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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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Prince Harry at the Haribo factory in Castleford.

Confectionery giant Haribo is sweet on Leeds charity following visit from Prince Harry

Confectionery company Haribo has served up a right royal boost for mental health charities in Leeds.

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Junior lawyers raise over £1,700 for Leeds homeless charity

Members of Leeds Junior Lawyers Division have completed a year of fundraising activity for Emmaus Leeds, raising more than £1,700 for the homelessness charity.

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Megan Robertson.

Leeds mum’s tribute a year on from daughter’s tragic death

THE FAMILY of a “gorgeous” 15-year-old Leeds girl who suffered from epileptic fits have raised more than £4,000 for Epilepsy Research UK following her death.

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GRUELLING MISSION: Greg Bailey, along with his half-brother, will attempt to row 3,000 miles.

Leeds junior doctor’s Atlantic charity row

A junior doctor from Leeds is attempting a gruelling charity challenge across the Atlantic Ocean as he looks to raise funds for skin cancer research.

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PCSO Matt Murphy and Insp. Paul Cording with staff from the childrens ward at Harrogate. (Credit: P. Cording)

Harrogate police pair take 150 Christmas teddies to children in hospitals

Two Harrogate police officers have brought a little extra Christmas cheer to children spending the festive season in hospital across the county.

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Sally-Anne Greenfield. PIC: Tony Johnson

YEP Says: Sally-Anne, you made such a big difference to Leeds

WORDS can’t begin to do justice to the legacy of tireless charity campaigner Sally-Anne Greenfield when she steps aside as chief executive of Leeds Community Foundation.

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Volunteers from the Kalgidhar Gurudwara Sikh Temple in Leeds came to RAISE to provide food and warm clothing for their homeless clients.  Pictured with Resource centre manager Liz Knight.   
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Volunteers see what a difference their help makes

VOLUNTEERS from a Sikh temple in Chapeltown spent the day giving out food, toiletries and warm clothing to those who needed it most at a centre helping the homeless.

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GET SET: Leeds Lord Mayor Coun Jane Dowson waved off charity riders from Leeds City Square.

Rugby league star joined festive Leeds charity ride

A former international rugby league star locked horns with 50 cyclists on a reindeer-themed charity bike.

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Sally-Anne Greenfield. PIC: Tony Johnson

The £33 million legacy of Leeds charity founder

“Quite small amounts of money, given to the right people, can actually have a massive impact.”

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Marvina Newton (right)  founder of the Leeds charity Angels of Youth chats to Dana Lockwood at the Corn Exchange. PIC: Tony Johnson

Leeds volunteers rally round to give the lonely a Christmas to remember

A CHARITY founder was moved to tears when hundreds of lonely people came together to share a meal on Christmas Eve.

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Sally-Anne Greenfield. PIC: Tony Johnson

‘Giving is a two-way process... it’s about sharing that feeling’

Everyone has a book in them, so the old saying goes.

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PIC: Gary Longbottom

Cash for Kids charity slap-up lunch is magic for Leeds youngsters

IT was a memorable holiday feast for children who were invited to a charity’s celebration event at a popular Leeds restaurant.

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Leeds charity campaigner Sally-Anne Greenfield.

The Yorkshire Post says: Sally-Anne’s legacy. Fond farewell to charity queen

WORDS can’t begin to do justice to the legacy of tireless charity campaigner Sally-Anne Greenfield when she steps aside as chief executive of Leeds Community Foundation.

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Private Gregg Stone of 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, who wass killed in Helmand province, Afghanistan, in 2012

Charity trek inspired by heroic Yorkshire soldier

THE MANAGING director of an East Leeds maintenance firm will tackle a gruelling 192-mile coast-to-coast trek in memory of a Yorkshire soldier killed during a heroic rescue mission in Afghanistan.

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Credit: South Yorkshire Police/PA.

Crowdfunding site for victims of fatal collision

A fundraising web page has been set up for the families of a police officer and a female passenger who died following a head-on collision in Sheffield on Christmas Day.

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Give unwanted Christmas gifts to Leeds hospice

Christmas is a time for giving - but sometimes family and friends get it wrong leaving you with an unwanted present.

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STAFF: Linley & Simpsons Joe Gilman, Will Linley, Emily Wilkinson, and Alex Atkinson with the award.

Leeds estate agency wins award for charity work

A LEEDS-based estate agency has won a national honour for its charity work.

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