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Have your say on phase two of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

PROPOSALS for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme are going on show next month to communities upstream of the city centre.

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David Cartwright

Police concerned for Missing Hull man with links to Leeds

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a missing Hull man  who has connections to Leeds.

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Junction Lane, Ossett. Image: Google

Woman hit by car and seriously injured in Wakefield

A WOMAN was seriously injured after she was struck by a car in Ossett near Wakefield this morning.

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Leeds Road Bradford.

Woman killed in collision with car in Bradford city centre is named

POLICE have named the woman pedestrian who died after she was struck by a  car in Bradford city centre earlier this week.

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The world has been expected to end several times - but we're still here.

Why the world could end tomorrow - but you shouldn't worry

Clear your diary. The world might be about to end.
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Leeds Rhinos Women's Rugby League launch at Headingley Carnegie Stadium, from left, Alan Long , Director, Mears, Mitch Garbutt, Tanya Arnold, BBC Look North Sports Reporter, Lois Forcell, Leeds Rhinos Womes and Girls Development Officer, Gary Hetherington, chief Exec Leeds Rhinos, Jamie Jones-Buchanan

Leeds Rhinos launch women’s rugby league team

LEEDS Rhinos are launching their first ever women’s team who will bid to compete in the Women’s Super League in 2018.

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Carl Blackburn

Seriously injured man missing from Leeds hospital - urgent police appeal

POLICE  are urgently appealing for the public's help  to trace a seriously injured man who has gone missing from a Leeds hospital.

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Sally-Anne Greenfield, chief executive of Leeds Community Foundation

Leeds Community Foundation‘s £5.5m record-breaking year

THE chief executive of Leeds Community Foundation has revealed it gave out more than £5.5m in grants to more than 500 charities and organisations in the city over the past year.

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Ahmed Mohammed

Three teens jailed for 47 years after man shot on Dewsbury street

A LEEDS Crown Court judge has jailed three teenagers for a total of 47 years  after a man was shot and seriously injured in a "planned and premeditated" attack on a  Dewsbury street.
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Christopher Mosby

Gun threat Wakefield betting shop robber jailed for seven years

AN ARMED robber  who threatened a Wakefield betting shop manager with a fake handgun during a spree of offending has been locked up for seven years.
Crime
Recruits at Yorkshire army training base deny 'ordering soldiers to eat manure'

Recruits at Yorkshire army training base deny 'ordering soldiers to eat manure'

Ten army instructors have denied a string of charges related to the alleged abuse of teenage recruits.
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Coun Andrew Carter

£30m plan to upgrade three ‘congestion hotspot’ Leeds road junctions

SENIOR councillors have agreed to have detailed plans drawn up as £30m proposals to try and ease traffic flow at three “congestion hotspot” junctions across Leeds move to the next stage.

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Woman knocked down and killed by car outside Bradford shopping centre

Woman knocked down and killed by car outside Bradford shopping centre

A woman in her 50s has died after being run down by a car outside a shopping centre in central Bradford.

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Coun  Lucinda Yeadon

New woodlands for Leeds flood defence scheme wins support

PROPOSALS to plant hundreds of thousands of trees along the River Aire catchment to help protect Leeds against the future of threat of flooding have won cross party support.

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Gang of youths attacks father and son at Huddersfield McDonald's

Gang of youths attacks father and son at Huddersfield McDonald's

A father and son were badly beaten by a group of youths outside a McDonald's restaurant in West Yorkshire after trying to stop them making offensive gestures.
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Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

A young Dewsbury woman was duped into handing over thousands of pounds worth of jewellery by a criminal pretending to be a police officer.

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Harewood House to open for Christmas for the first time in five years

Harewood House to open for Christmas for the first time in five years

Autumn usually heralds the closure of one of Yorkshire's finest country houses to the public.
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Ricky Gervais is live at Nottingham Arena in September

Ricky Gervais set to perform in Leeds

RICKY Gervais is set to perform in Leeds for the first time as part of his 100-date world tour Humanity.

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Upgrades are initially available on some weekday services from London King's Cross to Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle and York, with more routes expected to be added shortly.

Virgin East Coast to auction empty first class seats to standard fare payers on Leeds and York routes

Rail passengers unhappy at the prospect of a journey in standard class can now bid for an upgrade.
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