Man set to appear in court after bogus caller appeal

A man has been charged and is set to appear in court later this month in connection with a bogus call.

Police want to trace this man after an elderly woman's handbag was stolen from her Rothwell home.

CCTV images: “Utterly despicable” bogus caller stole from elderly woman’s Leeds home

A BOGUS caller stole an elderly woman’s handbag after getting into her Leeds home.

Police want to trace these men after a pensioner in Leeds was targeted by bogus callers.

Bogus callers looking for ‘Steve’ target Leeds pensioner in his home

TWO men who claimed to be searching for a friend called Steve refused to leave a Leeds pensioner’s home.

Brian Eaton, from Euro Motive, hands over the keys to Alec Shelbrooke MP, Coun Karen Bruce and For Disability volunteers. Picture by Simon Hulme.

Leeds transport charity’s new minibus to help drive down loneliness

A community charity aiming to tackle isolation among elderly and disabled people is hoping to do more for the vulnerable after unveiling a new £68,000 minibus.


Leeds set to pioneer plans for UK’s first ‘dementia friendly garden’ in a public park

A health campaigner from south Leeds has launched a plan to create the UK’s first “dementia friendly garden” in a public park.

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Licence for Leeds bar after noise concerns are settled

A licence has been granted for a new bar in Leeds.

Dolphin Manor care home in Rothwell. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

Care home uncertainty sparks fears for long-serving Leeds mobility charity

A community charity offering vulnerable people a route out of isolation is in “limbo” amid council uncertainty over its purpose-built home.

The Ride to Rio team including Mike Tomlinson (right) at the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil.

Mike Tomlinson finishes 3,000-mile Ride to Rio in emotional tribute to late Leeds fundraiser Jane

The husband of inspirational Leeds fundraiser Jane Tomlinson has completed an epic 3,000-mile bike ride from London to Rio de Janeiro in tribute to his late wife.

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The team of riders setting off from London.

Charity cycle team led by Jane Tomlinson’s husband close in on Rio finish line after 2,500 miles

A team of cyclists riding from London to Rio in tribute to the late Jane Tomlinson are within reach of the finish line.

Coun Karen Bruce (Lab, Rothwell) pictured with residents at the event.

Leeds residents offer ideas for parks

More than 50 people have turned out to have their say on the future of parks and green spaces in outer south Leeds.

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Your Picture of the Day - July 25

Woodlesford Lock on the Aire and Calder Navigation, by Jonathan Chippindale.

Hamper raises funds for south Leeds school

Hamper raises funds for south Leeds school

Manning Stainton has come up trumps to help raise funds for a local school.

Gary Green. Image: RPY

Tractor driver admits failing to ensure safety of another after death of Leeds 11-year-old Harry Whitlam

A farm worker has pleaded guilty to breaching a health and safety charge over an incident which caused the death of an 11-year-old boy almost three years ago.

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Amelia Wake: Inquest opens into death of Leeds schoolgirl

A 14-year-old schoolgirl died from her injuries after she was hit by a car an inquest was told.

Police are warning residents in south Leeds about 'suspicious incidents' in the area.

South Leeds police warning over ‘suspicious incidents’

A warning has been issued about suspicious incidents linked to south Leeds homes with expensive cars parked outside.

Lost Meridian perform at Rhubarbfest 2015.

Music festival feeling to return to south Leeds for Rhubarbfest 2016

A free community music festival will see 18 Yorkshire-based bands take to two stages in south Leeds later this month.


Takeaway getaway! Pizza man’s 100mph police chase

A pizza delivery driver who was involved in a 100mph police chase has been jailed for 12 months.

Swithens Farm in Rothwell, Leeds.

Leeds petting farm ‘doing all it can’ to act on e-coli outbreak

The owners of a petting farm at the centre of a parasitic disease outbreak that has left dozens ill said they are working with the local authority to investigate its cause .

Labour's Salma Arif (centre) speaks after winning the Gipton & Harehills ward. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

2016 Leeds local elections: RESULTS IN FULL

ONE third of the seats on Leeds City Council have been contested. Check out the results in full.

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Swithens Farm, Rothwell, Leeds. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

E-coli outbreak on Leeds petting farm: Dozens fall ill after visit

An outbreak of E.coli and parasitic disease cryptosporidiosis at a Leeds petting farm has led to more than 30 people falling ill.

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