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Pioneering Leeds pay-as-you-feel cafe forced to close

A Leeds charity has announced it is shutting a popular pay-as-you-feel community cafe.

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APPEAL: Natalie Anderson helping sort presents for Radio Aires Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal.

Ex-Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson’s heartfelt plea as appeal falls short

FORMER Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson has made a heartfelt plea for people to support this year’s Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal.

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Fiends reunited

Are friends for life thing of the past?

A new study released today reveals only five per cent of folk remain close to people part of their past.
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SUPPORT: Volunteers will be giving up their Christmas Day this year.

Leeds volunteers put in the hours

Samaritans in Leeds will be among volunteers putting in the hours over Christmas – over 123,000 to be precise.

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FESTIVE FANCY: Keith Lemon dons his winter woollies for charity.

Keith Lemon leads way in Christmas jumper campaign

Leeds lad and all round TV legend Keith Lemon will be donning his Christmas jumper on Friday to back a national charity.

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SINGERS: Leeds Male Voice Choir in rehearsal for their charity singsong at Leeds Trinity shopping centre.

Leeds Male Voice Choir to sing for heart charity

The Leeds Male Voice Choir are doing a fundraising singsong after being touched by the plight a little boy who had a heart transplant.

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Hundreds of Santas and Father Christmases storm through Leeds for annual Santa Dash for St Gemma's Hospice

Over 1,000 Santas stormed through Leeds city centre this morning as they prepared to go the distance for charity.

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SUPPORT: Peter with some of his colleagues.

West Yorkshire posties walk raised £4,000

A group of post workers who walked from Castleford to Normanton in support of their friend, raised more than £4,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

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Cyclist Mark Cavendish at a press conference at The Piece Hall, Halifax, to unveil the full route of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Womens Tour de Yorkshire. PIC: Tony Johnson

Emulate your heroes in fundraising challenge on key sections of 2018 Tour de Yorkshire course

Maggie’s cancer support charity is offering budding amateurs the opportunity to emulate their cycling heroes with an exclusive offer of places in the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride 2018.

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SUCCESS: Homeless Street Angels hosted a bag-packing event to help the homeless this Christmas.

Community turns out to support Leeds’s homeless

The founders of a new charity set up to help the city’s homeless have praised the “unbelievable” support from the local community for their Christmas rucksack appeal.

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One police teddy has already been pulling his weight at Harrogate police station! Picture: Matt Murphy

Harrogate police rally to give Christmas teddies to children in hospital

Children in hospitals across the whole of North Yorkshire could receive a little present this Christmas thanks to two members of Harrogate's police force.

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What is the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch? When is the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch? How can I take part? Do I have to be a member?

What is the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch? When is the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch? How can I take part? Do I have to be a member?

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RSPCA’s abandoned toy puppy Christmas advert racks up thousands of views online

An RSPCA Christmas advert following the story of an abandoned toy puppy has racked up more than 300,00 views online.

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CHRISTMAS SPIRIT: Fine dining and festive fun at the ready.

Fine dining and funds for food in Leeds

A Leeds fine-dining restaurant is hosting a festive evening of song, food and drink in aid of the charity Action Against Hunger.

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CHARITY: Kairen Brown and the group during their trek.

Leeds fundraiser tackles The Great Wall

A leeds fundraiser has raised nearly £20,000 for the MS Society by trekking the Great Wall of China in memory of her husband who battled the illness.

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DASH: Radio Aire Mission Christmas appeal. Breakfast show presenters Caroline and Ant with trolleys full of gifts outside B&M in Armley. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Radio Aire duo’s B&M trolley dash nets Christmas gifts for disadvantaged Leeds children

RADIO AIRE breakfast show presenters Caroline and Ant grabbed armfuls of toys for disadvantaged children during a ‘Supermarket Sweep’ style trolley dash.

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VIDEO: Charity begins at Home as Kate Rusby donates Meadowhall TV song sales to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

Charity really does begin at Home for Yorkshire songbird Kate Rusby.

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Ex-Emmerdale star Roxanne Pallett’s charity auction

Ex-Emmerdale star Roxanne Pallett’s charity auction

Former Emmerdale actress Roxanne Pallett is opening up her wardrobe for an online sale in aid of a hospice.

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  Grange Avenue, Harehills, Leeds,   James Hartley, boss of Latch(Leeds action to create homes) and Garry Mackintosh  at the flat   STORY Emma

Moving on after £1.2m Leeds housing charity boost

Just a couple of years ago Garry Mackintosh walked from Blackpool to Leeds to escape the demons of his old life and start again.

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The RSPCA has launched a new campaign.

Yorkshire urged to be kind at Christmas as stats show animal cruelty toll

The RSPCA is bracing itself for 2,000 calls a day during the festive period as it launches a new appeal to help care for abused, neglected and sick animals.

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