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Your YEP Picture of the Day - 24 May

Rhododendrons at Temple Newsam, by Steve Bavill.

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Jamie Sharlotte.

Sex predator given 12-year sentence over Leeds street attacks on women

A dangerous sexual predator who assaulted two women in separate street attacks has been given a 12 year sentence.

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Children, residents and Leeds City Council staff gathered for the Big Spring Clean in Harehills. Pictures: Steve Riding

Keep Leeds Tidy: Kids show the adults a thing or two about community spirit

These Leeds youngsters are showing the adults the meaning of community pride and neighbourhood.

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The old Whinmoor pub.

Work starting on new housing development on former Leeds pub site

Work is beginning on a new council housing development on a former pub site in east Leeds.

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General Election - Leeds candidate list: Who’s standing where and for which party?

Who’s standing where in Leeds and for which party at the General Election?

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Daniel Mendoza and Victoria Blee were travelling the world together when the accident happened

American couple comfort Leeds backpacker in Fiji hospital

An American couple have visited an injured Leeds backpacker in hospital after a serious car crash in Fiji.

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PIC: Gary Longbottom

Photo gallery: Thousands take on world’s biggest inflatable assault course in Leeds

Competitors took on a 5k that aims to put the fun back into running when Gung-Ho! pitched up in Leeds.

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Jill Wood, headteacher at Little London Primary School, Leeds, has put her job on the line after refusing to run SATS this year. Picture: James Hardisty.

Leeds headteacher bans ‘ridiculous’ SATS tests

A Leeds headteacher was so upset by her 10 and 11-year-old pupils being in “floods of tears” during SATS exams she decided not to run them at her school this year, despite the move putting her job under threat.

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Murdered Leeds teacher's family take legal challenge to High Court

Murdered Leeds teacher's family take legal challenge to High Court

The family of a teacher murdered by a schoolboy have been given the go-ahead for a High Court challenge against a coroner's decision not to call other pupils as witnesses at an inquest into her death.
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FUNDRAISER: Richard Maltby, left, has raised more than �114,000 organising a golf tournament with a difference.

Leeds cancer survivor tees off again to raise vital funds for charity

A golf lover has raised more than £114,000 after challenging his surgeons to a golf tournament.

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Daniel and his girlfriend Victoria have been travelling the world together

Leeds backpacker seriously hurt in car crash in Fiji

A young Leeds man has been seriously injured in a car crash while on a dream gap year trip.

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By Mick Kale.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 17 May

Lotherton Hall, by Mick Kale.

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Pontefract teacher’s tears on run in memory of two killed in cycling tragedies

Pontefract teacher’s tears on run in memory of two killed in cycling tragedies

A TEACHER who ran Sunday’s Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon in memory of a colleague and a friend who both died in cycling accidents has raised hundreds of pounds for road safety charity Brake.

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Video: Dog abandoned in Leeds finds a ‘forever home’

This young lurcher was emaciated, shivering and soaking wet when she was found in Leeds one rainy night in March.

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ROSE TO THE OCCASION: Aisling McArdle.

Aisling ready to fly the flag at an international festival

LEEDS Irish Centre played host to a blooming marvellous occasion as part of the build-up to this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival.

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Glenn Simpson worked as a DJ

Leedsface creator and well-known DJ dies aged 60

The founder of Leeds's biggest online community has passed away suddenly.
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Earthquake recorded in North Yorkshire village

Earthquake recorded in North Yorkshire village

An small earthquake struck a North Yorkshire village overnight.

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Video: Masked thieves raid Leeds jewellery shop - before man hurls 'wet floor sign' at their getaway car'

A have-a-go hero appeared to chase two thieves fleeing a raid at a jewellery shop before throwing a wet floor sign at their getaway car.

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Leeds jewellers targeted in armed robbery

Armed men have stolen a number of expensive watches after smashing their way into a Leeds jewellers with an axe and a hammer.

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By Christine James.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 15 May

Wild garlic at Temple Newsam, by Christine James.

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