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Calls for more defibrillators after Pudsey Pacer collapses at Leeds parkrun

A grandfather who was “fit as a fiddle” collapsed after suffering a cardiac arrest during a parkrun in Leeds - only a week after he had taken part in a 100-mile cycle ride.

Crime-fighter: Spiderman swooped in to Ryecroft Academy in Leeds to save a teddy bear that was stuck on the roof.

Superhero saves the day for children at Leeds school

A superhero dropped in at a Leeds school to save the day after a teddy bear got stuck on a roof.

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A view of a section of the Stanningley Bypass looking towards Leeds from the bridge on Swinnow Road, Bramley.

Leeds nostalgia: Stanningley Bypass ‘then and now’

The trees and shrubs may have grown a fair bit since it was first built but then so has the volume of traffic. While our ‘then and now’ pictures of Stanningley Bypass might not show it, the difference between these two roads could not be further apart.

Pair charged with targeting Leeds shopkeeper in racial incident

Pair charged with targeting Leeds shopkeeper in racial incident

A man and a woman are due to appear in court charged in connection with a racially-aggravated incident against a Polish shopkeeper in Leeds. 

Lesley Whiteley

Musical therapy opens up new world for breast cancer patient

Lesley Whiteley had gone 22 years from her initial diagnosis of breast cancer before being told the disease had returned.

Oliver Awards 2016, Elland Road, Leeds...Winner of the Best City Centre ...Kendells Bistro.... .21st March 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

YEP Leeds Oliver Awards 2017: Nominations are now open

The biggest day in the Leeds culinary dining calendar has been set and we want you to help make it the best ever.

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Sinclair Belle playing his limited edition Fender Telecaster Deluxe 'Chris Shiflett' custom.

Unique Foo Fighters guitar stolen from car during band rehearsal in Leeds

A MUSICIAN’S limited edition guitar was stolen from his car along with various pieces of musical equipment.

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Characters arrive for Bramley Scarecrow Trail

Characters arrive for Bramley Scarecrow Trail

The scarecrows are coming to west Leeds - will you be able to find them all?

Police want to speak to these men about a theft from a car parked at New Pudsey Railway Station.

CCTV appeal: Police probe series of thefts from cars

Police are hunting a group of thieves thought to be behind a series of thefts in West Yorkshire.

The Owl at Rodley.

Pub review: The Owl Inn, Rodley, Leeds

The Owl pub at Rodley has been through some turgid times in recent years. Not too long ago, it closed for a period, the reasons for which we shall not here pry into, but suffice to say this Enterprise Inn’s pub is now up and running and, judging by our most recent visit, is in better form than ever before.

18-year-old airlifted to hospital after minibus collision in Leeds

18-year-old airlifted to hospital after minibus collision in Leeds

An 18-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after being involved in a collision with a minibus in Leeds.
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Burley business back on its feet after 5ft flood

A Leeds business has managed to build itself up from scratch again after the Boxing Day floods caused £500,000 worth of damage.

Police checked 40 vehicles during the latest Operation Dodgegill day of action. Picture: West Yorkshire Police.

Spot checks catch vehicles on road with bald tyres, defects and no tax

A VEHICLE with a bald tyre was seized for having no road tax when police carried out spot checks as part of an ongoing road safety operation.

Slow cooked Daube of beef, mustard trufle and wild mushrooms.
 PIC: Tony Johnson

Restaurant review: La Casita, Horsforth, Leeds

The arrival of La Casita in Horsforth is nothing short of momentous. The tapas restaurant’s reputation goes before it. It was winner of this year’s YEP Oliver Award Best European restaurant, beating off stiff competition.

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Siegen Manor care home in Morley

Anger as axe to fall on Leeds care homes

SENIOR councillors have approved the closure of three Leeds care homes despite a consultation revealing overwhelming opposition to the controversial plans.

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Leeds church finally finds permanent home - after 20 years of searching

A Leeds church has finally found somewhere to call home - after two decades of searching for a permanent base.

Officers arrested the man after a call from a concerned member of the public.

Man acting suspiciously in Leeds street was wanted by Scottish police

A man wanted by Police Scotland was arrested in Leeds after being spotted acting suspiciously in a residential street.

A woman is due to appear in court after a dog attacked a boy in Leeds.

Woman due in court after boy, 5, mauled by dog in Leeds

A Leeds woman is due to appear in court after a five-year-old boy was bitten by a dog.

File picture of an English bull terrier

Boy, 5, mauled by dog in Leeds

A five-year-old boy is in hospital after being mauled by a dog in Leeds.

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Five things: Bramley Baths

Five things: Bramley Baths

Think you know Bramley Baths? Think again.

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