Leeds charity nets double funding boost

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A Leeds based charity received a double funding boost at the Yorkshire Bank Spirit of the Community Awards.

As well as being awarded £5,000 for its work in the community, The Tutor Trust picked up the Yorkshire and Clydesdale Bank Foundation Special Recognition Award and a further £5,000. Bradford and Leeds Community Accounting Service also received £5,000.

Yorkshire Bank announced the donations to voluntary groups at an awards ceremony in Leeds to recognise charities and not for profit organisations which are going the extra mile.

The Tutor Trust helps disadvantaged pupils.

NEWSUBSTANCE created SPIRIT, a structure that will house 3,000 LED lights, use 10km of coloured string, it is 5 metres above the concourse and overall span is 24m x 14m. NEWSUBSTANCE are a UK studio specialising in dramatic, bespoke performance structures and have created pieces for Take That, Mumford & Sons and even the Beijing Olympics. .'17 November 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

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