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Beauty comes to Victoria Quarter

Victoria Quarter brings beauty to Leeds with expert beauty demonstrations and complimentary make-overs.   Yorkshire's most iconic shopping centre, Victoria Quarter in Leeds, is hosting a weekend of all things beauty with their first ever Spring Beauty Fix event on…
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April 16, 2015
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In Fighting Form

A selection of the UK's top competitors will be battling it out in the ring on 18th April during Leeds Professional Wrestling's latest event.   With wrestling's roots spanning centuries and global interpretations, its popularity comes as no surprise. However,…
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March 30, 2015
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One for the Books

Painting the Town Silver, a memoir of the life of Leslie Silver OBE, has been penned by JLife's John Fisher. Painting the Town Silver, a memoir based on Leslie Silver OBE's story, written by freelance journalist John Fisher recently launched…
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March 30, 2015
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Making Their Voices Heard

The star-studded Voice of Charity event in Harrogate recently raised £60,000 for The Zone and Teenage Cancer Trust. John Fisher reports.   The Voice of Charity committee made their own voices heard to the tune of £60,000, to be split…
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March 27, 2015
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Reach for the Stars

Continuing the legacy of Leslie Silver OBE, Leeds United Foundation's Silver Stars Project is giving disadvantaged children across Leeds access to sports-related activities.   A charitable initiative has been set up in memory of Leslie Silver OBE, former chairman of…
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March 27, 2015
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Singing Success for Gateways Girl

12-year-old Isabelle Graham, a pupil at Gateways School in Harewood, is celebrating after her victory at the annual Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech and Drama.   Leeds-born Isabelle fought off stiff competition as she sang her way to the…
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March 27, 2015
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It’s a Ring Thing

The Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery in Saltaire is hosting a special launch event on 26th April for its latest exhibition 'Rings...The Changes'. The focus for this year's Annual Alternative Wedding Show taking place in Salts Mill is on Four Fabulous…
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March 25, 2015
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Talking All Things Tailored

JLife’s Immy Share speaks to Natalie Raw, the co-curator of ‘Tailored: A Very British Fashion,’ about the current exhibition at Leeds City Museum.   How did the idea of the exhibition come about? An Arts Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded…
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March 22, 2015
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A Prince-ly Appointment

Set to open their Leeds store late 2016, John Lewis recently announced that Leeds resident, James Prince will become head of branch.   John Lewis recently announced that James Prince will become head of branch at its department store in…
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February 2, 2015
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On the Road Again

Donisthorpe Hall's latest fundraiser, the 24-hour endurance walk, is searching for participants. John Fisher reports. In a project initiated by Leeds pharmacist Ashley Cohen, Donisthorpe Hall is inviting energetic members of the community to give up 24 hours of their…
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February 2, 2015
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All Change at Board

LJWB has made changes to the Board of Trustees. John Fisher reports. Following an external review of its lay-leadership structure LJWB has made changes to the Board of Trustees. Addressing the LJWB's annual general meeting president Edward Ziff said adjustments…
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February 2, 2015
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A Systematic Success

Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, recently visited Donisthorpe Hall. John Fisher reports. Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP visited Donisthorpe Hall to show support for an innovative project. The visit marked the launch of the…
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February 2, 2015
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Cougars Scoop Win

The UHC Cougars triumphed at the LJRC intra-communal five-a-side football tournament where £3,000 was raised for charity. John Fisher reports. The sixth LJRC intra-communal five-a-side football tournament proved to be a triumph for victorious UHC Cougars. The event, staged at…
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February 2, 2015
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On the Run

JLife's Kirsty Plowman is competing in this year's Virgin Money London Marathon in support of Parkinson's UK. Taking on a challenge of lifetime, JLife's community and features editor Kirsty Plowman will be participating in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015…
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February 2, 2015