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One of Leeds’ oldest streets could be set for a radical new look

Is one of the oldest streets in Leeds about to be transformed to make way for one of the city’s newest residential and retail developments?

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Corporal Liz Drain

RAF reserve Leeds nurse who helped saved motorway bridge fall man's life is commended

An RAF reservist nurse from Leeds has been commended by the Royal Air Force after she stopped on a busy a busy motorway to help save a young man's life.
PIC: James Hardisty

Watch: Leeds marks Armed Forces Day

Leeds marked Armed Forces Day with a variety of events across the city centre.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Celebrating 160 years of friendly service and choice at Leeds Kirkgate Market

Long before the arrival of multi-million shopping centres, the place to go for daily essentials was Leeds Kirkgate Market.


Video: A weekend of fun on Leeds waterways

Four miles of waterways throughout the city centre will come alive this weekend with a festival which is also celebrating its tenth anniversary.

Daniel Bradley.

Robber posed as Good Samaritan before carrying out horrific attack in Leeds city centre alleyway

A violent robber pretended to be a Good Samaritan before subjecting a drunken victim to horrific violence in an alleyway.

Simon Searles

"I'm a reformed character": Leeds barber and Love Island contestant Simon Searles talks romance

He admits he's cheated in the past - but Leeds barber Simon Searles wants to change his ways during his spell on ITV reality show Love Island.

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Motorcyclist seriously hurt after crashing into Leeds lamp-post

A motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries after colliding with a lamp-post in Leeds city centre.


Gourmet buffet to re-launch in Leeds

Feasts of food from around the world are back on the menu at a buffet dining phenomenon which is using Leeds to launch its new pioneer brand.

Issho: Flagship Leeds restaurant opens up

Issho: Flagship Leeds restaurant opens up

After months of anticipation, Leeds’ newest rooftop restaurant, Issho, was unveiled to the public for the first time with an exclusive and extravagant launch party.

PIC:  James Hardisty.

We salute you: Our tribute to heroes on Armed Forces Day

Leeds locals will mark Armed Forces Day tomorrow with a variety of events happening across the city centre.

Bar review: Banyan, Roundhay, Leeds

Bar review: Banyan, Roundhay, Leeds

For those who like to get away from the bustle of the city centre occasionally, it’s worth taking a trip out to Street Lane in Roundhay, where there’s a variety of bars and restaurants to choose from.

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'Dangerous sexual predator' who abused boys in Leeds and Grimsby is jailed

A MAN who posed as a teenager on an online chatroom has been jailed for 14 years after being convicted of the historic sexual abuse of boys in Leeds and Grimsby.

Simon Searles

Leeds barber joins Love Island cast

A young Leeds barber has his eye on the ladies of Love Island after joining the cast of the ITV reality show.

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By Kate Ciluffo.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 22 June

Leeds Corn Exchange, by Kate Ciluffo.

CAREER CHANGE: Andrew Flintoff will make his on-stage debut at Leeds Grand Theatre this year.

Cricket star to make his stage debut at Leeds Grand Theatre

He is recognised as one of the nation’s most talented cricket all-rounders to pull on the England shirt.

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Leeds taxi driver Awais Hussain was badly injured by a yob throwing stones at his cab.

Taxi driver badly hurt in attack in Leeds

A TAXI driver badly injured when a yob hurled a stone at his cab in Leeds was one of more than 20 drivers at a meeting called to encourage drivers to report attacks.

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Martin Jenkins.

Leeds Maggie’s centre leader senses his dream is becoming a reality

Work is due to start on Yorkshire’s first Maggie’s cancer centre this year. Catherine Scott meets the man leading the project.

The outdoor terrace takes in the Leeds skyline.

Stars turn out for opening of flagship rooftop Leeds restaurant

The long-awaited flagship rooftop restaurant for the city’s £165m latest retail development threw open its doors last night.

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