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Wharfe Valley

‘Forever friends’ to stride out for Leeds lad battling cancer

WHEN three friends met at high school they never thought their journey would bring them to a heartwrenching destination where one of their children would be battling cancer.

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PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Tranquil moment as sun sets on West Yorkshire stunning spot

A magical moment of tranquillity captured as the sun sets at this stunning spot in Yorkshire – but peace and quiet is not always guaranteed at Addingham Moorside.

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Plan to upgrade Leeds congestion spots

A £30m plan to try and ease congestion at key road junctions in Leeds is set to be considered by councillors next week.

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Watch: Leeds litter film nets 20,000 views

A film by a Yorkshire businessman with a passion for anti-littering has gained more than 20,000 views since it was filmed in Ilkley last month.

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Sarah Hall.

The Leeds funeral directors with a difference

A year ago former doctor Sarah Jones set up a funeral directors with a difference. Catherine Scott reports.

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Alex Sobel: Brexit bill is just a cynical power grab

Alex Sobel: Brexit bill is just a cynical power grab

we have just voted in Parliament on the EU Withdrawal Bill. There has been a lot said about this huge piece of legislation, also known as the ‘Great Repeal Bill’.

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Sunset at Otley Chevin. PIC: Emma Booth

Appeal for children’s voices to star in new Otley town anthem

A Community art project to record a new town anthem for Otley needs children’s voices to star on the recording.

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Sarah Millican.

Preview: A host of bookish treats at Ilkley Literature Festival

There is another feast of literary treats in store at this year’s Ilkley Literature Festival which, over 17 days, presents a packed programme of 250 events featuring novelists, broadcasters, poets, journalists and performers.

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‘Leeds needs a housing revolution’

A Leeds housing boss has issued a renewed clarion call for a self-build revolution to help plug the city’s growing homes crisis – and to empower residents to help transform the urban landscape for the future.

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OUR BUNDLE OF BOY: Emma Attwood with baby Zachary, partner Danny Balan and her mum Amanda Attwood, at the White Swan in Yeadon.

Oh baby! Half-pint Zac makes an early arrival in Leeds pub’s car park

A relieved family is toasting the safe arrival of their newest addition after his dramatic entrance into the world in a Leeds pub car park.

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GRIGLIATA DI PESCE: chargrilled fillet of seabass, salmon, king prawns and langostine served with lemon butter sauce and seasonal greens. PIC: Tony Johnson

Review: Buon Apps Italian Restaurant, Otley, Leeds

Buon Apps came as a complete surprise to me.

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CHALLENGE: Matthew Thomas will sail backwards for two hours in memory of his late father Eric.

Setting sail in memory of late Leeds dad

Matthew Thomas is preparing to set sail and raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK - a cause very close to his heart.

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Otley motorcycle racer dies in Irish crash

Otley motorcycle racer dies in Irish crash

A motorcycle racer from Otley has died at a track event in Northern Ireland.

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WATER TREAT: The river at Otley full of people in pedalos and rowing boats.

Neil Hudson: Hire boats return to Otley’s river for first time since 2001

Otley has its boats back and I can report they are amazing. If you’ve not been down there to try them out yet, then what are you waiting for?

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Leeds detectives release new CCTV images after burglary

Leeds detectives release new CCTV images after burglary

Fresh CCTV images have been released by detectives investigating a burglary in Leeds.

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The sculpture and sun dial stolen from the garden in Menston, Leeds.

Limited edition sculpture stolen from couple’s garden in Leeds

A limited edition sculpture of “great sentimental value” was stolen from a couple’s home in Leeds.

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Men disturbed nest of protected marsh harriers on moorland near Ilkley

Men disturbed nest of protected marsh harriers on moorland near Ilkley

An investigation has begun after two men disturbed a pair of marsh harriers nesting on moorland near Ilkley.

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Sightings of missing Horbury man reported in Leeds

Sightings of missing Horbury man reported in Leeds

Police have renewed their appeal for information on the whereabouts of a Horbury man who was reported missing six days ago.

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Mohammed Javeed.

Leeds ambulance man and his secret lover caught with cocaine

AN ambulance driver was caught dealing cocaine with his mistress to fund his addiction after getting hooked on the drug, a court heard.

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Yorkshire actor Sean Bean as Ned Stark in Game of Thrones. Picture: HBO/Nick Briggs

Leeds town to rename all its pubs after Yorkshire celebrities

All the pubs in a Leeds town are to be renamed after Yorkshire celebrities to mark the county day.

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