‘Mini Beast from the East’ snowfall sparks travel chaos in Leeds

Leeds suffered fresh weather woes today after heavy overnight snowfalls triggered travel chaos across the city and the rest of the county.

Hyde Park Corner. Picture: Google.

Woman seriously injured in Leeds road collision

A woman suffered serious injuries when she was hit by a car in Leeds today.


Majestic work offers glimpse of the future for City Square in Leeds

Eye-catching images have been released which illustrate the stylish new feel that the renovation of Leeds’s Majestic building will bring to one of the city’s main gateway areas.

Jacqui Jackson.

A rising star! Yorkshire baking expert is really using her loaf

She’s the Yorkshire baker with a CV guaranteed to set the tastebuds tingling.

Stevie Ward.

Leeds Rhinos player Stevie Ward set to tackle mental health issues

Leeds Rhinos star Stevie Ward is backing an initiative that aims to educate businesses about the importance of tackling mental health issues in the workplace.

Leeds Civic Hall.

‘Land grab’ powers could be used for massive road scheme in Leeds

Council bosses in Leeds could force through the sale of large amounts of privately-owned land as part of work on a major new transport project.

Alice Bacon campaigning in Leeds.

Perfect day to remember Alice Bacon and her place in Leeds political history

She was a political powerhouse whose achievements blazed an inspirational trail for women across Leeds.


Casting call for Leeds extras to appear with Keira Knightley in major new feature film

The cameras are ready to roll on a major new film starring two of the biggest names in showbusiness – but not before its talent-spotters pay an all-important visit to Leeds.

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Michael McGarry.

Police issue appeal for information about missing Halifax man

Police in Halifax say they are concerned for the welfare of a man who has gone missing.

The junction of Street Lane and Park View Crescent. Picture: Google.

Driver dies after road smash in Leeds

A motorist has died after his SUV came off the road and hit a lamppost in Leeds.


Yorkshire weather: Snow forces dozens of school closures

A string of schools across Yorkshire are shut today as the so-called Beast from the East makes its wintry presence felt in the county.


‘Beloved’ pet dogs stolen during break-in near Harrogate

A family has been left devastated after four “beloved” pet dogs were stolen during a burglary near Harrogate.

James Hesling.

Leeds business boss James set for record-breaking treadmill challenge

A Leeds business boss and endurance athlete will be going nowhere fast when he tackles a gruelling challenge with the aim of raising £25,000 for a children’s charity.

Ambulance crew Andy Towers, Wendy Durkin and Andrew Hughes with Leeds couple Katy and Ian Bavill and their son Ralph.

Ambulance crew save Leeds toddler’s life as his heart stops for five minutes

A toddler from Leeds was reunited with the ambulance crew who saved his life – as his grateful mum and dad said: “We will never be able to thank them enough.”


Wait for it! Vote on new Leeds United crest delayed after flood of design ideas

Leeds United today confirmed that they have pushed back the start date of a planned supporter vote on the design of their new club crest.


Strife of Brian! Actor brings Clough back to Leeds United’s Elland Road ground

A familiar hectoring voice cuts through the chill winter air and suddenly it’s like the last four decades never happened.


New bus masterplan aims to keep Leeds on the move

Civic leaders in Leeds today unveiled proposals designed to revolutionise bus travel on some of the city’s busiest roads.

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Gary Edwards, pictured with some of his Leeds United memorabilia collection in 2012.

Appeal for help from YEP readers as Leeds United fan Gary brushes up on sporting history

He’s the Leeds United fan whose legendary dedication to the Whites has made him one of the best known painters and decorators in the land.

David Chafer as Peter Taylor and Luke Dickson as Brian Clough in The Damned United.

Damned United stage play is heading back to its roots in Leeds

A stage play based on Leeds United-themed novel The Damned United will be on familiar turf next month when it makes a return to Yorkshire.

Beryl Burton in action.

Stylish cycling jersey offers a fitting tribute to trailblazing Leeds sports hero Beryl

She blazed a trail for women’s cycling, not just in her home city of Leeds but all around the world.

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