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Terrifying CCTV pictures show man aiming gun in Leeds building society armed robbery

Terrifying CCTV images showing a man pointing a gun during a building society robbery in Leeds have been released.
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Armed robbers target building society in Leeds

Armed robbers target building society in Leeds

Armed robbers made off with money from a building society after demanding money from the tills whilst carrying a gun. 

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A century on, Leeds prepares to pay its respects to the victims of the Barnbow disaster

An east Leeds community will pause next week to pay solemn tribute to the victims of the single largest loss of life in the city’s history.

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Controversial plans to transform a former doctor's surgery into a Wetherspoons pub in the Cross Gates area of East Leeds are being opposed by a resident's group. Chair of Cross Gates Watch Residents Association Eamonn Judge, at the site on Austhorpe Road.
3rd November 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Dentist fighting Wetherspoon’s plans for new east Leeds pub

A DENTIST and a residents’ association are fighting Wetherspoon’s plans to convert a former doctors’ surgery and pharmacy in east Leeds into a new pub.

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Leeds salutes proud life of old soldier Harold Riley

Old soldier Harold Riley often spoke of how proud he would be to receive a telegram from the Queen on the day he turned 100.

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Slideshow: New heritage tribute to the Barnbow lasses of Leeds

They were the secret victims of Leeds’s efforts on the home front during the First World War.

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Three in hospital after Leeds collision

Three in hospital after Leeds collision

Three people have been taken to hospital after they were involved in a collision involving two cars in Leeds this morning.

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Fresh appeal in hunt for wanted Leeds man

Fresh appeal in hunt for wanted Leeds man

Police have made a fresh appeal for information in the search for a man from Leeds wanted in connection with “serious offences”.

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Leeds vet introduces acupuncture for animals

Leeds vet introduces acupuncture for animals

Two Leeds veterinary surgeries are now offering pioneering ‘animal acupuncture’ treatments to help poorly pets.

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Image: Harrison Ince Architects

Wetherspoons pub plan is dividing opinion in Leeds

Opinions are divided in east Leeds over plans to turn an unused former doctors’ surgery and pharmacy into a Wetherspoons pub.

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Young swimmers and local children are hoping to re-open their local pool. PIC: Tony Johnson

Making waves to help save Leeds swimming pool

campaigners hoping to save Scholes Pool have certainly made a splash within their first year of the fight.

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

27 Leeds addresses searched in hunt for wanted man

Dozens of addresses have been searched by police in Leeds as the hunt continues for a wanted man.

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Leeds United fan nets thousands in football prediction contest

Leeds United fan nets thousands in football prediction contest

LEEDS United fan David Peatfield has won a share of the first prize in free to play national football prediction competition Super 6.

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Date: 5th September 2016. Picture James Hardisty.
Galatea Gunning, of Farm Mount, Crossgates, Leeds, in her garden, where she can spend up to eight hours a day looking after her plants for local residents to admire.

Green-fingered pensioner brings the colour and flavour of the Cypriot mountains to Leeds

A green-fingered pensioner has brought a touch of the Mediterranean to her Leeds garden.

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VIEW: Darren Share, second left, and James Cordingley, second right, in Barwick.

A big day for hopefuls in competition

JUDGES from Britain in Bloom got a warm welcome as they ran the rule over Barwick in Elmet’s colourful floral displays.

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Stephanie Davies, assistant curator at Lotherton Hall, by the pet graveyard.

It’s a dog’s life (and death) at historic Leeds hall

They were the pampered pooches that lived a life of luxury as faithful companions to one of the city’s wealthiest aristocratic couples.

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Headteacher Matthew Browne pictured with children at Temple Learning Academy. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds headteacher Matthew builds success at school

HEADTEACHER Matthew Browne likens working at Temple Learning Academy to being part of a family - and the parents and grandparents agree.

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Leeds East: Is there a crisis of identity in one of Labour’s safest seats?

Leeds East: Is there a crisis of identity in one of Labour’s safest seats?

Amid in-fighting, Jeremy Corbyn insists he has the support of Labour voters. Sarah Freeman heads to one of the Party’s safest seats in Yorkshire to find out if he’s right.

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Work set to start on ‘vital’ Leeds link road which is key to success of 7,000 homes and jobs

Work set to start on ‘vital’ Leeds link road which is key to success of 7,000 homes and jobs

Campaigners have welcomed the start of work on an “almost forgotten” piece of key infrastructure in east Leeds which it was claimed had been languishing in development limbo - and which campaigners say is vital to the success of a sprawling wider masterplan for the area.

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Efit of man police want to speak to after exposing himself to a 12-year-old girl

Police hunt for man who exposed himself to a schoolgirl in Leeds

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a schoolgirl in Leeds.

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