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The Leeds foster carer who wants to bring back hope for children

From homelessness to the halls of Buckingham Palace, foster carer Jennie Ngulube has had an incredible journey. Ruby Kitchen reports.

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Your photos of Children in Need 2017 in Leeds

Schools across Leeds sent us some great photos of children and staff celebrating Children in Need today.
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GOING SOLO: Saxophonist Will Forrester entertains train passengers yesterday. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds saxophonist tackles 11th charity buskathon

Saxophonist Will Forrester is no stranger to charitable deeds after raising £40,000 for Children in Need over the past decade with his sponsored solo busks.

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TOP: Dickie Bird meets baby Hugo, aged 17 months, and mum Natasha Owen.

A present from Dickie boosts Leeds hospital heart charity by £30,000

The legendary Yorkshire cricket umpire Dickie Bird has agreed to become an ambassador for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund in Leeds, after donating £30,000 to the charity.

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The BBCs Children in Need returns to our screens on Friday night.

Everything you need to know about Children in Need 2017

The BBC's annual fundraising extravaganza is back. Children In Need returns tomorrow night for an evening of entertainment with celebrity guests and exclusive music and TV previews.
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One of Leeds’s favourite Italian restaurant’s going all out to hit the £20,000 mark

One of the city’s favourite Italian restaurants is hoping its loyal customers will give them a bit of ‘va va voom’ as they go all out to help the homeless this year.

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Watch Leeds girl, 12, perform her own Christmas single for charity

She’s the talented young songbird from Leeds who comes complete with a very seasonal surname.

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The team at the Age Partnership Charitable Foundation.

Thousands of pounds on offer to good causes thanks to Leeds company’s charitable foundation

A charitable foundation launched by a company in east Leeds is on the lookout for good causes to support.

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The Yorkshire town that inspired Children in Need’s iconic mascot

Up there with Winnie the Pooh, Paddington and Rupert, an iconic bright yellow bear with a polka-dotted eye bandage has been a beloved British character for more than 30 years.

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Rebecca Leeming and her dad Neil, who died at Wheatfields Hospice aged 51.

YEP’s Light Up A Life Appeal ‘lovely way to remember a loved one’

A woman whose father and grandfather were both cared for at a Leeds hospice is backing the YEP’s Light Up A Life Appeal, which she says is a “lovely way to remember a loved one at Christmas”.

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SUCCESS: The runners raised more than �4,000.

Magnet Leeds team’s dash for charity

A team from Magnet Kitchens cooked up a successful fundraising plan when they signed up for Leeds Abbey Dash.

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FESTIVE SPIRIT: Radio Aire presenters and staff celebrate the launch of Mission Christmas. PIC: Simon Hulme

How YEP readers can make a difference to lives of disadvantaged Leeds children this Christmas

The simple act of buying one extra gift could help to bring joy to the life of a disadvantaged child in our city this Christmas.

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Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Generous donation allows life-saving later air ambulance landing in Leeds

Seriously ill or injured patients from across Yorkshire are to benefit from extended air ambulance flying hours thanks to a generous donation.

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Leeds street food trader's amazing response to racist attack

Leeds street food trader's amazing response to racist attack

A Leeds street food trader has pledged to raise money for the city's homeless after being the victim of a racist attack by a rough sleeper.
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Wacky racers’ Alps challenge

Colourful colleagues from a Castleford car dealership have helped raise £2,900 for charity by driving to Europe.

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CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN: Bag packing at Ho Ho Homeless.

Leeds scheme’s £10,000 aim to help rough sleepers

A charitable campaign that distributes food and clothing to rough sleepers in Leeds is back in the city to raise funds.

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Revealed: Where is Leeds in charity's ranking of homeless hotspots in the region?

A housing charity has named Leeds as the region’s worst area for rough sleepers as it launches an urgent appeal for support.

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2016: Members of the public singing carols around the lit Christmas Tree at the Yorkshire Evening Post Half and Half Appeal's  Light Up A Life at The Light in Leeds.

Remembering loved ones through Leeds Light Up A Life

FAMILY And friends across Leeds can once again to celebrate the lives of their loved ones this Christmas through the YEP’s Light Up A Life Appeal.

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Leeds - You’d be barking mad not to bag this backpack

It is the latest ‘mutt have’ accessory for fashion conscious walkers of furry friends – and sales will help dogs looking for new homes in Leeds.

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Craig Whiteley.

Craig’s marathon mission raises £19,000 for Leeds hospice

SUPERfit fundraiser Craig Whiteley – who last month earned the coveted World Marathon Majors medal – has netted £19,800 for St Gemma’s Hospice through his global quest for marathon glory.

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