Route revealed for Yorkshire ‘Rio Heroes’ homecoming parade

The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled. Held on Wednesday 28 September from approximately 5.45pm-6.45pm, the people of Yorkshire will have the chance to welcome back their Rio Heroes in style and line the streets as they tour…

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Statement from the Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, regarding a homecoming event in city for Leeds Olympic and Paralympic athletes

A homecoming event to celebrate the achievements of Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes is to be held in Leeds, the city council has announced. Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “We will be hosting a large homecoming event in Leeds to recognise the fantastic performances of both our Olympic and Paralympic…

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City Beach and Olympic FanZone set to officially open in Leeds

Millennium Square’s popular City Beach will have a carnival atmosphere this year. The annual seaside-themed extravaganza will once again see the square transformed into a sandy beach at the heart of the city centre from Saturday, August 13. And to tie in with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, this year’s event has been given a…

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