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Detectives seek phone footage of "ugly scenes" at Leeds boxing event

Police investigating a mass brawl at a boxing event in Leeds are appealing for mobile phone footage and other images.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Jurors filmed, followed and offered cash bribes to find Leeds ‘cash for crash’ conmen Not Guilty

A jury hearing a case of an alleged ‘cash for crash’ plot in which an innocent Leeds pensioner was killed has been discharged after jurors were offered bribes.

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Old Lane, Beeston (Photo: Google)

'I took part in cash for crash plot that killed elderly woman', Leeds man tells jury

A MAN told a jury how he had joined in an agreement with three other men to stage a 'cash for crash' collision which caused the death of an elderly woman.

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Winstons Health and Leisure, on Dewsbury Road, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme

Police object outright to alcohol licence bid by Leeds massage parlour in vice raid

Police have “outright” objected to a Leeds massage parlour’s application for a licence to serve alcohol.

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Armed police find drugs set up in raid on Leeds flat

A cannabis growing set up has been discovered at a flat in Leeds following a firearms operation last night.

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Video: ‘Biggest and best ever’ Valentine’s Fair returns to Leeds

Thrillseekers in Leeds should brace themselves for the ‘biggest and best ever’ Valentine’s Fair when it returns for its 26th year.

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Old Lane, Beeston, Leeds

Jury told of pensioner’s death in ‘crash for cash’ scam

AN INNOCENT pensioner was killed when the car she was travelling in was hit in a ‘crash for cash’ plot organised by four men, a jury heard.

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Football banning orders have been handed out

Man jailed after dramatic chase in Leeds

A CRIMINAL who deliberately crashed a car during a police chase while his heavily pregnant girlfriend was a passenger has been sent to prison.

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South Leeds Academy criticised in Ofsted inspection

A Leeds upper school has been criticised by the education watchdog after it found pupils did not make enough progress, teaching was not good enough and too many pupils were consistently absent.

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Leeds knifeman jailed for life for stabbing partner in head during drunken street attack

A DANGEROUS offender has been jailed for life for stabbing his girlfriend in the head during a drunken street attack.

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Man hit over head with bottle during Leeds street robbery

Man hit over head with bottle during Leeds street robbery

A man was taken to hospital after three youths demanded money and smashed a bottle over his head.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Driver in Leeds police chase as he went to buy his mum a birthday present

A banned driver was found in possession of weapons and drugs after he caused a collision during a police chase in Leeds.

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Will Pearson, Business Manager at First Leeds, Cllr Keith Wakefield West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Chair, Cllr Richard Lewis, Leeds City Councils executive member for regeneration, transport and planning and Leeds City Council Leader, Cllr Judith Blake open the new passenger faciilty block at the Elland Road Park and Ride. Picture Tony Johnson

New Elland Road park and ride waiting area is ‘an early Chrismas present’ for Leeds shoppers on the go

A plush new waiting area at Leeds’s Elland Road park and ride will help boost the number of commuters and shopper bussing in the city centre, transport bosses hope.

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Gang jailed after conning elderly people

Neighbour’s throat slashed in row over noise at flats in Leeds

A former soldier slashed his neighbour’s throat with a knife during a dispute about noise in the block of flats where they lived, a court heard.

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Hanif Malik, departing chief executive, of the Hamara Healthy Living Centre, Beeston.

Goodbye and good luck to a Leeds community hero

Warm tributes have been paid to Leeds community stalwart Hanif Malik – chair of Beeston’s Hamara Centre – who is leaving his role after 20 years.

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Puggy reunited with his owner Maurice Loscombe.

Dog stolen in Leeds in 2014 is found 45 miles away

A dog owner whose prized pug was stolen in a burglary at his home has been reunited with his beloved pet more than two years later.

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Christmas Sunday opening for Leeds Elland Road Park and Ride

Leeds’s 800-space Elland Road Park and Ride is to open on three Sundays in the run up to Christmas.

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Leeds shopkeeper in court for £13,000 illegal tobacco haul

A Leeds shopkeeper has been handed a suspended prison sentence for possessing with intent to supply a large stash of cheap, illegal cigarettes and tobacco with a total street value of £13,000.

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Some of the properties within the portfolio.

For sale, two whole roads! Leeds property deal could be right up your street

Here’s an opening that could be streets ahead for people looking to put some money into property in Leeds.

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