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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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Photo essay: Leeds Whippet brewers fetch up cask ales

A team of five dedicated brewers in Leeds are working hard to deliver quality cask ale to the people of Leeds.

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ASBESTOS: The deadly material was found in the club.

Online campaign to save ‘country’s oldest’ working men’s club in Leeds

The future of the reputed “oldest working men’s club in the country” is in the balance after asbestos was found in several key parts of the building.

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Video: Probe after fire wrecks part of old Leeds printworks

An investigation was under way today into the cause of a blaze at a former printing factory in the middle of Leeds.

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Can you help Leeds coroners find family?

Can you help Leeds coroners find family?

Coroners in Leeds are appealing for any relatives of a Holbeck man to get in contact. 

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McFly star films video of Leeds fire after being caught in roadblock

McFly star films video of Leeds fire after being caught in roadblock

McFly star Tom Fletcher has been caught up in the Holbeck fire drama while visiting Leeds.

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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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Deaf community get chance to share crime concerns in Leeds

Deaf community get chance to share crime concerns in Leeds

An event to celebrating the contribution of the deaf community to society and to highlight the need for fair and equal access to services is to be held in Leeds.  

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Burglars put mum and tot through terrifying ordeal at Leeds flat

A MOTHER and her two-year-old daughter were subjected to a terrifying ordeal when two burglars kicked the door down to their flat as they were locked inside crying for help.

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Leeds drug dealer, 25, ran off to a gym

A drug dealer tried to hide in his local gym after police caught him selling heroin and crack cocaine, a court heard.

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Temple Mill. Picture by James Hardisty.

Leeds exhibition to tell story of iconic Holbeck mill-turned-cultural hub

Films and photographs of the eight-year cultural project that has breathed new life into one of south Leeds’ most iconic landmarks are set to go on display.

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Leeds City Council leader Coun Judith Blake discusses the plans with Holly Bowman of Leeds Dock-based North Star Coffee Roasters.

Public consultation launched on ambitious vision for Leeds’s South Bank

Council bosses have unveiled far-reaching plans that could double the size of Leeds city centre and make its South Bank area one of Europe’s most vibrant places to work, rest and play.

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£350m plans for South Bank in Leeds

£350m plans for South Bank in Leeds

AMBITIOUS £350m proposals to transform former industrial sites in the South Bank area of Leeds are set to be discussed by city planners.

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Leeds drink driver jailed over 100mph police chase

A BANNED driver who was over the drink-drive limit when he drove at 100pmh in a bid to outrun police has been jailed for 18 months.

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Joe Browns has hidden this pair of shoes in Leeds.

#Quirkypair shoe hunt in Leeds will see one shopper win £1,000 of clothes

Finding a pair of shoes hidden in Leeds could bag one lucky shopper £1,000 in clothes vouchers.

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The managed approach to Holbeck's red light zone will continue.

Exclusive: ‘Legal red light zone’ here to stay in Leeds

LEEDS’ legalised red light zone will be allowed to continue following a review by authorities, and despite the murder of a sex worker there, it was announced today.

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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.

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