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Rich Williams

Kicking off

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Leeds Maccabi’s annual fundraiser is gearing up to be an exciting evening of familiar faces and delicious dining.   On the back of last years’ success, Leeds Maccabi is forging ahead with plans for a fantastic evening of entertainment for…

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Andy Norman

A Game Plan

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JLife’s Kirsty Plowman speaks to Leeds Maccabi Junior Football Club chairman Andy Norman about the club’s latest developments including a £177,967 grant and the ongoing partnership with The Zone and Brodetsky Primary School.   Andy Norman has been with Leeds…

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Barking Mad

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French bulldog Oscar owned by Hannah Levey took home top dog prize at Donisthorpe Hall’s recent dog show. Donisthorpe Hall recently held its second dog show, inviting owners of all breeds and sizes a chance to win a coveted rosette….

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The Bat Chayil Battlers

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Shirley Ellis’ Bat Chayil course of 2015 have worked hard throughout the year to ensure they graduated without problem. The 2015 Leeds Bat Chayil course, led by Shirley Ellis, have incorporated the EBBM programme into their studies this year.  The…

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David Baddiel

In the Spotlight

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David Baddiel was the headline act at the LJWB annual dinner.   David Baddiel was the headline act at the LJWB annual dinner performing excerpts from his recent show Fame: Not The Musical, which has a strong Jewish element.  …

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On the Road

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Preparations for the 2015 Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards got underway as the nomination box journeyed across Leeds.   With this year’s Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards drawing closer – taking place on 16th October at New Dock, Leeds –…

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Good Sports

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The 17th annual PhysCap five-a-side football challenge is just around the corner.   The 17th annual PhysCap five-a-side football challenge will this year be kicking off on 19th July at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) — and the event…

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One Step Ahead

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Donisthorpe Hall’s third consecutive 24-hour endurance walk was a huge success. John Fisher reports.   The third consecutive 24-hour endurance walk raised £25,000 which brings the total of proceeds over the three years to £95,000 for Donisthorpe Hall.   Chairman…

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Dame Stephanie Shirley

A Donating Dame

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Dame Stephanie Shirley recently enlightened a Women4Welfare audience. John Fisher reports.   When Dame Stephanie Shirley came to write her memoir Let IT Go, her publishers were perplexed. Was it the story of a refugee or was it about a…

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Beauty comes to Victoria Quarter

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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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In Fighting Form

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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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John Fisher

One for the Books

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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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Making Their Voices Heard

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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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Reach for the Stars

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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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It’s a Ring Thing

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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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