Category Archive: Sport

Enjoying the holidays (the old fashioned way)

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Around 20 (well maybe 30) years ago, when I was a kid growing up, the summer holidays were a time to look forward to. The sun always seemed to shine, we could play… Continue reading

Move More, Sit Less this summer once more!

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A new Change4life campaign encourages children to be more active. The 10 Minute Shake Up is a Disney inspired campaign and we hope our partners and Leeds children and families will get involved.… Continue reading

Youngsters learn from Leeds Rhinos how Smart Swaps mean healthy habits

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Newlands Primary Smart Swappers join Cllr Mulherin, Emma Strachan, Janet Munro and Rhinos Ash Handley and Robbie Ward As Health Eating Week got under way, children at Morley Newlands primary school were delighted… Continue reading

Marching on together – an independent visitor’s story

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The child friendly Leeds awards are your chance to nominate the places and people making Leeds a great place to grow up in, as well as being a platform for young people and adults looking after… Continue reading

Enjoying a family bike ride with Sky Ride Local

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A child friendly Leeds means making Leeds a place where children and young people, and their families are able to get out and get active! After the excitement of the Grand Départ, more… Continue reading

Yorkshire Young Dancers flashmob at Trinity Leeds

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  On Saturday the 19th of July students from the Centre for Advanced Training, Yorkshire Young Dancers (YYD) based at Northern School of Contemporary Dance jumped into action at Trinity Leeds shopping centre… Continue reading

Le Tour Diary – the finale

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After spending weeks preparing, our plan to ride the first stage of Le Tour finally took place on the 26th of June. We couldn’t have chosen a better day for riding, with the weather… Continue reading

Leeds School Cycle Challenge – encouraging Leeds’ next generation of cyclists

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  With Le Tour’s Grand Départ just four days away, Temple Newsam welcomed school pupils from across Leeds for the Leeds School Cycle Challenge. The Challenge was designed to encourage children to cycle… Continue reading

Tour de Roundhay – a Tour de Force!

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  Celebrating the Tour de France coming to Leeds, the Tour de Roundhay set out to provide a fun and sociable afternoon for our local community. It certainly delivered this, drawing the praise… Continue reading

Le Tour Diary – Getting ready for riding

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    As we draw ever closer to the biggest cycling event coming to Leeds, join us as we follow a team of intrepid cycling enthusiasts attempting the first leg of the Tour.… Continue reading