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Photo gallery: YEP Leeds charity carol concert sends spirits soaring

THE sound of seasonal music and thoughts of goodwill to all sent festive spirits soaring last night at the Yorkshire Evening Post’s traditional Christmas carol concert.

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Basis Yorkshire staff marking last year's International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers outside Leeds Town Hall.

Murder of Leeds sex worker inspires charity’s #17daysofaction to end violence

EVERY year Leeds-based charity Basis Yorkshire joins organisations around the world in their efforts to seek an end to violence against sex workers.

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New tribute at Leeds hospice to fundraising heroics of supermarket staff

Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds has been presented with a colourful reminder of fundraising work carried out by staff from Morrisons.

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Marathon swim marks brave Leeds mum’s journey from amputation blunder horror to a new hope

Marathon swim marks brave Leeds mum’s journey from amputation blunder horror to a new hope

An inspirational woman is preparing to swim the length of the English Channel to mark 20 years since her leg was amputated as a result of a horrific misdiagnosis.

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Young Santa Harris Adams, 14 months from Leeds, approaching  the Enchanted Forest. PIC: James Hardisty

Santas on the run at Stockeld Park in Leeds to raise funds

A swarm of Santas descended on Stockeld Park for an annual fundraising event over the weekend.

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Chris Dyson with pupils from left, Kiah Mallory-Shepherd, Harvey Hatton and Daisy Dyson.

Christmas mission for Leeds school headteacher

A Leeds primary school headteacher has spoken of how a festive appeal inspired him to ensure every one of his pupils gets a proper Christmas.

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Extreme cyclist climbs height of Everest for charity

Extreme cyclist climbs height of Everest for charity

A record-breaking cyclist has conquered the equivalent height of Mount Everest to raise money for his friend’s seriously ill child.

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Photo gallery: Plaudits for young stars in Yorkshire

As a vintage year for Yorkshire draws to a close some of the greatest highs from the county’s most determined young people were celebrated at Elland Road.

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TV’s Natalie on a mission as patron for children’s charity

TV’s Natalie on a mission as patron for children’s charity

TV personality Natalie Anderson was yesterday announced as the new patron for Radio Aire’s official charity, Cash for Kids.

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HRH the Duke of Kent presents Lhasa chief executive Dave Watson with a Queens Award for innovation during his visit to Leeds. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Royal visit: Duke of Kent presents award to Leeds charity and opens city’s new recycling facility

A PIONEERING Leeds educational charity was presented with a Queen’s Award for innovation yesterday when it welcomed a Royal visitor.

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Tough guys and girls show determination for charity in Leeds’s Roundhay Park

Hundreds of hardy souls pushed themselves to the limit while raising funds for Cancer Research UK over the weekend.

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Three-year-old Rey Janssens.

Help for little Leeds lads from city fundraisers

Two little boys have been helped to get the specialist equipment they need to keep them safe by city fundraisers.

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Michael 'Archie' Archibald.

Fundraiser for Leeds soundman ‘Archie’ makes £8,000

A charity concert night in memory of a legend of the Leeds music scene raised over £8,000 for a hospice which helped him fulfil his dying wish.

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Children hand over a cheque for �6,746 to support the heart fund.

Big-hearted Harrogate kids raise funds for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

A prep school in Harrogate raised nearly £7,000 for Leeds-based charity the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund.

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I'm singing to keep dad's charity legacy alive, says Jimi Heselden girl

Take That superstar Gary Barlow will rekindle his love affair with Yorkshire this weekend when he performs at a unique charity concert to launch an album by the daughter of tragic philanthropist Jimi Heselden.

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Charity marks 50 years serving city

A volunteer who took the first call to Leeds Samaritans five decades ago will help to mark its 50th anniversary today.

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Streetsmart: Leeds homeless campaign already succeeding

A campaign to help homeless people in Leeds has been running for a week now and is already helping charities working across the city.

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Video: Rain fails to dampen spirits as thousands turn out for Leeds Abbey Dash

Professional athletes, a rock star and thousands of hopeful runners turned out in the rain for the Leeds Abbey Dash.

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Finlay Bruce, Kiran Ryat, James Goldberg, Ollie Walton and Adam Best.

Leeds school friends raise cash for cancer cause

A group of school friends have raised more than £27,000 for a cancer charity in memory of one of their dads.

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A still from the Breaking Through animation, created in support of the project by Basis Yorkshire and the University of York.

Real stories offer unique view on moving on from exploitation

Child sexual exploitation victims will be given a voice today as they share powerful accounts of their experiences for the first time.

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