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Masked burglars threaten ill pensioner with knife and hammer inside his Leeds home

Masked burglars wielding a knife and a hammer threatened a pensioner with a heart condition inside his home in Leeds.

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Police want to trace this man as part of an investigation into a hate crime in Leeds.

CCTV appeal: Abusive man threatened to rip off woman's head scarf in Leeds

Police are hunting a man who racially abused a woman and threatened to rip off her head scarf.

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Pollution fears over Leeds caravan site’s ‘renewable energy plant’

Plans for a wood burning energy plant which would power a caravan and campsite in a Leeds village have been put on hold after questions were raised about emissions levels from the site.

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Leeds primary school land row  will go to a public inquiry

Leeds primary school land row will go to a public inquiry

A long running land row over a Leeds primary school’s playing fields - which has split the local community - is to be the subject of a public inquiry.

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Watch: Bewildered Dad’s video blog for Leeds and Yorkshire travel

Watch: Bewildered Dad’s video blog for Leeds and Yorkshire travel

If you have ever wanted to find out what links Saltaire to Trafalgar Square, why Bucks Fizz are heroes in Harrogate or which joke every dad can’t resist telling in Ilkley, then this adorable video blog is for you.

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Leeds City Council u-turn over farmer’s market

Leeds City Council u-turn over farmer’s market

The farmer’s market in Leeds is temporarily moving back to Briggate after complaints from traders and customers when it was re-located.

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Children from Kippax Ash Tree Primary School taking part in the YEP-backed Let's Read: LEEDS scheme. From left, Matthew Nicholson, Euan Xia, Jacob Sherburn, Emily Gent, Ellie Smith and Keira I'anson.

YEP is a class act for budding journalists in Leeds

Children at a Leeds school are honing their talents as rookie reporters with the help of a Yorkshire Evening Post-backed education scheme.

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Pledge over future council costs from Leeds skyscraper owner

The owner of Leeds’s Bridgewater Place skyscraper has pledged to cover future costs incurred by the city council as a result of the site’s wind tunnel problems.

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Man arrested for kicking three-year-old girl the chest in Leeds

Police have arrested a man in Leeds today after he allegedly kicked a three-year-old girl in the chest.
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‘When, not if’: Tour de France will return to Yorkshire, promises director

TOUR DE France director Christian Prudhomme says it is a case of ‘when, not if’ the greatest cycling spectacle in the world returns to Yorkshire.

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Paralympic, World and European champion Hannah Cockroft presents Leeds Athletics Club with commemorative piece of London 2012 track.  1 December 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Hannah keeps her local club on track

Leeds Athletics Club has received a piece of sporting history as Paralympic, World and European champion wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft presented the club with a commemorative piece of the London 2012 athletics track that she claimed double gold on four years ago.

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Leeds grandmother’s Majorca holiday road death tragedy

A GRANDMOTHER from Leeds was killed while crossing a road in Majorca just hours after arriving for a family holiday on the island, an inquest heard.

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Watch: Police are seeking these people caught on camera in Leeds

Do you recognise any of the people pictured in these CCTV camera images?

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Photo essay: All ages and abilities are welcome at 5k Leeds Parkrun

Every week, runners of all ages and abilities don their trainers and make their way to Leeds’ Woodhouse Moor for the 5k Parkrun.

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Family’s bone marrow list plea to help eight-year-old daughter

The family of a little girl battling cancer is urging people to sign up to the bone marrow register, after being told she needs a transplant.

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Leeds nostalgia: Shopping time in west Leeds

The shopping centre buildings haven’t really changed all that much but the cars have.

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Video: Full route for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race

Two Unesco World Heritage sites, four corners of the county and a famous bridge damaged in the floods of last Christmas will all play a role in the third annual Tour de Yorkshire cycle race next April.

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Christmas Sunday opening for Leeds Elland Road Park and Ride

Leeds’s 800-space Elland Road Park and Ride is to open on three Sundays in the run up to Christmas.

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Leeds tannery to become 228 apartments

Leeds tannery to become 228 apartments

Plans to convert a former tannery into over 200 apartments have been approved by council planners.

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CCTV images of men who violently assaulted friends at Wakefield railway station

CCTV images of men who violently assaulted friends at Wakefield railway station

CCTV images of two men who violently assaulted a group of friends at a railway station in Wakefield have been released.
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