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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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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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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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Ronald Vickers.

Sex attacker kept victim locked in Leeds flat

A MAN who kept a woman prisoner in his flat and tried to rape her after meeting her on a night out has been locked up for eight years.

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Photo gallery: Community bonds grow stronger at Armley Festival

Community bonds grew stronger with the staging of the second annual Armley Festival.

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Daniel Brown.

Prisoner fled in handcuffs during Leeds hospital visit

A PRISONER who escaped from police custody in handcuffs during a hospital visit managed to stay on the run for more than two weeks, a court heard.

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GOOD FUN: People on Town Street enjoy last years event in the sun.

West Leeds: Return of Armley Festival

Music, stalls, a fun fair and street dancers will all form part of the second Armley Festival.

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Leeds Industrial Museum.
 PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Five things you should know about... Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Think you know Leeds Industrial Museum?

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Travellers set up camp in Meanwood and Armley

Travellers set up camp in Meanwood and Armley

Two groups of travellers have been seen camped in Meanwood and Armley.

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Leeds car theft house burglars handed lengthy jail sentences

Leeds car theft house burglars handed lengthy jail sentences

TWO convicted burglars who broke into a house in Leeds in the early hours before stealing the homeowner’s car have been jailed for more than ten years.

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Leeds house burglar who left woman ‘traumatised’ is jailed

Leeds house burglar who left woman ‘traumatised’ is jailed

A PROLIFIC burglar has been jailed for five years after a woman who discovered him in her home in the early hours was left “traumatised.”

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Rules for the storage of household waste are being proposed in parts of Harehills and Armley.

Why leaving your bins in the street could soon be an offence in two Leeds communities

Two communities in Leeds could be made subject to new rules about when bins can be put out in the street if proposed Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) are signed off in their current form.

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The Independent Monitoring Board raised a number of concerns but praised HMP Leeds staff for their efforts under the circumstances.

Life inside HMP Leeds: Drugs, violence and poor conditions

Sustained levels of violent incidents, the damaging impact of drugs and the arrival of disruptive prisoners from other facilities are among the issues at HMP Leeds, a new report says.

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Ambulances were regularly called to drugs related emergencies at HMP Leeds during 2016.

Up to 15 ambulances called to Leeds prison daily due to former ‘legal highs’

As many as 15 emergency ambulances were called to HMP Leeds every day when problems with prisoners taking former ‘legal highs’ reached their peak last year.

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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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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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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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Leeds school must improve, Ofsted inspectors find

The education watchdog has ordered improvements at a Leeds school.

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