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Photo gallery: Beeston Festival

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Leeds parents feared for baby’s life as Mercedes rammed and shotgun threat

Leeds parents feared for baby’s life as Mercedes rammed and shotgun threat

A COUPLE feared for their lives and their baby son’s life when a jealous cousin threatened them with an imitation shotgun after ramming their car in Leeds.

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artist's impression of the planned new building.

New chapter for lifeline Leeds community centre after £1m Lottery windfall

Staff and service users at a popular community centre which won a £1 million lottery grant are moving into a temporary new home as a 10-month re-building project begins.

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The erection of Barwick Maypole in 1954

New exhibition reveals photos of a lost Leeds

Leeds City Council have released a series of nostalgic photos which feature in an upcoming exhibition.

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Leeds Crown Court.

Leeds supermarket robber made knife threat

A ROBBER who threatened to stab an Aldi store cashier before making off with cash has been locked up for four and a half years.

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Christopher Wojtylo referred himself to homeless charity St George's Crypt

Aldi robber jailed after stab threats to staff

A robber who threatened to stab an Aldi store cashier before making off with cash has been locked up for four and a half years.

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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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