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One in five risk driving the morning after drinking heavily, AA reveals

One in five drivers (20%) has risked getting behind the wheel the morning after a night of heavy drinking even though they thought they could still be over the limit, according to research.

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27 November 2015 .......         Black Friday shoppers in Leeds city centre. Picture Tony Johnson

City centre footfall boost

footfall figures are continuing to thrive as city centre trade capitalises on the launch of Victoria Gate and the Christmas shopping rush.

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Do you know these men? Police appeal after mobile phone footage emerges in connection with Bradford incident

Do you know these men? Police appeal after mobile phone footage emerges in connection with Bradford incident

Police are appealing for members of the local community to help them identify people on mobile phone footage after an incident in Bradford on Friday afternoon. 

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A man was rescued by fire services yesterday evening

Trapped woman and baby rescued by firefighters in Harrogate

Firefighters have rescued a woman who was trapped on the first floor of a Harrogate property with a young baby.

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Photo essay: Leeds’s magic lantern light show proves a big draw

AS Christmas illuminations go, the dramatic lights at Roundhay Park in Leeds this year are pretty spectacular.

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Trevor Wyatt and Andy Smith, left, have major concerns about diesel pollution on stretch of Calder and Hebble Canal at Wakefield.  PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fears for wildlife on polluted West Yorkshire canal

SWANS and ducks are suffering due to “horrendous” diesel pollution in a West Yorkshire canal, it has been claimed.

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Fire at Hill's Furniture Store, Leeds

Crowd funding appeal to help Leeds craft ventures

A Social enterprise forced out if its home by fire has, after a year of searching, found new premises and is appealing for the people of Leeds to help.

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9 December 2016.......   Ilkley siblings Henry,  Matilda and George Kent who are all appearing in tv shows or on stage.
George has just appeared in Dark Angel on ITV with Jo Froggatt, 
Henry is currently appearing in the UK and Ireland tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, playing the role of Jeremy Potts, alongside Jason Manford.
Matilda has just completed filming the Christmas Special of Last Tango in Halifax.   Picture Tony Johnson.

Leeds siblings will takeover the festive TV screen

Deciding what to watch on television over Christmas is going to be an interesting argument in the Kent household this year.

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Campaigners protest against closure of Castleford Swimming Pool

Angry campaigners gathered at Castleford Swimming Pool to protest against plans for its closure.

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IN MEMORY: The charity match is being organised to remember Michael Kew, who died last year.

Star-studded match returns in memory of Leeds-mad fan

A star-studded football match for charity is set to kick off for a second time in memory of a Leeds United superfan.

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Gary Priestley.

Burglar locked up over break-in at Leeds golf club

A BURGLAR who broke into a Leeds golf club and stole £4,000 worth of equipment has been jailed for two years.

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VIDEO: 'Royal funeral' filmed in Leeds city centre for new BBC2 drama

A new BBC2 drama is being filmed in Leeds city centre - according to a video sent in by a reader today.

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'Royal funeral' filmed in Leeds city centre for new BBC2 drama

A new BBC2 drama is being filmed in Leeds city centre - according to a video sent in by a reader today.

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Praise for killer drivers report

THE justice secretary and Scottish First Minister have both praised a YEP investigation which revealed that no killer driver in the UK has ever received the maximum sentence.

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The incident happened on a Jet2 flight from Leeds Bradford Airport

Jailed: Drunk on Leeds flight who demanded more Champagne

A DRUNK who caused a plane to be diverted after he threatened and abused cabin crew and passengers has been jailed.

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Wakefield MP Mary Creagh.

Wakefield MP demands flood spending answers

Wakefield MP Mary Creagh is demanding urgent clarity over exactly how much the Government is planning to spend on improving the country’s resilience to flooding.

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Deanswood Garth, Moortown, Leeds. Picture: Google.

Warning after elderly people left with burns after West Yorkshire house fires

Fire chiefs have issued a warning after two elderly people left with burns after house fires in West Yorkshire this morning (Friday).
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Does the parkway station for Leeds Bradford Airport go far enough? Tom Richmond thinks not.

Tom Richmond: Leeds Council off track with its airport rail station plan

I ALREADY feel sorry for international visitors arriving at Leeds Bradford Airport, a depressing experience at the best of times.

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The incident happened on a Jet2 flight from Leeds Bradford Airport

Jailed: Drunk on Leeds flight who demanded more champagne

A DRUNK who caused a plane to be diverted after he threatened and abused cabin crew and passengers has been jailed.

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Edward VIII abdicated on this weekend 80 years ago, sparking a constitutional crisis.

Nick Baines: Bishop’s speech that led to fall of a king and abdication crisis

IT is not every day that a Church of England bishop sparks a constitutional crisis. Especially not a Yorkshire bishop. But, that is exactly what happened 80 years ago.

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