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Leeds: Elland Road Park and Ride scheme is extended

Growing demand has led to an extension of the Elland Road Park and Ride scheme.

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JAILED: David Jones.

Violent Leeds loan shark attacked man with samurai sword and dagger over a £90 debt

A VIOLENT loan shark who attacked a man with a samurai sword and a dagger over a £90 debt and carer who operated a loan shark business are among criminals who have been caught illegally lending money in Leeds.

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Sean Sturman created Save Our Beeston group in opposition to the plans. PIC: Tony Johnson

Campaigners’ fury at Leeds prayer centre go-ahead

Controversial plans to transform a former factory in Leeds into a Muslim prayer hall and multi-faith community centre have finally been approved after a four year battle and a massive outcry from the local community.

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The former Ice Pak factory site in Beeston, Leeds, which is set to be turned into a Muslim prayer hall and multi-faith community centre. Picture Tony Johnson.

Calls for unity after Leeds ‘mosque’ approval anger

The charity behind controversial plans for a Muslim prayer hall and multi-faith community centre in a south Leeds suburb has apologised to locals for its part in a long running “conflict” over the proposals - and has vowed to work “in partnership” with local objectors to allay their concerns.

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The derelict former Ice Pak factory site in Beeston, Leeds

Updated: Fury as plans for multi-faith centre in Beeston are approved

Controversial plans to transform a former factory in Beeston into a Muslim prayer hall and attached multi-faith community centre have been approved despite a four year battle and a massive outcry from local residents and politicians.

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Tempest Road, Beeston. Pic: Google.

Man stabbed at Leeds kebab shop

A stabbing at a Leeds takeaway has left a man with a serious arm injury.

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Mini maestro, 3, can play 33 songs on the xylophone

She was reciting Sanskrit poetry at the age of two, much to the astonishment of her parents.

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Cemetery Road, Beeston

Van driver flees scene after Leeds crash

The driver of a van bearing false number plates has fled the scene of a crash in Leeds this morning.

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Police have been at the scene of an assault on Beeston Road today

Man found seriously injured outside Leeds address

Police are trying to trace a suspect seen fleeing the scene, after a man was found seriously injured outside an address in Leeds.

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Leeds school ‘continues to be good’ after significant changes to leadership

Staff and leaders at a school in Beeston are celebrating after being praised by education inspectors.

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By Rohit Khosla.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 9 May

Cross Flatts Park, Beeston, by Rohit Khosla.

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Leeds Crown Court.

‘I am known for weapons and murder’: Leeds neighbour jailed for stab threats

A MAN who produced a knife and threatened to stab one of his neighbours in the stomach during a drunken row has been jailed for seven months.

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Cardinal Road, Beeston (Google)

Police plea 15 years on from Navy man’s murder

Detectives are reappealing to the public for information about the stabbing to death of retired Merchant Navy officer Leonard Farrar, on the 15th anniversary of his murder.

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Retired Merchant Navy officer Leonard Farrar was found stabbed to death in his home in Beeston on May 4, 2002.

Detectives seek justice for family of murdered Leeds pensioner 15 years on

Cold case detectives are continuing to search for the crucial piece of evidence needed to solve the murder of a Leeds pensioner.

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Body recovered from river in Leeds is believed to be missing man

Body recovered from river in Leeds is believed to be missing man

A body found in the River Aire in Leeds this morning is believed to be that of a local man who went missing two weeks ago.

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OAP died after being given another patient’s medication at Leeds hospital

OAP died after being given another patient’s medication at Leeds hospital

A NURSE wept as she apologised to the family of a Leeds man who died at St James’s Hospital after she gave him another patient’s medication by mistake.

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Specialist police officers continue search for missing Leeds man who disappeared last week

Specialist police officers continue search for missing Leeds man who disappeared last week

Specialist officers are today continuing the search for a 25-year-old man who went in Leeds last week.

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John Foreman.

‘Committed and determined paedophile’ abused his power at Leeds children’s home

A “committed and determined paedophile” who sexually abused young boys in his care when he was an assistant at a children’s home in Leeds has been locked up for more than 21 years.

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Smoke billows out from the scene of the fire in Beeston

No action to be taken after tyre fire in Leeds

A tyre storage firm hit by a huge fire on Monday evening was not committing any environmental offences when the blaze started.

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Environment Agency officials to visit site of tyre fire in Leeds

Environment Agency officials to visit site of tyre fire in Leeds

Officers from the Environment Agency are due to visit the site of a fire which sent plumes of black smoke into the sky above south Leeds.
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