Bar review: Head of Steam, Headingley, Leeds

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Review: Dare Cafe, Headingley, Leeds

Dare is one of those boutique cafes amid the hustle and bustle of the Otley Road row of shops in Headingley.

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CULTURAL SHIFT: Different lifestyles in LS6.

Why Leeds’s own Hyde Park is the new place to be

Once home to the most burgled street in Britain, this inner city area of Leeds, perched unassumingly between all that is the centre and the hive of Headingley, is changing.

Jesse and Peter Lagares are native Gibraltarians who support Leeds United

Leeds United fans called on to pay tribute to expat supporter

The son of a Leeds United fan from Gibraltar is calling on the club's fans to honour his late father.
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Rose Court in Headingley,

Ready-made school could be ‘available’ in north Leeds

A much-needed ready-made school could soon become available in north Leeds if plans by The Grammar School at Leeds are given the go-ahead.

Paul Baron from I am Doner in Headingley, which has just won the Just Eat Best Delivery award at the British Kebab Awards and also been shortlisted in the Best Newcomer Outside London and Best Takeaway Outside London categories.
28th Febuary 2016.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Top national award for Leeds kebab shop which attracts “sober people”

A NEWLY-opened Leeds kebab shop which prides itself on attracting “sober people” has won a top national award.

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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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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.

Jeff Rowland, 34, took his unsuspecting girlfriend Sarah Reynolds, 32, on a Valentines Day trip to historic Temple Newsam House last week to see the Tudor mansions stunning Channon cabinet where he had hidden a ring before asking her to marry him.

Helping hand from history for proposal

A romantic marriage proposal was given a helping hand with 260 years worth of history.

Write Kay Mellor

New challenges in old haunts for Kay

After 30 years in the business, with some of television’s best loved shows among her credentials and being responsible for launching the careers of James Corden and Jude Law from her Leeds living room. writer Kay Mellor is taking herself out of her comfort zone.

LS6 cafe-bar in Hyde Park has now been awarded five stars

Food hygiene ratings: Leeds businesses respond

The owners of Leeds businesses given low food hygiene ratings have been left dissatisfied by the Food Standards Agency inspection process.
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Mohammed Haneef Yaqub , left, and campaigners in Hyde Park claim Leeds City Council has ignored their pleas for an indoor sports centre to be built on the site of the former Royal Park Middle School site.
10th February 2017.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Rival campaign groups in new row over future of former Leeds primary school site

A row has broken out between two groups of campaigners who both want community facilities on the site of the former Royal Park school.

A group of community campaigners from Hyde Park, Leeds, protesting at the gates of the former Royal Park Primary School, Queen's Road, Hyde Park, Leeds, to send a message to Leeds City Council that this area of Leeds, is in need of a Sports and community Centre's and hoping that the council will turn part of this area into a community garden for residents to enjoy.  Picture: James Hardisty

13 years and a series of wrangles later...could former Leeds school site finally get a new lease of life as a community space?

A former primary school site which was the subject of a decade long wrangle between community campaigners and council bosses is finally set for a new lease of life.

James Brown, whose new book is a homage to the game. (Picture: Marlais Brown).

A love letter to the unique world of five-a-side football

Loaded founder James Brown has written a heartfelt and celebratory book about the unique world of five-a-side football inspired by the death of a team-mate. Chris Bond met him.

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Teenager fighting for her life after being hit by ambulance in Leeds

Teenager fighting for her life after being hit by ambulance in Leeds

A 19 year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by an ambulance which was responding to an emergency call in Leeds.


Leeds house burglar fell to death from drainpipe

A CONVICTED burglar fell to his death while attempting to break into a house in Leeds after the drainpipe he was climbing gave way, an inquest heard.

CHARITY VOLUNTEERING: The Morgans team lends a helping hand at Hollin Lane Allotments.

Leeds property team helps charities

Staff at a Leeds property company have stepped in to help two local charities.

Leeds student houses burgled nearly 800 times a year

Leeds student houses burgled nearly 800 times a year

Leeds is one of the most burgled student cities in the UK.

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Leeds school fields campaign victory ‘could set a benchmark for refusing other unwanted developments’

Leeds school fields campaign victory ‘could set a benchmark for refusing other unwanted developments’

A successful community campaign to halt a major student flat development on former school fields in Leeds could now be used as the benchmark for stopping other unwanted developments - and helping restore “balance” the city’s neighbourhoods.

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19th February 2013. David Hope leaves Leeds Crown Court.

Retired Leeds teacher and sex offender gave boy a ride in his sports car

A retired school teacher from Leeds broke the terms of his sexual harm prevention order by giving a boy a lift in his sports car, a court heard.

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