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Organisers of Yorkshire 2019 unveil race start and finish times

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY YORKSHIRE 2019 AND LEEDS CITY COUNCIL With just under four months to go until the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, organisers Yorkshire 2019 have unveiled the highly anticipated race start and finish times.

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23 May 2019

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Blackhouse steps into summer with new menu and gin garden

Blackhouse is the ultimate place to be in Leeds when it comes to prime steak and premium cocktails, and their latest menu is once again full of temptation. Add to this the arrival of a stunning Gin Garden for al-fresco cocktail sipping and an even

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19 May 2019

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Opera North To Hold First Dementia Friendly Performance

Leeds to host England’s first dementia friendly opera performance All staff to be trained as Dementia Friends Taster performance and pilot project to take place in community settings

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15 May 2019

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Historic year as record numbers flock to Leeds Museums and Galleries

Leeds Museums and Galleries welcomed a record number of visitors over the past year, new figures have revealed. Statistics drawn together from the city’s nine council-run sites show an astonishing 1,698,640 people came to take in a specta

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12 May 2019

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Leeds International Festival is Underway

After an incredible first weekend of events, we look ahead the remaining days of this year’s festival Launching on May 2nd, Leeds International Festival has already delivered some stellar events. Daniel Av

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9 May 2019

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Lawless becomes first British winner of Tour de Yorkshire as Van Avermaet takes final stage into Leeds

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY TOUR DE YORKSHIRE AND LEEDS CITY COUNCIL   Chris Lawless became the first British winner of the Tour de Yorkshire after defending champion Greg Van Avermaet won an enthralling final stage in Leeds.

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7 May 2019

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Market Kitchen at Leeds Kirkgate Market expands

The Market Kitchen at Leeds Kirkgate Market, which opened in 2016, is now fully let. Offering a vibrant mix of street food at great prices, tenants include the BBC award winning Manjit’s Kitchen to the unique Yorkshire Wrap Company and th

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2 May 2019

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Leeds Chef Matt Healy to Launch Third Venture in his Hometown

Award-winning chef Matt Healy has announced the launch of a gastropub in his hometown of Leeds – his third venture in the city in just a year.   The 36-year-old chef and his team Seventh Course Ltd will take over the reins at

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2 May 2019

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City celebrations to deliver unforgettable ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 fan experience across England and Wales

On behalf of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: • Official City Celebrations will take place in all ten ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Host Cities and consist of free of charge city centre fan zones and public city activations

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30 April 2019

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The Summer Cocktail Experience: Festival-inspired event heading to the Faversham

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30 April 2019

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