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Walk in memory of Leeds pal

A team of formerly homeless people have completed an ambitious fundraising challenge in memory of their friend.

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The coffin was priced at 140 (picture: Lisa McCarthy)

Six-foot coffin donated to Leeds charity shop

Staff at a Leeds charity shop got a shock when a couple donated a 6ft COFFIN.

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TREK CHALLENGE: Staff from Linley and Simpson braved the 20-mile hike and raised vital funds for Martin House hospice.

Letting agency staff take a hike and raise funds for Leeds hospice

Staff from a Leeds letting agency have raised £20,000 for charity by hiking 20 miles across the Lake District.

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Businesses including NL Commercials and More4Less have helped Lee Mabbott

Leeds man sends van of furniture to tower block fire victims

A generous Leeds man has organised a collection of furniture and kitchen utensils for displaced victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.

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FUN: Over 600 entrants, young and old, are expected to take part in this years Colour Run.

Get pelted with paint in big fun run for Leeds hospice

Runners are being invited to be pelted with paint as they pound the pavements and help raise vital funds for Martin House Hospice next month.

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CHARITY DINNER: The new Tattu restaurant.

Leeds city centre restaurant raises £5,000 at charity dinner

A new city centre Chinese restaurant has raised more than £5,000 for a charity that supports homeless people and rough sleepers.

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Liverpool to Leeds charity bike ride raises £10,000

Liverpool to Leeds charity bike ride raises £10,000

A bike ride from Liverpool to Leeds has raised more than £10,400 for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People.

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APPEAL: Former Leeds United footballer Danny Mills, Paralympian Hannah Cockroft, and TV presenter Tanya Arnold at Leeds Beckett. PIC: James Hardisty

Stars unveil Leeds event in memory of Jane Tomlinson

Sport stars have launched a new fundraising event in Leeds in memory of Jane Tomlinson.

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Adam Smith.

Donors stop supplies to food charity over probe

Donors to a Leeds charity which provides meals on a “pay-as-you-feel” basis have temporarily suspended supplies to the trust the over an investigation into the use-by dates of its food.

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Leeds firm will cover £40,000 cost of a hospice nurse

Leeds firm will cover £40,000 cost of a hospice nurse

A LEEDS car auction firm has pledged to cover the £40,000 cost of employing a hospice nurse.

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Nicola Wood.

Tumour charity role for Leeds student

A Leeds student who was diagnosed with a brain tumour as a teenager is raising awareness of the condition by becoming a charity ambassador.

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Ebor Court. Picture: Google Street View

Charity hub on the hunt for new Leeds home

A hub of small charities and voluntary organisations faces being disbanded after a rent hike on their city centre office.

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VIDEO: Race for Life at Temple Newsam

Hundreds of women descended on the Temple Newsam estate to take part in Race for Life on Sunday.

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The 62-strong team for Maggie's.

Peak support for Maggie’s

A 62-strong team of banking staff tackled the Yorkshire Dales three peaks to raise cash for a cancer charity.

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Tobias Roebuck-Ward left Crossgates to emigrate to New Zealand

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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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