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Leeds people don’t think they’re adults until 34! Here’s 30 signs you aren’t ready to be one yet!

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Modern adults in Leeds do not consider themselves an adult until they have reached the age of 34, it has been revealed. Researchers polled almost 2,000 Brits over the age of 30 – and revealed that in the 1940s and 50s – respondents in Leeds considered the adult age to be much younger at just 25. According to the poll, ...

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Four years and half a million customers – British Airways anniversary at LBA

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British Airways is celebrating four years at Leeds Bradford Airport with news that more than half a million customers have flown to London and beyond from the heart of Yorkshire. The three-a-day direct service to London Heathrow was launched on December 9 2012, opening up the world to Yorkshire with connections to British Airways’ global network from its flagship Terminal ...

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Local Charities Day: Support Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust

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It’s the UK’s first Local Charities Day on Friday 16th December. As part of the day, the Office for Civil Society is co-funding our #GiveMe5 match fund campaign to double 1,000 x £5 donations made to local charities on the day. Find more info and resources at: localcharitiesday.localgiving.org Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust are included in this, all you need to ...

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Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust launch their Christmas Gift Appeal

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Their Christmas Gift Appeal: Make the Elderly of South Leeds feel Special this Christmas Donate a Present or Raffle Prize to the South Leeds Elderly this Christmas. As we approach Christmas, don’t forget about those who are older and vulnerable. The Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust (CBFT) are appealing for presents and raffle prizes to help the South Leeds elderly this ...

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The Full Monty to Arrive in Leeds

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In 1997, a British film about six out-of-work Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose, took the world by storm becoming one of the most successful British films ever made. The story still resonates today, probably more so now than ever. Now Simon Beaufoy’s THE FULL MONTY is getting its hat on ready to hit the Leeds stage from Monday 28th ...

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Leeds welcomes Catherine Tate

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The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor Catherine Tate, will take ‘The Catherine Tate Show – Live’ across the country this autumn. In never seen before sketches, the show will unite some of Catherine’s best-known characters from her hugely successful BBC series ‘The Catherine Tate Show’. The cast will include ‘Nan’ Taylor; Irish nurse Bernie; Geordie Georgie; Essex girl Sam…and ...

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All you need to know about Remembrance Sunday in Leeds City Centre

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The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Gerry Harper will lead the tributes to service men and women who have lost their lives in times of conflict on Remembrance Sunday. Held on Sunday 13 November, people of the city are once again warmly invited to gather at the war memorial on Victoria Gardens to join the Lord Mayor and other dignitaries ...

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Revealed: How Leeds People Use Emojis

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As a nation of emoji lovers it’s important that we know the ‘kissing face’ emoji isn’t someone whistling, and the ‘hugging face’ emoji isn’t jazz hands, if we are to avoid awkward situations. But whilst 86% of people in Leeds are avid emoji users, how many know their real definitions? e2save, an online mobile retailer, asked the people of Leeds ...

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Celebrate Halloween at the Grand Theatre

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Fishnets at the ready! The Rocky Horror Show is gearing up to hit Leeds next week when it opens at The Grand Theatre on Halloween for one week only. Bringing with it a glittering cast, startling costumes, lots of red lipstick and plenty of naughty bits, Rocky Horror promises to take audiences on a dizzying Time Warp of song, dance ...

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Leeds man takes Seat in the House of Lords

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Leeds born and bred new Conservative peer, Jonathan Caine, today formally took his seat in the House of Lords.  He was supported by Lord Black of Brentwood and former Ulster Unionist Leader Lord Empey. Jonathan said: “I am immensely privileged and humbled to have been asked to serve in the House of Lords.  It is certainly a long journey from ...

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