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Leeds woman raises £2,000 for Candlelighters

When Sarah Giles took part in the Great North Run, there was a special young man on her mind every step of the way.

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Leeds information event on HS2

TWo information events on the controversial HS2 scheme will be held in Oulton this weekend - one of the areas affected by the recently-published route.

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2005: Jane Tomlinson, at the 16 mile stage of her attempt at the New York City Marathon.

YEP Says: Truly inspirational Jane is still giving to so many people

The Jane Tomlinson story is remarkable.

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Jane Tomlinson’s amazing £10m legacy on 10th anniversary of her death

INSPIRATIONAL Jane Tomlinson’s fundraising legacy now stands at more than £10m, her family has revealed, as they prepare to mark the tenth anniversary of her death.

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ANGER: Coun Stewart Golton at the polluted park.

Leeds park pollution creates a stink

Yorkshire Water’s attempts to clean up a contaminated beck have backfired and led to raw sewage leaking into a park, it has been claimed.

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Harry Whitlam who died in an accident at Swithens Farm, Rothwell.

Leeds MP seeks meet with minister over Whitlam’s Law bid after schoolboy’s death

ELMET and Rothwell Conservative MP Alec Shelbrooke is set to formally request a meeting with a Government minister as campaigners seek a change in the law to deal with drink drivers who kill on private land.

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Mourners wear rugby shirts to funeral of teenage player Evan Hawksworth

Mourners wear rugby shirts to funeral of teenage player Evan Hawksworth

Mourners have paid tribute to a teenage boy who died during an under-14s rugby league game by wearing rugby shirts to his funeral.
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TRAGEDY: Harry Whitlam died in a tragic accident at Swithens Farm in Rothwell in Leeds in 2013.

Harry Whitlam: Minister vows to look at law change after Leeds tragedy

DRINK-DRIVERS who kill on private land face the prospect of harsher sentences after a transport minister pledged to consider a law change.

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Spurned Leeds woman chased after boyfriend leaving in police car

A SPURNED woman drove dangerously while pursuing a police car after her boyfriend asked officers to help him leave her, a court heard.

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FUTURE: Lord Mayor of Leeds, Coun Jane Dowson at The Works. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

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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