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Professional burglar stole £150,000 of jewellery, cars and antiques in raids across Leeds and Yorkshire

A PROFESSIONAL burglar stole over £150,000 worth of jewellery, cars and antiques in a series of raids at properties in wealthy areas of Leeds and other parts of Yorkshire.

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By John Jackson.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - December 1

Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park, by John Jackson.

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Has your child's name made the list?

Revealed: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

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Gang jailed after conning elderly people

Drug dealer arrested after he was shot in chest in incident in Leeds

A DRUG dealer was arrested after he was shot by a rival and incriminating text messages were found on his mobile phone.

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Restaurant Review.
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Mango, Bank Street, Wetherby.  
11 November 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Restaurant review: Mango, Wetherby, Leeds

According to the modern idiom, I am a flexitarian or, put more simply, a vegetarian on flexi-time, as I heard someone call it recently.

Eating Out
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UPDATED: Masked man hits shop worker with gun during 'traumatic' robbery in Leeds

A masked man carrying a gun assaulted a shop worker during a "traumatic" robbery in Leeds.
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Teenager’s dream apprenticeship in chocolate kitchen

Teenager’s dream apprenticeship in chocolate kitchen

A teenager has landed every chocoholic’s dream job - developing sweet treats for a Leeds bakery.

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Hannah Corne of  Leeds, is shaping the lives of local girls through her Mini Mermaid Running Club.
Pictured at Parkrun Roundhay Park, Leeds     5th nov 2016

Girl power gets Mini Mermaids to the finish in Leeds

Leeds girls are being given a boost in confidence and encouraged to exercise by a new programme launched by a Moortown mum.

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Primary pupils take over their school

Primary pupils take over their school

Year six pupils from Chapel Allerton Primary School seized power during Takeover Day. They applied to be teachers, ICT technicians, office managers and teaching assistants, and spent a day in their posts after a formal interview. They even had access to the staff room. Lauren Hylton acted as headteacher, and gave an assembly to 450 children. Rufus Khan-O’Connor solved laptop problems and Dea Cela ran the office. Maya Densley took the role of deputy head and Skye Marshall taught year two.

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Bravery award for Leeds postmaster who chased down gun-wielding gang

A postmaster who chased a gang of shotgun-wielding thugs after they raided his business is to receive a bravery award..

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Christopher Laskaris.

Leeds murder: Have you seen victim’s missing guitars and amp?

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING a 24-year-old man’s murder are trying to trace distinctive items found to be missing from his Leeds home.

Crime
Young Santa Harris Adams, 14 months from Leeds, approaching  the Enchanted Forest. PIC: James Hardisty

Santas on the run at Stockeld Park in Leeds to raise funds

A swarm of Santas descended on Stockeld Park for an annual fundraising event over the weekend.

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‘Chaos’ fears over plans to double size of Leeds village petrol station

Plans to redevelop a petrol station in a Leeds village have been put on hold after fierce opposition from locals amid fears it will lead to traffic “chaos”.

Politics 4
Protestors against the new Wetherspoons outside the Elinor Lupton Centre.

Residents fight new Leeds pub plans

campaigners in Headingley are fighting to prevent a planned Wetherspoons pub from obtaining a licence to sell alcohol at a former concert hall in the residential heart of the area.

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Photo gallery: Magic Lanterns light up Leeds Roundhay Park

Forty thousand lightbulbs have been used to create illuminated dragons the length of three buses at a brand new lantern festival in Roundhay Park.

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Early bird booking for ITU World Triathlon Leeds opens

Early bird booking for ITU World Triathlon Leeds opens

Priority entry is set to open for triathletes bidding to be among the 5,000 amateur participants in the 2017 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon event in Leeds.

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‘Learn to listen’ plea to Leeds transport chiefs over trolleybus and Supertram ‘embarrassment’

Emotions ran high at the first session of an inquiry into the failures that led to Leeds’s high profile trolleybus and Supertram plans being scrapped.

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By Paul Goodyear.

Your Picture of the Day - November 24

Roundhay Park, by Paul Goodyear.

Arts
Sukhothai, St Anne's Road, Headingley 
30th December 2014.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Restaurant review: Sukhothai, Headingley, Leeds

If aliens ever landed and I happened to be the first person they met and for some reason they were particularly famished and wanting to partake in some ‘earth food’, I would take them to Sukhothai in Headingley (not that the other Sukhothais in Chapel Allerton, Leeds city centre and Harrogate aren’t just as good, it’s just that Headingley is much closer for me to drive to).

Eating Out
Leeds yoga class appears on TV show about the menopause

Leeds yoga class appears on TV show about the menopause

A north Leeds yoga studio is to feature on a special ITV show after the broadcaster filmed one of its classes.

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