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New loneliness project to reach the most frail

Health commissioners are joining together with Leeds’s £6m loneliness project to offer specialised support for frail older people.

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Teams compete at DLA Piper's It's A Knockout event in aid of Maggie's Yorkshire in Roundhay Park.

Cancer support centre plan for Leeds boosted as event proves a knockout

Hundreds of fundraisers have battled it out to become It’s A Knockout champions during a TV-inspired family fun day.

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Physiotherapy lecturer Kate Burke was diagnosed with incurable cancer five years ago.

Lecturer’s incurable cancer story inspires Leeds students to take on Yorkshire Three Peaks

The bravery and determination of a Leeds lecturer with incurable cancer has inspired nine of her students to take on a 24-mile fundraising hike.

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Milestone for Leeds ‘child friendly’ campaign

A campaign to make Leeds the most child friendly city in the country is celebrating its fourth birthday this month.

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The Women of Steel statue is unveiled in Barker's Pool

Unveiled: Sheffield’s brave Women of Steel honoured with statue

SHEFFIELD’S “Women Of Steel”, who kept the munitions factories working to help win two world wars, have finally been honoured after a lifetime wait – with the unveiling of this bronze statue.

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#GiveLoveLeeds: Show your love for city with Leeds Fund

Today we are calling on you to #GiveLoveLeeds and dig deep to show your support for those who help to brighten the lives of others.

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Gabby Logan.

#GiveLoveLeeds: Why Leeds’s own Gabby Logan wants to give back

Television broadcaster and sports personality Gabby Logan has been named as the patron for the Leeds Fund.

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IN THE FRAME: Sarah Day of DLA Piper and Sam Perry of NatWest at the launch of the Leeds Fund at The Arch Cafe in Leeds.

YEP Says: Now’s the time to #GiveLoveLeeds and show we care

The kind-hearted people of Leeds really know how to come together to help those who need it the most.

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Hundreds of people are hoped to take part in the first Maggie's Culture Crawl around Leeds. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Join Leeds’ first ever Culture Crawl for night-time city tour to boost Maggie’s cancer centre bid

A cultural night-time 10km walk around Leeds’ most iconic sights will help to step up efforts to create a new cancer support centre for Yorkshire.

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Thanks a million! Appeal for Leeds cancer centre hits £10m goal

You’ve done it! A landmark appeal to raise £10m for a specialist cancer centre at a Leeds hospital has hit its target, the Yorkshire Evening Post can today reveal.

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More than 8,000 Yorkshire school children have been given lessons in lifesaving skills this year.

Lessons in lifesaving teach 1,700 Leeds children vital first aid skills

Around 1,700 Leeds school children have been armed with lifesaving skills as part of a regional drive to boost first aid knowledge.

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Yorkshire Rows (left to right) Janette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Niki Doeg and Frances Davies.  PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire Rows mums make a splash for Maggie’s appeal

Generous readers have already begun to show their backing for an ambitious YEP campaign to help revolutionise cancer support in Yorkshire.

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Maggie's Yorkshire. Picture by Heatherwick Studio.

A Million for Maggie’s: The thought behind ‘plant pot’ design of £5million cancer support centre set for Leeds

An unusual cluster of handcrafted plant pots promises to take people accessing Maggie’s Yorkshire to a world outside of hospital.

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A Million for Maggie’s: How 10-year drive to create new Leeds centre looks set to transform cancer support

Almost a decade ago one simple speech planted the seed that is set to flower into a groundbreaking cancer support centre for Yorkshire.

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A Million for Maggie’s: Charity lifeline supports Leeds woman 7,000 miles from dad’s cancer battle

With a £5million Maggie’s Yorkshire centre planned to be built in Leeds, a Leeds woman has revealed how the charity’s online support has proved a crucial lifeline during her father’s cancer battle on the other side of the world.

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Ilkley Good Neighbours were presented with the Duke of York Community Initiative Award at a ceremony in Huddersfield last week.  Pictured from left, are: the Duke of York, chairman Judy Hutton, treasurer Josephine Loughran,   volunteer ShopAssist co-ordinator  Wendy Cubie, and ShopAssist volunteer Malcolm Mitchell. Picture: Simon Dewhurst

Royal recognition for group that helps vulnerable and elderly

VOLUNTEERS from an Ilkley group which has provided support and companionship for vulnerable and elderly people for over 40 years were given royal recognition when they received an award from the Duke of York.

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A Million for Maggie’s: Leeds cancer patients making 200-mile Newcastle round trip for Maggie’s support

With a £5million Maggie’s Yorkshire centre planned to be built in Leeds, reporter Jonathan Brown has visited its North East equivalent to find out what the White Rose can expect and just how valuable a new centre for the region may be.

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A Million for Maggie’s: Leeds woman’s journey from hospital ward worker to incurable cancer patient

Thousands of people in Leeds face a life-changing cancer diagnosis every year and, as we launch our ambitious A Million for Maggie’s fundraising campaign this week, one woman has spoken of her unwitting move from NHS worker to cancer patient.

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YEP launches A Million for Maggie’s campaign to revolutionise cancer support in Leeds

Join us in making a crucial difference to the lives of people in Leeds and wider Yorkshire with cancer by helping us raise A Million for Maggie’s.

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