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Pay a visit to Leeds’ first Little Free Library

Tucked away in a corner of Leeds is a small, colourful kiosk packed with stories of adventure, romance, magic and more.

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Police in Leeds hunting a knifepoint robber have released this e-fit image of a woman they want to trace

Woman suspected of Leeds knifepoint street robberies

POLICE hunting a knifepoint robber who struck twice in Leeds have released an e-fit image of a woman they want to speak to
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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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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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Council to buy closed Leeds pub after ‘dereliction’ fears

leeds city Council is to buy up a closed pub building after fears it will become an eyesore.

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24-hour Leeds drug line trio locked up for 16 years

THREE men involved in a 24-hour dial a dealer drug line in Chapeltown and Harehills have been jailed for more than 16 years.

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Man arrested over graffiti at Leeds synagogue and second antisemitic incident

Man arrested over graffiti at Leeds synagogue and second antisemitic incident

Police have made an arrest as an investigation into antisemitic graffiti outside a Leeds synagogue continues.

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PIC: James Hardisty

Five things you should know about.. Golden Acre Park in Leeds

Think you know Golden Acre Park in Leeds?

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Leeds mum claimed £85,000 in benefits for disabled son for six years after he died

Leeds mum claimed £85,000 in benefits for disabled son for six years after he died

A MOTHER who failed to declare her disabled son had died and fraudulently claimed more than £85,000 in benefits for six years after his death has been jailed.

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Heaney and Mill, Otley Road, Headingley. Pictures: Tony Johnson.

Restaurant review: Heaney and Mill, Headingley, Leeds

With new restaurants and cafes opening across the city on what feels like a weekly basis, the quiet arrival of deli and bistro Heaney and Mill in late summer may have passed you by.

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The former Yorkshire Bank building.

Decision due on controversial plans for landmark former Leeds bank banking

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a landmark former bank building in Leeds look set for approval.

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Meanwood Road, Leeds. Picture: Google.

Police at the scene where man 'is on top of roof' in Leeds

Police were called to a street in Leeds after reports that a man was atop a roof.
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Date: 13th October 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
Staff from St Gemma's Hospice and a number of Leeds businesses had employees arrested today by officers from West Yorkshire Police as part of a 'Jail and Bail' event, the arrestees were then taken to Leeds Town Hall to face their trial infront of a judge. Pictured Jamie Nelson, from esports gaming bar Leeds, handcuffed by Special Constable Dareen Coates, outside Leeds Town Hall, whilst the other arrestees look on before been given their sentance.

Leeds business people ‘locked up’ for hospice Jail and Bail fundraiser

DAD dancing and being the office chatterbox were among ‘crimes’ Leeds business people were arrested and jailed for in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice.

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Leeds school ‘requires improvement’

Free school Khalsa Science Academy in north Leeds has been rated ‘requires improvement’ for the second time since opening in 2013.

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WINNER: Peter Middlemiss with award winning pork pies and trophy. PIC: John Houlihan

Leeds butcher wins prestigious pie contest

A LEEDS butcher’s secret pork recipe helped him seal first prize in a prestigious national competition.

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30th March 1982  The Princess of Wales chats to a patient at St. Gemma's Hospice, Leeds.

Celebrating 40 years of hospice care in Leeds

STAFF and volunteers at St Gemma’s and Sue Ryder Wheatfields are preparing for commemorative and fundraising events to mark both Leeds hospices’ 40th anniversaries next year.

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Leeds road closed after woman hit by car

Leeds road closed after woman hit by car

Part of a main Leeds road has been shut after a vehicle collided with a woman.
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Leeds to get new Co-op this week

The Co-op is to open a new Leeds store as part of a £1.4m investment in the Yorkshire region.

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The Fair Access group demonstrating at Leeds Civic Hall in 2015; they have threatened to go back to campaigning if progress is not made.

Ambitious new plans to tackle places 'black hole' in North Leeds unveiled - and it doesn't involve building a new school...

An ambitious new plan to transform a primary and secondary into an “all-through” school to address a places “black hole” in Yorkshire’s biggest city has been unveiled by council chiefs.
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Shop manager Jill Pearson (left) with volunteers Ian and Mary Oldroyd.

New hospice shop to open at Sue Ryder Wheatfields in Leeds

A NEW charity shop is set to open in the grounds of Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Headingley later this month.

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