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Campaigners protest over development on Leeds greenbelt

An action group campaigning to protect swathes of green space launched its cause with a protest at one of the city’s busiest commuter routes.

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100th birthday party for ‘amazing’ Pudsey grandmother

100th birthday party for ‘amazing’ Pudsey grandmother

A GRANDMOTHER celebrated her 100th birthday with a party at St Andrew’s Church Hall in Pudsey at the weekend.

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UPDATE: Man missing from Leeds care home is found by police

UPDATE: Man missing from Leeds care home is found by police

Police have found a man who had been missing from a care home in Leeds since Tuesday.
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Some of the items of jewellery taken from Art of Gold during the raid.

Robbers escape with £40,000 haul of jewellery after lunchtime raid on Leeds gallery

A skilled jeweller looked on in horror as masked raiders burst into a Leeds gallery at lunchtime and smashed display cabinets with bricks.

Crime
Harrogate boy with life-limiting condition is able play with friends after charity’s gift

Harrogate boy with life-limiting condition is able play with friends after charity’s gift

A BOY suffering from a life-limiting neurological condition can play with friends at school thanks to a charity’s gift of more than £4,000 worth of specialist equipment.

Health
Fairytale kingdom at Kirkstall Abbey this weekend

Fairytale kingdom at Kirkstall Abbey this weekend

THE ruins of Kirkstall Abbey will be transformed into a magical fairytale kingdom complete with fairies and goblins this weekend.

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Horsforth School success stories

A Levels 2017: Child Genius winner marks top grades at Horsforth School

A past winner of the TV show Child Genius was among the A Level success stories at Horsforth School in Leeds.

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Portugese custard tart. PIC: Tony Johnson.

Restaurant review: Hemingways, Horsforth, Leeds

A seismic shockwave rippled through Horsforth earlier this month - although people in outlying regions may not have felt it.

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VIDEO: 'Nowhere would take me' - Leeds' Italian A-level ace who couldn't speak any English

The hard work and dedication students have to put in during the run up to sitting their A-level exams can be tough.
Education
Sisters Jane and Lucy Batham at the Tarte and Berry bakery in Farsley. PIC: Simon Hulme

Delight for sisters as Leeds bakery wins Selfridges’s seal of approval

A Leeds bakery has struck up a partnership with a high-end department store as its popularity continues to grow.

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Inspirational 69-year-old Leeds athlete competing for Team GB in Canada

Inspirational 69-year-old Leeds athlete competing for Team GB in Canada

A GRANDFATHER-OF-TEN from Leeds is set to represent Team GB at an international sporting event.

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SUCCESS: Landlord Rick Firth on the pitch with some of the youngsters who use it regularly.

Leeds pub football pitch is a hit with punters

A Leeds pub football pitch has proven a hit with local sports clubs.

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NOT MUCH FUN IN THE SUN: The summer holidays can be a difficult time for struggling families.

Rachel Reeves: Summer isn’t fun for many

The school summer holidays should be a time when children get to enjoy themselves and have fun.

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Nicholas Owen.

Leeds prisoner made £5,000 in ‘spice’ jail racket

A Prisoner made £5,000 from selling the synthetic cannabis drug ‘spice’ to other inmates at Armley jail.

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HOST: Freddie Cliff, left,  pictured outside Whitelocks, Leeds,  with legendary boxer Jake Raging Bull LaMotta.

Tributes after death of popular Leeds landlord who ran Whitelocks

HUNDREDS of mourners are expected at the funeral of a popular Leeds pub landlord who started out as professional footballer.

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Stanningley Bypass, Pudsey: Image: Google

Crash on Stanningley Bypass in Leeds causing major traffic delays

A CAR ended up on its roof after a crash on Stanningley Bypass in Pudsey which is causing major traffic delays this afternoon.

Transport
Prison lockdown: Trouble breaks out inside HMP Leeds

Prison lockdown: Trouble breaks out inside HMP Leeds

A wing at HMP Leeds was put on lockdown today following an incident involving two prisoners.
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Pic: Ross Parry.

Flats plan approved at Leeds shopping centre building

A long-vacant office block which overlooks Bramley Shopping Centre is to be turned into flats.

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Antony organises step runs as part of his boot camps

Fitness trainer's million step challenge to save friend's life

A Leeds personal trainer is recruiting local families to take part in a fitness challenge that will help to save a man's life.

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Leeds boy, 14, has been missing for more than 24 hours

Leeds boy, 14, has been missing for more than 24 hours

Police have issued an appeal as they continue to search for a missing 14-year-old boy from Leeds tonight.

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