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UPDATED: Mum of tragic Leeds teenager says he was “failed” by care authorities

THE mother of a 14-year-old boy found hanged in tree in a park while under the supervision of a Leeds City Council care officer has said he was “failed” by the authorities.

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Leeds teenager in care found hanged while under supervision

Leeds teenager in care found hanged while under supervision

A teenage boy in Leeds City Council care was found hanged in a tree in a park while under supervision of a care officer, an inquest heard.

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Leeds care home rated ‘inadequate’ for third time

A LEEDS care home has been branded “inadequate” by the health watchdog for the third time in a year.

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Woman freed from Leeds crash by fire crews

A woman has been rescued from a car crash by fire-fighters in Leeds this evening.

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Plumber put lives at risk in police chase across Leeds

AN apprentice plumber put other road users at risk during a police chase after he was caught driving without a licence.

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Apprentice-style charity challenge for Leeds businesses

Do you think you can do better than Sir Alan Sugar’s candidates on the The Apprentice?

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Police said extensive damage had been caused to the car, but the driver escaped with minor injuries.

Firefighters cut driver free from wreckage of Leeds crash

A driver was trapped in the wreckage of a car which smashed into a tree in Leeds last night.

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St Gemma’s Hospice rated as ‘outstanding’ after inspection

St Gemma’s Hospice rated as ‘outstanding’ after inspection

HEALTH watchdogs heaped praise on St Gemma’s Hospice in Moortown in a report following an unannounced inspection.

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Matron jailed for food crimes

Matron jailed for food crimes

A Leeds matron is behind bars today after a shocking crime.

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Leeds teenager bids to follow in family footsteps and reach Himalayas

A teenager from Leeds is hoping to follow in her family’s footsteps after being selected for an expedition to one of the most remote places on Earth.

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Woman has jewellery ripped from neck as she walks down Leeds street

A pensioner had her necklace ripped from around her neck as she walked down the street with her husband in Leeds.

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The Playbox event at the Lingfield Centre was described as a step forward for the local estate.

Children’s play event a ‘step forward’ on divided north Leeds estate

A successful children’s play event at a new Muslim-run community centre which had previously been the subject of demonstrations by far-right protesters has been hailed as a “small step” forward for the future of the local estate.

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Tesco director walks the wall in honour of colleague

Tesco director walks the wall in honour of colleague

A Tesco store director from Adel has raised £10,000 in memory of a colleague after walking Hadrian’s Wall - part of a huge six-figure raised for charity.

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Happy ending after Basil’s brush with death

Happy ending after Basil’s brush with death

A canine tourist had his life saved by a quick-thinking veterinary nurse after falling ill while visiting Temple Newsam.

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Teenager jailed for targeting high value homes in Leeds

A TEENAGE burglar who was part of a gang targeting affluent properties in Leeds in order to steal high powered cars has been locked up.

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HELPING HAND: Harvey Nichols staff ahead of the walk in May.

Luxury store to take over Leeds charity shop for a day

Shoppers will be offered styling advice and beauty treats when Harvey Nichols Leeds takes over the Moortown Mind charity shop on Wednesday.

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Concerns over Leeds ‘mansion’ plan

Plans to bulldoze a “modest” house in an affluent Leeds suburb and replace it with a lavish new six-bedroom, four-floor mansion have attracted concerns from locals.

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Amanda Ciarka , Roddy Macsween and Maddi Gomez-Iradi celebrate  their  A Levels results at Roundhay School, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson

Leeds’s star students celebrate top marks in A-level results

Star students in Leeds are celebrating after getting top marks in their A-level results today (Thursday).

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University student offers advice to Leeds students after A-level results

University student offers advice to Leeds students after A-level results

For some A-level students who don’t quite make the grade, finding a university place through Clearing can be a daunting process.

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Saskia Roskam and Lisa Shepherd. PIC: Tony Johnson

Leeds baking duo bring taste of the Continent to Yorkshire

Lisa Shepherd and Saskia Roskam want to introduce you to the delights of chocolate red wine cake and apple and beetroot pie. Neil Hudson met them

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