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Wuthering Heights to be danced in Leeds

IT IS one of English literature’s most treasured stories of passion and love inspired by the Yorkshire landscape.

Hammerson celebrates Leeds rich retail heritage with History of Here exhibition.  Images and stories spanning 200 years of Leeds history up to the present day are unveiled at Victoria Quarter.

Exhibition explores 200 years of shopping in Leeds

THE COMPANY behind a major new shopping centre in Leeds is launching an exhibition exploring the city’s retail past.


Win a pop-up office party and £100 bar

THE Botanist pub is offering one Leeds office the chance to win the ultimate post‐work summer party.

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Grosvenor Casino on Merrion Street.

Time called on major Leeds city centre casino

JOBS are at risk after it was announced that a massive city centre casino was to close its doors in Leeds.

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The Royal Armouries is to host a thrilling display of chariot racing.

Saddle up as thrilling chariot races return to Leeds

Leeds may be only just recovering from Olympic fever, but an event in the city this week will give young and old an insight into dangerous and chaotic events that characterised the Games in their ancient form nearly 3,000 years ago.

Temple Mill. Picture by James Hardisty.

Leeds exhibition to tell story of iconic Holbeck mill-turned-cultural hub

Films and photographs of the eight-year cultural project that has breathed new life into one of south Leeds’ most iconic landmarks are set to go on display.

Leeds station has changed a lot over the years and gone through many renovations

Five things: Leeds City Station

Think you know Leeds City Station? Think again.


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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Jagdip Randhawa.

Find out why my brother died, begs sister of Leeds student killed by boxer

The sister of a Leeds university student killed when he was punched by a professional boxer has made an emotional appeal to an inquest to answer questions about her brother’s death.

Leeds supertowers proposal ‘must not repeat wind tunnel chaos’

Leeds supertowers proposal ‘must not repeat wind tunnel chaos’

The design of five proposed new city centre skyscrapers will be extensively safety tested to avoid the notorious ‘wind tunnel’ problems which have plagued Leeds’s tallest building Bridgewater Place.

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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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Alistair and Jonny Brownlee won gold and silver in the triathlon this week

Rio 2016 Olympics success to be celebrated in Leeds

LEEDS is set to host a major homecoming event to celebrate the success of the city’s athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics and the forthcoming Paralympics.

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Leeds nostalgia: A jewel in our city centre’s crown...

It’s a place that has seen so many changes over the decades.

Angelica at Trinity Leeds.

Restaurant review: Angelica, Leeds

SOMETIMES when friends come to visit, you want to show them something a bit special.

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New names in the mix for Leeds Cocktail Experience

WITH such an impressive range of bars in Leeds, it’s no wonder that the city has become a magnet for cocktail festivals, competitions and contests.

The pick 'n' mix counter at Lindt.

Sweet treat for chocolate fans as Lindt launches new store in Leeds

Chocolate fans are in for a sweet surprise as Lindt prepares to launch a new chocolate shop in Leeds city centre.

Brooklyn Bar on Call Lane is becoming a brand new bar. Picture: Tony Johnson.

New cocktail bar set to shake things up in Leeds

CAST your mind back a few years ago and Call Lane was the place to be.

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Rum & Reason, Merrion Street, Leeds. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Bar review: Rum & Reason, Merrion Street, Leeds

There are many reasons to venture out into Leeds’ Northern Quarter these days.

Leeds's own Nicola Adams celebrates victory following her flyweight semi final match against China's Ren Cancan. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire.

YEP readers rooting for Leeds boxer Nicola Adams ahead of Rio 2016 final

Leeds boxing champion Nicola Adams is on course to bring home a second Olympic medal after winning a place in the women’s flyweight final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Mix and match Leeds’s past and present with new online photo exhibition

Mix and match Leeds’s past and present with new online photo exhibition

A new online exhibition aims to honour Leeds’s history by combining past and present day photos of iconic locations all over the city.

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