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Thug must pay £6,000 compensation over Leeds pub car park assault

A thug has been ordered to pay £6,000 to a victim who suffered horrific ankle injuries in a pub car park attack.

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Pop star Justin Bieber makes dream come true for Leeds girl

Pop star Justin Bieber makes dream come true for Leeds girl

Troubled pop star Justin Bieber may have his own problems at the moment, but for one Leeds family he is a hero. Catherine Scott reports.

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Stacey Clarkin pictured with her daughter Lottie Clarkin at their home at Methley...Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds mum: “I won’t hide my scars, what message would that give my daughter?”

Stacey Clarkin’s body is covered in scars from a chronic condition, yet she refuses to let them define her. Catherine Scott meets the inspirational mum,

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Ashley Parker.

Abusive Leeds partner bit victim’s ear in violent spree

A VIOLENT boyfriend subjected his partner to a series of drunken assaults, including biting her ear, during a prolonged period of abuse.

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Garforth cemetery.

Leeds war memorial plans move forward

LONG-standing plans for a new war memorial in an east Leeds community are close to reaching fruition.

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The Great Garforth Bake-Off at Garforth Library. Judges Sue James (left) and Anne Locker..15th July 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds bake-off stars rise to the occasion

They came, they saw, they baked!

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Timmy and Chris prepare to serve cocktails from their mobile campervan bar

Leeds bartenders transform campervan into cocktail bar

Two Leeds bartenders have teamed up to transform a battered VW Kombi into Yorkshire's first 'cocktail camper'.

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Neil Taggart.

NSPCC in call over online child abuse after former Lord Mayor of Leeds jailed

A leading children’s charity is calling for more to be done to prevent the publication of child abuse images online after a former Lord Mayor of Leeds was jailed for “despicable” child pornography offences.

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An exhibition of plans for a new crematorium will take place at Garforth Golf Club Long Lane on Tuesday, July 11 from 2.30pm to 7.30pm.

Crematorium plans unveiled for east Leeds and surrounding villages

Plans to provide a new crematorium to serve the residents of east Leeds and surrounding villages will go on show to the public at Garforth next week.

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Neil Taggart.

Former Lord Mayor of Leeds who had “library” of indecent images of children is jailed for 32 months.

A SHAMED former Lord Mayor of Leeds who downloaded 36,000 indecent images of children over a six-year period has been jailed for 32 months.

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Leeds MP Richard Burgon: It’s time ‘the many’ took back control

I really enjoyed the General Election campaign.

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General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Leeds East?

General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Leeds East?

There are six candidates hoping to be elected the next MP for Leeds East.

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Former Lord Mayor of Leeds distributed indecent images of children

Former Lord Mayor of Leeds distributed indecent images of children

A former Lord Mayor of Leeds has pleaded guilty to offences relating to making and distributing sexually explicit images of children.
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Garforth skate park, off Ninelands Lane

Teenage boy injured after roof fall

A person has suffered serious injuries after falling through the roof of a building in Garforth.
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Denham Hill, of SK8Safe, demonstrate his skills at the coaching sessions funded by Garforth and District Lions.  Pictures: Bruce Rollinson

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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