Daily Archives: April 27, 2016

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Hudson signs contract extension

By Ben Mockridge Huddersfield Town captain Mark Hudson has extended his stay with the club for an additional three years. Since joining from Cardiff City in 2014 the central defender has made 78 appearances for the club, finding the net five times. This contract extension will eventually see the current skipper make the transition from playing…

Bookies put rivalry aside to raise money for racing college

By Sam Taylor The 27th annual Northern Racing College Charity races takes place at Pontefract Racecourse today. The event is a day for potential future stars where bookmakers William Hill, Betfred, Totepool, Ladbrooks and Coral set aside their commercial rivalry and look to promote grassroots racing, raising money for the Northern Racing College. Rupert Adams,…

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Businesses hope cold doesn’t deter cycling fans

By Seb Sternik and Chris Woodside With only two days to go, the Tour de Yorkshire is almost here. With lots of top riders taking part in this year’s race, it makes for great viewing. Otley’s very own Lizzie Armitstead will be taking part in the Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday 30 April….

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Are Leeds ticket prices fair? Fans are split

By Mark Smith and Tom Wilson For the third year running Leeds United have frozen the price of their season tickets with an added incentive of up to 50% re-payment if the club fail to reach the play-offs. Outlining the club’s offer, communications manager, Ryan Parrish, said: “This is a one off and a bit…

Legalising cannabis – Is it time?

By Billy Curtis. A man from Leeds has been describing the harrowing story of the danger cannabis can cause. David Litrell, 62, a cashier from Leeds living in Horsforth stated how it ‘It’s never just cannabis.’ ‘A friend of mine, his son began smoking cannabis at 17. It’s never just cannabis. He’s now 23 and…

£1.5m trampoline park to hit Leeds this summer

By Abbey Gray ‘Oxygen Freejumping’ is set to launch in Leeds with plans in place to include 150 interconnected trampolines, dodgeball courts and an obstacle course. £1.5 million is expected to be invested into the arena to transform the 23,000 square foot site into a venue packed of activities for all to enjoy. Oxygen currently…

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Leeds United: Ticket prices will save fans money

By William Wells Leeds United officials say the new pricing system at the club will save money for all fans of the club, after announcing season ticket prices were frozen for the third year in a row. Communications manager, Ryan Parrish, outlined how reasonable the pricing scheme is for the next generation of Leeds Fans,…

DNA lab used by popular chat show Jeremy Kyle honoured by the Queen

The AlphaBiolabs laboratory which is used by Jeremy Kyle has been honoured by the Queen for delivering fast DNA results. AlphaBiolabs, which is based in Warrington have been awarded for Enterprise in Innovation. The Queen’s Award scheme is regarded as the UK’s most prestigious business awards. Buckingham Palace host a special reception for those awarded,…

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