Yorkshire Communities


Brownlee Brothers Unveil New Cycling Centre

By Brandon Norbury and Sumayyah Bhatti   Olympic medallists Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee officially unveiled the new Brownlee Centre in Weetwood today. Jonathan Clay, former professional British track and road racing cyclist also made an appearance, welcoming the athletic brothers onto the podium. The centre, owned by University of Leeds Sports Department, has been officially…


Northern Train Strike

By Josh Atherton   Rail maritime and transport union members are on strike today as the union and Northern rail were unable to reach a deal. Today’s disruption will impact around 60% of all northern rail services. The strike came about as RMT members protest the changes in roles of guards on the trains. Updates…


Tour de Yorkshire: “A legacy race.”

By Robert Mooney   The Tour de Yorkshire is covering three stages from 28-30 April 2017, including routes throughout Bridlington, Harrogate, Bradford and Sheffield. This stage will finish where the opening stage of the 2014 Tour de France set off. The race comes to Harrogate around 16:45 on Saturday and finishes on Parliament Street. Head of…

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