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Leeds police chase crash driver jailed

AN Uninsured driver fleeing police in Leeds city centre drove the wrong way down a one-way street and crashed head on into a car driven by a mother with her two children as passengers.

Crime
Tamasha Strips, Flash fried with mashed ginger and herb pesto. PIC: James Hardisty

Restaurant review: Blue Tiger, Bramley, Leeds

IT’s good to have your expectations well and truly shattered once in a while, as I can honestly say they were (in a good way) when we visited Blue Tiger.

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By Claire Newman.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 19 October

Rainbow over Fulneck, by Claire Newman.

Arts
Amy Jenkinson, assistant curator of industrial history, puts the finishing touches to the suit at Leeds Industrial Museum.

Suited to New York: US art museum display Leeds-made WW2 outfit

A returning Yorkshire serviceman’s 1945 suit is to be flown thousands of miles to go on display at one of the world’s finest art institutions.

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LIFE SAVED: Gerson Costa, 18, with Sarah Stead, a first aider at Leeds West Academy who used CPR when Gerson collapsed playing football. PIC: James Hardisty

Leeds student, 18, pays tribute to first aider who saved his life

A Leeds pupil has spoken of how his life was saved by quick-thinking first-aiders at school on the day the region’s ambulance service set out to teach a generation of students how to perform CPR.

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Wilko in Armley. Pic: Google Maps

Leeds shop closes as police investigate suspicious call

A Leeds shop was evacuated this afternoon after police were called out to investigate a call from a member of the public.

Crime
WINNER: Peter Middlemiss with award winning pork pies and trophy. PIC: John Houlihan

Leeds butcher wins prestigious pie contest

A LEEDS butcher’s secret pork recipe helped him seal first prize in a prestigious national competition.

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New image issued in Leeds street robbery investigation

A man was threatened with a metal bar during a street robbery in Leeds.

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Tracey Marshall pictured at her home in Pudsey, Leeds. PIC: Simon Hulme

How redundancy at 50 gave Leeds mum new lease of life

Tracey Marshall worked in call centres for 22 years, but redundancy at 50 gave her a new lease of life.

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By Steven Sutcliffe.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 11 October

Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Rodley, by Steven Sutcliffe.

Arts
Police reassure residents after reports of 'explosion' in Armley and Wortley

Police reassure residents after reports of 'explosion' in Armley and Wortley

Police have confirmed that an 'explosion' heard by worried residents of Armley and Wortley on Monday night was caused by fireworks.
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PIC: James Hardisty

Scheme aims to keep Leeds-Bradford Cycle Superhighway cyclists safe

Riders on the Leeds-Bradford Cycle Superhighway are being urged to stay ‘safe, seen and secure’ this winter.

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Documentary revisits murder and abduction of Leeds schoolgirl Leanne Tiernan

The abduction and murder of Leeds schoolgirl Leanne Tiernan will be re-examined in a crime documentary this weekend.
Crime
John Battle. PIC: Simon Hulme

Bramley Baths: Riding high on a wave of success

Five years ago Bramley Baths was on the brink of closure – now it’s in profit . Neil Hudson meets John Battle, who chairs the board

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END OF LINE: Samuel Ledgard beer and blue buses parked up on Kirkgate.

Leeds nostalgia: End of an era for bus firm

Fifty years ago this month, a Leeds institution came to an end, after independent bus operator Samuel Ledgard closed.

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Bogus workmen dumped skip full of rubble and soil on Leeds victim's driveway

Bogus workmen dumped skip full of rubble and soil on Leeds victim's driveway

Bogus workmen dug up a Leeds victim’s garden to create a small driveway, despite not having her authorisation.

Crime
Coroners seeking family after death of Leeds man

Coroners seeking family after death of Leeds man

Coroners are appealing for information to help trace the relatives of a Leeds man who has died.

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Missing man, Joshua Murphy.

Pudsey man, 28, missing for more than a month

Police are appealing for information to trace a man who went missing from Leeds more than a month ago.

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PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson excels in World Championship final

Nile Wilson completed his remarkable recovery from a career-threatening ankle injury by finishing sixth in the men’s all-around final at the World Gymnastics Championships in Montreal.

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Date: 7th July 2017. Picture James Hardisty. The scene of the fatal death after a teenage boy has lost his life after falling through a roof panel in a derelict factory, off Wyther Lane.

Homes plan for site where Leeds boy fell to his death

A housing complex could be built at an industrial site where a Leeds teenager died after a fall earlier this year.

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