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Armed robbers target Leeds bingo club for a second time

Four armed robbers demanded cash from staff at a Leeds bingo club during a 'terrifying' raid last night.

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Ryan Simpson, 29, was arrested by police who were called to The Engine pub, in Hunslet. He appeared at Leeds Crown Court accused of having a 10-inch carving knife in his possession.

Police called to Leeds beer garden fight where man had 10-inch knife

A MAN was caught on camera holding a carving knife after a fight in a pub beer garden, a court heard.

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Police appeal for information as fire at derelict Leeds pub investigated as arson

Police appeal for information as fire at derelict Leeds pub investigated as arson

A fire at a derelict pub in Leeds last night is being investigated by police as arson.

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South Leeds Stadium. PIC: PA

Could new 25-year deal keep Hunslet RLFC at Leeds’ John Charles Centre for Sport?

It is an area of Leeds that has proudly flown the Rugby League flag for decades.

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Getaway driver jailed over axe raid at Leeds bingo hall

Getaway driver jailed over axe raid at Leeds bingo hall

Staff and customers at a Leeds bingo hall were threatened by axe and machete-wielding robbers during a £5,000 raid.

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The criminal was sentenced at Chesterfield magistrates' court/

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.

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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.

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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.

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Luxury lifestyle of Leeds cocaine chief

Luxury lifestyle of Leeds cocaine chief

A DRUG dealer led a luxury lifestyle funded from the profits of a major cocaine dealing ring which he operated with members of his gang.

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South Leeds cocaine gang jailed for total of 41 years

EIGHT members of drug gang who were involved in a large scale cocaine dealing operation based in south Leeds have been jailed for a total of 41 years.

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Roger Fitzsimmonds

Violent Leeds thug hit partner with pint glass during Valentine's Day celebrations

A man hit his partner over the head with a pint glass and kicked and punched her repeatedly when he turned violent after they fell out as they celebrated Valentine’s Day.

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Leeds Magistrates Court.

Leeds residents fined after ignoring requests to clear up gardens

Complaints about waste piling up in two Leeds gardens has resulted in two residents being fined this week.

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Joshua Craven with bus driver Steve Lamb pictured at First Bus, Hunslet Park Depot. PIC: Simon Hulme

Depot tour was ‘Disneyland’ for eight-year-old Leeds bus fan

A LEEDS boy was thrilled to be invited on a tour of the First Bus depot in Leeds after a story about one driver’s kindness went viral.

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HOST: Freddie Cliff, left,  pictured outside Whitelocks, Leeds,  with legendary boxer Jake Raging Bull LaMotta.

Tributes after death of popular Leeds landlord who ran Whitelocks

HUNDREDS of mourners are expected at the funeral of a popular Leeds pub landlord who started out as professional footballer.

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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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‘Drugs and weapons den’ Leeds pub is stripped of its licence

‘Drugs and weapons den’ Leeds pub is stripped of its licence

A trouble hit Leeds pub which it was claimed had been used as a weapons and drugs den and a conduit for stolen goods has been temporarily stripped of its licence.

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MBS Autocare Ltd on Parkfield Street, Hunslet. Image: Google.

Arson suspected after tyre blaze spread to Leeds car repair garage

ARSONISTS are believed to have started a blaze on a railway banking in Leeds which spread to a car repair garage.

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Dirty equipment at Sky Pizza Bar in Hunslet

Leeds takeaway fined over dirty equipment

The owner of a pizza bar in Leeds has appeared in court after his premises were found to be in a dirty state.

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Thwaite Mill.

Five things you should know about... Thwaite Mills in Leeds

Think you know Thwaite Mills?

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YEP Says: £50m Leeds mill plan is a welcome idea

MANY of Leeds’s best old buildings were huge mills and factories where thousands of people worked.

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