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YEP Says: We must allow our teachers to make right decisions

every parent knows that after their health, happiness and wellbeing there is nothing more important than ensuring our children get the best possible education available to them.

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YEP Says: NHS is bereft of resources and basic empathy

IT was, prophetically, the late Jo Cox MP who first to exposed the unforgivable length of time that it now takes to diagnose youngsters suffering from traits of autism. “Here is a crisis now so acute that some desperate parents are paying for help that by right they should be able to access on the NHS,” she told Parliament in March.

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YEP Says: Why rain won’t ruin Leeds Festival

AFTER ALL their hard work with GCSE and A-levels recently, our youngsters have reasons to let their hair down.

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YEP Says: Let’s ensure that we have more exam successes

EVERYONE OF the names of the GCSE students we have published today represents a success story of which these young people can br proud.

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Pupils at Ralph Thoresby School celebrate exam success. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

YEP Says: Let’s hope the gap in GCSEs results can be reduced

thousands of teenagers across the city and beyond will receive their GSCE results today with girls once again expected to outperform boys in the majority of subjects.

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Alistair and Jonny Brownlee pose with their medals after arriving at Leeds Bradford International Airport.
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YEP Says: Celebrations? The Rio party has only just begun!

YOU KNOW you’ve done a good job when the Queen, no less, offers her “warmest congratulations” for a “remarkable achievement”.

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YEP Says: Keeping ahead of the stone raiders

TO MOST OF us Yorkshire Stone is such an integral part of our cityscape that we barely notice it until it’s gone.

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YEP Says: Closure of Leeds casino is a blow

The area around the Merrion Centre has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years, down in large part due to the massive effect that the First Direct Arena has brought to Leeds.

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YEP Says: Leeds skyscraper plans are exciting

PLANS FOR huge skyscrapers in Leeds show a growing confidence in Leeds and should be welcomed.

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Leeds's own Nicola Adams with her gold medal.

YEP Says: Yorkshire leads medal-winning charge at Rio 2016

WHAT WITH empty seats at the stadium, green water in the diving pool and a puzzling shortage of money forcing major cuts to the Paralympics, for Brazil the Rio Olympics have been a triumph of disorganisation.

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YEP Says: £171m on agency health staff is a false economy

THE FACT that Yorkshire’s cash-strapped hospitals spent £171m on agency cover is a false economy.

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GOING FOR GOLD: Nicola Adams.

YEP Says: Let’s round off Rio with a smile

who would have imagined a few short years ago that Leeds would be waiting on tenterhooks for a woman’s boxing final at the Olympics?

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ON TOP OF THE WORLD: Alistair and Jonny Brownlee after winning Olympic gold and silver in the triathlon.

YEP Says: Brownlees put a smile on sporting city once again

IF YOU’RE walking with an extra spring in your step today, you have a couple of Leeds lads to thank.

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Nicola Adams celebrates victory over Ukraine's Tetyana Kob. PIC: PA

YEP Says: We are proud of our Olympians for Rio successes

OUR SPORTING success seemingly knows no bounds.

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General manager Ian Forster at The Kirkstall Bridge Inn. Picture: James Hardisty.

YEP Says: Congratulations to admirable pub

the flood in Leeds was a serious affair. Livelihoods were damaged and householders suffered enormous disruption, but some good came out of it.

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Nile Wilson celebrates bronze. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Why we are all now Olympic fans

nile wilson, Nicola Adams and Katy Marchant were stars last night as Leeds enjoyed yet more success in the Olympics.

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Max Whitlock is Britain's first ever gold medal winner in gymnastics.

YEP Says: Why we need to embrace success at Rio 2016

AS TEAM GB – and all British sports fans – celebrate Super Sunday, this country’s most successful ever day at an overseas Olympics, the gold rush needs to be seen in this countext. In 1992, UK competitors won five gold medals at Barcelona – and worse was to come four years later at Atlanta when Britain’s blushes were only spared by Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent in rowing’s coxless pairs.

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MADE IN LEEDS: City of Leeds diversn Jack Laugher and Chris Mears. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Team Yorkshire is lighting up Rio 2016

london 2012 was always going to be a tough act to follow given the tremendous success enjoyed on home soil by Britain’s Olympians. Yet over in Rio, Team GB is once again lighting up the world stage.

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YEP Says: Extraordinary strength of a very ordinary Leeds family

most dads would go to the ends of the earth to give their daughters the wedding of their dreams.

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Peter Sutcliffe. The Yorkshire Ripper.

YEP Says: Ripper’s prison move should be treated on merit

it IS very hard to be dispassionate when the subject at hand is Peter Sutcliffe – and the future of the Yorkshire Ripper who murdered 13 women, and attempted to kill another seven victims, during a reign of terror which still haunts Leeds four decades later.

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