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Keep Leeds Tidy: Kids show the adults a thing or two about community spirit

These Leeds youngsters are showing the adults the meaning of community pride and neighbourhood.

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Leeds pub to be added to community assets list

a rothwell pub is to be added to a list of valuable community assets, which will safeguard its future as a local hub.

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43 candidates are contesting Leeds's  eight parliamentary seats

Read the full list of Leeds General Election 2017 candidates here: Who will be in poll position on June 9?

The final candidates list for Leeds’s eight parliamentary constituencies has been announced, as the race for General Election votes hots up in the city.

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Police in the vicinity of the arena in Manchester

Brendan Cox pays tribute to Manchester victims as world leaders react to news of attack

The husband of the murdered Yorkshire MP Jo Cox has paid tribute to the victims of last night's suicide attack in Manchester, as he urged the country to come together in the face of "division and hate".
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Civic leaders from across Yorkshire sent messages of solidarity to Manchester today.

Sympathy from Yorkshire's civic leaders over terror attack

YORKSHIRE'S CIVIC leaders today expressed solidarity with Manchester as the city dealt with the aftermath of last night's terror attack.

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General Election campaigning suspended after deadly Manchester blast

General Election campaigning has been suspended after the suspected terrorist attack that killed 22 people in Manchester.

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Theresa May launched her manifesto in Halifax, but won't debate her blueprint with her opponents.

Tom Richmond: What are you afraid of, Mrs May? Party leaders shouldn’t be allowed to dodge a debate.

AS BREXIT was driven, in part, by a desire to repatriate decision-making powers from the EU, it’s curious that just three token paragraphs are afforded to the future of Parliament in the Tory manifesto.

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jeremy Corbyn's leadership continues to polarise opinion in the Labour party.

Andrew Vine: Where Labour’s many MPs could become the few

THERE’S an unofficial Labour election rallying cry being heard in my corner of Yorkshire that’s a long way removed from the party’s official line of “For the many, not the few”.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is greeted by cheering crowds

What Corbyn had to say on Scarborough rally

Jeremy Corbyn was given a roaring reception when more than 1,000 people turned out to a campaign rally in Scarborough
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General Election - Leeds candidate list: Who’s standing where and for which party?

Who’s standing where in Leeds and for which party at the General Election?

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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The General Election is on June 8.

Election deadline tonight: Are you registered to vote?

Leeds voters are reminded that if you’re not sure if you’re already registered to vote, the deadline to do so in time for the General Election on June 8 is tonight at midnight.

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YP Comment: Take civic duty more seriously

YP Comment: Take civic duty more seriously

TONIGHT marks one of the more significant election milestones – the deadline for electors to register to vote on June 8. Unlike last year when MPs passed emergency legislation to extend the cut-off point after computers crashed, this option is not possible because Parliament is now dissolved.

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Planes on the runway at Heathrow.

Brexit could mean Yorkshire sees huge increase in number of flights to Heathrow

The number of flights from Yorkshire’s airports to Heathrow could increase once we leave the European Union thanks to a relaxation of competition laws, it has been claimed.

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Revealed: What Leeds City Council spends on public relations

LEEDS City Council chiefs spent more cash on public relations than other councils in Yorkshire over the past year, new figures have revealed.

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College masterplan for flagship Leeds city centre site scaled down and delayed after going over budget

College masterplan for flagship Leeds city centre site scaled down and delayed after going over budget

Plans for a brand new college campus on a flagship city centre regeneration site in Leeds have been forced back to the drawing board after the construction costs went over budget.

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Qari Asim is urging young people of all faiths to register to vote.

Qari Asim: Apathy will win election if young people don’t register to vote

THE General Election will set the direction our country takes for generations. But millions of young people, including those from ethnic minorities, will not take part in electing the next government.

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Jeremy Corbyn campaigning in Yorkshire this month

Labour closing gap on Conservatives, according to series of polls

Labour has closed the gap on Conservatives following the publication of party manifestos for the General Election, according to a series of opinion polls.
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Corbyn coming to Scarborough

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will be visiting Scarborough on Monday to support his party's candidate in the General Election.

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