Incredible Leeds Christmas lights switch-on gets city’s festive season underway

Thousands of people gathered on Victoria Gardens in Leeds this evening for the city’s dazzling annual lights switch-on. Leeds-born triathletes Ali and Jonny Brownlee and Paralympian Kadeena Cox were the special guests of honour with musical performances from girl band Stooshe and X Factor contestant James Wilson. Also entertaining the crowd were Cbeebies stars Andy Day and Alex Winters, panto favourite…

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Rio heroes to light up Leeds at festive switch-on

The city’s Rio heroes are ready to light up Leeds at this year’s spectacular Christmas lights switch-on event. Leeds-born triathletes Ali and Jonny Brownlee and Paralympian Kadeena Cox will be the special guests of honour at next week’s showpiece, when they will take to the stage and get the festive season officially underway. Taking…

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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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