Posts by Yorkshire Reporter

BOXERCISE SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENT

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Chris Collinson and Chris Sylvester, two residents of Faith Lodge, an abstinence hostel run by St George’s Crypt, a renowned Leeds Homeless Charity, have become registered boxing tutors after completing months of training. Their final exam, arranged by Louise Walker, Active Lifestyles Officer for Sports & Active Lifestyles, gives them…

NEW BOXING GYM OPENS IN CROSSGATES

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A brand new boxing gym has opened in Crossgates, Leeds. Alliance Boxing Club is owned by Sam Smith and Graham Mattison, and was officially opened by Cllr Javaid Akhtar, Cllr Pauleen Grahame and Richard Burgon MP. Also in attendance at the opening were Kira Carter Amateur National Junior Boxing Champion…

New Sporting Facilities For Leeds City College Students

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Leeds City College has invested £25K in new sporting facilities at their Horsforth campus to meet industry standards and increase the range of activities for undergraduate students. The ActiveZone is the size of a 5-a-side football pitch and is fully resourced, giving students the opportunity to play sports such as…

ITU WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES COMING TO LEEDS AND THE UK AGAIN IN 2017

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Leeds will again host a leg of the prestigious ITU World Triathlon Series next year following the success of the inaugural event in the city last month. The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has released the calendar for the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series, confirming the dates and locations of the…

A Personal Coach On Your Own Private Slope At Snozone Castleford

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Join the Snowsports Revolution with Snozone’s new Orbit slope at Snozone Castleford, providing a new way to practice snowsports. The Orbit is a wide revolving indoor slope. It offers a unique experience as this is one-to-one coaching with a coach who stays with you throughout the 40 minute session. There…

LEEDS TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS TRUST CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERS

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust held an event recently to celebrate their volunteers. With a long history of volunteering and around 450 volunteers currently supporting its hospitals, the Trust want to recognise and celebrate the achievements of its volunteers. At the event, volunteers were presented with a certificate and pin…
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