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Giving Back

Expat Leeds lad raises money for terror victims in New Zealand

A Leeds expat who runs a restaurant in New Zealand is using his business to raise money for victims of the Manchester terror attacks.
Guests get inspiration on upcycling at Emmaus Leeds dinner

Guests get inspiration on upcycling at Emmaus Leeds dinner

Diners have enjoyed an inspirational feast at homelessness charity Emmaus Leeds as part of the city’s Indie Food Festival.

A group of medics and hospital staff from St James Hospital in Leeds who are taking part in the Leeds 10k to raise money for a new MRi simulator for the hospital. Picture Scott Merrylees

Hospital medics to run Leeds 10k for Yorkshire Cancer Centre Appeal

A team of medics from Leeds Cancer Centre at St James’s Hospital is currently in training to pound the city’s streets for Jane Tomlinson Leeds 10k in July.

Carers Leeds eclipsed more than 400 organisations from all over the UK to be one of the 10 winners of the 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards. Picture: Lisa Bretherick

Carers Leeds honoured in national awards

A charity which supports carers in the city has won a prestigious national award.

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Leeds charity issues plea for volunteer drivers

A charity which helps over 60s in north Leeds has sent out a desperate SOS for volunteer drivers.

NUMBERS GAME: Yorkshire Lass Cycling Club members with Countdown stars during a 2016 ride.

Yorkshire lasses to be night riders

A ladies cycling club will take part in a Women V Cancer night ride through London next weekend.

FUNDRAISER: Richard Maltby, left, has raised more than �114,000 organising a golf tournament with a difference.

Leeds cancer survivor tees off again to raise vital funds for charity

A golf lover has raised more than £114,000 after challenging his surgeons to a golf tournament.

Video: Women turn Wakefield’s Thornes Park pink in Race for Life

Video: Women turn Wakefield’s Thornes Park pink in Race for Life

Tutus, leg warmers, face paint, T-shirts, wristbands and trainers. Women and girls went all out with pink clothing when they joined in the fight against cancer in Wakefield.

IN ACTION: Emmerdale actor Anthony Quinlan signing a Leeds United shirt after the match in Ossett.

Stars help raise £17,000 in match for hospice and Bradley Lowery

A charity football match featuring TV stars has raised more than £17,000 for a hospice and a youngster who is battling terminal cancer.

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YEP facebook live: Thousands put best foot forward for Leeds Half Marathon

Check out our facebook live broadcast from the start of the 2017 Leeds Half Marathon. Can you spot someone you know?

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Hidden Wounds charity album by Jo Heselden Edwards and produced by Eliot Kennedy is out Friday, May 12.

VIDEO: Hidden Wounds Help For Heroes charity album marks Mental Health Awareness Week.

Yorkshire song king Eliot Kennedy and singer Jo Heselden-Edwards have launched their Hidden Wounds charity album which helps to mark Mental Health Awareness Week.
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STAR-STUDDED: Some of the stars of Emmerdale at the Glitter Ball.

Grand Glitter Ball raises cash for Leeds hospice

A sparkling night of entertainment has raised more than £85,000 for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People as it hosted its annual Glitter Ball.

Pedro Machado as Captain America

Campaign to help real-life superhero to fix his Harley Davidson

This real-life Leeds superhero needs your help to fix his beloved motorcycle.

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Cyclists at the finish of the ride at the weekend.

Pedal power to help Leeds hospice

A team of cyclists are set to beat a £30,000 fundraising target after tacking a 127-mile trek from Liverpool to Leeds to support Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People.

Date:8th May 2017.
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Leeds Rhinos players offer their support ahead of huge charity challenge, by the Leeds Rhinos Foundation's Director of Rugby Bob Bowman, ahead of Bowman's 15 marathons in 15 days charity challenge. Three players Mitch Garbutt, Rob Burrow, Joel Moon, were under the supervison of beauty therapist Morgan Moon, during a charity leg wax on Bob Bowman, in the teams dressing room in preparation for the event.

Leeds Rhinos wax marathon man

Leeds Rhinos players have waxed the boss of the club’s official charity ahead of him undertaking an epic 15 marathons in 15 days.

Charlotte Brett with children Lily, Leo and Thomas

Campaign to Crowdfund funeral of young Leeds mum

Friends of a Leeds mum who died after a cancer battle are attempting to raise money for her funeral.
Fundraiser Brian Gilligan with Old Ball pub manager Tracy Marper (left) and team member Grace Atha

Fundraiser hits tablet target for Leeds hospice

A man has helped raise over £4,000 for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Headingley so patients can have better access to technology.

Graham Davies with pupils and staff.

Leeds schoolchildren go purple for polio awareness drive

these big-hearted youngsters are enjoying a real purple patch - after raising hundreds of pounds for polio awareness as part of a purple-themed campaign.

TARGET: Ben Dobbs has hit his �10,000 goal to  train a guide dog.

Leeds teenager raises £10,000 for a Guide Dog

A TEENAGER has raised £10,000 to put a Guide Dog through its training.

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GET SET: Forward Leeds staff members Suzanne Macklin, Rob Lumley, Nicola Lines and Kyle Walker will tackle Leeds Half Marathon.

Putting their best feet forward for Leeds charity

Staff from Forward Leeds are tackling a half marathon to raise funds for a charity that works with the homeless and vulnerable in the city.

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