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Your YEP Picture of the Day - 23 June

Castle folly at Roundhay Park, by Jamie Harris.

Arts
Burglary suspect caught by police inside Leeds church hall

Burglary suspect caught by police inside Leeds church hall

A man has been charged with burgling a Leeds church after being caught inside by police.

Crime
The aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster

Eight Leeds towers out of 100 are getting sprinklers

Only eight of around 100 high-rise housing blocks in Leeds are being fitted with sprinkler systems, it has emerged.

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Leeds taxi driver Awais Hussain was badly injured by a yob throwing stones at his cab.

Taxi driver badly hurt in attack in Leeds

A TAXI driver badly injured when a yob hurled a stone at his cab in Leeds was one of more than 20 drivers at a meeting called to encourage drivers to report attacks.

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Pub review: Woodies, Headingley, Leeds

It’s a sunny afternoon at Woodies and drinkers have spilled out onto the patio to take advantage of this rare opportunity for some sunlit boozing.

News 2
Claude Hendrickson pictured at The Nelson Mandela Centre, Chapeltown. PIC: Simon Hulme

Chapeltown: A Leeds suburb battling to overcome its troubled past

It’s 30 years since youths clashed with police sparking riots in Chapeltown. Chris Bond looks at how the area is battling to overcome its troubled past.

News 3
Harrogate Road, Leeds. Photo: Google

Man seriously injured after van hit road sign in Leeds

A MAN was seriously injured after the van he was driving collided with a road sign in Leeds this morning.

Transport
The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.

Transport
The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.
Transport
BIG TURNOUT: Organisers say this years event will be the biggest yet.

Over 1,300 set to take part in Leeds fun run this weekend

An annual family fun run is taking place in Roundhay Park this weekend – and organisers say this year’s event will be the largest yet.

News
Iby Knill.

Leeds holocaust survivor gets British Empire Medal award

A holocaust survivor is to receive the British Empire Medal to honour her work in educating young people about her wartime experiences.

News
FUN: Over 600 entrants, young and old, are expected to take part in this years Colour Run.

Get pelted with paint in big fun run for Leeds hospice

Runners are being invited to be pelted with paint as they pound the pavements and help raise vital funds for Martin House Hospice next month.

News

Birthday birdsong at Harewood House

Staff at Harewood House, near Leeds, are celebrating after five of their 13 Chilean flamingos have reached the landmark age of 50.

Environment
Frontman Trevor Hurley performs withThe Killers tribute band The Fillers. Picture: Danny Jones at DJ Imagery

Tribute act with stamp of approval from The Killers is heading to Leeds

A tribute act which has had the drummer of The Killers play alongside them is heading to Leeds this summer.

Music

Retired 88-year-old GP still a Leeds gym regular

AN “INSPIRATIONAL” retired Leeds GP who at 88-years-old still works out at a gym three times a week said he hopes to keep on running at 90 and beyond.

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Preview: Clifford Beer Festival, Leeds

Next Saturday (June 24) sees the return of one of the best village beer festivals on the circuit, when no fewer than 30 cask ales will be served at Clifford Village Hall.

News
Lee Cunningham (left) and Kelsey Thompson.

Burglars preyed on family homes in Leeds

Two burglars who were part of a gang targeting occupied properties late at night have been jailed for almost five years

News
The Leeds primary school that was built on the site of a 17th-century gallows

The Leeds primary school that was built on the site of a 17th-century gallows

Today it's a listed building and a busy school in a popular Leeds suburb.
News 2
The Scott road bike is custom-made

Competitor has £5,000 bike stolen during World Series triathlon in Leeds

A triathlete returned from competing in the World Series Leeds age-group race to find his £5,000 road bike had been stolen.
News
Waterloo Lake: The secrets lurking in its murky depths

Waterloo Lake: The secrets lurking in its murky depths

Thousands of triathletes swam in its waters this weekend as Roundhay Park welcomed the World Series races.

News
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