Snapshots of the year by YEP Leeds photographer... in 366 photos

It all began innocently enough.

Brownlee brothers named among UK's most influential people.

Brownlee brothers named among UK's most influential people.

The Leeds triathletes have appeared on the latest Debrett's 500 list, which includes some of the most inspiring Britons from a range of fields.
First Hull Trains, one of the services to be delayed by an incident this morning

Breaking - person hit by train - cancellations and delays on services to London’s King’s Cross

A person has been hit by a train this morning - causing cancellations and delays to services from Yorkshire to London’s King’s Cross.

Westminster is shrouded in fog, as the weather causes travel disruption across England

Leeds flights hit as blanket of fog covers England

FOG IS causing travel disruption across England, with air passengers - including many in Leeds - facing delays.

Ryan Hall.

Leeds Rhinos: Wing Hall’s happy to go back to the day job

NOT MANY players reveal a hidden talent after 10 years at the top level.

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Craig David.

Craig David announces Forest Live date in Yorkshire

Craig David has announced a date in Yorkshire this summer as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live music series.

Carrie Curtis (centre) is pictured with family and friends on a charity walk. Picture by Simon Hulme

How a Leeds mum used her own personal tragedy to help other bereaved parents

The death of a baby or a young child is something no parent ever wishes to go through. For young mother Carrie-Ann Curtis, this nightmare became reality when her son Charlie died at just 19 minutes old.

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PIC: Ian Day

Thou shall hev a fishy when the (Whitby) boat comes in

A fishing boat slips quietly back into harbour after a day at sea, the rooftops in the background bathed in the watery sunlight of a winter’s afternoon.

Frances Quinn.

Bake Off queen backs breast cancer charity

Great british Bake Off winner Frances Quinn is the face of a breast cancer charity’s ‘The Big Tea Cosy’ campaign

WORK:  Transmission was conceived by Becs Andrews during her time as DARE cultural fellow.

Leeds features in shortlist for inaugural DARE Art Prize

Opera North and the University of Leeds’ Cultural Institute have announced the shortlist for their inaugural DARE Art Prize.


YEP Says: Leeds bin collection changes a cause for concern

If there’s one thing guaranteed to get council tax-payers hot under the collar, even in the coldest weather, it’s the vexed topic of bin collections.

Wakefield council leader’s bid to de-rail HS2

Wakefield council leader’s bid to de-rail HS2

The fight against a proposed high speed rail link which campaigners say will “carve up” Wakefield district’s towns, village and countryside will go on tonight.


Leeds bin rounds to be axed in cost-cutting ‘review’ of routes

Leeds council is slashing the number of bin rounds across the city as it looks to streamline the service and shave millions off its waste management budget.

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Soaring cost of car insurance in Leeds

Drivers in Leeds are facing a steep climb in the cost of car insurance.

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Hundreds of people release lanterns into the air, in hopes of good fortune and prosperity at the traditional lantern festival during the Chinese New Year in the Pingxi district of New Taipei City, Taiwan, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. The lantern festival starts 15 days after the Chinese Lunar New Year and falls on Feb. 22, this year. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

Corn Exchange leads the way in welcoming Chinese New Year

Leeds will be joining the rest of the world in welcoming in the Chinese New Year this coming weekend.

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Shotgun fired at Leeds house

A SHOTGUN was fired at a house in Leeds.

Leeds United captain Liam Bridcutt hangs off 
Tyke's Ryan Kent. PIC: Tony Johnson

Barnsley 3 Leeds United 2: Oakwell defeat ‘probably on the cards’ reflects Bridcutt

Leeds United captain Liam Bridcutt held his hands up to a “bad day at the office” and admitted a rare defeat was “probably on the cards” after a 3-2 loss at Barnsley.

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Chris Wood

Leeds United: Gary Monk laughs off Wood sale rumours

Garry Monk described talk of domestic and foreign interest in Chris Wood as “stupid speculation” and insisted again that Leeds United would only see arrivals this month after Wood moved to the brink of 20 goals for the season.

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Ryan Kent put Barnsley ahead three minutes into the second half

Barnsley 3 Leeds United 2: YEP player ratings

Leeds United's unbeaten run in the Championship came to an end after a pulsating 3-2 defeat at the hands of Yorkshire rivals Barnsley.

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Chris Wood strikes Leeds' second goal from the penalty spot against Barnsley to take his tally for the season to 20.

Barnsley 3 Leeds United 2: Phil Hay’s big match analysis

“They’re a massive name coming into our territory,” said Adam Hammill before Leeds United’s visit to Oakwell, “but it’s time to show them who’s boss.”

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