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 Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, regarding Brownlee brothers’ medal success in Olympic triathlon event

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “What more can be said about the amazing achievements of Alistair and Jonny, who again have enjoyed medal winning success in the Olympic triathlon event. “We are so proud and fortunate to have in Alistair and Jonny not just two unbelievable athletes, but also people…

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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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