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Brownlees get Bodington base

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£5 million Brownlee Centre will be the UK’s first purpose built triathlon training facility. This year a new £5 million triathlon training base named after Leeds’ very own Brownlee brothers will open. The University of Leeds’ Bodington playing fields will host the new one mile cycle circuit, which is one … Read More

“Incredibly proud” Brownlees switch on Leeds’ Christmas lights

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While some believe that a silly TV advert marks the start of the Christmas countdown, we know that the Christmas clock truly began on Thursday (10th November) with the spectacular switch on of Leeds’ Christmas lights. Thousands came to witness the latest incarnation of the annual event, featuring double gold … Read More

From Brazil to Briggate: Olympic heroes return

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Yorkshire Olympians and Paralympians celebrated their success at Rio this week during a homecoming parade organised by Leeds City Council. Thousands lined the streets to cheer on athletes as they rode around Leeds on open top buses. Yorkshire Olympians brought home 14 out of an overall total of 67 medals … Read More