with Tom Daley in Glasgow

VIDEO: Young Leeds athlete to dive with Tom Daley in Glasgow

One of Yorkshire’s brightest aquatic stars will be diving at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week. James Denny, 20, of Kirsktall, Leeds, will compete in three diving events at the games – and one of them will be synchronised diving, alongside Olympic bronze medalist Tom Daley. Watch the video to see Yorkshire Voice’s Liam Smedley’s report:

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VIDEO: Kellingley Colliery buyout falls through

VIDEO: Kellingley Colliery buyout falls through

The National Union of Miners’ planned buyout of Kellingley Colliery, near Selby, was ditched after the union accused UK Coal of making unrealistic demands. Watch the video to see Yorkshire Voice’s Ailsa Rochester speaking to NUM delegate, Keith Hartshorne, miner Nigel Kemp and Labour MP Yvette Cooper, member of Parliament for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford.

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VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

Ordinary household toys were transformed into a robot orchestra by children who collaborated with theatre company Interplay, Armley, Leeds, on Thursday, July 24. Watch this report from Yorkshire Voice’s Alex Rhodes as he takes a look at what the process involved:

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VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

Leeds’ First Direct Arena celebrated its first milestone yesterday, with the venue officially hosting concerts for one year since opening in 2013. Yorkshire Voice’s Gayathri Kanagasundaram was in Leeds, asking people what they thought about the venue, watch the video here:

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Brownlee Brothers take gold and silver at Commonwealth Games

Brownlee Brothers take gold and silver at Commonwealth Games

By Russell Truran Olympic medalists Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, from Leeds, triumphed at the Commonwealth Games yesterday- taking gold and silver respectively. The Horsforth born brothers finished 11 seconds apart and over a minute clear of South Africa’s Richard Murray- who came in third. After the first day of competition, England currently tops the medal tally with a total of […]

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NEWS: Thurs 24th July

Today’s programme from the Yorkshire Voice TV studio includes stories on the fight to save Kellingley Colliery from closure, the M1 motorway in Leeds branded the worst for tailgating, and a robot orchestra.

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Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

  A 1,000-year-old Viking boat has gone on display at Wakefield library. The six-metre vessel, discovered at Stanley Ferry in 1838, is believed to be the only boat of its kind in the country. The log boat had previously been on display at York museum, but has returned to Wakefield, close to where it was found during the building of […]

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Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

  By Anders Anglesey There will be no need to go abroad this summer for the perfect beach holiday as Leeds City Beach returns for a second time in August. Leeds City Beach will bring the feeling of the seaside back to Millennium Square after a successful debut last year. Features set to return this summer are a traditional Ferris […]

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Leeds M1 motorway worst in UK for tailgating

The M1 at A1M to J47 southbound, Leeds.

By Joseph Keith A West Yorkshire motorway has been revealed as having the highest volume of tailgating vehicles in England, according to a study compiled by Direct Line. The stretch of motorway – where the M1 and A1M meet at J47 southbound near Leeds – sees tens of thousands of vehicles travelling along it every day. Tailgating, or close following, […]

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UPDATED: Police confirm missing woman has been found

Christina Anne Waters has been missing since 11am yesterday.

A 58-year-old woman who went missing on Monday in Harrogate has been found, police have confirmed. Good news. Christine Warters from Ripon has been found. Thank you all for your retweets. — NorthYorkshirePolice (@NYorksPolice) July 22, 2014 Christina Anne Waters, of Ripon, was last seen walking along the A61 in Harrogate at 11am before she went missing on Monday, July […]

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