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£1.3million Leeds arts fund transferred to charity from council control

The transfer of £1.3m bequeathed to Leeds’s cultural scene is to be transferred from council management into a special fund to make better use of the cash - and help boost Leeds’ treasure trove of objets d’art.

Crowds at the Leeds Pride event in August  2015

Big name stars at Leeds Pride’s tenth anniversary party

A STRING of star names and a bigger and better parade are set to ensure the tenth annual Leeds Pride event is a major success.


YEP Says: Drugs death tragedy will strike a chord with every family

THE DEATH of a teenage girl after a night out in Leeds will resonate terribly with families across Leeds.

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Pryzm nightclub in Leeds city centre.

Teenager dead after taking drugs on Leeds city centre night out UPDATED

A teenager has died after taking drugs during a night out in Leeds city centre.

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Leeds Civic Hall

Leeds travellers’ site could get ten-year extension

A TEMPORARY travellers site in Hunslet near Leeds city centre could be given extended planning permission for a further ten years.

Pork belly with caramalised pineapple, at Mr Nobody. Pictures: Scott Merrylees.

Restaurant review: Mr Nobody, Leeds city centre

It’s a tricky concept, being “cool”.

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Curtain up on new season at West Yorkshire Playhouse

The West Yorkshire Playhouse’s new season features sequins, the Brontes and a lot more besides, as Nick Ahad reports.

Leeds homelessness charity’s hit book

Leeds homelessness charity’s hit book

A LEEDS city centre charity is celebrating after a book which tells first hand stories of homeless people raised £7.000.

Barmaid of 33 years Kim Shires gets ready for the Whitelock's Beer Festival. Pictures: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Cheers! Oldest pub in Leeds city centre hosts four-day beer festival

PUNTERS in Leeds are invited to raise a glass as one of the city’s oldest pubs hosts its own beer festival.

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Leeds homeless charity’s book nets £7.000

Leeds homeless charity’s book nets £7.000

A LEEDS city centre charity is celebrating after a book which tells first hand stories of homeless people raised £7.000.


Video: First look at new £37m flagship John Lewis store in Leeds

The Yorkshire Evening Post was given a first look at the £37m John Lewis store at Victoria Gate – as two new names sign up to the development.

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Minnie after she was attacked by two Staffordshire Bull Terrier in Leeds.

Maltese dog Minnie was mauled by Staffordshire Bull Terrier

An owner who saw her beloved pet dog mauled by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier says inaction by the authorities has added to her distress.


Young musicians get ready to rock on stage in Leeds

BUDDING young rock stars will get the chance to shine on stage as a course for talented young musicians kicks off.

Corinne Bailey Rae will step on stage in Leeds.

Corinne Bailey Rae reveals new tour - with special date in her hometown of Leeds

Singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae has announced a brand new tour – including a special performance in her hometown of Leeds.

Can you help identify suspect in Leeds gang brawl stabbing?

Can you help identify suspect in Leeds gang brawl stabbing?

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace following a stabbing in Leeds. 

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Police would like to speak to this man

'Violent' attack in Leeds station taxi queue leaves victim with broken nose

A man was left with a broken nose after an unprovoked attack by a man "unwilling to wait his turn" in a taxi queue outside Leeds Railway Station.

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Fake gun used during disturbance in the grounds of Leeds hospital

THREE men have been locked up over a disturbance in the grounds of a hospital in which a fake handgun was used to intimidate people.

Boogie Storm will perform at Millennium Square in Leeds, ahead of a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

TV dance stars set to take film fans in Leeds to a galaxy far, far away...

Britain’s Got Talent stars Boogie Storm will don their iconic Stormtrooper outfits and strut their stuff in Leeds this week ahead of two special movie screenings.

Detective Chief Inspector Elizabeth Belton.

Senior detective and Leeds police constables in court accused of perverting justice

A senior West Yorkshire detective has appeared in court alongside two constables accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice in relation to an investigation.

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Bar review: 53 Degrees North, Leeds city centre

IT’S the hottest day of the year and in a bid to make the most of the sunshine, I arrange to meet a friend for a quick drink.

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