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Wild swimmers invited to take a dip in Roundhay Park's lake

Fancy swimming in the inviting waters of Waterloo Lake?

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HOST: Freddie Cliff, left,  pictured outside Whitelocks, Leeds,  with legendary boxer Jake Raging Bull LaMotta.

Tributes after death of popular Leeds landlord who ran Whitelocks

HUNDREDS of mourners are expected at the funeral of a popular Leeds pub landlord who started out as professional footballer.

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Roundhay Park named one of UK's best picnic spots

Roundhay Park named one of UK's best picnic spots

Leeds's largest park has been named in the UK's top five spots to enjoy a picnic.

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SCHOOL APPEAL: The Fair Access group demonstrating at Leeds Civic Hall in 2015; they have threatened to go back to campaigning if progress is not made. PIC: James Hardisty

Anger as new Leeds school plan stalls

Parents fighting for a new primary to tackle a school places “black hole” in Roundhay are considering mounting a protest against Leeds City Council and are questioning the viability of the trust set up to run it.

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By Helen Lake.

Your YEP Picture of the Day

Canal Gardens at Roundhay Park, by Helen Lake.

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Leeds’ Jewish and Muslim ladies’ picnic offers food for thought

Leeds’ Jewish and Muslim ladies’ picnic offers food for thought

Faith, food and friendship were all on the menu at a Picnic in the Park held in Leeds today.

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By Jamie Harris.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 27 July

The Monet Garden, Roundhay Park, by Jamie Harris.

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By Paul Goodyear.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 22 July

Roundhay Park, by Paul Goodyear.

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Review: Cafe 71, Street Lane, Roundhay, Leeds

Review: Cafe 71, Street Lane, Roundhay, Leeds

Street Lane Cafe - Cafe 71 in Roundhay is located on that long strip of shops between Sunderland Avenue and Shaftesbury Avenue, off Street Lane, which, whenever I drive along it seems to go on and on and on... and on.

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PIC: Alan Cross

Leeds golfers fight new ‘free’ school proposal for fairway land

Golf fans in Leeds fear that the hunt for a site for a new ‘free’ school in the north of the city could leave them without a practice pitch for the first time in almost a century - and pose a danger to schoolchildren based within yards of a busy fairway.

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Concerns for injured swan trapped for 24 hours in Leeds Roundhay Park

Concerns for injured swan trapped for 24 hours in Leeds Roundhay Park

Visitors to Roundhay Park are concerned for the welfare of an injured swan which is trapped in a gully near the lake.

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Dion Dalton.

Leeds Tesco store thief made threats with knife and syringe during crime spree

A man threatened security guards, staff and customers with a knife after being caught shoplifting at a Tesco store during a spree of offending.

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The runaway tram crash which shocked Leeds

The runaway tram crash which shocked Leeds

Older readers may remember a shocking event that shook Leeds in the 1950s - the day of the runaway tram.

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Leeds mum Sarah Sturdy gave birth two months prematurely. The traumatic experience made it difficult for her to bond with her son Harrison and left her feeling depressed and anxious. Sarah is speaking out about her experiences of mental health difficulties during pregnancy, and after birth, in a bid to encourage other parents to get support if they are struggling.
22nd June 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds mum speaks out about pressure to be perfect parent

Pregnancy and childbirth takes its toll on mothers physically, but the experience can have an emotional impact, too.

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By Jamie Harris.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 23 June

Castle folly at Roundhay Park, by Jamie Harris.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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Ira B's.

Review: Ira B’s, Roundhay, Leeds

Tucked away on a quiet residential street in Roundhay is a snack bar that is widely agreed to be one of the best lunch spots in the whole city.

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