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Photo gallery: Leeds Memory Walk

Check out this gallery of images as families strode out in their thousands in memory of loved ones affected by dementia for Leeds’ emotional Memory Walk.

GREAT: Andrew Smyth joins Leeds npower staff Lindsey Barkham, Jaime Davies, Scott Laycock and Ellen Boon. PIC: Scott Merrylees

Great Bake Off star shares best baking tips

A Great British Bake Off finalist shared his best baking tips as he served cake for staff at npower in Leeds as part of its fundraising efforts for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Thousands take part in the Alzheimers Societys Memory Walk. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Memory Walk: Stepping out for dementia in Leeds

Families strode out in their thousands in memory of loved ones affected by dementia for Leeds’ emotional Memory Walk.

COMMUNUITY-MINDED: Zoe Gaitley was nominated for her work to improve Smawthorne.

Castleford hairdresser praised for community work

A hairdresser is in the running for a national award in recognition of her efforts to support her community.

WORTHY CAUSE: Sarah's nephew Will Coley is battling leukaemia.

Leeds woman raises £2,000 for Candlelighters

When Sarah Giles took part in the Great North Run, there was a special young man on her mind every step of the way.

Peanut from the Kaiser Chiefs. PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Join Peanut on the Leeds Abbey Dash

IT is good to know that among all the ordinary people taking par in the Abbey Dash will be some extraordinary folk.

FUNDRAISING: The  Leeds Pass the Parcel event takes place later this month.

Pass the parcel in Leeds for charity

A giant version of pass the parcel will take place in Leeds later this month to raise funds for a children’s charity.

'FOREVER FRIENDS: Claire Allman, Becky Atkins and Helen Anderton.

‘Forever friends’ to stride out for Leeds lad battling cancer

WHEN three friends met at high school they never thought their journey would bring them to a heartwrenching destination where one of their children would be battling cancer.

Richard Day with wife Rachel at last year's Distinguished Gentlemans Ride

Leeds biker suits up for dapper charity ride

A motorbike-loving company director will be suiting up in his finest attire and getting on his bike for charity this weekend.

ANNIVERSERIES: Wheatfields Hospices reaches its 40th year next year. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds hospice marks two milestones

Bosses at Sue Ryder Wheatfields are marking two major milestones at the Headingley hospice.

TWINKLE TOES: Sign up to take part in Martin House Hospice's Strictly Get Dancing event.

Get dancing to help Leeds hospice

Wannabe dancers who fancy following in the footsteps of their favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars have the chance to twinkle their toes and raise money for Martin House Hospice..

Trauma staff at the LGI get ready for a mammoth fundraising mission by taking part in the Weymouth Iron Man Triathlon this weekend.
Pictured on the helipad are Sarah Howard and Anthony Howard whose idea the iron man cahllenge it was. 
12 September 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Leeds major trauma unit hospital staff in triathlon effort for charity

Doctors, nurses and support staff from the Leeds Major Trauma Centre will undertake a brutal 70.3-mile triathlon to raise funds for a vital charity.

Sally-Anne Greenfield.

She’ll be missed! Sally-Anne is stepping down as chief executive of Leeds Community Foundation

She has helped raise more than £50m for good causes in her role as chief executive of the Leeds Community Foundation.

PIC: Andrew Parsons / i-Images

Eat out at Leeds restaurants and help kids grow up strong

A charity has joined forces with top restaurants in Leeds calling on diners to help raise funds to help children around the world to survive, by doing what they do best – dining out.

CHAITY AID'S:  David McGlinchey has supported Water Aid at many events and trips. He is pictured here at Glastonbury dressed as a Loos Brother on behalf of the charity.

Leeds grandfather takes to airwaves

A Leeds grandad will be hitting the airwaves and sharing memories as part of Remember a Charity in your Will Week which starts today.

Geoffrey Boycott with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter.

Howzat for a Leeds charity event

A dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of Geoffrey Boycott scoring his 100th first class century at Headingley raised more than £50,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA).

FOUNDERS: Ernest and Elisabeth Hibbert at the CAP birthday event.

Wakefield charity’s 20 years of support

A charity that supports people living in poverty has marked its 20th anniversary.

Candlelighters awards 2017. Picture by James Genchi.

Leeds Candlelighters rewards its team of fundraisers

fundraising heroes who have supported a children’s cancer charity have been honoured.

READY TO LAUNCH: From left, Ian Maud (regional nurse), Heli Blakeney-Lee, (nursing assistant), Julie Grundy, Kate Bratt-Farrar, Mayumi Pacheco and Jess Sigsworth (players). PIC: Simon Hulme

Girl power! Search for inspirational ladies is on

From Jo Cox to Jane Tomlinson and the Calendar Girls, Yorkshire boasts its fair share of inspirational women

Having a ball while raising money for cancer care in Leeds

Having a ball while raising money for cancer care in Leeds

Dig out the suits and the ballroom dresses, it is time to face cancer with a fancy frock on.

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