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VIDEO UPDATE: Leeds own Diamond hopes to meet idol Neil

VIDEO UPDATE: Leeds own Diamond hopes to meet idol Neil

Neil Diamond is performing at Leeds Arena tonight as part of his UK tour – and tribute act Johnny Dee is hoping to meet his idol for the first time. The legendary bard who is responsible for such classic tracks as Sweet Caroline, Cherry Cherry and Girl You’ll Be a Woman Soon is touring all week across the country. Multi-award […]

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Championship boxing battle comes to Leeds

Championship boxing battle comes to Leeds

by Hayley Longster Some of the UK’s finest young championship boxing talent will compete in a major event at the First Direct Arena on September 5. The main event will feature Josh Warrington face off with Joel Brunkner for the WBC international and commonwealth featherweight title.

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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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Leeds turns purple for epilepsy awareness

Leeds turns purple for epilepsy awareness

By Claire Schofield People and places in Leeds turned purple today in support of Purple Day, an international epilepsy awareness day. The day saw a host of purple-themed events take place all across the UK for Epilepsy Action, with five UK landmarks turning purple in honour of the day. Leeds’ First Direct Arena will be switching its lights to a […]

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11,000 darts fans head to Leeds for first ever Premier League match

11,000 darts fans head to Leeds for first ever Premier League match

by Gayathri Kanagasundaram Premier League Darts will be making its Leeds debut at the First Direct Arena tonight.             Arena press officer Rebecca Armstrong said: “Hosting the event is absolutely brilliant and a great honour.” The game, expected to attract 11,000 fans, will feature defending champion Michael van Derwen, who will being playing against Scotsman […]

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