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Leeds mill regeneration hailed as beacon of conservation

THE £1.5m transformation of a former Leeds textile mill has been hailed as an exemplar of repurposing industrial buildings in a bid to galvanise owners of similar properties into action.

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CHECK MATE: Rachel Reeves plays  and wins  against eight Whingate Primary School pupils at once. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Chess ace Leeds MP drops into school for eight games at once

A Leeds politician and chess ace dropped into one of the city’s primary schools and showed off her skills.

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Second death at Leeds’s overcrowded Armley prison

The Shadow Justice Secretary has joined a prison watchdog in raising concerns about overcrowding at a Leeds jail after the deaths of two inmates in one week and allegations of sexual assault.

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Prison murder probe: Victim found dead at HMP Leeds was convicted baby killer

Prison murder probe: Victim found dead at HMP Leeds was convicted baby killer

A prisoner who was killed at HMP Leeds on Sunday had been serving a life sentence for the murder of his baby daughter.
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Man appears in court accused of murdering prisoner at HMP Leeds

Man appears in court accused of murdering prisoner at HMP Leeds

A man has appeared in court after being charged with the murder of a prisoner at HMP Leeds.
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Political Leeds café will ponder the possibility of a ‘progressive Brexit’

an event to be held in Leeds this Friday will consider the possibility of the UK reaching a ‘progressive Brexit’.

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Matthew Lee Johnson died after being found hanging in his cell at HMP Leeds.

Inquest jury highlights prison failings after death of man found hanging in HMP Leeds cell

Insufficient staff, inadequate facilities and failure to follow procedures all played a part in the death of a man found hanging in HMP Leeds, an inquest jury found.

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Leeds suburb to tackle winter issues

Winter is coming but Armley will be prepared.

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Driver stole mother’s car than crashed into police during chase in Leeds

A driver who stole his mother’s car collided with police during a high speed chase through Leeds, a court heard.

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Leeds Prison (Armley Jail)

£28,000 annual cost of locking up each inmate at Leeds jail

IT cost the taxpayer more than £28,000 to lock up each inmate at HMP Leeds at Armley for the past 12 months, according to figures in a new Ministry of Justice national report.

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Leeds police chase crash driver jailed

Leeds police chase crash driver jailed

AN Uninsured driver fleeing police in Leeds city centre drove the wrong way down a one-way street and crashed head on into a car driven by a mother with her two children as passengers.

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Amy Jenkinson, assistant curator of industrial history, puts the finishing touches to the suit at Leeds Industrial Museum.

Suited to New York: US art museum display Leeds-made WW2 outfit

A returning Yorkshire serviceman’s 1945 suit is to be flown thousands of miles to go on display at one of the world’s finest art institutions.

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Wilko in Armley. Pic: Google Maps

Leeds shop closes as police investigate suspicious call

A Leeds shop was evacuated this afternoon after police were called out to investigate a call from a member of the public.

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Police reassure residents after reports of 'explosion' in Armley and Wortley

Police reassure residents after reports of 'explosion' in Armley and Wortley

Police have confirmed that an 'explosion' heard by worried residents of Armley and Wortley on Monday night was caused by fireworks.
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Motorcyclist flees scene of Leeds collision with head injury

Motorcyclist flees scene of Leeds collision with head injury

Police are trying to trace a motorbike rider who fled the scene of a crash in Leeds despite suffering a head injury.

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£300k lottery boost for health schemes in deprived Leeds communities

A COMMUNITY group is celebrating winning a £300,000 National Lottery grant to develop community-led health initiatives in deprived areas of Leeds.

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Howzat! New cricket pitches in Leeds parks prove a hit

New cricket pitches in four Leeds parks have proved a big hit.

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Leeds Steampunk Market returned to the city this weekend. Pictures: Scott Merrylees

Leeds Steampunk Market brings unique fashions to historic city museum

Fantastical costumes and fascinating stalls filled a city museum this weekend as it welcomed back the popular Leeds Steampunk Market.

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The Centenary Pavilllion at Elland Road. PIC: Tony Johnson

These are the sixteen people who admit to being part of the shocking Leeds Elland Road boxing event violence

SIXTEEN people have today pleaded guilty to violent disorder in relation to a large scale disturbance at a boxing match in Leeds.

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The explosion involved a bin outside Greggs in Town Street, Armley. Picture: Google

Emergency services respond after 'loud explosion' on high street in Leeds

Police and firefighters were called to a high street in Leeds after a report of a loud explosion this morning.

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