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Are England’s top teams ready to claim the Champions League trophy?

Replica Champions League football

With just one round of games remaining in the Champions League group stages, it’s time to assess each English teams’ chances of being the eventual winners of the competition. Manchester City The reigning champions of the Premier League and current leaders Manchester City have progressed into the Champions League knockout stages following a 2-2 draw with Lyon on Tuesday night […]

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York school hosts festive fair to generate funding

Poppy Road Primary School Christmas fair banner

By Emily Smith Poppleton Road Primary School in York held their annual Christmas fair on Saturday November 24 to raise extra money for the school. The fair was run by the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) and raised £2000 which will go towards buying equipment for the school. Steve Wragg, chair of Friends of Poppleton Road School said: “The fair is an […]

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Leeds foodbank reports 28.9% rise in demand for emergency food supplies

Leeds foodbank reports 28.9% rise in demand for emergency food supplies

By Abbey Maclure Leeds North and West Foodbank has found the demand for emergency food supplies has increased by 28.9% compared to the same period last year. The foodbank provided over 5,000 three-day emergency food supplies between April 1 and September 30, and of this number 2,000 supplies went to children. Volunteers at the foodbank believe that the increase is […]

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New podcast launched by Leeds firm to address disability in the workplace

New podcast launched by Leeds firm to address disability in the workplace

By Evie Whitaker A new way for PR and comms businesses to voice their queries and concerns around disability and inclusion in the workplace has been brought forward by a Leeds-based firm. DisAbility PR has launched The Agency Mailbox, where businesses can submit their questions about disability in a safe, non-judgemental environment. The questions will be answered during a conversational […]

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Parents in Horsforth encouraged to take children to visit pensioners over the festive period

Parents in Horsforth encouraged to take children to visit pensioners over the festive period

By Lewis Oldham A Horsforth dad has spoken about how important it is to bring the younger generation and pensioners together over Christmas. Danny Bowley regularly takes his daughter, Imogen, to sessions set up under a new Horsforth scheme that encourages parents to take their children to visit residents in old people’s homes. He spoke of how rewarding it is […]

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Mental health problems highest among education workers, says Union

Mental health problems highest among education workers, says Union

By James Fountain The country’s main teaching union is calling on the government to tackle unprecedented levels of mental health problems in education. Andrew Morris, assistant general secretary of the National Education Union told Yorkshire Voice: “Education workers have the highest rates of work related stress, depression and anxiety. “80% of NEU members say their working hours have increased in […]

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Leeds number one Trip Advisor food van to open store 

Leeds number one Trip Advisor food van to open store 

By Elisha Atkinson On Thursday 29th November Falafel Guys in Leeds will open a permanent restaurant shop at new food court venue Assembly Underground.   The food truck has secured its number one position on Trip Advisor for 15 months.  Callum Fletcher, who works at Falafel Guys said: “I think it’s because we are constantly using the best products by far, and the home feel […]

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War Horse: The story in concert at Leeds Town Hall

War Horse: The story in concert at Leeds Town Hall

By Colin Petch Sunday November 25 saw the story of Joey – one of WW1’s most famous horses – told in a powerful and moving musical concert at Leeds Town Hall. Author Michael Morpurgo re-imagined his 1982 book about a Devon Horse that goes off to war, alongside actor Juliet Stevenson, the Orchestra of Opera North and St Peters Singers, […]

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In search of salmon: Bradford refugees witness a different kind of migration

In search of salmon: Bradford refugees witness a different kind of migration

By Colin Petch At this time of year, millions of salmon are making their way back up our rivers and streams – to the place they were born – ready to spawn the next generation of fish. In our part of the world, environmental charity is running a series of events to (hopefully) give community groups and members of the […]

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Yorkshire schoolgirl wins ‘create your own Fiat 500’ competition

A 9-year-old schoolgirl from High Bank junior, infant and nursery school with her design.

  By Kamile Banyte. A 9-year-old schoolgirl from Liversedge has beaten over 400 entries to win a competition to design a Fiat 500. The Stoneacre motor group, Bradford Road, Cleckheaton asked four local schools to participate in their first ‘create your own Fiat 500’ competition. The children received a Fiat 500 template and had a month to submit their creative […]

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