Kadeena Cox goes back home for youth centre visit

A double Paralympic champion will go back to her roots as part of a youth project which aims to transform lives through sport.

PIC: James Hardisty

Gifted Leeds fighter breaks record

Gifted Jake Frood was not content to come back from the World Kickboxing Championships in Orlando as a double bronze medallist.

Images of men wanted after Leeds shooting released by police

Images of men wanted after Leeds shooting released by police

Detectives investigating the shooting of a man in Leeds have released CCTV images of two suspects they want to identify. 

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Meanwood Festival,Leeds. Sara Rushworth  from Faery Floss serves up candy Floss to children at the Festival.30th May 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Plea for help to save popular festival in Leeds

ORGANISERS of the popular annual Meanwood Festival and fun day fear the 2017 event will not go ahead unless more people volunteer to help out.

CCTV image released by police.

Images reveal moment robbers held up Leeds post office with carving knife

CCTV images have been released of masked robbers who threatened people in a Leeds post office with a carving knife.

Leeds supermarket customers set to raise thousands for charity in memory of store manager

Leeds supermarket customers set to raise thousands for charity in memory of store manager

Customers at Waitrose in Leeds are set to raise thousands of pounds for their local hospice in memory of the store’s Andrew Dickson who died from bowel cancer last year, aged 31.

FIGHT FAVOURITE: Jake Frood needs sponsorship if he is to compete in Orlando, Florida next month.

Leeds kickboxing star, 8, off to America

A LEEDS youngster is off to the United States to compete in a prestigious kickboxing championship.

PIC: Simon Hulme

Rio fun and games for Leeds families at Meanwood Olympics

The sights, sounds and sport of Rio are on offer for families in Meanwood throughout the summer.

By Simon Jepson.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - July 21

Duck pond in Meanwood Park, by Simon Jepson.


Pair ran cannabis farm worth £40,000 at Leeds house

POLICE discovered a cannabis farm capable of producing over £40,000 of the class B drug when they were called to a house in Leeds, a court heard.

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Kay Mellor in fight to protect greenbelt land in Leeds

A CAMPAIGN is growing against Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s plans to sell off greenbelt land they own in two areas of Leeds for housing to fund a revamp of Headingley stadium.

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Police appeal after elderly woman injured in three-car crash in north Leeds

An 86-year-old woman has been rushed to hospital with injuries following a crash in Meanwood.

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Rising Leeds dance star eyes a dream trip to Hollywood

Rising star Junior Frood is jumping for joy as he is Hollywood bound.

Labour's Salma Arif (centre) speaks after winning the Gipton & Harehills ward. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

2016 Leeds local elections: RESULTS IN FULL

ONE third of the seats on Leeds City Council have been contested. Check out the results in full.

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Junior Frood with the Chuckle Brothers and Billy Pearce.
5th May 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Streetdance star helps launch search for Yorkshire’s most courageous children

MEANWOOD streetdance star Junior Frood took centre stage as the search for Yorkshire’s most courageous children got underway last night.

Alistair Brownlee races to the line. Picture by Jan Kruger.

Grandstand sell out for Leeds’ World Triathlon Series debut as more race day details emerge

More than 1,300 grandstand tickets to see Leeds’ World Triathlon Series debut have sold out in just over a week – but race organisers are reminding would-be spectators that they can still watch for free along the route.

Diversity's Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely with Meanwood CofE Primary pupils.

Leeds pupils win tips from TV talent show stars Diversity

Schoolchildren were treated to a street-dance master class with TV talent show stars Diversity for their efforts in a competition.

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Road damage pictured on the route by John-Paul Ashton.

Fears that Leeds’ problem potholes will endanger pros at ITU World Triathlon Series stage

Potholes threaten to put athletes and spectators at risk if left untreated before the ITU World Triathlon Series comes to Leeds, it is claimed.

Jonny Brownlee gives the crowd the thumbs up at the Vitality World Triathlon London 2015.

Grandstand tickets released to give Leeds fans unrivalled views of ITU World Triathlon Series event

Sports fans hoping to see Leeds’ own top class triathletes battle it out to the finish line on home turf can now apply for exclusive grandstand tickets.

The gang members jailed over a class A drug supply conspiracy in Leeds worth around �250,000

£250,000 Leeds drugs gang hid Class A haul in baby bag and mum’s plant pot

A ‘team’ of drug dealers who were involved in a conspiracy to supply around £250,000 worth of drugs have been jailed for a total of almost 40 years.

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