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How former Leeds sewage works turned into a top retail spot for shoppers of the North

The White Rose Shopping Centre celebrates the 20th anniversary of its opening this weekend.

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New dog training schools open in Leeds for naughty pets

New dog training schools open in Leeds for naughty pets

Animal charity Dogs Trust is opening three dog training schools in Leeds to tackle an epidemic of canine behavioural problems.

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A man was seen being bundled into a car in Dulverton Close, Cottingley. Picture: Google

Man pushed into car during "suspicious incident" in Leeds

Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information about what they described as "a suspicious incident" in a Leeds suburb.

Linda Meikle from Save Our Beeston and vicar Revd Lindsey Pearson.
Pictures: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Campaigners rally to restore stopped Leeds church timepiece

Time stood still in a Leeds community when the clock on the local church tower suddenly stopped working.

Armed robbers strike three times in four days in south Leeds

Armed robbers strike three times in four days in south Leeds

Three men are being sought by police who believe they may be responsible for three armed robberies in Leeds in just four days.

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Leeds's most hipster haunts revealed

Leeds's most hipster haunts revealed

A property company has revealed Leeds's most 'hipster' areas - based on the number of beard trimming parlours and record shops.

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Staff threatened at gunpoint at William Hill betting shop in Leeds

A robber threatened staff at gunpoint at a betting shop in Leeds.

Joshua Sharp (right) and Ashley Giles (left).

Leeds burglars caught thanks to dash cam footage

TWO burglars were caught after their conversation was recorded on the dash cam of a car they stole after targeting a house in Leeds.

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South Leeds: Measures to cut speeding in Morley and Drighlington

Monitoring devices are being installed in South Leeds as part of plans to cut speeding in the area.

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PARADE: The annual St Georges Day parade in Morley, 2015.

Leeds town to rally for annual St George’s Day parade

Patriotism at its best will be on show when thousands of people rally together to celebrate St George’s Day in Morley.

Ram-raiders targeted Morrisons in Leeds. Picture: Google

Ram-raiders plough through shutters of Leeds supermarket

Detectives are hunting a gang of masked men who drove a car through the shutters of a supermarket in Leeds during a brazen attempted robbery.

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DECEMBER 1969: Members of Middleton Railway Trust are seen here aboard their latest acquisition - a diEsel locomotive built by Hudswell Clarke, of Leeds, which started life 23 years ago shunting at Keighley gas works.

Five things you should know about... Middleton Railway

Think you know Middleton Railway in Leeds? Think again.


Watch: Leeds teen’s shock as video goes viral

Prolific social media user Chloe Jones says she is enjoying her ‘five minutes of fame’ after one of her Facebook videos went viral - racking up over 41 million view so far.

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John Hardcastle.

Violent robber threatened to inject Leeds nurse with HIV

A thug who threatened to stab a nurse with a syringe as he tried to rob her of her car has been locked up for more than five years.


Leeds town ‘plagued’ by phone woes

Poor mobile phone coverage is plaguing the area around Morley, according to the town’s MP.

Coun Robert Finnigan

Controversial outlines plans for 550 new homes in Morley are approved

A CONTROVERSIAL outline planning application for 550 new homes in the Churwell area of Morley has been approved - despite almost 1,000 objections.

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An artist's impression of the proposed scheme at Granary Wharf in Leeds

‘Elitist’ claim as no affordable housing is included in £55m Leeds riverside scheme

MEMBERS of a Leeds City Council plans panel deferred final approval for a £55m riverside homes and leisure complex after councillors said a decision by developers not to include affordable housing on the site was ‘elitist’ and amounted to “social exclusion.”

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Fifteen cars stolen from Leeds car dealership in Fast and Furious-style sting

Fifteen cars stolen from Leeds car dealership in Fast and Furious-style sting

A Leeds car dealer found out that 15 of his vehicles had been stolen just moments after the birth of his daughter.
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Millshaw Road, Beeston (Google Maps)

Boy, 16, seriously injured in collision in Leeds

A 16-year-old boy has suffered “serious” injuries in a collision with a car in Leeds.

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