Daily Archives: April 29, 2016

Kevin Sinfield in possible return to Headingley?

By Chloe Horswill Days after announcing his plans to retire from rugby, Kevin Sinfield has spoken about how he would still like to be involved in the sport. Sinfield announced his retirement on Wednesday, much to the shock of rugby league and union fans alike as he will be finishing his contract with Yorkshire Carnegie…

Beverley buzzing about bikes

  By Nic Barnes The Tour de Yorkshire 2016 started with a bang in Beverley today as hundreds flocked to cheer on Sir Bradley Wiggins and co. A sea of blue and yellow coloured spectators packed the sides of the streets and didn’t disappoint In creating a real buzz for the start of the race….

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Wetherby welcomes the Tour de Yorkshire

by Matthew Beedle and Cameron Hogwood Local residents of Wetherby lined the streets in numbers today, to cheer on cyclists on the first day of the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire. The streets were flooded with excited school children, volunteers and media personnel as the town of Wetherby celebrated a momentous occasion. Tempo FM’s volunteer worker, Eric Ovenden commented on…

Leeds arcade continues to thrive after £1 million investment

By Abigail Morrell From popular nightlife hotspot to an area dedicated to independent, local businesses, Leeds Grand Arcade has drastically changed over the past decade. Property developers, ATC Properties, have invested over £1 million into the Grade II listed Victorian building in an attempt to transform it into a food, bar and retail destination. The…

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Cellino comments cause ruction

By Alex Briggs and Paul Connolly LTJournalism understands that Leeds United director Ercole Cellino could be facing serious action after Nazi based hashtags appeared on his Instagram account. The hashtags ‘#gestapo, #ss, #army’ appear on a picture in which Ercole is receiving a hair cut in Calabria, Italy. It is yet unknown whether he posted…

Healthier alternative to cigarettes?

By Barbara Klonowska   The shops are colorful and smell lovely – but are they health risk? There’s no doubt that e-cigarettes are growing in popularity in Leeds, as new research show they’re safer than normal cigarettes. One worker at an e-cig company in Leeds said: “It’s cheaper, cleaner and you start feel better straight…

Endless updates for Bradford

Written by Daria Wojtas Shortly after The Broadway shopping centre opened in December 2015, Bradford is soon to see another addition to its city’s entertainment value. A new cinema complex, which will grace multiple restaurants, cinema screens and a gym has been given the stamp of approval unanimously by Bradford council planners. The complex is set to create…

Thieves blow up cash machine in Post Office raid

By Christopher Dow Thieves escaped with cash after blowing up a Post Office cash machine and causing structural damage to the building which meant nearby residents had to be rehoused for their own safety. The raiders struck the Coach Road Post Office around 4am today, causing significant damage to the building. It is not yet…

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