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Leeds sex worker gives her views on city’s ‘legal’ red light area

The concerns of residents and businesses in Holbeck have had a significant influence on the way that the ‘managed approach’ has evolved.

Taylor Austin Little, of charity Basis, Dr Kate Brown, of York University, Chief Insp Chris Brown and Carolyn Henham, of Basis, in Holbeck in July 2015 when the scheme was first made public. Picture: Nigel Roddis

Sex in the city: Is Leeds ‘managed approach’ an innovation?

An Innovative way to address the issue of street prostitution or just plain wrong?


Bus pervert preyed on teenage girls

A MAN has been jailed for sexual assaults on a 17-year-old girl on a bus and a 13-year-old as she waited at a bus stop.

BROTHERS: Ethan and Curtis Mewse swam for St Gemmas Hospice in memory of their granddad.

Boys’ big swim for city hospice

SWIMMING brothers have raised more than £700 for the hospice which cared for their granddad.

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YEP Says: Get on and build Roundhay school

ROUNDHAY needs a new school. That’s a simple fact which parents and the local authority seem to recognise.

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Stephen Byrne.

‘Depraved’ pervert caught in police sting

AN IT technician was caught by undercover police after arranging to sexually abuse children.

DIG IN: Restaurants came up with special dishes for new diners to try.

Leeds Restaurant Week: A flavour of what’s on the menu in city

A whole week dedicated to Leeds’ diverse range of restaurants has gone down a treat with the city’s food fans.

Julie Britton and daughter Connie Seabourne were among those attending the event.

Cinema trip is just the ticket for Leeds kids with learning disabilities

Children with learning disabilities enjoyed a blockbusting day out thanks to a link-up between Barclays and East End Park-based charity Leeds Mencap.

Outdated Pacer trains are still used on services in and out of Leeds

Leaders gather in Leeds to send message patience has run out

TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENTS in the North of England cannot wait any longer, a major summit in Leeds will be told today.

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Meat the Big Brother creation for National Burger Day

Can you stomach it? Meat the Big Brother of burgers

A whole day is being dedicated to the greatest of American exports - the burger.

Daria Pionko, who was killed in Holbeck in December 2015.

What happened when Leeds hit headlines as home of first ‘legal’ red light zone

The managed approach adopted in Leeds came under intense media scrutiny in the weeks following the murder of sex worker Daria Pionko.

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe.

Yorkshire Ripper says he did not murder any men

The Yorkshire Ripper has said he never attacked or murdered any men in answer to questions about two unsolved cases.

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Yorkshire barman Jamie Jones has used augmented reality to recreate the flapper girl spirit of the 1920s in a cocktail. Picture: Rob Lawson/World Class/PA Wire

Yorkshire barman has competition in a flap at cocktail event in Mexico

A Yorkshire barman has used augmented reality to recreate the flapper girl spirit of the 1920s in a cocktail.

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Man found collapsed near Leeds supermarket

Man found collapsed near Leeds supermarket

Emergency services were called this morning after a man was found collapsed in a street in Leeds.

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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.

Five new street food vendors announced for Trinity Kitchen

Five new street food vendors announced for Trinity Kitchen

The latest rotation of the street food vendors at Trinity Leeds will see five new arrivals pitch up in the Trinity Kitchen food court.

Looking back at Leeds Festival: The riots of 2002

Looking back at Leeds Festival: The riots of 2002

The modern Leeds Festival is a safe and well-policed event.

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Business leaders are pressing the case for a Crossrail for the North.

YP Letters: Plea to Theresa May for ‘Crossrail in the North’

THIS is an open letter that the region’s senior business leaders have written to Theresa May today about transport investment – and the case for a ‘Crossrail for the North’ scheme.

LIFE BEGINS: There are many options available to young people, regardless of exam results.

Andrea Jenkyns: Different levels of success

Last week was A-level results day. Many students were waiting anxiously to see the results of their hard work.

Residents are unhappy with the Leeds prostitute zone.

Residents critical of first ‘legal’ red light district

Council and police bosses in Leeds quietly established what was thought to be the country’s first ‘legal’ red light zone almost three years ago.

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