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YEP Says: Hope, love and strength should follow London attack horror

AFTER a day of shock, horror and disbelief witnessing killing on the streets of our country, comes reflection.

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YEP Says: London Westminster attack was an assault on us all

OUR thoughts and prayers are with families mourning loved ones killed in yesterday’s carnage which unfolded with terrifying speed outside the Palace of Westminster; those innocent bystanders left seriously injured and all those who came to the assistance of the victims.

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One of the drug testing wipes which turned blue after coming into contact with traces of cocaine.

YEP Says: Shining a light on an unglamorous drugs habit

THE COCAINE swab tests carried out by our journalists around Leeds brought many postitive results around our city’s public buildings.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Leeds drugs action day hasn’t come a moment too soon

Hospitals should be a place of safety and sanctuary for those who are suffering, whether their illness is mental or physical.

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YEP Says: Welcome news that the old Leeds International Pool site will be developed

IT IS high time that the old Leeds International Pool site in the city centre, which has been vacant for a decade, was put to good use.

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PIC: James Hardisty

YEP Says: Our Leeds deserves a world-class railway station

YOU don’t have to have sipped a £100 bottle of Louis Roederer bubbly at St Pancras’ Champagne Bar, or scoffed Eggs Benedict before the morning train at the GNH bar at Kings Cross Station to know that the facilities at Leeds Railway station could be improved.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Let’s get behind Leeds United as season hits fever pitch

BILL Shankly once said that football is more important than life and death.

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James Brining, artistic director of the West Yorkshire Playhouse. PIC: Tony Johnson

YEP Says: Leeds theatre plan is a welcome move

IF LEEDS wants to continue its growth and become a truly world-class city, then it needs a number of world-class arts centres.

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YEP Says: Leeds’s first gang injunction - Congratulations to all for this welcome action

THE FACT that seven men have been hit with the Leeds’s first gang injunction is good news for the law-abiding vast majority of people in this city.

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PIC: James Hardisty

YEP Says: Do you believe we need statues of women in Leeds?

SHEFFIELD has its Women of Steel, Manchester is getting Emmeline Pankhurst, but which women, should be commemorated as a statue for Leeds?

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All the winners take a bow. PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Why we’re proud of Oliver awards

THE OLIVER awards are a symbol of all that is good about Leeds and its burgeoning fine-dining scene.

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YEP Says: Let’s show some pride in Leeds - a city we all claim to love

How proud are you of Leeds? Does your heart swell whenever you mention where you live to non-Loiners? Do you get angry when some unfortunate says something negative about ‘your’ city?

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Paul Muscroft (left) and Andrew Parkinson. PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Leeds shop staff really deserve praise

IT is easy to turn the other way and not get involved. It takes guts to two what two Leeds store staff did and follow their instincts.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

YEP Says: Reliable service vital for Leeds’s future success

LEEDS is a city of buses.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Let us celebrate the bigger Jumbo

IT IS one of Leeds’s unlikely treasures, a shop that a few years ago seemed doomed to closure.

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Akash Rashid has been jailed for ten years.

YEP Says: Ten years for this young man does not do any justice

ten years might sound like a long time to spend in prison, but when it comes to Akash Rashid it doesn’t even begin to pay back the cost of his crimes.

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YEP Says: Why this Leeds theatre ticket levy is such a major own goal

COMING JUST a day after the launch of the Leeds Capital of Culture campaign, it is revealed that a theatre in the city is charging 40 per cent more for tickets because of booking fees and a restoration levy.

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YEP Says: Rachel’s death is such a tragic loss

YEP Says: Rachel’s death is such a tragic loss

THE campaign by Rachel Carrack to raise money for cancer treatment takes the breath away.

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YEP Says: Get knives and guns handed in for all our sakes

IF WEST Yorkshire Police succeed in getting just one gun or knife off the streets, then it will be plain to everyone that their weapons amnesty has been a success.

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YEP Says: And Next, some more good news for Leeds shoppers

LEEDS is on a win-win at the moment.

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