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Drunken violence forces Leeds cafe to close doors at weekends

ESCALATING problems of drunken violence and anti-social behaviour have forced a pay-as-you-feel cafe in Leeds to close its doors at weekends.

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Leeds primary school win national maths challenge

Leeds primary school win national maths challenge

Key Stage Two pupils from Whingate Primary School in Armley have proved their number-crunching abilities by winning a national maths competition.

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Cyclist in critical condition after collision with car in Leeds

Cyclist in critical condition after collision with car in Leeds

A cyclist is in critical condition after being involved in a collision with a car in Leeds today (Tuesday).

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Police are diverting traffic out of Thorne via the A1146 Thorne Road until the vehicle is recovered

Crash leads to extensive traffic delays in Leeds city centre

Motorists are being advised of delays and disruptions to the roads around parts of Leeds city centre following a crash earlier today.

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West Leeds: Student’s shop art set to brighten up Town Street

PUPILS from Swallow Hill Academy in Armley have been hard at work drafting designs to brighten up an empty shop front on Town Street.

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Appeal after dumped blind dog in ‘terrible suffering’ found in Leeds park

Appeal after dumped blind dog in ‘terrible suffering’ found in Leeds park

An appeal has been launched after a dog was found dumped in an ‘appalling condition’ in a park.

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SAFETY FEARS: Stacey Cutherberton after she was injured.

Leeds-Bradford Cycle Superhighway ‘could be fatal’

A cyclist fears it is only a matter of time until there is a fatal accident on a new ‘cycle superhighway’ after she was injured twice on the road.

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Sex attack on woman using popular pedestrian route in Leeds

Police have stepped up their patrols in Leeds after a woman was subjected to a sex attack.

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Cheers! Leeds Canal Mills beer festival returns

Cheers! Leeds Canal Mills beer festival returns

The popular Canal Mills’ in-house annual beer festival returns for its third year later this month.

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Lord Mayor of Leeds Gerry Harper and Lady Mayoress Lynne Scholes Pictured with activities hub manager Kelly Franks and operational governor officer Justin Drake, during the visit to Leeds Prison, Leeds. ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds Mayor pays a visit to inmates at Armley Prison

Prisoners told the Lord Mayor of Leeds about the “life-changing” skills they have developed in Armley’s jail – which they hope will help prevent them from re-offending.

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Justice Secretary Liz Truss is escorted around HMP Brixton by the governor, David Bamford.

This drugs and violence epidemic in Yorkshire’s prisons: Thousands of new guards drafted in

THOUSANDS of extra prison guards will be hired and “no fly zones” imposed over jails in a drive to tackle the “toxic cocktail” of drugs, drones and mobile phones behind bars.

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ON SHOW: Neil Owen with the Armley Hippo. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

The Armley Hippo could inspire you to be a writer

Creative youngsters in Leeds can travel 125,000 years into the past to bring the city’s prehistoric hippopotamus and its fossilised friends back to life.

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The robber brandished a knife as he demanded cash.

Leeds armed robber escaped on bicycle

A robber brandished a large kitchen knife as he forced open the till of a Leeds grocery shop.

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Leeds dangerous driver ploughed into parked cars

AN UNINSURED driver crashed into a row of parked cars during a police chase through the streets of Leeds.

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Video: Investigation after huge blaze rips through Leeds sauna

The cause of a massive blaze which destroyed a sauna in the early hours of yesterday (October 18) morning is under investigation.

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Huge giveaways as Poundland opens in Armley

Huge giveaways as Poundland opens in Armley

The countdown is on until bargain store chain Poundland opens a new store in Armley.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

YEP Says: Leeds estate louts must not be allowed to win

HOW CAN it be that a few louts can prevent Leeds City Council staff from working alone on a council estate in the city?

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PIC: Tony Johnson

‘Living in fear’: Patrols for a Leeds estate under siege

RESIDENTS are living in fear of a gang on a Leeds estate where firefighters have been attacked and council workers told not to visit alone for safety reasons.

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Four arrested over Tent City assaults and attack on Leeds firefighters

SIX PEOPLE were assaulted last night at a camp set up by campaigners in Leeds to provide a safe haven for the city’s homeless.

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Police found Leeds dealer’s drugs and cash in supermarket sweep

A DRUG dealer ran into a Co-op store to hide his stash of cocaine, cannabis and cash in the aisles then tried to bribe a cashier to keep quiet.

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