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Meet the Woman Behind Marco Pierre White’s New Leeds Restaurant

Experienced hotelier Lisa Sutcliffe is leading the running of two exciting new additions to the Leeds leisure landscape – the Ibis Styles Hotel and adjoining Marco Pierre White’s New York Italian Restaurant at the Merrion Centre. If you haven’t checked it out yet then Ibis is perfect for a night’s stay in Leeds this weekend, or Marco’s is ideal for ...

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Leeds Ladies Make Water Polo History

A gruelling and relentless struggle to swim two miles in 32 minutes and then score goals with one hand, while opponents try to drag you under the water. It might not sound like fun… but at the City of Leeds Water Polo Club the ladies just love it. And they’re doing rather well. So well in fact that the first ...

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Nicola Adams Interview

Ever since Nicola Adams burst onto the scene at the 2012 Olympics, she’s been a superb ambassador for Leeds. City Dweller Magazine spoke to her about chasing her second Gold Medal, her future and the city of Leeds. It was nearly four years ago that the nation roared Nicola Adams to a Gold Medal in London as she became the ...

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Raising Awareness for Homeless Women in Leeds

Sleeping With Simon

LEEDS STUDENTS STAND TO RAISE AWARENESS OF HOMELESS WOMEN’S PROBLEMS On International Women’s Day, Tuesday 8th March, a team of eight students inspired by a talk from the charity Simon on the Streets, will occupy Leeds City Square for two hours to bring to light the complex issues that homeless women face. A student from Leeds Beckett University, Frances Carter, ...

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Rothwell Running for Jane Tomlinson

Charity Shoutout

Rothwell Harriers, the Leeds based running club, has announced the launch of its popular of Canal Run on Tuesday 5th July 2016. The Canal Run, which includes two 5k races and a 1½mile fun run attracts runners from all around Leeds, West Yorkshire and beyond. The Run is being organised on behalf of charity, the Jane Tomlinson Appeal. Jane Tomlinson ...

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The Works Recruitment & Womens Day

International Womens Day - Works Recruitment

The Works Recruitment & HSBC Celebrate International Womens Day Sunday 8th March marks the 40th anniversary of International Womens Day and to honour the occasion and the success of Yorkshire’s business women, specialist recruitment firm, The Works Recruitment and HSBC hosted a networking event in Leeds on Thursday 5th March at Hotel Chocolat Roast & Conch. Over 70 of Yorkshire’s ...

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Burn Your Bras at Leeds Gallery!

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Exhibition sets Leeds alight with launch and bra burning event. A Leeds Metropolitan University lecturer and photographer is set to launch her one-of-a-kind exhibition of portraits of young women in Leeds at an event held at the Leeds Gallery Munro House on York Street. Casey Orr’s ‘Saturday Girl’ exhibition also includes a series of free events, kicking off with the ...

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