The MP for Bassetlaw, John Mann, has released his manifesto which he says tackles a 'fragmented' and 'monochrome' Britain.Read the full story ›
England international, and former Leeds United midfielder, James Milner, will be back in Leeds today as he is appointed Chancellor of Leeds Children's University.
Leeds Children's University , based at Leeds Trinity University, aims to promote social mobility by providing learning experiences outside normal school hours to children aged seven to 14, and forms part of a wider, nationwide, initiative.
Milner, who currently plays for Manchester City, will hold a footballing masterclass and give advice to pupils on forging a career as an elite athlete.
A study has found that almost 300,000 children in the region are disadvantaged due to child benefits not increasing for low-income families.
Charity coalition, End Child Poverty, say one in five low-income families across the region struggle to provide their children with basics such as food and warmth.
Hundreds of female students in Leeds have been raising awareness of sexual violence by taking part in a 'reclaim the night' march.
It comes after a woman was attacked and raped in the Beeston area of the city at the beginning of March.
Mainly dry and bright. The odd shower.Read the full story ›
Tributes have been paid to a man who died in a car crash in Leeds on Wednesday night.
The 26-year-old died after his car collided with another following a police pursuit in the Harehills area of the city:
Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) has received its largest ever single donation, getting plans for a new helicopter off to a flying start.
The donation of £944,254 was made by Yorkshire Building Society based on deposits placed in its Yorkshire Air Ambulance affinity savings accounts over the past year.
It will contribute towards the Charity’s plans for a future replacement helicopter and takes the total donated by the Society to YAA since 2007 to more than £2 million.
Yorkshire Building Society is committed to supporting good causes where our members and colleagues live and work. To have been responsible for the largest ever donation to the YAA is something the Society is very proud of. We are delighted to be able to help such a vital service as Yorkshire Air Ambulance, which is close to the hearts of many of our members in the region.
This is the largest, single donation the Charity has ever received and we are overwhelmed by the support of the Society. We are currently looking at provisions for a future replacement helicopter for one of our current aircraft, so these monies will significantly contribute towards the reserves we are starting to build to cover these costs
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In a damning critique of his party, Bassetlaw's MP says Labour lost the election because of 'monochrome' policies.Read the full story ›
Female students in Leeds are taking to Hyde Park tonight to raise awareness of sexual violence.
The march and dance is an attempt to highlight personal safety and play down fears following a rape that took place in the Beeston area of the city at the beginning of March.
Lissie Day from Leeds Student Radio helped organise the event: