Get ready to toast Leeds’s cocktail stars

THE CITY’s top bars are preparing to showcase the best mixology has to offer at this year’s Cocktails in the City.

17 May 2018....... South Yorkshire artist Janet Buckle  looks back at her prolific career with a 100-piece exhibition at Doncaster Art Gallery. Picture Scott Merrylees

Art at the coalface: Retrospective for Yorkshire artist

THEY are the shapes and forms that dominated Yorkshire’s coalfield regions for decades - and influenced an artists’ career.

One man band Anthony Allen with Lorna Westmoreland , 81 who has lived in Marshall Terrace for 57 years

Celebrations bring out ‘community spirit’

A SEA of red, white and blue could be seen across Cross Gates as neighbours came together for one of a clutch of street parties across Leeds to celebrate the royal wedding.

Marc and Adrian Wilkinson-Tonge at their wedding on saturday

Loved-up Leeds couples share their big day with Harry and Meghan

HARRY and Meghan weren’t the only couple tying the knot on Saturday - three Leeds couples will also share their anniversaries with the Royal pair.

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Amberton Crescent in Gipton. PIcture: Google Street View

Teen arrested after stabbing in Gipton

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a man was stabbed in Gipton on Friday.
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Yeadon war hero Harry Mills, pictured far left, during his service alongside his squad

Honour at last for Leeds war hero Harry

A YEADON war hero who received the distinguished flying medal for bravery for his raids on Germany in the Second World War is to be memorialised for the first time on a new Wall of Honour’

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Updated: Family tribute as man appears in court charged with murder of Leeds woman

A 36-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a pharmacist from Leeds who was found dead in her home in MIddlesbrough.
Police are appealing for witnesses

Teenager in 'serious condition' after crash

A teenage motorcycle rider is in hospital in a serious condition this morning after a collision in the early hours.
The first anniversary celebrations for Time to Shine Market at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.Ted Hunter is pictured in the Frame. Picture by Simon Hulme

Celebrating three years of bringing Leeds’s lonely out of the shadows

ITS aim was simple - offer the people of Leeds living in the shadows of loneliness their time to shine.

Taylor Jay Hogan watching her short film.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Charity celebrates 10 years of success as it looks to secure its future

A CITY charity that has transformed the lives of young people who were at risk of exclusion from mainstream schools has celebrated 10 years of success with an afternoon of creativity and celebration.

A disability parking sign.

Fines toll reveals misuse of disability parking in Yorkshire

Disabled drivers are being forced to abandon their journeys due to the “shocking” illegal misuse of designated parking spots by inconsiderate motorists who have been fined almost £55,000 in the last three years, an investigation by The Yorkshire Post has revealed.

An inter generational pen pal project at the University of Leeds which helps combat loneliness in older people and in students settling in a new city held a celebration event where pen pals who have been writing to each other over the last few months met for the first time. Picture Tony Johnson.

Pen-pals meet up at celebration event

Letter writers in a scheme that links students with older people in a bid to tackle loneliness met face to face for the first time at a celebration event yesterday.

Professor Sue Pavitt. Photo credit: Rebecca Cresta � MS Society

Professor is an ‘inspiration’

A LEEDS University professor has been crowned the MS Society’s ‘Inspiration of the Year’ for her tireless work to develop ground-breaking clinical trials for people with progressive multiple sclerosis.

VIBRANT: Nicolas Dixon with his mural at Matt Healy x The Foundry.

Leedsa restaurant’s abstract new look has the X factor

X marks the spot - and in the case of a new mural created by Leeds artist Nicolas Dixon, it also serves as a nod to a restaurant’s heritage as well as looking to its future.

Project curator, Simon McCormack reviews the Chippendale archive at Nostell.''Picture: National Trust / North News and Pictures

Chippendale 300: Discover the world of interiors created by the ‘Shakespeare of furniture’

HE was known as the ‘Shakespeare of furniture’, with his innovative designs still influencing pieces today.

NESS members Amanda Ward, Melissa Porter, Keisha Meek, Stephanie Jordon and Rosa Nolan-Warren.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe.

A band of support for Yorkshire women with ‘crippling’ health condition

Women across Yorkshire suffering from a painful, debilitating health condition that can lead to issues at work, cause rifts in relationships and friends to simply “disappear” have banded together to create a supportive network.

Members of the Queensbury Queens Cycling Club, cycled as suffragette at the Cow and Calf, Ilkley. Picture by Simon Hulme

Suffragettes ride out for parity in cycling

IN LESS than two weeks’ times, the country’s most elite cyclists will be flying past through the dramatic landscape of Ilkley Moor.

Curator Chris Sharp looks at a garment made by Chloe Greenwood named Hard Times,  part of the exhibition 'The Felted Mill', which is felt creations by local felters inspired by the Leeds Industrial Musuem, Armley Mill. Picture Tony Johnson.

Artists’ tribute to Leeds mills’ record breaking history

A HEART-FELT tribute to the city’s industrial past has been unveiled after a year-long examination of a museum’s archive.

Valerie Hart, of Leeds, braving the conditions whilst walking up Scott Hall Road, Leeds when the Beast from the East hit last month.'Picture James Hardisty.

Brr! Loiners shiver as Leeds ranked second coldest city in the UK

WHEN it comes to identifying the coldest cities in the UK, you might be forgiven for thinking the top spots would all be taken by Scottish cities.

YouTuber Hannah Witton is pictured with girls at The Co-Operative School, Leeds, talking about sanitary pads, which Asda have donated over 3000 to the school. Picture by Simon Hulme

School gets frank to end period poverty

GIRLS at an east Leeds school where period poverty has seen children miss lessons because they cannot afford sanitary products were given an “inspiring” talk by a Youtuber to encourage them to talk more openly about menstruation.

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