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Living it up on the Leeds waterfront

Life in one of Leeds’ upcoming districts is to be celebrated in a weekend long festival.

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Revealed: The Leeds postcodes enjoying above average house price increases

These Leeds postcodes have enjoyed above national average house price increases over the last 21 years.

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Five things: Thornton’s Arcade, Leeds

Think you know Thornton’s Arcade? Think again.

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Bus-ted! Why can’t Leeds get to work on time?

Bus-ted! Why can’t Leeds get to work on time?

If Leeds is going to be the major European city it aspires to be then its public transport system needs to step up a gear.

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Passengers cry out for Leeds bus revamp

Passengers have demanded an overhaul of Leeds’ public transport system as late and cancelled buses wreak havoc on their daily lives.

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A swim at Leeds council leisure centres could cost £5 if price changes approved

THE price of a swim at Leeds City Council-run leisure centres could be increased by almost nine per cent to £5 as part of an overhaul of charges.

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Iconic city view will be secured with £325,000 investment

Iconic city view will be secured with £325,000 investment

Work will begin today on securing one of the most iconic and striking views in Leeds for years to come.

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Photo essay: Glorious crocuses at Leeds Kirkstall Abbey are first sign of spring

Spring has sprung at Kirkstall Abbey – with an explosion of pretty crocuses creating a carpet of colour in the magnificent grounds.

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Jumbo Records in the St John's Centre, Leeds, is to move to the Merrion Centre. Shop manager Adam Gillison is pictured with new Rolling Stones album  at the store...24th February 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Jumbo Records on move to bigger Leeds shop as vinyl revival spins on

JUMBO Records in Leeds city centre is set for a return the Merrion Centre after nearly 30 years at the nearby St Johns Centre as the continuing vinyl revival means they need a bigger shop.

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Creative director Bryony Bond. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds Tetley Brewery HQ thriving in modern art

A teenage girl sits alone reading out loud at a metal table and chair in an otherwise empty drawing room that is wood panelled from floor to ceiling.

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Leeds doctor caught in drug sting can return to medical work

A former Leeds General Infirmary children’s doctor caught taking cocaine before an on-call shift has been given the green light to return to medical work.

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Roderick Williams and Julius Drake (piano) at Leeds Lieder Festival 2016. PIC: Robert Piwko

Festival of song will ring out in Leeds

A festival of song will ring out in the city this spring.

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Your YEP Picture of the Day - 25 February

Crocus blooms at Kirkstall Abbey, by Gordon Hope.

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YEP Says: Let us celebrate the bigger Jumbo

IT IS one of Leeds’s unlikely treasures, a shop that a few years ago seemed doomed to closure.

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‘Leeds is a premier shopping location’

Leeds has turned into a premier shopping destination thanks to the opening of Trinity Leeds and Victoria Gate and record footfall at the Merrion Centre, according to one of the North’s biggest property developers.

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Crepes with a cocktail topping in Leeds

What do you have on yours?

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Refurb for Leeds Italian favourite

Refurb for Leeds Italian favourite

One of Leeds’ long-standing Italian restaurants is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a £250,000 refurbishment programme - the biggest in its history.

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PAY DAY DRINKS: Leeds people like to party.

Leeds and its pay day party people

Leeds party people were among the biggest spenders in the country when it came to having a night out following the first pay day of 2017.

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Missing: Katie Hutchinson

Police 'very concerned' for missing 14-year-old Leeds girl

POLICE are urgently appealing for information to trace a 14-year-old girl who is missing in Leeds.

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This photo was taken by an environmental health officer in the kitchen at Dixy Chicken

'Dirty' Leeds fast food shop hit with £2,395 court bill

A FAST food shop in Leeds city centre has been prosecuted for a second time in a month after an investigation was launched when a customer allegedly suffered food poisoning.

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