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Revealed: The Leeds postcodes enjoying above average house price increases

These Leeds postcodes have enjoyed above national average house price increases over the last 21 years.

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The community campaigners. PIC: James Hardisty

Crunch meeting over fate of former Leeds school site at centre of 13 year wrangle

An emergency meeting is to be held next week over the fate of a former Leeds primary school site, which has become the subject of a long running wrangle over its future.

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Leeds Co-op store workmates praised for helping to catch sex attacker

Two Co-op store workers who helped catch a street sex attacker who preyed on a young woman have been praised by a judge for their “public spirited actions”.

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By Julie Gulliver.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 27 February

Roundhay Park, by Julie Gulliver.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Teen attacked officer in cell at Leeds young offenders institution

A teenager who carried out a violent attack on an officer in his cell at a young offenders institution has been returned to custody for 18 months.

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Bus-ted! Why can’t Leeds get to work on time?

Bus-ted! Why can’t Leeds get to work on time?

If Leeds is going to be the major European city it aspires to be then its public transport system needs to step up a gear.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Passengers cry out for Leeds bus revamp

Passengers have demanded an overhaul of Leeds’ public transport system as late and cancelled buses wreak havoc on their daily lives.

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Residents on Copgrove Road in Roundhay are fed up of their potholed road. 
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Safety fears over pothole Leeds road

Residents have hit out at the scale of potholes on a well-used road in Leeds and say they fear an accident is waiting to happen.

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Akash Rashid has been jailed for ten years.

YEP Says: Ten years for this young man does not do any justice

ten years might sound like a long time to spend in prison, but when it comes to Akash Rashid it doesn’t even begin to pay back the cost of his crimes.

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Roads closed after cyclist seriously injured in collision with car in Otley

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital after suffering head injuries in a collision with a car in Otley this morning.
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Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Robbers broke into a family home in Leeds and held a knife to a woman's throat as her children played downstairs.

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Pictured: Restaurant manager Gio Conti with Martin Hicks, MD of Weetwood Hall and �2m new Mediterranean North Leeds restaurant, Convive. Image: Simon Dewhurst

New north Leeds restaurant ‘will rival anything in the city centre’

Some 25 new jobs have been created after a new Mediterranean restaurant opened in Leeds this week.

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Pub review: Alfred, Meanwood, Leeds

PERHAPS Alfred tells us just how far we have come.

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Police Constable Marie Scott with the dog

Dog found in abandoned car is given new home

A DOG left in an abandoned car near Otley has been given a new home – thanks to support from kind-hearted residents.
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Three people taken to hospital after three-car crash

THREE people were taken to hospital after a three-car crash near Otley.
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Wetherby's Tonicha Lawrence as Steph Sims in BBC One's Casualty. Credit: BBC Pictures

TV’s a family affair for Leeds mum and daughter actresses

Small screen stardom is a family affair for mum and daughter actresses Tonicha Lawrence and Sydney Wade as they both appear on TV shows from this weekend.

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NEW CENTRE: The former Bedford Arms is being transformed into a hub for the local community.

Former Leeds pub given new lease of life

A former watering hole that has been transformed into a new community centre is set to open in Tinshill for the first time this weekend.

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Leeds man dumped play pen on country lane

A Leeds ‘man with a van’ was ordered to pay out more than £1,700 for illegally dumping waste, which he was paid to dispose of, on a country lane.

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Man fined for dumping furniture on country lane

Man fined for dumping furniture on country lane

A 'man with a van' has been fined for dumping commercial waste on a country lane in north Leeds.

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Art students give Virgin communication boxes a makeover

Art students give Virgin communication boxes a makeover

Communication boxes in Headingley have been given a jazzy makeover to brighten up the suburb's streets.

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