Tagged Yorkshire


Northern Snooker Centre Flourishes Despite National Decline

Exclusive by Steve Pearson and Sam Charlton The Kirkstall based Snooker club continues to thrive despite a recent report suggesting national participation figures are on the slide.   Figures released by Sport England in 2018 showed a 15.8% decline in snooker participation levels across the UK, down from 28,000 to 23,600 year to year. An…


Yorkshire Star Shines Brightest in the IPL

By Steve Pearson Jonny Bairstow concluded a remarkable maiden IPL campaign in which the wicket-keeper batsman set the competition alight with outstanding glove work and ferocious power-hitting. Bradford-born Bairstow was the only Yorkshireman in this year’s incarnation, after England captain Joe Root was denied permission to participate by the English Cricket Board (ECB) due to…


The Countdown to Climate Change for Leeds

EXCLUSIVE by Haleema Saheed After a successful rally protesting climate change took place in London last week, Leeds locals have decided to prompt the government into being more proactive as climate change takes hold. To alert the government, a group has been created on Facebook planning a march on May 7 in Leeds to bring…


Yorkshire Clubs dominate PFA ‘Teams of the Year’.

By Joe Cheshire and Josh Heycock A total of twelve players from five Yorkshire based clubs have made the PFA ‘Teams of the Year’ for the Championship and League One respectively. Leeds United, Sheffield United and Middlesborough all had players in the Championship team whilst both Barnsley and Doncaster had players in the League One…

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