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Join us for the YEP carol service at Leeds Minster

The date has been announced for the Yorkshire Evening Post's traditional carol service.

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The line-up for the 2017 Leeds Christmas lights switch on includes Leeds Rhinos, Boogie Storm and Leeds Contemporary Singers.

Everything you need to know about Leeds Christmas lights switch on 2017

The city's rugby league heroes will be the guests of honour at the 2017 Leeds Christmas lights switch on.
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A training exercise will take place at Sky Plaza in Leeds city centre. Picture: Google

Emergency services to simulate fire in high rise building in Leeds city centre

Smoke generators will be used to simulate a fire in a high rise building in Leeds city centre.

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The area around Burnsall and Appletreewick is on of Sally-Anne Greenfield's favourites.

My Yorkshire: Leeds Community Foundation’s Sally-Anne Greenfield

What’s your first Yorkshire memory? My first visit to Leeds was for an interview at the Leeds General Infirmary for a position of fundraiser with the charitable foundation – the first they had ever employed. As it was so new, the board of trustees were very interested and they all wanted to take part in the interview by asking a question each. There were 12 of them!

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Lemon Meringue
. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Restaurant review: Home Restaurant, Kirkgate, Leeds

It’s the new venture from a MasterChef finalist and a trusted Yorkshire chef but, asks Jill Turton, can Home live up to the hype?

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Briggate in Leeds city centre.  Image: Google

Homeless former soldier used wheelchair to attack man in Leeds city centre’

A HOMELESS former soldier used part of his wheelchair to attack and seriously injure another homeless man outside McDonald’s in Leeds city centre.

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Leeds police chase crash driver jailed

Leeds police chase crash driver jailed

AN Uninsured driver fleeing police in Leeds city centre drove the wrong way down a one-way street and crashed head on into a car driven by a mother with her two children as passengers.

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THIRSTY WORK: Dirty Martini is coming to Leeds.

Bingo! Leeds jobs bonanza just the tonic

Over 50 new jobs will be offered to Leeds residents in the coming weeks, with the opening of a cocktail bar and bingo cafe.

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CCTV appeal: Man racially abused as he walked through Leeds station

CCTV appeal: Man racially abused as he walked through Leeds station

A man was racially abused and threatened with being assaulted as he walked through Leeds City Station.
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Wind Baffles are installed outside Bridgewater Place, Leeds...18th October 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Sci-fi style wind ‘baffles’ installed at Leeds’ notorious Bridgewater Place skyscraper

They may look like something from a science fiction movie, but organisers behind these wind ‘baffles’, installed this week, hope they will put an end to Bridgewater Place’s gust problems.

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Made in Chelsea's Alex Mytton with Leeds Beckett students

Reality TV star DJs at Leeds house party

The average student house party involved your flatmate Dave on the decks.

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The Bridge Apartments stand in Hunslet Lane near the junctions of Waterloo Street and Hunslet Road. Picture: Google

Police cordon off area around Leeds city centre building amid safety fears

Police have sealed off the area around an apartment building in Leeds city centre amid concerns about damage caused during Storm Ophelia.
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HOTSPOT: The Thors bar proved a popular attraction last year.

Popular Thor’s bar returning to Leeds this Christmas

The popular Thor’s tipi bar is returning to Leeds in time for the Christmas festivities later this year.

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Buses diverted in Leeds as high winds force road closures around Bridgewater Place

Buses diverted in Leeds as high winds force road closures around Bridgewater Place

Buses are being diverted in Leeds city centre this morning as roads around Bridgewater Place remain closed due to the high winds.

Transport
EASTERN PROMISE: The rooftop terrace at the Kori bar, Victoria Gate.

Bar review; Kori, Victoria Gate, Leeds

Sometimes you just want to go where the beautiful people go, and so we found ourselves at Kori, one of the city’s hottest, newest cocktail spots.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

Revealed: The best spots for people watching in Leeds

Sometimes life in Leeds can get the better of you, and you just need to stop, put your feet up and watch the world go by.

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By John Gilleghan.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 16 October

Leeds Art Gallery, by John Gilleghan.

Arts
By Carl Milner.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 14 October

Light Night festival at Leeds Dock, by Carl Milner.

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Coun Judith Blake

Leeds City Council leader backs plea for £200m and devolved powers

LEEDS CITY Council leader Coun Judith Blake has welcomed West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s ambitious bid for more than £200m of government investment along with devolved powers for Yorkshire in November’s Autumn Budget.

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Date: 13th October 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
Staff from St Gemma's Hospice and a number of Leeds businesses had employees arrested today by officers from West Yorkshire Police as part of a 'Jail and Bail' event, the arrestees were then taken to Leeds Town Hall to face their trial infront of a judge. Pictured Jamie Nelson, from esports gaming bar Leeds, handcuffed by Special Constable Dareen Coates, outside Leeds Town Hall, whilst the other arrestees look on before been given their sentance.

Leeds business people ‘locked up’ for hospice Jail and Bail fundraiser

DAD dancing and being the office chatterbox were among ‘crimes’ Leeds business people were arrested and jailed for in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice.

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