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My Yorkshire: Leeds Community Foundation’s Sally-Anne Greenfield

What’s your first Yorkshire memory? My first visit to Leeds was for an interview at the Leeds General Infirmary for a position of fundraiser with the charitable foundation – the first they had ever employed. As it was so new, the board of trustees were very interested and they all wanted to take part in the interview by asking a question each. There were 12 of them!

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Lemon Meringue
. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Restaurant review: Home Restaurant, Kirkgate, Leeds

It’s the new venture from a MasterChef finalist and a trusted Yorkshire chef but, asks Jill Turton, can Home live up to the hype?

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19 October 2017......   Twins Shelley and Becky Joyce, have set up Homeless Street Angels and are running a campaign to create Christmas gift rucksacks for the homeless in Leeds. Want donations for the rucksacks and are holding a festive event in November for people to help wrap the presents. They will be handing the sacks out on Christmas eve.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Call to help fill festive rucksacks for Leeds’ homeless community

A new organisation set up to help the city’s homeless has launched a fundraising bid to give them a Christmas to remember this year.

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Rachel Reeves.

Yorkshire MP talks about loneliness 'crisis'

In two months’ time, the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission will publish a manifesto – a template for Government on how it should deal with the “crisis” of loneliness.

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Little Oliver..Veritas, Great George Street, Leeds..17th October 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Restaurant review: Veritas, Leeds city centre

Having been impressed by a past visit, a friend and I decided on Veritas as a good spot for a late lunch ahead of a look around a few of Leeds city centre’s main attractions – it’s just a short amble from The Headrow but in a much quieter spot.

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The collision occurred near Harewood Bridge.

Car and motorcycle collide near Harewood Bridge

A collision between a car and a motorcycle has occurred near Leeds this evening.
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Police are appealing for witnesses.

Masked robbers threaten Leeds shop workers with sword

Sword-wielding masked robbers burst into shops and threatened staff in Leeds.

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Leeds skyline. 
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds charity accepts £1m from fund set up in name of Jimmy Savile

The Leeds Community Foundation charity has agreed to accept a £1m donation from a fundraising trust originally set up in the name of Jimmy Savile.

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Honda Rebel motorcycle recovered by police.

Search for owner of stolen Honda motorbike recovered in Knottingley

Police have appealed for information after recovering a stolen motorcycle in Knottingley.

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Leeds hospital workers are in the pink for charity

Think pink – that was the eye-catching message as staff from St James’s Hospital in Leeds showed their support for the fight against breast cancer.

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Opening date set for new Aldi in north Leeds

Opening date set for new Aldi in north Leeds

It's been under construction since February.
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BME Women Liberation Coordinator Martha Adebambo

‘Don’t Touch My Hair’ - call to respect personal boundaries ahead of Leeds Black History Month event

‘Don’t Touch My Hair.’

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The White Bear in Tingley

Demolition begins on 'eyesore' Leeds pub

Work has begun to demolish a Leeds pub that was labelled an 'eyesore' by residents.

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Popular Leeds bar Banyan to open in Ilkley

Popular Leeds bar Banyan to open in Ilkley

Arc Inspirations have announced that they are to expand their Banyan brand to Ilkley.
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Briggate in Leeds city centre.  Image: Google

Homeless former soldier used wheelchair to attack man in Leeds city centre’

A HOMELESS former soldier used part of his wheelchair to attack and seriously injure another homeless man outside McDonald’s in Leeds city centre.

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Watch what caused the miles of tailbacks in Yorkshire this morning

THIS is what caused the miles of tailbacks and hours of delays on the A1 North this morning.
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West Yorkshire Police horse Connor

‘Handsome and hard-working’ West Yorkshire Police horse dies at age of 19

A West Yorkshire Police horse described as “handsome, hardworking and consistently brave” has died after 14 years serving the force.

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Finn Knaggs picks up his award.

Oh, what a night! Yorkshire Children of Courage ceremony on course to raise £75k for charity

The Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards ceremony looks set to confirm its status as one of the year’s most worthwhile events by raising £75,000 for charity.

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One year on... the Victoria Gate transformed shopping in Leeds.

Victoria Gate: One year on from Leeds's shopping revolution

It was one of the most eagerly anticipated developments in the whole of the retail world, not just Leeds, and now Victoria Gate and its flagship store John Lewis will celebrate its first anniversary today.
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