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Meet Boris - the puppy abandoned at a bus stop

A three-month-old puppy who was abandoned at a bus stop is looking for a new home after recovering from his ordeal.
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Armed robbers strike three times in four days in south Leeds

Armed robbers strike three times in four days in south Leeds

Three men are being sought by police who believe they may be responsible for three armed robberies in Leeds in just four days.

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Roy Blanchard (left) pictured with his partner John Roebuck at home in, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme.

A queer story of life and love: Leeds couple’s hopes and fears for the ‘grey and gay’ generation

Devoted gay couple Roy Blanchard and John Roebuck tell Aisha Iqbal about their four decades together, and living through huge prejudice, the birth of the LGBT rights movement and the legalisation of gay marriage.

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Video: Police launch investigation after man ‘found collapsed’ in Leeds street

Police are investigating after a man was ‘found collapsed’ in a Leeds street today.

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PIC: Robert Gledhill

Travellers move on after setting up home on car park of Leeds retailer

A group of travellers who set up home on the site of a well known Leeds home furnishings store have moved on.

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Video: Travellers set up home on car park of well known Leeds retailer LATEST

A group of travellers have set up home on the site of a well known Leeds home furnishings store.

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Police search for man

Leeds detectives hunt man who offered lift to 12-year-old girl

Police are appealing for information after a 12-year-old girl was approached and offered a lift by an unknown man in Leeds.

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The boy was bitten by the dog at a property in Ingram Road, Holbeck. Picture: Google

Dog to be destroyed after biting boy, 12, in Leeds

A dog which bit a schoolboy's face at a house in Leeds is due to be destroyed, police have said.

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Jackie Hird, manager at The Joanna Project in Holbeck, at the projects garden. PIC: Tony Johnson

Leeds project for vulnerable now blossoming after cash boost

A project supporting vulnerable women in Leeds is flourishing after receiving a cash boost to create a community garden for visitors.

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Northern Monk Refectory.  Pictures: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Bar review: Northern Monk Refectory, Holbeck

Unless you live and work in this neck of the woods, or you are something of a craft beer geek, the chances are this first floor tap room will have slipped your notice.

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CHANGE OF USE: Set to be the site of a health and lifestyle hub?

Vacant unit to become Leeds lifestyle hub?

Former offices are going to be making way for a development to enhance the leisure lifestyle of Leeds dwellers on the outskirts of the city centre.

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Brown Lane East, Holbeck, Leeds. Picture: Google.

Two car-smash in Leeds leaves one person trapped

A two-car smash near Leeds city centre left one person trapped.

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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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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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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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Leeds mill conversion fully occupied for first time in 15 years

Leeds mill conversion fully occupied for first time in 15 years

A landmark Leeds office development is now fully let since the first time since it was converted in 2001.

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Doorstep surprise for Leeds catalogue shoppers

Doorstep surprise for Leeds catalogue shoppers

A Leeds clothing brand surprised three local customers with a pre-Christmas outfit drop on their doorsteps.

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PROJECT: The �400m national project will bring more than 740 homes to Holbeck Village and create hundreds of construction jobs.

Project for hundreds of Leeds homes

More than 740 homes will be built in Leeds as part of a new £400m housing project for the UK.

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Basis Yorkshire staff marking last year's International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers outside Leeds Town Hall.

Murder of Leeds sex worker inspires charity’s #17daysofaction to end violence

EVERY year Leeds-based charity Basis Yorkshire joins organisations around the world in their efforts to seek an end to violence against sex workers.

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Empty Leeds houses rejuvenated

A NEW partnership is set to transform derelict properties into new homes to help young people facing homelessness in Leeds.

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