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Professional skateboarders share tricks with next generation in Leeds

Young skateboarders got the chance to learn from the professionals this weekend when the SK8Safe team hit the ramps in Garforth.

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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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Firefighters were called to Rowan Place, Garforth. Picture: Google

Investigation begins after house fire in Leeds

Smoke detectors helped to raise the alarm when a fire broke out in the kitchen of a home in Leeds today.

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Flipping great opportunity for skateboarders in Leeds town

Skateboarders will be flying high later this month with the help of Garforth and District Lions.

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FLAME: Councillors Sarah Field and Mark Dobson with Sue Owen. PIC: Steve Riding

Ceremony lights up Leeds community with proud spirit of peace

More than 100 people turned out for the unveiling of a symbol of togetherness in Garforth.

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Some of the students from Wetherby and Garforth on stage in London.

Leeds students shine in the capital

DANCE Students from Leeds took centre stage as they performed at London’s West End.

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Motorcyclist hurt in Leeds crash

Motorcyclist hurt in Leeds crash

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after a crash in Garforth.
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Leeds beauty spa staff savouring the sweet taste of success

Leeds beauty spa staff savouring the sweet taste of success

LEEDS beauty spa staff are celebrating after winning a great-looking collection of prizes at an awards ceremony.

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A World Peace Flame monument in the Netherlands.

Eternal flame will provide a sign of peace in Leeds community

A new symbol of togetherness is set to be unveiled in the heart of an east Leeds community.

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Actors are under starter’s orders for new Leeds production

FINAL preparations are under way for the latest production by Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society.

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The norovirus bug.

Norovirus outbreak in Leeds: Law firm acting for sickness bug victims

Lawyers are looking into the source of a norovirus outbreak which affected 75 people in Leeds.

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SADDLE UP: Katy Marchant at the gym opening.

New gym is riding high as Katy turns out for Leeds gym opening

OLYMPIC cycling star Katy Marchant turned out to lend her support to the opening of a new women-only gym in Garforth.

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Ian Collinson.

Community pays tribute to Ian, east Leeds’s much-missed ‘king of the road’

A memorial will be unveiled this weekend to a much-missed east Leeds character who died last year in tragic circumstances.

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The norovirus bug

Norovirus was cause of illness affecting 75 people in east Leeds

An illness outbreak in Leeds was caused by norovirus, public health officials have confirmed.

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Hollinhurt traveller plan refused. Pic: Google.

‘La La Land’ plan for traveller’s site in Leeds refused

Councillors have refused an application to set up a traveller’s pitch which fetched more than 200 objections – despite planning officers recommending it for approval.

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Source of illness which hit 69 people ‘not yet known’

Almost 70 people have been affected by an outbreak of a sickness bug in Leeds, health officials have confirmed.

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A computer generated image of the new pub.

Cheers! It’s nearly opening time for new Leeds pub

Final preparations are under way ahead of the opening of a new JD Wetherspoon pub in Garforth.

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The pug cross enjoyed its ride in a police car

Rescued dog has a great time riding in a police car

A dog rescued by police after being found wandering the streets looks like he enjoyed the experience.
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West Yorkshire Police roads policing unit took this photo of the damaged vehicles following the crash.

UPDATED: Drink drive arrest after man suffered broken leg in Leeds crash

A MAN was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a crash in Leeds which left another driver suffering from a broken leg.
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Leeds defecting councillor posts scathing video about’unfair’ treatment

A Leeds councillor - who walked out of the ruling Civic Hall administration this week - has now posted a scathing video online after claiming he was refused a chance to say his goodbyes at a local Labour party branch meeting.

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