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ON YOUR BIKE

ON  YOUR BIKE

 British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to Leeds in September following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event. HSBC UK Let’s Ride Leeds (formerly Sky Ride) will take place on Sunday 2 September, when 6 kilometres of city centre roads will be closed to motor traffic to […]

BE A TOTAL WARRIOR

BE A TOTAL WARRIOR

Total Warrior, the Northern Powerhouse in Obstacle Course Racing, is to unveil never before seen obstacles as it returns to Leeds for a fifth year on the weekend of 23rd and 24th June. The event at Bramham Park, which is timed and suitable for all levels of fitness, will see a redesign of the route. […]

YOUR TOUR NEEDS YOU!

YOUR TOUR NEEDS YOU!

Welcome to Yorkshire are on the lookout for a record number of Tour Makers for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire (May 3-6). Tour Makers are passionate and reliable volunteers who are deployed along the race route to provide a warm welcome to the millions of fans who watch the action in person. They also offer […]

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 […]