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Masked raiders held Leeds shop staff and customers at knifepoint

MASKED raiders struck fear into shop staff and customers as they held them at knifepoint in a Leeds shop.

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Warning over lost dog distraction burglary scam in Leeds

Police in the east area of Leeds are warning home-owners and local residents to be on their guard after reports of attempted ‘distraction burglaries’.

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Office pets provide stress relief for Leeds firm

Office pets provide stress relief for Leeds firm

A Garforth business has appointed two ‘office dogs’ after its managing director decided to take her rescue pets to work.

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Raising a teenager in Leeds costs £25,000

BIRTHDAY parties, laptops and mobile phone contracts mean parents are spending more and more on their teenage children.

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Pensioner jailed over child abuse images at his home in Leeds

A pensioner who downloaded vile images of children and animals being sexually abused on computers at his home in Leeds has been sent to prison.

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Leeds fashion fans have designs on turning back style clock

FASHION lovers will be able to turn back the clock to the Victorian era at a talk taking place at Lotherton Hall.

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Fly-infested Leeds food store fined

A Leeds shop has been fined after food safety inspectors found filthy and fly-infested conditions.

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Leeds: Pulling pints in a stately setting

Visitors to a Leeds stately home raised a glass to celebrate the first Friends Fest.

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Craig Smith, 47, from Leeds, is wanted on recall to prison.

Leeds man wanted on recall to prison

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a Leeds man who is wanted on recall to prison.  

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Temple Newsam House are displaying a suite of floral furniture in all its glory for the first time in years. The colourful collection of chairs and sofas, which were supplied to the house in 1746, is usually carefully shielded to protect its delicate textiles from the sun. To coincide with celebrations to mark the 300th birthday of renowned landscape artist Lancelot Capability Brown. Pictured curator Rachel Conroy. 26th August 2016. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fitting tribute as sofas from 1746 go on display in Leeds

When you’re throwing a party, one of the first orders of business is to make sure your most impressive fixtures and fitting are all on show.

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Ian Collinson has been missing from his home in Micklefield since Tuesday.

Specialist search teams join hunt for missing Leeds pensioner

Specialist search teams have joined the hunt for a missing Leeds pensioner who has not been seen since Tuesday.

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Pupils at Ralph Thoresby School get their GCSE results. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

2016 GCSE results in full for Leeds schools

Check out GCSE results for schools in Leeds.

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Leeds driver had Samurai sword hidden down his trousers

A banned driver was found to have a “fearsome” Samurai sword hidden down his trousers when he was searched by police after being caught behind the wheel.

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DEVELOPMENT: The plans at Thorp Arch include 874 homes and a new care home.

Leeds: ‘New village’ plans a step closer

Plans to create a village with 874 homes, a care home and new local centre north east of Leeds have been submitted to the city council.

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Pub review: The Queen O’ T’Owd Thatch, Leeds

A SHRILL scream from beside the bar stopped everyone in their tracks at the Queen O’ T’Owd Thatch on Saturday evening.

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Pub plan for Leeds town gets go-ahead

PLANS to turn the former Garforth Liberal Club building into a Wetherspoons pub have been given the green light.

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GUTTED: The burnt-out remains of the lorry at St Aidans.

Anger as vehicle wrecked in suspected Leeds arson attack

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of damage has been caused by a suspected arson attack at St Aidan’s country park near Swillington.

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TRANQUIL PLACE: Ledston Luck, near Kippax, has been recognised as a Local Nature Reserve.

Leeds wildlife haven is a ‘special place’

A green oasis has been designated a Local Nature Reserve by Natural England.

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A weekend of nostalgia at Lotherton Hall in Leeds

There were two days of 1950s and 60s fun at Lotherton Hall for visitors to enjoy this weekend as the Georgian country house hosted a vintage event.

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The City Connect scheme has been beset with delays. Picture by James Hardisty.

Apology issued as Leeds to Bradford cycle superhighway falls two months behind schedule

Setbacks in the construction of the Seacroft to Leeds section of a multimillion pound cycleway have led transport bosses to apologise for delays.

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