Ex-Leeds student launches money saving blog after clearing £15,000 debt

A FORMER Leeds student who resorted to pay day loans after racking up around £15,000 of debt is now solvent – and working in financial services for one of his previous creditors.


UPDATED: Suspected stolen car in wrong way head on crash on Leeds Ring Road

LEEDS Ring Road was closed in both directions at Farnley earlier tonight after three people were injured when a suspected stolen car crashed into two other cars.
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230617  Visitors looking at plant displays at the RHS Harlow Carr Flower Show 2017.

Thousands set to visit Harrogate’s Harlow Carr Flower Show this weekend

THE second annual Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show is taking place in Harrogate this weekend.

Headlands Street, Liversedge. Photo: Google

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

FOUR men who attacked and robbed a teenager are being hunted by police.

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Stolen motorbikes seized during crackdown on anti-social behaviour on Leeds estate

POLICE seized seven stolen motorbikes and two quad bikes  during a crackdown on bike-related anti-social behaviour on a Leeds estate.
The charred remains of Grenfell Tower.

Rachel Reeves: You can’t put a price on safety – act now after Grenfell tragedy

EVERYONE’S heart will go out to those families left grieving by the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower and I pray that no other community is ever forced to endure their unimaginable pain.


Patrols increased after man finds 'racially aggravated' graffiti on wall in attack at Heckmondwike home

A man who was struck from behind while carrying out DIY in his home regained consciousness to find racist graffiti on his wall.


Crewe crane collapse: Castleford and Bradford victims named by police

Two men who died after a crane collapsed were both from West Yorkshire and have been named by police.

WARNING: Dee Collins, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers.

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Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: "The Northern Powerhouse must focus on people and respond to their needs and wants.

Companies urged to take 'ownership' of Northern Powerhouse idea

Leadership is needed to make sure the north of England's voice is heard in the Brexit negotiations and that "an appropriate proportion of funding repatriated from Brussels is invested in the region", according to a new report on the Northern Powerhouse.

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Station Road in Tadcaster. Photo: Google.

Bomb disposal experts are called in to deal with hand grenade in North Yorkshire

A bomb disposal unit was sent to a North Yorkshire town last night following the discovery of a hand grenade.

Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson 'topping out' at the new police headquarters at Elland Rd in 2013.

Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed.

Longwood Road, Huddersfield. Photo: Google

Man, 60, seriously injured after being struck by bus in Huddersfield

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured when he was struck by a bus in Huddersfield.
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Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted  man who has been charged with a number of sex offences.

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'Dangerous sexual predator' who abused boys in Leeds and Grimsby is jailed

A MAN who posed as a teenager on an online chatroom has been jailed for 14 years after being convicted of the historic sexual abuse of boys in Leeds and Grimsby.

Pupils from Crossley Street Primary School visit Victoria Gate

Career tips for Wetherby pupils on Victoria Gate trip

A group of primary school pupils have been given an insight into possible careers in retail and property on a visit to Leeds’ newest shopping centre.

Wild mushroom, garlic, chive and cream tart, topped with a goatcheese and herb crumb.

Restaurant review: The Wellington Inn, Darley, Harrogate

When we decided to pull in at the sprawling Wellington Inn on the way back from a day out at Brimham Rocks, I thought it was going to be a case of count the Range Rovers.

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Fourth man charged with murder over shooting of Raheem Wilks in Leeds

A MAN has been charged with murder following the shooting of Raheem Wilks in Leeds earlier this year.

CCTV appeal after Sheffield store robbery

POLICE investigating a robbery at a  convenience store in Sheffield have issued a CCTV appeal for information.


Pub review: Woodies, Headingley, Leeds

It’s a sunny afternoon at Woodies and drinkers have spilled out onto the patio to take advantage of this rare opportunity for some sunlit boozing.

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