Post Tagged with: “Yorkshire”

LUFC manager baffles press and fans at emergency press conference.

LUFC manager baffles press and fans at emergency press conference.

By Maisie Andrews Garth Marcelo Beisla, who has been managing Leeds United Football Club for under a year, is under fire for sending ‘spies’ to watch opponents train. On 11th February 2019, Leeds played the Derby ‘Rams’ at home and won 2-0. In a pre-match interview Beisla admitted he had send employees of the club to watch other Championship teams […]

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Tour de Yorkshire pioneering the world cycling scene as women’s race to be fully televised

Tour de Yorkshire pioneering the world cycling scene as women’s race to be fully televised

By Tom Clayton The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire will be among the first cycling events in the world to have equal length stages for male and female riders, it was announced today. The event from Thursday May 2 to Sunday May 5 2019 will also see the women’s race televised alongside the men’s as they compete on the Friday and […]

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Morley florist wins best dressed Christmas window contest for the third time

Florist of 42 years of business comes first for Morley in BLoom's Christmas window competition.

By Kamile Banyte. A Morley florist is still blooming after 42 years of business after winning the local best dressed Christmas window competition for the third time. Around 25 local shops and businesses in Morley, in south-west Leeds entered Morley in Bloom’s Christmas window competition. The winner and shop owner of David W Hunt florist, Queen St, Morley, Janet Foxton […]

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Police appeal for witnesses of three-vehicle crash near Harrogate

Police appeal for witnesses of three-vehicle crash near Harrogate

North Yorkshire police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously hurt in a crash on the A658 near Harrogate yesterday. The crash happened at 3.11pm at Follifoot near the junction with Haggs Road, and involved a white Mercedes-Benz C220, a grey Mini and a silver Porsche. The driver of the Mini, a 22-year-old man from Newcastle, is in […]

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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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Yorkshire Vet creator Paul Stead says research is the key to a big TV break

Yorkshire Vet creator Paul Stead says research is the key to a big TV break

by James Fountain The creator of a series of top television documentary shows, including The Yorkshire Vet, has told students hoping to break into the industry that research is the key to success. Appearing at the 10th Journalism and Media Week at Leeds Trinity University, Paul Stead spoke candidly about breaking into the highly competitive television industry. Managing director of Daisybeck […]

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A 20-year-old defeats Yorkshire’s 32oz fish challenge

Queen St Fisheries platter filled with 32ox fish, five portion of chips, 2 breadcakes and sides.

By Kamile Banyte. An extreme food eater travelled 96 miles to take on a 32oz chippy challenge and managed to complete it in just 30 minutes. Kyle Gibson, 20, from Houghton-le- Spring, Sunderland is the first person to demolish a ‘Queeny Special’ set by Queen St Fisheries, Morley, Leeds. The challenge consists of a 32oz battered fish, two bread cakes, […]

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Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

By Charlotte Lascelles Huddersfield-born Nina Hossain will be amongst various industry speakers at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week. Now in its tenth year, Journalism Week has seen its fair share of interesting people and this year will be no exception. From One Show editor, Sandy Smith, to former Tory politician turned prison chaplain, Jonathon Aitken, speakers will be […]

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Public to be invited to discuss Leeds air quality problem at Q&A event

Car pollution 
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By Adele Lyth Professionals and politicians will be discussing air pollution in Leeds at a Q&A event next month. Figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows Leeds has the worst air quality in Yorkshire, with high levels of pollution contributing to a range of health problems including asthma and heart disease. Leeds City Council is investing £40 million in […]

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Stirling frustrated at “lethargic” Carnegie

Pic: Yorkshire Carnegie

By Tom Clayton YORKSHIRE Carnegie Director of Rugby Chris Stirling has hit out at his players following a lacklustre performance against London Scottish on Friday night. The hosts had pinpointed this match as almost a must-win game, having only won one match of their first seven. For the seventh time this season, however, Carnegie fell to a demoralising 5-17 defeat […]

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