Rothwell

Rothwell

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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YEP Says: Help Harry’s mum to change the law

GARY GREEN drank 13 pints of beer the night before he ran over and killed 11-year-old Harry Whitlam on a farm.

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Gary Green. PIC: SWNS

Tractor driver jailed for killing boy on Leeds farm while drunk

A farm worker is thought to have drunk around 13 pints of beer the night before he caused the death of an 11-year-old by reversing a tractor into the youngster at a farm in Leeds.

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Gang jailed after conning elderly people

Leeds security guard bugged estranged wife’s home

A security guard bugged his estranged wife’s home as part of a campaign of harassment when their marriage broke down, a court heard.

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New HS2 ‘tunnel plan’ has not gone down well with some Leeds residents

Revised plans for HS2 as it passes through Woodlesford have done away with viaducts in favour of a tunnel. Neil Hudson asked residents what they made of the new tunnel plans

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