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Funeral of young Leeds rugby player to be held locally

The funeral of a Leeds rugby player who died suddenly at the age of just 25 is to be held in the city.

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Police are concerned about people swimming in Roundhay Lake, pictured, during the warm weather.

Leeds police issue warning about swimming in open waters

A reminder has been issued to young people about the dangers of swimming in lakes, reservoirs and rivers.

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QUIZ: Guess the temperature of Roundhay Park's lake today

QUIZ: Guess the temperature of Roundhay Park's lake today

It's a scorcher today - but how warm is one of Leeds's most iconic lakes?

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School to celebrate diversity

A new week-long festival celebrating a Leeds school’s rich and diverse culture is being organised in an effort to bring the community together.

Education
By Jo Bourne,

Your YEP Picture of the Week - 26 May

Waterloo Lake at Roundhay Park, by Jo Bourne.

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Celebrity bride Pippa Middleton's Leeds links

Celebrity bride Pippa Middleton's Leeds links

It was the celebrity wedding of the year, attracting royalty and stars alike.
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A member of the Guns N' Roses tribute act.

Seeing double! Looks familiar as tribute bands plug in at Leeds’s Roundhay Park

From Madonna and Bruce Springsteen to Robbie Williams and U2, some of the world’s biggest music names have performed in Leeds’s Roundhay Park over the years.

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Gareth Puttock in action for Roundhegians

'Rugby family' pays tribute to Leeds player Gareth Puttock

Rugby clubs in Leeds have rallied round to pay tribute to a young Roundhegians player who died in his sleep.

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Gareth Puttock carries the ball for Roundhegians during a match

Leeds rugby player, 25, dies in his sleep

A Leeds rugby club have paid tribute to a young sportsman who has died in his sleep.

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INSPIRATION: Jonny Brownlee outside the town hall in Leeds.

Jonny Triathlon: ‘Leeds deserves to keep world Triathlon event’

olympic silver medallist Jonathan Brownlee said the UK leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series deserved to stay in Leeds as the city gears up to welcome over 80,000 spectators over the second weekend of June.

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With UberEats you can order food to your home or office

Food delivery app UberEATS launches in Leeds

Taxi app Uber has launched its food delivery service in Leeds this week.

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By Jamie Harris.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 2 May

Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park, by Jamie Harris.

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Council officers to answer questions on new Leeds school site proposals

Council officers will meet residents this week in an effort to provide more information on potential sites for the new free school proposed to tackle the primary places “black hole” in Leeds.

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Mystery of bright green pollution in Leeds beck

Mystery of bright green pollution in Leeds beck

What is the cause of this pollution in a Leeds stream?

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Five things you should know about... Leeds’s Tropical World

Think you know Tropical World in Roundhay?

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John Foreman.

‘Committed and determined paedophile’ abused his power at Leeds children’s home

A “committed and determined paedophile” who sexually abused young boys in his care when he was an assistant at a children’s home in Leeds has been locked up for more than 21 years.

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Leeds Building Society head office new photographs

Jobs at risk as Leeds Building Society axes branches

Leeds Building Society is to close six of its branches in the city, with 15 jobs at risk nationally.

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World Triathlon Leeds grandstand tickets go on sale

World Triathlon Leeds grandstand tickets go on sale

Fans of the Brownlee brothers can now snap up tickets to watch them in action in Leeds this summer.
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Preview: North Leeds Beer Festival

THIS weekend sees one of the best beer festivals on the local scene.

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Waterloo Lake. PIC: Scott Merrylees

Enquiries continue to identify body recovered from Leeds Roundhay Park lake

Police are today continuing their enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose body was recovered from the lake at Roundhay Park.

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