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Police dogs sniffed out car thief after high speed chase in Leeds

POLICE dogs sniffed out a car thief hiding in a garden following a high-speed police chase in Leeds.

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Taneisha Felton

Can you help police trace missing 15-year-old Leeds girl?

POLICE are appealing for the public's  help to trace missing  15-year-old Leeds girl Taneisha Felton.
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Leeds shop owner starts free 'perfume bank' for the poor

Leeds shop owner starts free 'perfume bank' for the poor

A Leeds shop owner is offering free bottles of perfume to those who cannot afford to buy scent.

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AUTHORS: Dr Avril Jackson and Michael Britton with their Pit Walks Around West Yorkshire book.

New book aims to take reader on tour of West Yorkshire’s mining history

A new book aims to take readers on a step-by-step tour of West Yorkshire’s mining history.

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Leeds restaurant plans to be considered

Plans to open a new restaurant in Leeds will be considered by licensing chiefs next week.

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FLASHBACK: The Barnbow factory.

Tea with PM for Leeds Canary Girls

They were the workers who the war turned yellow – the “canary girls” who manned the munitions factories in two world wars and whose skin was turned a lurid shade of yellow by the toxic chemicals with which they were forced to work.

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TRAGIC: The memorial service for Ann Maguire, who was murdered by a pupil in April 2014.

Sister of tragic Leeds teacher Ann Maguire tells story

The sister of murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire will speak about her ordeal as part of an upcoming television documentary series examining some of Britain’s most shocking crimes.

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Murder victim Raheem Wilks

Man accused of killing Leeds teenager 'bragged about the shooting on Snapchat'

The killing of a 19-year-old man who was shot dead in broad daylight "had all the hallmarks of a gangland shooting", a jury has been told.
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By Lynda Coley.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 18 October

Temple Newsam Park, by Lynda Coley.

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Leeds mum claimed £85,000 in benefits for disabled son for six years after he died

Leeds mum claimed £85,000 in benefits for disabled son for six years after he died

A MOTHER who failed to declare her disabled son had died and fraudulently claimed more than £85,000 in benefits for six years after his death has been jailed.

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Curtis T Johns.

My Yorkshire: Leeds’s own Curtis T Johns

Last year, Leeds-born Curtis T Johns won the TV talent show Let It Shine which aimed to find stars for The Band, a new stage show based on the hits of Take That. The 23-year-old also owns the Far Moss Sports Ground in Leeds.

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Leeds stately home set for festive fun

The picturesque grounds of Lotherton will once again be turned into a unique festive attraction this Christmas.

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Cowper Mount. Photo: Google.

Masked raiders threaten guard with knife during Leeds cash-in-transit robbery

A security guard was threatened with a knife as three masked men held up a cash-in-transit van in Leeds.

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END OF LINE: Samuel Ledgard beer and blue buses parked up on Kirkgate.

Leeds nostalgia: End of an era for bus firm

Fifty years ago this month, a Leeds institution came to an end, after independent bus operator Samuel Ledgard closed.

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Police make 27 arrests after weapons, drugs and cash found during raids in Leeds

Police make 27 arrests after weapons, drugs and cash found during raids in Leeds

A major police operation targeting the supply of heroin and crack cocaine in Leeds has resulted in 27 arrests.

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Car overturns outside Burger King in Leeds

Car overturns outside Burger King in Leeds

Part of York Road is shut after a car overturned today.
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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Grand opening of The Arium in Leeds

A state-of-the art new horticultural nursery has officially opened in Leeds.

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Street in Leeds evacuated after 'suspicious item' found during raid

Street in Leeds evacuated after 'suspicious item' found during raid

Police raiding a house in Harehills have been forced to evacuate neighbouring properties after a 'suspicious item' was discovered.

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GP practices may have to close their doors to new patients to ensure their safety, it is warned.

GPs ‘may have to close doors to new patients due to safety fears’, says Leeds medic

GP practices are reaching the point where closing their doors to new patients could be the “only viable way to ensure patient safety”, a leading Leeds medic has said.

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WONDERFUL: Ben with Spurley at Temple Newsam.

Fundraising Leeds teenager meets guide dog

A teenager who raised a massive £10,000 for Guide Dogs UK has had an emotional meeting with the assistance puppy he has sponsored.

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