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Red Nose Day in Leeds: Your photos of Comic Relief celebrations

It's Comic Relief in Leeds!
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Oakwell Hall, Birstall.

Comic Eddie Izzard lined up for Jo Cox memorial run

COMEDIAN and accomplished marathon runner Eddie Izzard is being lined up to appear at a memorial event at Birstall’s Oakwell Hall & Country Park in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

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Mike Eaton.

Former homeless man to perform at West Yorkshire Playhouse

A formerly homeless man who now lives and works at the charity Emmaus Leeds is set to star in a forthcoming production at West Yorkshire Playhouse.

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Leeds: Manning Stainton’s Macmillan Cancer Support initiative raises £25,000

Leeds: Manning Stainton’s Macmillan Cancer Support initiative raises £25,000

A fun bed race and a green scheme have helped Manning Stainton to raise £25,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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BROTHERS: Ethan and Curtis Mewse are doing a fundraising swim in memory of their granddad.

Leeds brothers to ‘Swim the Channel’ for St Gemma’s Hospice

Young brothers are to ‘Swim the Channel’ for St Gemma’s Hospice who looked after their granddad in his final days.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

YEP Says; Stacey dressed to impress

THERE are some dedicated charity fundraisers out there. Hats off to anyone who sets out to push themselves onwards in a good cause; whether it’s couch to 5k or running a marathon, baking batches of brownies or immersing yourself in a bath of beans.

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Stacey Henson as Dorothy. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fancy that as Leeds lass gets some funny looks

WHEN it comes to fundraising for a good cause, Stacey Henson really is dressed for success.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Photo gallery: The Leeds lass dressed for success

Leeds’s own Stacey Henson is spending the entire month of March in fancy dress to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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A virtual run for road safety charity Brake

Road safety charity Brake is launching its Virtual Run for the second year in a row to help raise vital funds for the charity.

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Homelessness charity dishes up inspiring event for Leeds Indie Food Festival

A homelessness charity will be providing a dinner with a social conscience as part of this year’s Leeds Indie Food Festival.

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Ey up – charity marks Flat Cap Friday in aid of brain tumour research

supporters of a Leeds-based charity donned their best Yorkshire headgear to mark the start of Brain Tumour Awareness Month.

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Barrie McDermott with Mike Tomlinson and Clarion joint managing partner Roger Hutton.

Rugby star Barrie is backing 10K challenge in Leeds

Leeds rugby legend Barrie McDermott is backing this summer’s Clarion Leeds 10K Corporate Challenge.

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Prisoner Charles Bronson sends artwork to organiser ahead of charity football match in Wakefield

Prisoner Charles Bronson sends artwork to organiser ahead of charity football match in Wakefield

Artwork created by notorious British prisoner Charles Bronson has fetched hundreds of pounds for worthy causes ahead of a charity football match in Wakefield.

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TEAMWORK: Kitchen staff at St Georges Crypt are helping to promote a food poverty campaign.

Leed soup kitchen chosen for food poverty campaign

A soup kitchen in Leeds has been chosen for a campaign to highlight the issue of food poverty in the UK.

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Leeds-based digital agency Engage Interactive has completed a year-long sports challenge to raise over �7,000 for four Leeds charities.

Digital staff get active for Leeds charities

Staff at a digital agency in Leeds ditched their desks and got active for a charity-boosting Olympics-style challenge.

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Helen Smith.

Leeds fundraiser Helen gets a kick out of tackling marathon tasks

Training for a marathon would be enough to keep most people busy.

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Leeds Mencap enjoys major funding boost thanks to city law firm

A Leeds charity has seen its coffers boosted by £23,000 thanks to a year long fundraising partnership with one of the city’s leading law firms.

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Staff at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Wellington Street, Leeds. are doing Talent Show for Comic Relief..2nd March 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds combined authority staff gear up for Red Nose Day talent show

The hidden talents of civic staff could be revealed as they gear up to perform in aid of this year’s Red Nose Day.

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People are profiting by reselling tickets for Peter Kay's Dance For Life 2017, which is being held to support Cancer Research UK.

Tickets for Peter Kay cancer charity event in Leeds being resold at almost FOUR TIMES value

Tickets for a cancer charity event in Leeds are selling for almost four times their face value, with the website facilitating the sales making nearly £50 from every one sold.

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Nicola Greenan is one of the nominees in the newly created Arts category for this years Yorkshire Women of Achievement awards.

Creative community champion is nominated in Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards

A community-spirited Leeds woman who helped set up a trust to boost local people’s pride and ambition has been nominated in this year’s Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards.

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