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Serious crash closes road in Leeds village

Drivers are being advised to avoid Hawksworth tonight after a serious crash in the village.

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HEALTHY LIVING: Year one pupils harvest the food they have grown on the school farm.

Leeds school’s top for food health

Youngsters from Farsley Farfield Primary School are going bananas after winning the Healthy School of the Year award.

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Rail commute chaos as vehicle strikes bridge near Leeds

Rail commute chaos as vehicle strikes bridge near Leeds

Trains have been halted on a major commuter line into Leeds after a vehicle struck a bridge.
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Long delays on Kirkstall Road

Long delays on Kirkstall Road

Traffic is backed up along Kirkstall Road this morning.

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Update: Five arrests after Bradford to Leeds police chase crash

Update: Five arrests after Bradford to Leeds police chase crash

Five people were taken to hospital after a crash involving a suspected stolen car being chased by police from Bradford to Leeds.

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WANTED: Escaped prisoner Daniel Brown.

Police swarm over Leeds community after escaped prisoner is spotted

POLICE swarmed over a Leeds community yesterday after a sighting of an escaped prisoner.

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Ex-Leeds student launches money saving blog after clearing £15,000 debt

Ex-Leeds student launches money saving blog after clearing £15,000 debt

A FORMER Leeds student who resorted to pay day loans after racking up around £15,000 of debt is now solvent – and working in financial services for one of his previous creditors.

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UPDATED: Suspected stolen car in wrong way head on crash on Leeds Ring Road

LEEDS Ring Road was closed in both directions at Farnley earlier tonight after three people were injured when a suspected stolen car crashed into two other cars.
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Stolen motorbikes seized during crackdown on anti-social behaviour on Leeds estate

POLICE seized seven stolen motorbikes and two quad bikes  during a crackdown on bike-related anti-social behaviour on a Leeds estate.
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The charred remains of Grenfell Tower.

Rachel Reeves: You can’t put a price on safety – act now after Grenfell tragedy

EVERYONE’S heart will go out to those families left grieving by the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower and I pray that no other community is ever forced to endure their unimaginable pain.

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Town Street, Horsforth

Expensive watches stolen in Horsforth jewellery shop robbery

Robbers made off with a haul of pricey timepieces after targeting a jewellery shop in Horsforth.

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Large police presence in Farnley

Large police presence in Farnley

West Yorkshire Police have reassured the public after a large number of officers were seen in Farnley today.
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The coffin was priced at 140 (picture: Lisa McCarthy)

Six-foot coffin donated to Leeds charity shop

Staff at a Leeds charity shop got a shock when a couple donated a 6ft COFFIN.

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The abandoned warehouse on Modder Avenue

Leeds MP calls for safety overhaul at industrial estate where boy was hurt in fall

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has called for increased security measures at an industrial estate where a 12-year-old boy was seriously injured in a fall.

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The rat snake was caught in Pudsey

Huge rat snake caught in Leeds

An enormous rat snake is the latest escaped reptile to be re-captured in west Leeds.

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The aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster

Eight Leeds towers out of 100 are getting sprinklers

Only eight of around 100 high-rise housing blocks in Leeds are being fitted with sprinkler systems, it has emerged.

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Businesses including NL Commercials and More4Less have helped Lee Mabbott

Leeds man sends van of furniture to tower block fire victims

A generous Leeds man has organised a collection of furniture and kitchen utensils for displaced victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.

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Leeds school must improve, Ofsted inspectors find

The education watchdog has ordered improvements at a Leeds school.

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Watch: Heat-damaged Leeds Stanningley bypass causes chaos for drivers

A Leeds driver has filmed the moment unsuspecting motorists hit a bump that appeared on the Stanningley bypass after extreme heat ruptured the road surface.

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The accident happened in a disused factory in Armley

Boy, 12, seriously hurt in Leeds factory fall

A 12-year-old boy has been left with serious injuries after a fall in an abandoned factory.

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