Large police presence in Farnley

West Yorkshire Police have reassured the public after a large number of officers were seen in Farnley today.
The rat snake was caught in Pudsey

Huge rat snake caught in Leeds

An enormous rat snake is the latest escaped reptile to be re-captured in west Leeds.


Watch: Heat-damaged Leeds Stanningley bypass causes chaos for drivers

A Leeds driver has filmed the moment unsuspecting motorists hit a bump that appeared on the Stanningley bypass after extreme heat ruptured the road surface.

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Pudsey 10K. Start of the family run.
18th June 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Runners brave blistering heat at Pudsey 10K

More than 400 runners braved scorching temperatures on the hottest day of the year so far to complete the 27th Pudsey 10K race.

A huge snake spotted in Farnley

Mystery of exotic snakes dumped in Leeds beauty spot

Several exotic snakes have been found dumped, alive or dead, near a west Leeds beauty spot.
The stolen scooter

Have you seen this distinctive stolen scooter?

A Leeds scooter owner is desperately trying to search for his stolen bike.

Stuart Andrew narrowly avoided defeat to hold Pudsey.

General Election 2017: Sighs of relief as Pudsey stays Conservative

The Conservatives narrowly avoided defeat to Labour by the finest of margins as Stuart Andrew held the constituency of Pudsey.

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General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Leeds West?

General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Leeds West?

Seven candidates are vying for the seat.

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Outer ring road, Farnley

Delays after accident on Leeds ring road

Drivers have been warned of rush hour delays after an accident on the Leeds outer ring road.

General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Pudsey and Horsforth?

General Election 2017: Who’ll get your vote in Pudsey and Horsforth?

Five candidates are battling to claim the seat.


Carving out a reputation for creative excellence

MEET Karen Beard, the master crafter whose job can definitely be described as cutting edge.

Heavy rainfall and hail stones in Crossgates, Leeds. Picture: @lynger2000

Reports of flash flooding in Yorkshire as stormy weather hits region

Flash flooding has been reported in Yorkshire as stormy weather passes through the region this afternoon.
Pudsey Carnival, Leeds..20th May 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits at biggest ever Pudsey Carnival

HEAVY downpours failed to dampen spirits at the  annual Pudsey Carnival - hailed by organisers as the biggest and best yet.

PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP facebook live: Pudsey Carnival parade

Heroes and villains took centre stage as carnival fever struck Pudsey.

Last year's Pudsey Carnival. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

West Leeds: Excitement for annual Pudsey Carnival

Excitement is mounting for a carnival which dates back to the 19th century ahead of this weekend’s festivities.

By Claire Newman.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 12 May

Farmers working in the fields in Tong, by Claire Newman.

Pedro Machado as Captain America

Campaign to help real-life superhero to fix his Harley Davidson

This real-life Leeds superhero needs your help to fix his beloved motorcycle.

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Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas.

Leeds Green party stands aside for Labour in key marginals

The Green Party has confirmed it will stand aside in two key marginals in the Leeds areas in order to boost Labour’s chances of ousting the Tories next month.

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By Rob Carr.

Your Picture of the Day - 8 May

Pudsey Beck, by Rob Carr.


Police helicopter spotted burglar in garden of house in Leeds

A BURGLAR helped a gang target a house in Leeds in a bid to pay off a debt he owed them.

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