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The sober guide to going out in Leeds

Many of us kick start the new year feeling a little more health conscious, and that often means kicking the booze.

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Exclusive: First look at new Leeds ‘supertowers’

Exclusive: First look at new Leeds ‘supertowers’

Here’s an exclusive first look at the proposed design of two new skyscrapers which could form part of a major £350m regeneration scheme in Leeds’s former industrial heartland.

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Scrapped Leeds panto refund problems

ANGRY customers are having no joy getting refunds after a trouble-hit Leeds pantomime was shut down early.

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16 May 2013.....   Cafe Enzo on Kirkstall Road, Leeds

Review: Cafe Enzo, Kirkstall, Leeds

Cafe Enzo on Kirkstall Road is an old favourite, its owners are stalwarts of the local dining cognoscenti and over the years it has cemented its reputation so well that even the 2015 Boxing Day floods couldn’t budge it.

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The Brewery Tap, New Station Street, Leeds.  Pictures: Simon Hulme

Bar review: The Brewery Tap, New Station Street, Leeds

Compared to the likes of Sheffield, Huddersfield and Harrogate train stations, the options for a pint within Leeds’ main rail hub are uninspiring.

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An accident in Horsforth is causing disruption to bus services this morning.

Travel alert: Crash and fallen roof tiles prompt Leeds road closures

Two separate incidents caused disruption on the city's roads this morning.
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Community bid for Leeds pub to be discussed at meeting

A PROPOSED £350,000 community buy-out of one the oldest pubs in Leeds will be discussed at a public meeting later this month.

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Footpath will avoid Leeds crime-hit estate

A PLANNED new footpath next to the River Aire at Kirkstall will not divert through an industrial estate after fears were raised about security.

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By Phillip Longley.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 12 January

Reflections in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Leeds city centre, by Phillip Longley.

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Pub review: Editor’s Draught, Leeds

IN THE quarter century since I first walked into this pub as an impressionable young journalist newly arrived at the YEP, I’ve seen it endure myriad changes of name and direction, rarely for the better.

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The Leeds city centre skyline with Bridgewater Place, the Town Hall, Leeds University etc.

Skyscraper city: Tall towers boom for Leeds?

AN array of new skyscrapers could transform the Leeds skyline in the next few years, reversing the disappointments of almost a decade ago when the recession killed off an anticipated ‘tall towers’ boom.

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First look: Inside Leeds Victoria Gate ‘super casino’

Check out this video walk through at the Leeds Victoria Gate ‘super casino’

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One of the UK's biggest punk rock festivals has announced its Leeds line-up.

One of the UK's biggest punk rock festivals has announced its Leeds line-up.

Slam Dunk Festival, which is headlined by Enter Shikari, arrives in the city centre on Sunday May 28 for its northern installment.

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Launch date revealed for Leeds Victoria Gate ‘super casino’

The opening date for the Leeds Victoria Gate ‘super casino’ has been revealed – along with details of the venue’s bar and restaurant offering.

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Update: Man charged over Leeds station assaults

Update: Man charged over Leeds station assaults

A man has been charged with four counts of assault after an incident at Leeds City Station.
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Leeds burglar jailed over raid on Network Rail depot

A career burglar has been returned to jail for two years after he targeted Network Rail premises in Leeds.

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Revealed: The top 10 crime hotspots in Leeds

Hospitals, supermarkets and a petrol station are among the top 10 hotspots for criminal activity in Leeds, the YEP can exclusively reveal.

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Have you seen man who left Leeds hospital with head injury?

Have you seen man who left Leeds hospital with head injury?

Detectives are searching for a man who left hospital with a potentially life threatening head injury.

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Video: Shoppers are feeling fruity at Trinity Leeds pop-up stall

Shoppers climbed the apples and pears in Trinity Leeds – to get some apples and pears.

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Video: Leeds Merrion Centre bucks trend to record best period in 50 years

A 134-bedroom hotel and a restaurant from a celebrity TV chef are all coming to a Leeds shopping centre for the new year.

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