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Civic support for opening of new £150,000 Leeds skate park

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Coun Jane Dowson, did the honours at a ceremony to mark the official opening of a new skate park in Kippax.

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Ready to roll at new Leeds skate park

YOUNG people can look forward to some flipping fantastic times following the opening of a new skate park in Kippax.

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Delays after accident on M1 near Garforth

Delays after accident on M1 near Garforth

The entry slip road to a junction of the M1 near Leeds is closed after a crash tonight.

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Pub review: Quirky, Garforth, Leeds

Bring your own chairs, was the special instruction for customers attending the first birthday party at Quirky.

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Barber Bernard Saunders Celebrates 50 years in the business, Bernard's Barbers, Swillington..21st August 2017 ..Pictures by Simon Hulme

Leeds barber Bernard is still cutting it after 50 years

GENERATIONS of customers of a Leeds village’s barber who opened for business 50 years ago gathered to celebrate the anniversary.

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The Lord Gascoigne pub in Garforth, Leeds. Picture: Google

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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