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Drugs crackdown launched at West Park housing blocks

Police have issued a ban to deter drug users and drug dealers at two council housing blocks in north-west Leeds.

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Police carrying out drug sweeps at the tower blocks in West Park

Uninvited guests banned from Leeds tower blocks in bid to tackle drug dealers

Unauthorised visitors to two Leeds tower blocks could face arrest or prosecution as part of a crackdown on drugs and anti-social behaviour which have been blighting the lives of residents.

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Branch Road, Armley. Pic: Google.

Police believe driver suffered 'medical episode' before Leeds collision

A driver suffered "a medical episode at the wheel" in Leeds, police believe as they appeal for information about a collision.

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Barry McGrath.

Leeds man breached restraining order and stabbed former partner

A MAN stabbed his former partner in the leg during an attack while he was subject to a restraining order not to contacted her, a court heard.

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DESIGN DUO: Simon Warren and Craig Stott.

New Leeds community centre has an academic touch

An award winning community centre which was designed by Leeds Beckett University academics will officially open on Saturday, May 6.

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Reeves demands an end to ‘rip-off practices’ from banks

BANK CUSTOMERS should be given similar protections to payday loan borrowers when it comes to charges, according to Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves.

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The aircraft came from RAF Brize Norton

RAF Airbus visits Leeds Bradford Airport

A large military aircraft has visited Leeds Bradford this morning.
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Watch: Shocking drive-by assault in Leeds leads to police appeal

​CCTV footage of a young man being punched to the ground in a late night attack in Leeds has led to a police appeal.

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Leeds paedophile expects to end his life behind bars after sharing sick photos

A PENSIONER from Leeds with a string of previous convictions for sex attacks on boys has been jailed for five years after admitting possessing and distributing indecent images of children.

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Teresa Beddows with her work at the spring exhibition, which opened this weekend. PIC: Simon Hulme

Horsforth Arts society’s seasonal display

Members of Horsforth Arts Society added a splash of colour to mark the changing of the seasons at their annual spring exhibition.

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Man attacked partner in row over Leeds Bradford Airport flight refusal

A MAN attacked his partner during a row after they were refused permission to board a morning flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Turkey.

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By Lewis Gilfillan.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 24 April

Sunset at Horsforth Hall Park, by Lewis Gilfillan.

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Serious delays after crash in Kirkstall

Serious delays after crash in Kirkstall

Traffic is backed up in Kirkstall after a serious crash this afternoon.
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Newcastle-bound passengers diverted to Leeds Bradford Airport after turbulence

Newcastle-bound passengers diverted to Leeds Bradford Airport after turbulence

High winds in the north-east yesterday meant a holiday flight had to be diverted to Leeds Bradford Airport.
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Leeds man caught with hundreds of child abuse images avoids jail

A LEEDS man who downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children as young as three-years-old being sexually abused by adults has been sentenced to a community order.

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Diesel went missing from Pudsey

Have you seen this missing Pudsey dog?

A dog owner is desperately trying to trace her pet after he went missing from Pudsey.

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NEW CHAPTER: Kirkstall Labour councillors Lucinda Yeadon and Fiona Venner with John Preston.

Work starts on Leeds volunteers’ hub

Construction work has started on a brand new hub for environmental volunteers working in and around west Leeds.

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A grand idea by Leeds author

Horsforth man Marcellus Springer has raised £1,000 for the children’s charity Barnardo’s by writing two children’s books.

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US Air Force plane visits Leeds Bradford Airport for the first time

A Hercules transport plane owned by the United States Air Force was seen over Leeds Bradford Airport last night.

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