Brave Leeds girl is all smiles

When Lindsay and John Swales were told their first child had a rare genetic disorder, they feared to have more but fate intervened.

Lesley Whiteley

Musical therapy opens up new world for breast cancer patient

Lesley Whiteley had gone 22 years from her initial diagnosis of breast cancer before being told the disease had returned.

Trio of Leeds mums in triathlon challenge

Trio of Leeds mums in triathlon challenge

Three Leeds mums have got fit and shed stones after being inspired by the Brownlee brothers to take on a series of triathlons.


Thousands in Leeds join fight to tackle Alzheimer’s disease

More than 3,000 people took part in a charity memory walk to raise funds and awareness in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

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The Clarendon Wing at the LGI.

Leeds hospitals IT problems could last until next week

IT troubles at Leeds Teaching Hospitals could carry on in to next week.

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Young mum makes her dream wedding before losing cancer battle

Young mum makes her dream wedding before losing cancer battle

A young mother’s dream of marrying her partner before she lost her battle to cancer came true just more than a week prior to her death.

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Tony Gowland.

Leeds family teams up with music star on lung disease campaign

The grandchildren of a Leeds man desperately in need of a lung transplant are starring in a moving campaign to boost awareness of his little-known condition.

Carl Denning, who runs Market Wraps, was thrilled when it was voted Best Looking Mobiler in the British Street Food Awards 2016.

Carl wraps up street food award

An entrepreneur who has been fighting cancer for the past four years has won national recognition for his business venture.

Ghazal Ghahri-Saremi

Auction organised by Leeds jeweller to benefit refugees

A Leeds jeweller is supporting refugee charities through an online auction.

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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!
Five-year-old Felix with his mum, Sarah.

Harrogate boy’s wheelchair dream dashed

A boy suffering from a life-limiting neurological condition has been left “devastated” after his hopes of a promised self-propelling wheelchair were dashed.

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Theo Moss with her boyfriend Alex.

Leeds cancer survivor takes the plunge

Passionate open water swimmers will tell you one of the reasons they love the sport so much is because of how alive it makes them feel.

Winner of the 2015 Team of the Year, from Wetherby Young Offenders Insitution, with Russ Piper and Clare Frisby.

YEP Best of Health Awards: Name your top teams

A call has gone out for top teams to enter the most keenly-contested category in the Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards 2016.

Dr Kate Granger.

Your Say: Raise a glass and plenty of cash to celebrate Dr Kate

Dr Kate Granger knew her own mind. She shied away from nothing, not least the prospect of her own death.

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Dr Kate Granger

Charity night to celebrate life of Dr Kate Granger

A FUNDRAISING party is being planned to celebrate the life of influential doctor Kate Granger, who died in July.

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Eye test could prevent tragedy

A trip to the optician usually results in stronger glasses, or if you’re lucky, a date to return in 12 months for our next check-up.

Brian Eaton, from Euro Motive, hands over the keys to Alec Shelbrooke MP, Coun Karen Bruce and For Disability volunteers. Picture by Simon Hulme.

Leeds transport charity’s new minibus to help drive down loneliness

A community charity aiming to tackle isolation among elderly and disabled people is hoping to do more for the vulnerable after unveiling a new £68,000 minibus.

Neil Davies and Kerry Waddington

Fundraising after Harrogate man’s sudden death at gym

THE partner of a “fit and well” Harrogate man who died suddenly while exercising at a gym is raising awareness and funds for Heart Research UK.

The Townhouse is returning to Leeds nightlife scene this weekend

Five things you need to know in Leeds today

If you didn’t read the paper this morning - we’ve got you covered. Here are today’s top stories.

The Fox, Ripponden.

Rat droppings found in West Yorkshire bistro’s filthy kitchen, court told

A pub restaurant in West Yorkshire will have to pay out more than £30,000 after admitting a string of food offences that showed “a complete disregard for cleanliness and hygiene”.

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