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Role models are lifeline to youngsters, claims barrister

We often hear it said that there is a lack of successful role models for young people living in deprived areas. And Chapeltown in Leeds is no exception. It is one of the poorest areas in the city and has seen its fair share of riots in the 70s, 80s and then again, in August of last year. However, despite[Read More…]

Leeds boxer makes history after scooping gold in the Olympics

Leeds boxer makes history after scooping gold in the Olympics

A Leeds based boxer has become the first female boxer in the UK to scoop a gold medal for the Olympics. In a match watched by millions of people across the UK including David Cameron and Kate Middleton, Nicola Adams, 29 secured yet another victory for Great Britain after beating her opponent Ren Cancan. Nicola grew up in the Burmantofts[Read More…]