Leeds West Indian Carnival

Aug 28, 2012 Comments Off on Leeds West Indian Carnival by

Leeds Carnival The 45th Leeds Carnival was a true spectacle of colour and excitement. The pouring rain, wet damp conditions and the missing sunshine couldn’t dampen the spirits of the carnival troupes. The crowds came out as usual and descended on the park in Chapeltown and thousands gathered along the carnival route.  

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Leeds Golden Girl Nicola wins Olympic medal

Aug 09, 2012 Comments Off on Leeds Golden Girl Nicola wins Olympic medal

Nicola is the champ Nichola Adams, the Leeds boxer beat Chinese champion in the Olympic boxing women’s final to take the gold medal and write her name in the history books. Team GB’s Nicola Adams beat her ‘Nemesis’, China’s Ren Cancan to becomes the first woman, ever, to win an Olympic boxing gold medal, in […]

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Leeds to London in 45 minutes

Jun 28, 2012 Comments Off on Leeds to London in 45 minutes

British Airways flights from Leeds Bradford to London Leeds to London for a £1 per minute The flight will take about 45 minutes and can cost as little as £42. The train no longer seems like a viable option. BA will operate four flights a day between Leeds and Heathrow. This new route marks a […]

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The Olympic flame right up your street

Mar 20, 2012 Comments Off on The Olympic flame right up your street

The Olympic flame will arrives in the UK on 18 May and begins its 70-day journey at Land’s End on the morning of 19 May. 700 athletes and 7300 runners of all ages will carry the flame for 8000 miles across the country. The youngest torchbearer is Dominic MacGowan, 11, and the oldest is 99-year-old […]

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Leeds singer Corinne Bailey-Rae at Grammy’s

Feb 16, 2012 Comments Off on Leeds singer Corinne Bailey-Rae at Grammy’s

Leeds singer/songwriter, Corinne Bailey-Rae was awarded a Grammy – Best Performance in the R&B category for her rendition of ” Is it Love”. Grammy Winners 2012 The songstress was fashionably attired in a full skirt with ruffle details for this year’s Grammy’s red carpet. The designer of her outfit was Christian Siriano. Corinne Bailey Rae, […]

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