Yorkshire lawyers pledge to back Le Tour legacy

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Legal Eagles from Yorkshire firm LCF Law will be swapping silks and suits for something yellow this summer.

The company’s 85 employees are the latest to pledge to join the Yorkshire Evening Post’s Wear It Yellow Day, planned for July 3 - just a couple of days before the Tour de France Grand Depart leaves Leeds for Harrogate on July 5.

Custard tarts and Yorkshire Tea will be part of the day while staff will be donning an assortment of yellow garments at the firm’s offices in Leeds, Bradford and Ilkley.

Each of the company’s employees will pay a minimum of £1 to take part - with all money raised going to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

“Quite a few of our people are keen cyclists - and quite competitive - so we hope that will help ensure we raise as much as possible for a great cause,” said senior partner Simon Stell.

“I think it’s a great cause; because of where I live, I often see the aircraft flying in an out of its base so it’s clear to me how frequently it’s used and how much it’s needed.”

The YEP is hoping our Wear It Yellow Day will give everyone an opportunity to contribute to a Tour de France legacy project by boosting the coffers of a life-saving service which costs over £3.5m a year to run.

Our multimedia campaign is urging readers to send in pictures and stories of everything from bake-offs and sunflower-filled gardens to fun fancy dress days and fundraisers - but all with a yellow theme.

Anyone who would like to get involved can tweet pictures and comments to our @leedsnews Twitter account using the hashtag #yellowyorkshire or post them at www.facebook.com/yep.newspaper.

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