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Leeds cycle project finds its feet

Well done to all those who took part in the Cycle4Health project, and to the organisers.

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YEP Says: Why we can’t stop watching the detectives

YEP Says: Why we can’t stop watching the detectives

There are almost 500 people to every police officer in West Yorkshire.

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Sorrell Leczkowski.

YEP Says: Great response to horrible theft

IT was a fantastic response by customers at a Leeds shop to collect money in memory of Sorrell Leczkowski, who was so tragically killed in the Manchester Arena bombing.

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A badge worn by sister Kim Leadbeater of murdered MP Jo Cox, as she attends a Great Get Together event  marking the anniversary of Mrs Cox's death, at The Green in Heckmondwike. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Why community events really do make a difference

AS JO Cox famously said, we have more in common with each other than which divides us. That could have been the motto for the Chapeltown Carinival which has spent 50 years bringing the community of Leeds together in style.

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YEP Says: Tough decisions – but what price a sense of safety?

when Leeds City Council first announced four years ago that it was going to switch off thousands of street light overnight to try and save more than £1m over the next decade, 
the news was met with some anger and concern.

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The scene after a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Action has to follow report on fatal flats fire

within hours of the London tower block fire being reported the YEP was receiving calls and emails from concerned readers in Leeds, who now feared for their own safety in event of a similar blaze.

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YEP Says: Making the call over phone boxes in Leeds

YEP Says: Making the call over phone boxes in Leeds

There’s a hint of sentimental fondness for the old red phone boxes and their demise was much lamented.

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YEP Says: The plans are afoot for Leeds to come clean!

Leeds is going to come clean - at least it’s going to kick start a bid to make the air we breathe a little cleaner

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Theresa May. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Our MPs face a tough time making this work

There will be a few hangovers still today, physical ones as well as metophorical ones, in the wake of the General Election result.

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Armed police guard an area close to Borough Market in London following Saturday's attack. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Will more armed police solve terror problem?

for some armed police and troops on our streets are a reassuring sight, for others it is alarming.

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People attend a multi-faith vigil in St Ann's Square, Manchester, to remember the victims of the Manchester terror attack. PIC: PA

Why we must not stop living our lives our way

WHAT turned a British citizen, born and bred in Manchester, into a jihadist who was prepared to blow himself up – and innocent young people leaving a pop concert – in his home city?

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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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