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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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Leeds council in chaos? Second councillor quits ruling Labour group within three days

Leeds council in chaos? Second councillor quits ruling Labour group within three days

Leeds City Council’s ruling Labour administration was thrown into further chaos last night as a second councillor quit in the space of three days.

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Leeds restaurant helping sickness bug probe

An investigation is underway into whether a Leeds restaurant is linked to a sickness bug which it is believed has left dozens of people ill.

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A delighted Suzanne with locksmiths Mark and Paul

Garforth locksmith saves the day

A quick-thinking locksmith saved the day for a Garforth woman - by copying her keys from memory.

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Ninelands Lane. Photo: Google

Concern at homes plan for former factory site in Leeds

Plans for a new housing development on a former factory site in Leeds have come under fire from local residents and councillors.

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Review: Quirky Ales, Leeds

ON AN industrial estate on the edge of Garforth, hidden away behind low-rise workshops and warehouses, something truly remarkable is taking place.

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Near-tragedy prompts plea from Leeds mum

An East Leeds mum is encouraging parents of young children to attend free first aid course training after her child nearly died in an accident at home.

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Susan Ashworth. PIC: SWNS

Tragic Leeds wife was stabbed to death after telling husband she wanted divorce

A WIFE who suffered 25 years of emotional abuse was stabbed to death after finding the “strength and will” to leave her controlling husband, an inquest heard.

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Picture shows Susan Ashworth who has died in a house fire in Leeds, West Yorkshire. See Ross Parry copy RPYFIRE : Two people have died in a fire at a house near Leeds, police have confirmed. Firefighters were called to Farfield Court in Garforth just after 18:30 BST.  West Yorkshire Police said one person was pronounced dead at the scene and that a man was taken to hospital with serious burns but later died.  The initial call to the emergency services reported a "fire, possibly an explosion". Four fire crews were sent to the scene and managed to contain the spread of the blaze.

Wife killer’s actions ‘unforseeable’ inquest told

THE actions of a husband who stabbed his wife to death before apparently killing himself were ‘unforseeable,’ according to a senior psychiatrist.

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Police believe the occupants of this van could help the investigation.

White van occupants could have vital information on crash which killed Leeds teacher

Police investigating a collision which claimed the life of a popular Leeds teacher have released an image of a van they want to trace.
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Full inquest to begin into deaths of Leeds husband and wife

Full inquest to begin into deaths of Leeds husband and wife

FULL inquests are due to begin today into the deaths of Leeds couple Martin and Susan Ashworth.

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