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Special Christmas tree of wishes in Leeds could help boost bee population

The Wishing Tree acts as a simple reminder that there is more to this special festive holiday, spreading messages of festive positivity and selflessness through kindly words and contributions (Copy Right given by Sarah Towns: Marketing Executive at LeedsBID)

A DISPLAY of Christmas wishes in a Leeds shopping centre could end up helping the struggling bee population.Read More »Special Christmas tree of wishes in Leeds could help boost bee population

Ivory seizures hit record level as UK prepares to strengthen trade laws to help dwindling elephant population

A herd of elephants pictured in Amboseli National Park, Kenya 

By Polly Robinson

A RECORD 40 tonnes of trafficked ivory was recovered last year, according to a new report released as the UK prepares to introduce tougher rules to protect elephants.Read More »Ivory seizures hit record level as UK prepares to strengthen trade laws to help dwindling elephant population

Reti or not? Chesstival is returning to Bradford

Photo: Gayathri Kanagasundaram

Photo: Gayathri Kanagasundaram. Chesstival set to take storm in Bradford

Chess enthusiasts from Bradford and beyond will take part in a daylong celebration of the popular board game in the city centre tomorrow.

Players will find a wide range of activities and challenges available throughout the day ranging from giant chess set matches, coaching sessions and rapid chess matches against grand wizards.

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Vandals trash Bradford community centre

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Yobs trashed a community centre  last weekend in what has been described as a ‘deliberate act of vandalism.’

The discovery was made by a volunteer at the Pakistan and Worldwide Link

Vandals are believed to have broken into the community centre sometime between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning.

Vandals are believed to have broken into the community centre sometime between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning.

Community Centre and found that Vandals had broken into the building, wreaking havoc on everything in sight.

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