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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.

News
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.

News
By Jamie Harris.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 23 June

Castle folly at Roundhay Park, by Jamie Harris.

Arts
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.

Music
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.
News
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.

News
World Series Triathlon Leeds: The ultimate spectator guide

World Series Triathlon Leeds: The ultimate spectator guide

It's finally here - this weekend will see thousands of triathletes, both professional and amateur, descend on Leeds.
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Roman Place in Roundhay

Police discover cannabis factory in Roundhay home

Police have discovered cannabis being grown in a property in one of Leeds's most exclusive suburbs.

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General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Leeds North East?

General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Leeds North East?

There are seven candidates vying to win the Leeds North East seat.

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World Series Triathlon Leeds: Some fascinating facts about this weekend's events

World Series Triathlon Leeds: Some fascinating facts about this weekend's events

With just days to go until the World Series Triathlon arrives in Leeds, we've rounded up some fascinating facts about the event.

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Gareth Puttock played for Roundhegians RUFC in north Leeds

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.

News
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?

News

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.

Arts
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