YEP Says

YEP Says

YEP Says - Manchester terror attack: These cowards will not make us hate and mistrust

THERE are few words fit to describe how people felt on hearing the news about the bombing at Manchester Arena.

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YEP Says: Lonely Planet’s boost is such welcome news

those of us who live and work in Leeds and see its attractions close up and personal on a day by day basis don’t need much convincing that this is a place well worth visiting.

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YEP Says: Royal support for mental health is a welcome boost

THE support from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry for the Yorkshire Evening Post’s #SpeakYourMind campaign is tremendous and timely.

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The four killed on the A6201 between Upton and Hemsworth near Pontefract in a quad bike accident.

YEP Says: Terrible sadness of quad bike case

THE tragedy which befell the community when four people died in a quad bike accident is harrowing.

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YEP Says: Pupils must go to school every day

YEP Says: Pupils must go to school every day

IT is certainly worrying that Yorkshire has the highest rates in the whole country for unauthorised absences.

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YEP Says: Why Leeds must get moving on transport issue

UNTIL LEEDS has a world class public transport infrastructure, West Yorkshire’s most prosperous city will be ever more reliant on the quality – and reliability – of its bus service.

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Jo Cox.

YEP Says: Jo Cox events are tapping into the mood of country

the outpouring of support for events in memory of Jo Cox illustrate the shock which was caused by the murder of the MP, not only in Batley and Spen but throughout the country.

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Chris Rock.

YEP Says: Why you should turn off phones for an hour or so

comedian chris Rock’s demand that visitors to his show in Leeds should not use mobile phones will no doubt strike a chord with older people, those who don’t find the need to be permanently attached to a communication device.

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PIC: Bruce Rollinson

YEP Says: Counting down to World Triathlon spectacular in Leeds

there is only a month to go to the World Triathlon spectacular in Leeds.

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Fighting fake news

YEP Says: Trust us to sort out the facts from the fiction

in 2017 we are bombarded by information. Thinking back just a few decades ago people would have the choice of two or three news channels on TV, a handful of radio stations and a daily national newspaper and a local daily or weekly paper from where they could glean the news.

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YEP Says: Monk must stay on at Leeds United

There’ll be few Bank Holiday hangovers worse than those of a Leeds United fan.

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WRITE STUFF: Barbara Steel who has been manning the counter at The Grove Bookshop for 25 years where she has met writers such as Alan Bennett and American Bill Bryson.  PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

YEP Says: Barbara’s such an inspiration at 87

AT 87, Barbara Steel is an inspiration to others. Rather than putting her feet up, she would rather man the counter at The Grove Bookshop in Ilkley.

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YEP Says: Rise in foodbanks should be a real cause of concern

IT is worrying that foodbanks - something we tensd to associate with the grinding poverty of the 1920s and 1930s - seem to have become a way of life for some people.

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1990: Vinnie and Batts in action against Luton Town.

YEP Says: Our man Vinnie is a coup for Leeds

VINNIE Jones has always been such a colourful character and it’s a real coup that he will be in Leeds for the premiere of Do You Want to Win?, a feature film documenting the glory days of Leeds United from 1988 to 1992.

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YEP Says: Worry over key player wavering at Leeds Southbank

The announcement that Burberry is “taking a moment to think through” its plans for a flagship manufacturing and weaving facility in and around Temple Works leaves a question mark over the scheme, the jobs it could bring, and potentially over the wider £350m Southbank development.

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YEP Says: Hotels are vital to helping our Leeds thrive in future

IF YOU thought Leeds was already well accounted for when it comes to hotels, well, think again.

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The old Kirkstall Brewery, which is now student flats.

YEP Says: Insurance ruling begs so many more questions

Had Leeds Beckett University won its insurance claim for £10m, having had to demolish unsafe student accommodation, it would have been worthy of comment.

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YEP Says: Will the journey to academisation pass the test?

INNOVATION is essential if our schools are to continue rising up national league tables – complacency is not an option after too many LEAs in this region presided over the stagnation of academic attainment.

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Rob Lawrie.

YEP Says: Moment that will define a lifetime

Regardless of the rights and wrongs of his decision, the story of Rob Lawrie’s ill-fated attempt to smuggle a four-year-old child refugee from the Calais ‘jungle’ into Leeds cannot fail to touch the hardest of hearts.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

YEP Says: Why saving a pub would be good for the spirits

HARDLY A day goes by without another landmark pub, once a hive of sociable activity, closing its doors for good.

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