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Geeks Room gaming site open for kids and adults in Leeds

A new gaming centre and educational workshop has opened at Bramley Shopping Centre as a positive meeting place for young people.

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Peter’s quest to learn the fate of Leeds lass who was his first love

They say you never forget your first love and that has proven to be the case for an 86-year-old man who wonders to this day what happened to the Leeds lass who captured his heart back in 1950.

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Andy Turner pictured outside his business. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds businesses’ fury after week of raw sewage flooding

A Leeds business owner has said his site looks like “a scene from a third world country” after suspected blocked pipes have led to a flood of raw sewage “ankle-deep”.

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Fallwood Marina in Bramley. PIC: Simon Hulme

Pensioner charged with manufacturing guns after raid on boats on Leeds canal

Three pensioners have been arrested after firearms were found on five boats moored at Fallwood Marina in Bramley.

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Leeds West Academy principal Christian Wilcocks with students wearing the correct uniform

Leeds school uniform row head thanks ‘majority’ of students

THE Head of a Leeds school embroiled in a uniform row has thanked the “overwhelming majority” of students who have stuck to the rules.

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Colette Milligan, the mother of  Leeds West Academy pupil Abigail Longhorn, 15 said teachers attempted to put her daughter in isolation. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

YEP Says: Give and take on Leeds uniform debate

school uniforms are a perennial source of friction between parents and teachers.

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Parents’ anger as Leeds school enacts strict uniform rules

DOZENS of children have been placed in isolation classrooms at a Leeds school this week after breaching strict uniform policy guidelines.

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Career criminal tries to escape from Leeds courtroom

A criminal tried to escape from the dock of a Crown court as he was being sentenced over his latest spree of offending.

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Leeds pub could be demolished to make way for homes and smaller version of itself

A pub in Leeds could be knocked down to make way for homes, shops and a smaller version of itself.

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Memory of Leeds lad Josh is lit up for Blackpool Illuminations

Memory of Leeds lad Josh is lit up for Blackpool Illuminations

They are one of the country’s most famous light displays and draw thousands of people to the seaside every year.

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Pictured Mervyn Jones, chief executive of Yorkshire Housing, with new residents to the affordable housing scheme Evette Lundy, holding baby Melody Holroyd-Lundy, aged 6 months, Rachel Wade, and Deborah Meehan, with daughters Charlotte, 10, and Isabelle, 6. PIC: James Hardisty

Ribbon cut as new Leeds homes open

A ceremony was held to celebrate the opening of 20 new homes in Leeds as part of a social housing project.

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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.
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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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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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Trio of Leeds train stations to be a given spruce-up

Three train stations in and around Leeds will be among the latest crop to be given a revamp.

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Leeds mum's brutally honest account of weight loss journey

Leeds mum's brutally honest account of weight loss journey

A Leeds woman who has struggled with weight gain and her relationship with food has started a brutally honest blog to inspire others.

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PLAN: Det Insp Phil Jackson, of West Yorkshire Police, issued a warning outside the site which is now planned for demolition.

Demolition plan for building where Leeds teenager died

A demolition could take place at the site where a 14-year-old Leeds boy died after falling through the roof of a disused industrial building.

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Tracy Basu, Bramley Baths chief executive and operations manager Courtney Harrison

Leeds 2023: Bramley Baths colleagues take the pluge to back culture bid

Four years ago, the people of Bramley began writing a new chapter in the story of a much-loved building which has stood at the heart of their community for more than a century.

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Rosie Fields (right) with friend Maggie Wilson (left) and drag queen Miss Orry (centre)

Tributes after cancer death of ‘gay icon’ Leeds grandmother

A GRANDMOTHER described as the “life and soul” of the gay bar scene in Leeds for more than 20 years has lost her battle with cancer.

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