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ON YOUR BIKE

ON YOUR BIKE

Phase one of an exciting new Urban Bike Park in south Leeds has officially opened this month. Funded by Leeds City Council, British Cycling and Sport England, the new £1.2m cycling hub situated in Middleton Park will, when completed after three different phases of work, boast a fantastic range of family-friendly facilities and activities for […]

TENNIS TUESDAYS

TENNIS TUESDAYS

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) in partnership with Nike, has kicked off Tennis Tuesdays for its second year. Tennis Tuesdays – a women’s only initiative designed to encourage more females to pick up a racket – will be hosted in over 8 locations across Leeds and over 200 locations across the UK throughout the summer […]

SNOZONE SMASHES A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD!

SNOZONE SMASHES A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD!

Snozone recently applied to break a Guinness World Record for the longest distance snowboarded indoors over 24 hours, which at the time was set at around 25,000 metres.   Anyone who could already snowboard proficiently could take part and the record attempt was held simultaneously in both Snozone Milton Keynes and Snozone Castleford with all the […]

UNITED RAISE MONEY FOR #BIDTOREMEMBER

UNITED RAISE MONEY FOR #BIDTOREMEMBER

Signed Leeds United shirts have raised £3,155 for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal in Sky Bet’s #BidToRemember auction. Five match-worn shirts from our 3-1 victory over Blackpool on Saturday November 8 were auctioned through Sky Bet’s eBay site. Fans from all over the UK placed their bids on the shirts, which included a limited […]

FARNLEY FALCONS ENJOY SUCCESSFUL RE-LAUNCH AT NEW PREMISES

FARNLEY FALCONS ENJOY SUCCESSFUL RE-LAUNCH AT NEW PREMISES

The amateur club who welcomed Leeds Rhinos Foundation Community Club Development officer Sam Horner along with Papua New Guinean international Paul Aiton to the event, have been established nearly 10 years and play an integral part in the development of junior rugby in the West of the city. Last season saw the Farnley based club […]

Squad set for Abu Dhabi Tour

Squad set for Abu Dhabi Tour

The White Rose county will play a number of matches – in various formats – with the highlights being the four-day Champion County match against the MCC commencing on Sunday March 22 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi and the four-team Emirates Airline T20 tournament in Dubai on Friday March 20, where the […]

Kevin Sinfield MBE retires from international Rugby League

Kevin Sinfield MBE retires from international Rugby League

Leeds Rhinos and England captain Kevin Sinfield MBE has announced his retirement from international Rugby League with immediate effect. The Oldham-born international has been capped 26 times for England dating back to his debut in 2000. He received a further 14 caps for Great Britain during that period.  Sinfield has appeared in the last three […]

CYCLISM

CYCLISM

Cyclism is a celebration of cycling, and all things pedal powered on two wheels, to coincide with Yorkshire’s Le Grand Depart 2014. Gallery Munro House has collaborated with artists, designers, illustrators and bike builders and shops to curate this multi-disciplinary bicycle exhibition; whether you are an avid cyclist, a lover of art, or you just […]

Kcom teams up with the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

Kcom teams up with the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

Kcom, part of the KCOM Group, is delighted to announce that they have become the sole commercial sponsor of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation’s Cricket in the Classroom programme. Cricket in the Classroom (CITC) was set up in 1996 in partnership with Leeds City Council. The council provided Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) with funding for […]