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South Leeds

Ban for dangerous driver after police chase in Leeds ends with ‘stinger’ device

A Leeds man who asked police officers for popcorn as they showed him dashcam footage of his dangerous driving on a “rollercoaster” road has been jailed for 16 months.

Aerial picture over the Kirkstall Road area of Leeds after the River Aire burst its banks on Boxing Day 2015.

Have your say on phase two of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

PROPOSALS for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme are going on show next month to communities upstream of the city centre.

Traffic building up on the M62 eastbound near Leeds following the crash. Picture: Highways Agency/Crown

Emergency services respond to pile-up on M62 near Leeds

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash on the M62 near Leeds this afternoon.
David Houlgate.

Judge tells murderer he showed ‘no remorse’ as he gets life sentence for savage murder of friend at Leeds flat

A murderer was told he had shown ‘no remorse’ as he was given a life sentence for the brutal killing of his friend in his own flat.


The search begins for YEP Leeds Chippy of the Year

We are on the look-out to find the best of 2017.

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Joao Dos Santos.

Robber attacked Leeds pensioner in his own home

A robber who attacked an elderly pensioner in his own home before stealing his mobile phone has been locked up for two years.

WORTHY CAUSE: Sarah's nephew Will Coley is battling leukaemia.

Leeds woman raises £2,000 for Candlelighters

When Sarah Giles took part in the Great North Run, there was a special young man on her mind every step of the way.

Sally-Anne Greenfield, chief executive of Leeds Community Foundation

Leeds Community Foundation‘s £5.5m record-breaking year

THE chief executive of Leeds Community Foundation has revealed it gave out more than £5.5m in grants to more than 500 charities and organisations in the city over the past year.

Partick Whelan and Gareth Hayes.

Leeds burglary gang caught red-handed during 3,000 cigarette raid at shop

A gang of burglars were caught moments after they carried out a night time raid at a newsagents and stole £3,000 worth of cigarettes.


Lifesaving devices installed inside former south Leeds phone boxes

Generous donors in Morley are helping to get pulses racing by paying for new defibrillators in the town centre.


Detectives find stolen car used by getaway driver after bank robbery in Leeds

Detectives have recovered an Audi used as a getaway car during a bank robbery in Leeds last week.

Council refuses plans for new £15m retail park in south Leeds

Council refuses plans for new £15m retail park in south Leeds

DEVELOPERS say Leeds City Council missed out on £15m investment and 140 jobs after refusing a planning application for a retail park in Middleton.

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Leeds boy, 15, arrested by police investigating theft of Audi TT in Humberside

Leeds boy, 15, arrested by police investigating theft of Audi TT in Humberside

A 15-year-old boy from Leeds is being held by police investigating the theft of an Audi TT in Humberside.
Riley Hoult on his first day at school this week

Mum’s tears of joy as Leeds cancer fight boy starts school

THE mother of a four-year-old Leeds boy who fought for life after being struck down with childhood cancer neuroblastoma wept tears of joy as he started his first day at school.


Robbers wore creepy masks during terrifying raid on a Leeds bank

Armed robbers who struck at a bank in Leeds were wearing bizarre horror movie-style masks.

PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Murder accused tells jury how he inflicted fatal injuries on pal at Leeds flat as he tried to defend himself

A MAN accused of murdering his friend in his own flat told a jury he inflicted the fatal injuries as he tried to defend himself from attack.


Dramatic video after report of armed robbery at Leeds bank

MASKED armed robbers reportedly wielding a shotgun and an axe struck at a bank in Morley today.
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Bank robbed in south Leeds

Bank robbed in south Leeds

A bank has been robbed in Morley this afternoon.

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A Leeds Royal Mail delivery office could be on the move

ROYAL Mail is considering relocating its Holbeck delivery office to its mail processing unit just under two miles away at Wellington Bridge near Leeds city centre.
Paedophile Michael Squires was allowed unsupervised contact with youngsters after befriending women at a social club in Leeds.

Leeds man’s ex-lover attacked rival

A WOMAN was left with a serious gash to the head after being attacked by her now lover’s former partner.

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