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Swan take: Cygnet is taken for a drive during rescue mission

A group of Leeds wildlife volunteers transported a swan in a car as part of a dramatic rescue mission.
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New outdoor gym to open in Leeds Roundhay Park

New outdoor gym to open in Leeds Roundhay Park

Exercise fans will soon be able to get their fitness fix in the great outdoors when a new outdoor gym is unveiled in Roundhay Park.

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Life-saving equipment stolen from lake in Leeds park

Life-saving equipment stolen from lake in Leeds park

A warning has been issued about the dangers of removing life-saving equipment from the lake in a Leeds park after the repeated theft of life rings and life lines.
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By Catherine Ruane.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 11 March

Crocuses at Roundhay Park, by Catherine Ruane.

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Fire damage to the changing rooms on Soldiers Field, Roundhay. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Video: Blaze engulfs building at Leeds Roundhay Park after suspected arson attack

Arsonists are suspected to have started a fierce blaze which has engulfed a building in Roundhay Park.

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Naheem Hussain

Hapless thieves rob Leeds jeweller - but steal only his lunchbox

THREE hapless robbers who planned a 'sophisticated' jewellery heist ended up stealing a box of Tupperware and some sandwiches.

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By Paul Goodyear.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 8 March

Roundhay Park, by Paul Goodyear.

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Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee crosses the line to win the gold medal in the Elite Men's ITU World Triathlon Series in Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 12, 2016. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire

Give Leeds volunteer roles a ‘tri’

There are now fewer than 100 days to go until up to 5,000 amateur triathletes join the world’s best in Leeds for an action-packed weekend on June 10 and 11.

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By Joel Ireland.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 2 March

Crocuses in Roundhay Park, by Joel Ireland.

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Residents on Copgrove Road in Roundhay are fed up of their potholed road. 
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Safety fears over pothole Leeds road

Residents have hit out at the scale of potholes on a well-used road in Leeds and say they fear an accident is waiting to happen.

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Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Robbers broke into a family home in Leeds and held a knife to a woman's throat as her children played downstairs.

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How the development at 21 Allerton Park may look.

Fears over flats plan in Leeds

proposals to build a block of flats in a conservation area of Leeds have led to dozens of objections.

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World Series Leeds triathlon announces 'People's Saturday' of events for all

World Series Leeds triathlon announces 'People's Saturday' of events for all

Races for juniors, beginners and para-athletes will all be part of a 'festival of triathlon' at June's World Series event in Leeds.

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Video: Exotic new arrivals in Leeds find city living has its creature comforts

They’re the exotic arrivals that should help ensure families heading to a Leeds visitor attraction have a really wild day out.

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A boa constrictor

Crocodiles arrive at Tropical World in Leeds

One of Leeds's most popular attractions has welcomed some new reptilian residents.

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The proportion of underperforming secondary schools is lower in Sheffield than on average in England

Fears over free school funding

Campaigning parents fear they may lose out on a new free school in Roundhay as they demand action from authorities over “unacceptable” delays.

Education
By Suzanne Watson.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 7 February

Roundhay Park fountain, by Suzanne Watson.

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Little Oliver....... The Olive Branch, Street Lane, Roundhay, Leeds.
20th April 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Restaurant review: The Olive Branch, Roundhay

What could be nicer on a chilly, windswept February evening than some warm, home cooked Turkish food?

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By Jamie Harris.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 6 February

Gledhow Valley, by Jamie Harris.

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2 February 2017......    Celebrating San Carlos Flying Pizza in Roundhay 40th birthday, founding owner Adriano Piazzaroli,  Celebrity Chef Aldo Zilli and current owner Carlo Distefano. Picture Tony Johnson.

Flying Pizza restaurant’s £200,000 revamp as it celebrates 40 years in Leeds

It was one of the first Italian restaurants to open in the city and was a regular haunt for footballers, television stars and politicians.

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