The game is off: Beast from the East forces closure of Leeds City Council sports pitches

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Leeds City Council have closed all of the sports pitches they run this weekend after the Beast from the East blanketed the city with snow.

The continuation of sub-zero temperatures and the remaining snow on the ground have been given as reasons for the closures.

A Council spokesperson said: “Due to the heavy snowfall this week and freezing conditions, all Leeds City Council sports pitches are closed this weekend.”

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