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Leeds Wool Festival: Celebrate our city’s rich history with Leeds Industrial Museum’s annual showpiece

The wonderful world of wool will take centre stage as Leeds Industrial Museum hosts one of its most popular annual showpieces.

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Viki Thompson (right) with boyfriend Robert Steele

VIDEO: Transgender woman found dead at Leeds Prison was "let down" by authorities

A TRANSGENDER woman who was found dead at  Leeds Prison in Armley was failed by a range of services as well as her family, an inquest jury ruled.
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A cordon surrounds the scene where a woman was found dead in Leeds this morning.

Leeds tower block death inquiry

Police investigating after a woman was found dead near a tower block in Leeds say it is not being treated as suspicious.

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FAREWELL: Hazel Clayton, front centre, with midday supervisor Jacqueline Armitage and colleagues. PIC: James Hardisty

School’s out for Leeds primary stalwart after four decades of memories

IT was only meant to be a part-time job while her daughter was at the school, but Hazel Clayton’s role as a supervisor assistant at one Leeds primary went on to last for 42 years.

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Emergency services were called to Burnsall Croft in Armley. Picture: Google

Firefighters called to Leeds block of flats after chip pan catches fire

Emergency services were called to a block of flats in Leeds this afternoon when a chip pan caught fire.

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Leeds fraudster’s £20,000 ‘single mum’ lie

A woman dishonestly claimed more than £20,000 in benefits by claiming she was a single mum despite living with her husband.

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Volunteers open the new community centre on Tong Road.

Ribbon cut as Leeds community centre opens

A positive meeting place for people in Leeds has been officially opened in the city.

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MUCKING IN: Some of the New Wortley volunteers.

Keep Leeds Tidy: Bagloads of community pride in Leeds suburb

When it comes to neighbourhood pride, this lot have got it in bagloads!

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Contract for Leeds primary school expansion is fast-tracked to meet “critical” demand

An expansion of Armley’s St Bartholomew’s primary school has been fast-tracked as education bosses bid to plug growing demand ahead of the next academic year.

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Heights Way junction with Heights Lane, Armley. Photo: Google.

Fail to stop car driver hunted after biker seriously injured in Leeds crash

POLICE believe a motorcyclist seriously injured after crashing into a wall in Armley had taken evasive action to avoid a car which failed to stop.

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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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Dennis Cocking

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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Leeds police chase ends in crash

Leeds police chase ends in crash

A police pursuit ended in a crash in Leeds last night.

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VALUABLE RESOURCE: The new community centre building in Tong Road, New Wortley.

Festival spirit as new Leeds hub opens

New Wortley Community Centre is officially opening its new building next month to co-incide with the annual local gala.

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Coroner to file report after inquest hears how HMP Leeds prisoner took his own life

Coroner to file report after inquest hears how HMP Leeds prisoner took his own life

A coroner is to prepare a report on how further deaths could be prevented at HMP Leeds after an inquest heard a prisoner took his own life while in segregation.
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This haul of illegal cigarettes was found inside two cars searched by police.

Second haul of illegal cigarettes uncovered by police following raids on shops in Leeds

Illegal cigarettes worth thousands of pounds have been found inside two vehicles seized outside shops in Leeds.
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Jackpot! Police find half a kilo of cannabis hidden in fruit machine at house in Leeds

Police found over £2,000 worth of cannabis hidden in a fruit machine when they raided a house in Leeds.

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Leeds Building Society head office new photographs

Jobs at risk as Leeds Building Society axes branches

Leeds Building Society is to close six of its branches in the city, with 15 jobs at risk nationally.

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