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Office staff reveal their least productive time of the week

Research has revealed the time of the week when British office workers are mostly likely to hit a slump.

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The Leeds Digital Job Fair 2.0 launch in July.

Switch on for career opportunities at Leeds digital job fair

Time is running out for businesses in Leeds to make sure of a place at one of the biggest events in the city’s employment calendar.

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Office workers thrilled by pop-up park

Office workers thrilled by pop-up park

‘Park here’ was the message when a row of parking bays in Leeds city centre were transformed into a pop-up green space.

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West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

Leeds and West Yorkshire are home to two of the UK’s slowest motorways.

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Leeds railways bridge gets ‘landmark’ paint job

Leeds railways bridge gets ‘landmark’ paint job

A railway bridge in Leeds city centre is to be painted in rainbow colours to celebrate diversity.

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Disabled woman shames Leeds train passengers who allegedly refused to move from her seat

A disabled woman has claimed that two men refused to give up her reserved train seats.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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The Dockyard chain to open

The Dockyard chain to open

craft ale group, The Dockyard, is launching its first Leeds bar in the Merrion Centre later this year, creating 20 new jobs.

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EXCLUSIVE: Joules brand to open in Victoria Gate Leeds

EXCLUSIVE: Joules brand to open in Victoria Gate Leeds

Lifestyle and clothing brand Joules has confirmed this morning that it will be one of the stores to launch in the new Leeds Victoria Gate development.

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Leeds trade park has a bright future

COME and join us – that’s the message from bosses at an employment park in east Leeds.

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R&B star Craig David set to storm stages in Leeds

R&B star Craig David set to storm stages in Leeds

R&B star Craig David is making a comeback to music and Leeds features heavily in his line-up.

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Smog was still a common problem in Leeds in the late 1990s.

Stephen Mosley: Learn lessons of history for cleaner air

AS dirty air has re-emerged as a major public health issue in urban areas like Leeds, environmental historians like myself have begun to investigate the origins of atmospheric pollution problems in Britain and the wider world.

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Jacob Hill spent time volunteering through the Samaritans' prison Listener scheme while serving his jail sentence.

Teen business tycoon turned Leeds prison inmate reveals how jail time changed his life

A lauded entrepreneur whose dramatic fall from grace led him to spend nearly a year behind bars has revealed how a Samaritans advice scheme helped him reassess his life.

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For Sale signs around Harrogate.

Property prices rise due to autumn bounce-back but now is still a ‘good time to buy in Yorkshire’

The price of property coming to market has seen an autumn bounce-back, with asking prices being hiked by more than £2,200 over the last month.

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Special delivery of new planes at Leeds Bradford Airport

The first of 30 new aeroplanes for Jet2 have been delivered to Leeds-Bradford Airport, as the airline looks to support its biggest ever flights and holiday programme in 2017.

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Take me to Church – new scene

Take me to Church – new scene

The leeds music scene is about to be hit with something it hasn’t seen for years.

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NEARLY READY: Store manager James Prince at the new Leeds premises in July.

Drop in profits at John Lewis

​John Lewis said price cuts, increased pay and investment held it back in the first half of the year after the group reported a 15 per cent fall in profits.

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New coffee house aiming to tackle social issues

A new social enterprise coffee house opens in the Leeds business district later this month.

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Nathan Popple, 18, pictured in Leeds city centre. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Union calls for taxi fare equality after disabled Leeds man quoted price ‘10-times higher than usual’

A taxi and private hire drivers’ group has condemned claims that a disabled Leeds man was quoted 10-times more than usual for a 5.6 mile trip.

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Severe delays on M62 and A64 in Leeds and Tadcaster after accidents

Severe delays on M62 and A64 in Leeds and Tadcaster after accidents

LENGTHY delays are being reported on the M62 in Leeds this morning, and on the A64 between York and Leeds following a spate of accidents.

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