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Ramping up to 2020 with upgrade for Leeds skate park

Excitement is ramping up at a south Leeds skate park which has undergone a major refit after being given a funding boost.

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General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Elmet and Rothwell?

General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Elmet and Rothwell?

There are five candidates bidding to become the next Elmet and Rothwell MP.

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Leeds pub to be added to community assets list

a rothwell pub is to be added to a list of valuable community assets, which will safeguard its future as a local hub.

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Crash on M62 near Leeds is cleared

AN accident  on the M62 near Leeds caused major delays tonight.
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Clampdown on cars speeding in Leeds suburbs

Residents should be able to cross the road from their homes safely.

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Serious crash on M62 near Leeds

Serious crash on M62 near Leeds

Part of the M62 is closed near Leeds after a serious crash left a vehicle on its side.
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Stainton Lane, Rothwell.

UPDATE: Police make arrest after white-van incident involving Leeds children

A man has been arrested on suspicion of inciting a girl to engage in sexual activity after an incident involving a white van in Leeds.

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Stainton Lane. Pic: Google.

Search for man who offered Leeds girls, 12, lift in van and made rude comments

Police are searching for a man who offered two children a lift before making inappropriate comments to them in Leeds.
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Photo essay: If you are quiet you can hear it growing...

Forced Yorkshire rhubarb grows in the darkness at the E Oldroyd and Sons farm in Rothwell.

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Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell Alec Shelbrooke. (S)

Leeds MP adds voice to row as Commons speaker could be ousted in days

A Leeds MP has added his voice to the call for Commons Speaker John Bercow to resign branding his position “untenable”.

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Wartime binoculars taken during house break in

A pair of First World War binoculars were among items stolen from a house during a break in.

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SPADE WORK: One of the PSCOs at Rothwell Country Park.

South Leeds: Digging in to help park’s friends

Volunteers working to make the most of their local park had some welcome support from local PCSOs who pitched in during the latest tidy up event.

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Missing man found safe as police thank public

Missing man found safe as police thank public

A man who went missing in Leeds earlier this week has been found.

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Ralph Mortimer.

Police in Leeds issue urgent appeal for information about missing man

Police say they are “very concerned” for the welfare of a man who has gone missing in Leeds.

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Marsh Street, Rothwell. Photo: Google

Pensioner seriously injured after being struck by car in Leeds

A PENSIONER suffered serious head injuries after he was struck by a car in Rothwell  today.

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Leeds hotel launches alcohol-free bar menu

Leeds hotel launches alcohol-free bar menu

A country hotel is targeting Dry January abstainers by offering a 'dry' drinks list in its bars.

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Commercial Street, Rothwell. Picture: Google.

Pensioner arrested after sexual assault on Leeds girl, 11, at bus stop

Detectives investigating a sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl in Leeds have made an arrest.

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Leeds man fined for illegal fishing

A Leeds man has been fined £377 after being caught fishing without a rod licence.

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SERIAL WINNERS: Rothwell Temperance Band are to perform in Morley later this month.

Award-winning Leeds brass band set for show

Rothwell Temperance Band, Leeds’ Championship Brass Band and 2015 winner of the Grand Shield, are to perform at Morley Town Hall later this month.

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LOVING MEMORY: Heartbroken Pam Whitlam holds a photo of her son Harry.

Harry Whitlam: Leeds mum’s tribute as man jailed over death

A heartbroken mother has paid a beautiful tribute to her son – as the drunk farm worker who reversed into him in a tractor was jailed for just 16 months because of a legal loophole.

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