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Paramedics alert police after man hit by car near Leeds United stadium

A man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car near Leeds United's stadium.

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The Co-op store on Town Street, Beeston

Knifeman threatened to slit kids' throats after they jumped in front of him in a queue

A man threatened to slit the throats of two schoolchildren when they pushed in front of him in a supermarket queue.

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Carol and Howard Thompson survey the damage caused by thieves at Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club in Beeston. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds cricket club ‘heartbreak’ as thieves cut and steal wicket

A LEEDS cricket club faces paying out thousands of pounds to repair damage after thieves cut up and stole part of an artificial wicket.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

Photo gallery: Beeston Festival

Check out this gallery of photos from Beeston Festival. Are you featured?

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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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