It is used to the roar of thousands of football fans, but it will be the sound of snoring filling Elland Road stadium this October, as supporters of a children’s charity aim to raise £2m with a sponsored sleep out.
IN HIS youth, Leeds businessman Mike Day would accompany his father on day trips, concerts and meals he’d organised for older people who were lonely or isolated - and this Christmas, he will “carry on the baton” and build on his legacy by arranging a Christmas meal for elderly people in Leeds.
MANCHESTER has suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, Hull has aviator Amy Johnson, and Liverpool has politician Bessie Braddock - and now Leeds will join cities across the UK by honouring one of its finest women with a prominent statue, right in the heart of the city.
YORKSHIRE councils are underpinning the billion-pound burden of adult social care by dipping into emergency reserves to the tune of almost £80m this year, an investigation by The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
Teachers and pupils from more than 30 schools across the city have helped tell the stories of everything from the prehistoric Armley hippo through to Victorian-era crime and punishment and the impact of the 2015 Leeds floods for a project that will help more children learn about our rich cultural history.