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Leeds writer Kay Mellor launches Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal 2018

Leeds writer Kay Mellor officially launched Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal 2018 during a visit to the Bradford hospice today.

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TV actress opens new look Leeds shop

Emmerdale star and Leeds lass Gaynor Faye gave her backing to a local cause when she opened a revamped charity shop.

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Leeds has been identified as a child sexual exploitation hotspot, with vulnerable young people often with troubled backgrounds most at risk from being groomed online or targeted by gangs.

How your old sofa can help halt child sex exploitation in Leeds

Sales of household ‘preloved’ furniture and electrical goods are raising vital funds to help a Leeds project support girls at risk of sexual exploitation.

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Photo gallery: Leeds firms stage the Great Business Bake-Off

A British tradition that has inspired several television competitions has been raising funds to feed Leeds children who might otherwise go hungry during the school holidays.

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CHALLENGE: The cycling marathon with Bradley Cahill, Justine Doughty, and Nick Wild, from the Canal and River Trust, and Hannah Patten.

Cycling for mental health awareness

Kind-hearted Staff at a charity that protects and looks after waterways across the region held a fundraising challenge to raise awareness about mental health issues.

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Agnes Bligh (right) and her daughter  Helen Baldwin  the  relatives of  Terry Bligh the first ever patient at  St Gemmas Hospice , outside the  hospice  in Leeds.

Family of the first ever patient at St Gemma’s in Leeds praise hospice’s ‘amazing’ care as part of its 40th anniversary celebration

THE family of the first patient to be cared for at St Gemma’s have told of the “amazing” care he received at the Leeds hospice which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

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Project to help the homeless in Leeds at Easter

A deli in Meanwood has joined forces once again with a homeless charity to offer a special Easter feast to those who live on the city’s streets.

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Duchess of Cambridge backs children's mental health campaign in video message

The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded a personal message to try and spur children on to be comfortable in their own skin.

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A new ninja assault course is coming to Harewood House for a St Gemma's Hospice fundraiser.

Test your skills on Ninja Warrior-style course coming to Leeds

Adrenalin junkies can launch themselves across a new Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course this Spring to help raise vital cash for a Leeds hospice.

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Christine Isaacs and Jamie Jones-Buchanan address the audience.

'Humanifesto' launch hears stories of 'Leeds Poverty Truth'

The realities of living on a low income in Leeds were laid bare at an event aiming to improve understanding and challenge stereotypes.

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The school hands over a cheque to the Royal British Legion

Leeds school raises thousands for charities

Pupils, staff and parents at The Froebelian School in Horsforth have raised thousands of pounds for three local charities.

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Jeanette Boyle spent the day on an exercise bike in the window of Cancer Research UKs charity shop in Horsforth to launch a week of fun fundraising activities in the lead up to World Cancer Day on Sunday 4 February. Picture: Richard Walker / www.imagenorth.net

Leeds charity shop manager gets on her bike to help fight cancer

A CHARITY shop manager spent the day on an exercise bike in the window of her store to urge people to back Cancer Research UK’s campaign for World Cancer Day.

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Leeds charity shop amazed after receiving £5,000 donation

Leeds charity shop amazed after receiving £5,000 donation

Volunteers at a Leeds charity shop were stunned to receive £5,000 from an anonymous donor.

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BALL: Daniel Gray (left) and Elliot Rich, co-chairmen of PhysCap.

Leeds charity raises £30,000 at ball

A glitzy black tie ball raised more than £30,000 for a disabled children’s charity.

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Robin and Harriet Dow, of Mint Garth, Knaresborough. Robin's wife Harriet, who has been diagnosed with incurable cancer.

Leeds mum’s ‘delight’ at Maggie’s cancer centre

Leeds-born Harriet Dow is “delighted” about work starting on the Maggie’s centre.

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Work begins on ‘life-changing’ Maggie’s centre in Leeds

Construction work has officially started on a “life-changing” centre in Leeds which is due to help thousands of cancer sufferers and their families across the region.

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Get knitting to help north Leeds hospice raise cash

Get knitting to help north Leeds hospice raise cash

Bosses at St Gemma’s Hospice in Moortown have issued an appeal to enthusiastic knitters to take part on their Easter campaign.

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DONATION: The cheque for �27,317 is handed over to Epilepsy Action.

Ex-Lord Mayor of Leeds’s £27,000 charity total

The former Lord Mayor of Leeds has raised more than £27,000 for a city charity close to his heart.

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VISION: An artists impression of the new Maggies centre at St Jamess Hospital.

Ceremony will mark milestone for Leeds cancer centre plans

The dream of bringing a Maggie’s cancer centre to Leeds is set to take a huge step towards becoming a reality.

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Top award for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Yorkshire Air Ambulance is flying high after scooping a major honour at the prestigious Health Business Awards.

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