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YEP Says: Action stations on Leeds Bradford Airport’s rail link

THE proposed three new stations for Leeds do have the potential to enhance train travel in the largest European city without a light transit railway. However Leeds City Council does need to consider if there will be sufficient trains to transport passengers.

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YEP Says: The roads to nowhere costing Yorkshire £90bn

Leeds is a commuter city; its burgeoning economy dependent on the tens of thousands who make their way into the city every morning and home again every night.

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YEP Says: Who will act to address the chilling facts of winter deaths

IT is a sobering thought that the attendance at four separate Premier League football matches at the weekend was exceeded by the 24,300 pensioners and vulnerable people who died from hypothermia and related illnesses last winter.

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An off-duty officer was stabbed today at HMV in Lands Lane, Leeds. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Your views: YEP readers praise brave off-duty officer knifed after confronting Leeds shoplifter

YEP readers have been full of praise today for the off-duty police officer who was slashed with a knife when he confronted a suspected shoplifter in the city centre.

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The authorities in Leeds are cracking down on begging.

Your views: Court order bans Leeds beggar from asking for money in city centre

THE decision to seek a court order preventing a persistent beggar from asking for money in the city centre has sparked plenty of comment on our Facebook page.

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James Gilbey.

YEP Says: Action must be taken to help the tragic families

AS an Army Major, Richard Gilbey has been a dedicated servant to his country. Yet when he asked for justice after his beloved son, James, was knocked and down and killed while enjoying a night out with friends, he and his distraught family have been let down by the criminal justice system.

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YEP Says: Leeds Capital of Culture campaign is not a waste of money

the european Capital of Culture bid is important for Leeds.

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YEP Says: A joined up plan is needed to help the poor in Leeds

WHILE LEEDs is happily establishing itself as a modern city with fantastic shops and leisure which draw people from across the country, there is another less successful side to the city.

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PIC: James Hardisty

YEP Says: Nation pauses in remembrance to honour the fallen

REMEMBRANCE Sunday was observed with all the dignity the occasion deserved in this most poignant of anniversary years.

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YEP Says: Generations will remember them

IT is to the credit of today’s generation that public participation in solemn events to mark Armistice Day, the silencing of the guns to mark the end of the First World War, has grown since the last veterans passed away.

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Will Cornick.

YEP Says: Lessons which can be learned from a tragedy

AS today’s heart-rending report into the murder of much-loved Leeds teacher Ann Maguire in April 2014 by teenage student William Cornick makes abundantly clear, this “unique and tragic event is without precedent” and needs to be acknowledged.

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YEP Says: Why Leeds Abbey Dash is such a big date in our calendar

IT WASN’T the best weather for running in Leeds but a little wintry shower and biting winds did little to deter the 10,000 or so runners who took part in the Abbey Dash.

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YEP Says: Why the theft of pets must now be treated seriously

IT IS a crime which few people are aware of but it brings misery to hundreds.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Local heroes light up our Christmas

who better to switch on the Christmas lights than some of those sporting heroes who lit up our summer.

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PIC: @PeopleofLeeds

YEP Says: It’s time for these young riders to face the courts

WHAT ON earth was going through the minds of those young hooligans on motorcycles and quadbikes who brought chaos to the streets of Leeds this week?

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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Let’s look after our low-earning staff in Leeds

leeds is a big city on the up, there can be no doubt about that.

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An image of how the area around the station could look.

YEP Says: Full steam ahead for a dramatic Leeds railway station

on the day that the Flying Scotsman delighted trainspotters in Leeds, there was more good news coming down the tracks.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Leeds is in Premier League for shopping now

the fact that Leeds is now rated as the best British shopping centre outside London should be of no surprise to anyone.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

YEP Says: Read all about it with our school literacy project

So ... what are your children reading this term?

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YEP Says: High time we had some fun in Leeds

IF YOU think Leeds needs a big injection of fun, then you will be delighted to hear about the opening of a high-wire adventure theme park in the heart of Roundhay Park.

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