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Leeds ‘tent city’ campaigners move to new site

Homelessness campaigners evicted from council land in the heart of the Leeds have set up a new camp.

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The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled.

Leeds city centre parade route for our Rio Heroes

Here it is – the route our Rio Heroes will take during a spectacular homecoming parade in Leeds city centre.

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Breath-taking sculptures illuminated by bright orange flames are set to fire the imaginations of visitors to this years Light Night Leeds.

Fire Balls are set to ignite the imagination at Leeds Light Night

This Breathtaking sculpture illuminated by bright orange flames is set to fire the imaginations of visitors to this year’s Light Night Leeds.

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Sarah Jane Mathers-Reilly at Jumbo Records with the celebratory 45rpm 7inch single featuring the Leeds bands Menace Beach and Post War Glamour Girls.

Independent Leeds music store celebrates 45 years with its own vinyl single

Over the past four and a half decades, Jumbo Records has been a flag bearer for Leeds’s independent music scene.

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Leeds is a top city for a trip away, figures reveal

A Leeds hotel chief has put a surge in visitor numbers down to the fantastic events the region has hosted in the last year.

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Breath-taking sculptures illuminated by bright orange flames are set to fire the imaginations of visitors to this years Light Night Leeds.

VIDEO: Fire Balls set to ignite imaginations in city

This breathtaking sculpture illuminated by bright orange flames is set to fire the imaginations of visitors to this year’s Light Night Leeds.

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Banned Leeds driver hid in West Yorkshire Playhouse toilets after dangerous police pursuit

A BANNED driver was found hiding in the toilets of West Yorkshire Playhouse when he fled his car after a dangerous police chase.

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Volunteer Lindsey Tiplady with fundraiser Lizzie Sanders.

Rose glow for Yorkshire during breast cancer month

Yorkshire is set to turn pink in October as 31 fundraising events for a Leeds breast cancer centre take place.

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Oliver Awards 2016, Elland Road, Leeds...Winner of the Best City Centre ...Kendells Bistro.... .21st March 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

YEP Leeds Oliver Awards 2017: Nominations are now open

The biggest day in the Leeds culinary dining calendar has been set and we want you to help make it the best ever.

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Video: New images of man hunted by Leeds police over sex attacks

Detectives hunting a serial sex attacker who targeted women in Leeds have renewed their appeal for information.

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Photo essay: Discovery Centre is one of Leeds’s hidden gems

Come face-to-face with the famous Armley Hippo, elephant skulls and a giant deer at the Leeds Discovery Centre.

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Former University of Leeds student Guilia Crouch shares some photographs from her student days.

Q&A: Former Leeds Uni student shares her tips for freshers

As thousands of freshers descend on Leeds to start their university courses, the Yorkshire Evening Post has published a series of special features dedicated to our student population. In our latest report, Abigail Miller spoke to former University of Leeds student Giulia Crouch about her time at the university and in the city.

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Office workers thrilled by pop-up park

Office workers thrilled by pop-up park

‘Park here’ was the message when a row of parking bays in Leeds city centre were transformed into a pop-up green space.

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The Leeds Sports Awards will be hosted at the First Direct Arena for the first time in March.

First Direct Arena to host “unmissable” celebration of Leeds sport

A celebration of the city’s sports community will be held at the First Direct Arena for the first time.

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West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

Leeds and West Yorkshire are home to two of the UK’s slowest motorways.

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Review: The Midnight Bell - the Leeds pub that wants you to linger longer

It’s hard to fault The Midnight Bell (but this being a critique I shall try) because it seems to have pretty much everything you would want from a pub.

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Theresa May's plans for a new generation of grammars will not mean a return to "sink schools" for children who miss out on selection at the age of 11, a senior Cabinet minister has insisted.

YEP Community Forum: Should grammar schools return?

This week, we asked members of the YEP Community Forum to give their views on the government’s proposals to allow new selective grammar schools to open.

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Making a Murderer attorneys to appear in Leeds

Making a Murderer attorneys to appear in Leeds

Two unlikely stars of the hit Netflix documentary Making a Murderer are coming to Leeds to discuss the criminal justice system.

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Leeds railways bridge gets ‘landmark’ paint job

Leeds railways bridge gets ‘landmark’ paint job

A railway bridge in Leeds city centre is to be painted in rainbow colours to celebrate diversity.

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Leeds inspires German tourism

Leeds inspires German tourism

Leeds is being used as the inspiration for German tourist representatives wanting to promote their own venues and attractions.

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