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A weekend of fun on the city waterways

four miles of waterways throughout the city centre will come alive this weekend with a festival which is also celebrating its tenth anniversary.

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Station Road in Tadcaster. Photo: Google.

Bomb disposal experts are called in to deal with hand grenade in North Yorkshire

A bomb disposal unit was sent to a North Yorkshire town last night following the discovery of a hand grenade.

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Mark Ronson will be replaced by Rudimental.

Mark Ronson Doncaster Racecourse gig axed - and Rudimental brought in as replacements

Superstar DJ Mark Ronson has cancelled his summer concert in Doncaster - with drum and bass chart stars Rudimental stepping in to replace him.
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Roger Cunliffe and Andy Welsh from Bradford College; Jayne Collingwood from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust; Tricia Smith from Barnsley College; Karen Vella from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust; David Gardner from the University of Leeds; Ian Rowe from Leeds Trinity University.

Leeds universities get top marks for new skills partnership

Four Yorkshire colleges and universities are putting their heads together to deliver top-of-the-form staff development opportunities for local employers.

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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in Grease.

Summer loving for Grease fans at pop-up cinema experience

Leeds will be the word for movie fans when the city plays host to five electrifying screenings of much-loved film musical Grease.

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Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson 'topping out' at the new police headquarters at Elland Rd in 2013.

Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed.

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CHOIR: St Peters Singers were formed in 1977.

Leeds choir poised for special event to toast their fourth decade

A Leeds choir is hosting an event to toast its 40th birthday.

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Fourth man appears in Leeds court charged with murdering Raheem Wilks

Fourth man appears in Leeds court charged with murdering Raheem Wilks

A fourth man has appeared in court in Leeds today after being charged with murdering Raheem Wilks, who was shot in February.

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The scene of the incident. Photo: Google

Man seen being forced into rear of car by four people - police appeal

A police appeal has been issued after witnesses reported seeing four people force a man into the boot of a car.

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Champagne seized after burglary suspects arrested in Halifax

A BOTTLE Of champagne is among stolen items police want to return to owners after three people were arrested and items seized during a burglary investigation in Halifax.
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The Hillsborough disaster

CPS to announce decision on Hillsborough prosecutions next week

The Crown Prosecution Service will announce next week whether any individuals or organisations face any criminal charges over the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

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Longwood Road, Huddersfield. Photo: Google

Man, 60, seriously injured after being struck by bus in Huddersfield

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured when he was struck by a bus in Huddersfield.
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A Sheffield student has narrowly avoided prison, after he drunkenly bit part of a man's ear off who was trying to diffuse a brawl that had broken out in the students' union.

Man had ear cartilage bitten off during brawl at Sheffield students' union

A Sheffield student has narrowly avoided prison, after he drunkenly bit part of a man's ear off who was trying to diffuse a brawl that had broken out in the students' union.
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Carl Hartley

Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted  man who has been charged with a number of sex offences.

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Shooting and stabbing during violent clashes  in Sheffield - police to continue armed patrols

Shooting and stabbing during violent clashes in Sheffield - police to continue armed patrols

ARMED police will maintain a high visibility presence in an area of Sheffield following two clashes between groups of Kurdish and Somalian men this week which ended with one man suffering suspected gunshot wounds and a 17-year-old youth suffering a  stab wound.

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Rally: UCU members rallying on the Parkinson steps as part of yesterdays strike action at the university.

University of Leeds staff walk out over employment rules row

Academics at the University of Leeds walked out today in a row over changes to employment rules as the institution hosted an open day for prospective students and their parents.

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Liam Knight, who helped to build the University of Leeds' Laird Law Library and went onto study at the prestigious institution.

Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Liam’s university dream comes true – after a spell behind bars

When construction worker Liam Knights was building the Laidlaw Library at the University of Leeds, he vowed he was going to study at the prestigious institution.

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Why have cars suddenly been covered in this mysterious red dust?

Why have cars suddenly been covered in this mysterious red dust?

Did you wake up to a fine layer of dust on your car this morning?

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Gourmet buffet to re-launch in the city

Gourmet buffet to re-launch in the city

Feasts of food from around the world are back on the menu at a buffet dining phenomenon which is using the city to launch its new pioneer brand.

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A Sheffield drunk driver trying to evade being caught by police ran red lights, turned his headlights off and made a U-turn so dangerous that it caused his tyres to be worn down to the metal, a court heard.

Sheffield drunk driver carried out U-turn so dangerous it wore tyres down to metal

A Sheffield drunk driver trying to evade being caught by police ran red lights, turned his headlights off and made a U-turn so dangerous that it caused his tyres to be worn down to the metal, a court heard.

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