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Have your say on St George’s Retail Park plans

The developers of a new retail park in Middleton are calling on the public to give their views on the plans.

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Graham Ibbeson's statue of Morecambe and Wise, commissioned to mark the 75th anniversary of their first appearing on stage together in 1941.

Bring me sunshine: Morecambe and Wise is unveiled in Blackpool

Morecambe and Wise will be celebrated with the unveiling of the first statue of both members of the comedy double act.

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Siegen Manor on Wesley Street in Morley. (D512A447)

Call to reconsider Leeds care home cuts

Campaigners are continuing their fight to keep a care home open - despite a controversial decision being made to close it last week.

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Andrew Scott.

Burglar targeted home in Leeds as children were in bed

A BURGLAR targeted a house as family members were asleep in bed in order to steal keys to a car parked outside the property.

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Police want to trace this man after an elderly woman's handbag was stolen from her Rothwell home.

CCTV images: “Utterly despicable” bogus caller stole from elderly woman’s Leeds home

A BOGUS caller stole an elderly woman’s handbag after getting into her Leeds home.

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Ian Clayton will appear at Morley Arts Festival. Pic by Scott Merrylees.

Morley Arts Festival 2016 continues with more music, speech and performances

The Morley Arts Festival continues this weekend, with a plethora of performances on offer around the town.

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Paul Barras.

Halloween drug dealer jailed over cocaine and cannabis found at his home in Leeds

A DRUG dealer who was caught with cannabis and cocaine which he planned to sell at a Halloween party has been sent to prison for more than three years.

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The collision occurred on the M62 on Saturday. This picture does not show the scene of the collision.

Passenger seriously hurt in M62 collision near Wakefield

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision on the M62 near Wakefield left one person seriously injured.

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Oliver Awards 2016, Elland Road, Leeds...Winner of the Best City Centre ...Kendells Bistro.... .21st March 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

YEP Leeds Oliver Awards 2017: Nominations are now open

The biggest day in the Leeds culinary dining calendar has been set and we want you to help make it the best ever.

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Police execute a warrant at industrial premises in Beeston as part of an investigation into stolen vehicle parts.

Stolen vehicles investigation leads police to Leeds industrial site

Police investigating the use of stolen vehicles and parts carried out a raid on industrial premises in Leeds.

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Police want to trace these men after a pensioner in Leeds was targeted by bogus callers.

Bogus callers looking for ‘Steve’ target Leeds pensioner in his home

TWO men who claimed to be searching for a friend called Steve refused to leave a Leeds pensioner’s home.

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Review: The Midnight Bell - the Leeds pub that wants you to linger longer

It’s hard to fault The Midnight Bell (but this being a critique I shall try) because it seems to have pretty much everything you would want from a pub.

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Carl Denning, who runs Market Wraps, was thrilled when it was voted Best Looking Mobiler in the British Street Food Awards 2016.

Carl wraps up street food award

An entrepreneur who has been fighting cancer for the past four years has won national recognition for his business venture.

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Siegen Manor care home in Morley

Anger as axe to fall on Leeds care homes

SENIOR councillors have approved the closure of three Leeds care homes despite a consultation revealing overwhelming opposition to the controversial plans.

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Leeds pub fined £10,000 for showing live football illegally

Leeds pub fined £10,000 for showing live football illegally

The landlord of a Leeds pub has been hit with a fine for showing football matches illegally.

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PEDAL POWER: Officials open the fourth Yorkshire Bank Bike Library. PIC: James Hardisty

South Leeds: Families gear up for cycling adventure

Children living in the Beeston, Hunslet and Holbeck areas of Leeds will be given the chance to get on their bikes for free.

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Leeds beauty spot to hold open day

Skelton Grange Environment Centre is holding an open day to celebrate improvement work completed by the site’s Conservation Volunteers group.

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Harry Jepson's coffin is carried across the Headingley pitch.

Leeds says goodbye to Mr Rugby League, Harry Jepson OBE

AN ERA ended when rugby league legend Harry Jepson OBE left Headingley Stadium for the final time yesterday.

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Brian Eaton, from Euro Motive, hands over the keys to Alec Shelbrooke MP, Coun Karen Bruce and For Disability volunteers. Picture by Simon Hulme.

Leeds transport charity’s new minibus to help drive down loneliness

A community charity aiming to tackle isolation among elderly and disabled people is hoping to do more for the vulnerable after unveiling a new £68,000 minibus.

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Mark Wilson pictured with comedians Peter Brush, Jonathan Mayor and Eddy Brimson ahead of his first fundraising event in early 2015. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Recognition for unsung Leeds man with Parkinson’s who raised £15,000 through comedy

An inspirational Leeds man who has tried to bring smiles to others during his battle with Parkinson’s disease has been praised for raising £15,000 for charity.

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