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Thousands flock to Leeds City centre for Tomlinson 10K

Thousands flock to Leeds City centre for Tomlinson 10K

by Jay Unger Turning the streets outside Leeds city Hall into a mass of colour and noise – racers from across the region laced up their running shoes to take part in the Asda foundation 10 kilometres run this weekend.

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Councillor calls for review of Leeds primary school place fiasco

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By Michael Berriman Leeds City Council have called for a review after a fiasco led to nearly 90 families not being granted any of their five primary school preferences earlier this year. Councillor Alan Lamb, for Wetherby, has submitted a white paper to the Leeds City Council meeting on Wednesday which calls for the Director of Child Services to review how places […]

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Breeze Festival is breath of fresh air for Leeds youngsters

Breeze festival

By Hayley Longster A group of 11-16 year olds from Leeds has set up an arts festival which will provide free workshops and performances for young people at the start of the summer holidays. The Breeze Arts Festival will run from the 18th to the 25th July and includes everything from DJ workshops, illustration classes, flashmobs and live performances.

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Ashes hopes rest on Yorkshire talent

Cricket players

By Michael Berriman The Ashes begins at Lords on Wednesday with English hopes resting largely on a quartet of Yorkshire talent. Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Adam Lyth and Adil Rashid are all included in England’s 13-man squad picked to play Australia.

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Return of the Mac

Return of the Mac

By Michael Berriman Fleetwood Mac entertained more than 10,000 fans to a rendition of their timeless classics in Leeds last night. The iconic five-piece thrilled fans in a packed-out First Direct Arena with a succession of hits including ‘Dreams’, ‘Big Love’, ‘Don’t Stop’ and ‘Go Your Own Way’.

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