Director laundered £600,000 of drug cash to fund his “penchant” for luxury cars

AN on-the-run managing director who helped three brothers launder £600,000 of drugs money through his business has been given a three year prison sentence.


Leeds grandmother’s Majorca holiday road death tragedy

A GRANDMOTHER from Leeds was killed while crossing a road in Majorca just hours after arriving for a family holiday on the island, an inquest heard.

Linda Robertson outside Morley Newlands Academy.

Leeds lollipop lady named kindest in the country

A lollipop lady from a school in Morley has been named the kindest in the country.

Teenage rugby league player badly hurt in collision with car in Leeds

Teenage rugby league player badly hurt in collision with car in Leeds

THE rugby league community is rallying to support a promising teenage player from Leeds who suffered a catalogue of injuries when he was involved in collision with a car.

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New homes near Leeds motorway put on hold after pollution fears

A housing development near the M621 motorway in Leeds has been put on hold after claims that it would put local families at higher risk from air pollution.

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Travelodge reveals Leeds guests’ weirdest requests

Travelodge reveals Leeds guests’ weirdest requests

As a receptionist at a budget hotel, you’d be pretty surprised if a guest asked you to help make them a costume for the Leeds Carnival.


Decision due on revised Leeds homes plan

A decision will be made by planning chiefs on revised proposals to build dozens of homes on greenfield land in Leeds.

White Bear pub at Tingley has now closed.

Notice on site of former Leeds pub

A campaign battling for improvements at an “eyesore” former Leeds pub site has moved a step forward.

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Two Leeds pubs fined for showing football matches illegally

Two Leeds pubs fined for showing football matches illegally

Two more Leeds pubs have been slapped with fines for showing live football matches illegally to customers.

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Police would like to speak to this woman following an assault in Morley.

Pictures released after ‘cheerleader’ assaults woman

Detectives have released CCTV images after a woman was allegedly assaulted by another woman wearing a cheerleader costume outside a nightclub in Morley.

Julie Walton, 58, shaved her head in aid of her friend and colleague, Tamara Beckwith, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

‘Brave’ friend shaved hair to help colleague

A morley woman has shaved her head after her long-time friend told her she was scared to lose her hair when she was diagnosed with cancer.

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Leeds council steps up efforts to reverse ‘pollution hotspot’ shame

Leeds council steps up efforts to reverse ‘pollution hotspot’ shame

Two Leeds suburbs are to have their air quality monitored as the council bids to reverse the city’s poor record as a pollution hotspot.

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Sir Steve Redgrave

Meet decorated Olympians at Leeds White Rose Centre

Two of Great Britain’s most celebrated Olympians will be meeting fans in Leeds this week.


Slideshow: Former MP Ed Balls and Strictly dance partner in rehearsal in Leeds

Former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has defied many people’s expectations – including the Strictly Come Dancing judges – by making it through to the live Halloween show on Saturday.

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Katya Jones and Ed Balls during Saturday's live Strictly Come Dancing show. Picture: Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire

Video: Former MP Ed Balls to dance another day after surviving results show

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls survived the boot in tonight’s Strictly Come Dancing results show despite finding himself at the bottom of the leaderboard once more last night after almost dropping his partner during a “dodgy lift”.

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Crews called to tackle bathroom blaze in Morley

Firefighters have tackled a blaze which started in a bathroom yesterday.

Wheelchair bound Tom McMeekin, jailed for seven and a half years

Jail for ‘lunatic’ Leeds driver over crash that left two boys dead and two disabled

A man who caused the death of two teenage boys and left two others with life-changing disabilities after driving “like a lunatic” has been jailed for seven and a half years.

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Morley Town Hall.

Safety scheme at Leeds playgrounds

Councillors are considering stepping up safety at playgrounds in a Leeds town in an effort to curb anti-social behaviour.

The Wedding Present

Final weekend of festival

The Wedding Present will herald the end of this year’s Morley Arts Festival.

VEGGIE SUPREME: Jason Cunningham, proprieter of The Organic Pantry.

South Leeds: Produce showcased at Morley Food Market

A new outdoor food market has been launched to showcase local businesses through monthly spreads of Yorkshire produce.

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