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674 bids for ONE Leeds council house

Almost 700 people bid for just ONE Leeds council house, official statistics show.

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4 May 2018. Local elections vote counting for Leeds at First Direct Arena.  PIC: Mark Bickerdike

Aisha Iqbal: Leeds local election battle was a wake-up call for both Labour and the Tories

So, after a long and at times brutal local election campaign, it’s back to business at Leeds Civic Hall this week.

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Leeds local election: A night of ups and downs - but Labour tightens its grip on city

It was a strange night of ups and downs for all the parties at Leeds Civic Hall, as everything seemed to change - and yet, at the end, it pretty much stayed the same.

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A Leeds local election count.

Leeds election 2018: 250,000 votes, 1,600 volunteers and three little crosses

Leeds goes to the polls today for an all-out local election to choose 99 new city councillors across 33 wards.

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Leeds local elections 2018: See our essential A to Z focus on every ward as polling day looms

Leeds local elections 2018: See our essential A to Z focus on every ward as polling day looms

The local election polls are now open - and with all 99 of Leeds City Council’s seats up for grabs today (Thursday, May 3) it’s all to play for in the battle to oversee the city’s destiny.

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Weetwood

Weetwood is in the inner north west area of Leeds and includes in its boundaries Cookridge East, Far Headingley, Tinshill and Weetwood itself.

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Wetherby

THE CANDIDATES

Egan, Jan - Labour Party

Harrington, Norma Agnes - Conservative Party

Hopps, David Kenneth - Liberal Democrats

Lamb, Alan James - Conservative Party

Lynch, John - Labour Party

Pearce, Martin - Green Party

Ratcliffe, Paul David - Labour Party

Wilkinson, Gerald - Conservative Party

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LANDMARK: Hyde Park Picture House in Leeds  ''PIC:  Tom Joy/Heritage Lottery Fund/PA Wire

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Headingley & Hyde Park

THE CANDIDATES

Andrews, Peter Richard - Liberal Democrats

Anstead, Liberty Cheri Isabel - Green Party third choice

Earley, Justin Dennis James - Conservative Party

Ellis, James Alan - Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Forsaith, Ann Christine - Green Party second choice

Garthwaite, Al - Labour Party

Gledhill, Michael Ernest - Conservative Party

Godall, Tim - Green Party lead

Goodman, Penny - Liberal Democrats

Green, Kyle Jameson - Conservative Party

Hawthorne, Murray MacGregor - Liberal Democrats

Jennings, Louise Mary - Women’s Equality Party

Pryor, Jonathan David - Labour Party

Walshaw, Neil Anthony - Labour Party

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Date: 16th April 2018.'Picture James Hardisty.'Construction of Go Ape at Temple Newsam, Leeds.

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Temple Newsam

THE CANDIDATES

Coupar, Debra - Labour Party

Deacon, Neale Arthur - Conservative Party

Hayden, Helen Elizabeth Mary - Labour Party

Hayes, Elizabeth Mary - Conservative Party

Hayes, Robert Scott - Conservative Party

Love, Fiona Sarah Heather - Green Party

Lyons, Mick - Labour Party

Norman, Keith Cecil - Liberal Democrats

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2017:  A group of parents who launched an appeal to raise �100,000 to refurbish and replace play equipment in Roundhay Park near the Lakeside Cafe.''Picture: Tony Johnson.

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Roundhay

THE CANDIDATES

Arif, Farzana - Conservative Party

Christie, Malcolm Scott - Alliance for Green Socialism

Cohen, Elayna Beverley - Conservative Party

Ellis, Paul Charles - Green Party

Goddard, Jacob Stephen - Labour Party

Hannah, Jon Charles - Liberal Democrats

Iqbal, Najeeb - Liberal Democrats

Khan, Aftab - Conservative Party

Mason, Rory Thomas - Liberal Democrats

Quinn, Tony - Independent

Tunnicliffe, Eleanor Judith - Labour Party

Wenham, Angela Ruvena - Labour Party

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ROTHWELL: Life is good but there is frustration over planning and parking.''PIC: Google

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Rothwell

THE CANDIDATES

Ahad, Shazar - Conservative Party

Aliremzioglu, Ali - Green Party

Boycott, Joe - Conservative Party

Bruce, Karen - Labour Party

Burke, Sharon - Labour Party

Golton, Stewart - Liberal Democrats

Harrison, Carmel Francess - Liberal Democrats

Long, Melieha Ruth - Conservative Party

Nagle, David Patrick - Labour Party

Yates, Patricia - Liberal Democrats

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Tardis    picture oct 2015'Pudsey Bus Station

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Pudsey

THE CANDIDATES

Arbuckle, Jude Patrick - Liberal Democrats

Coulson, Mick - Labour Party

Cunningham, Lou - Labour Party

Glover, Christine Amy - Liberal Democrats

Harrison, Mark Thomas - Conservative Party

Hart, Helen Lesley - Green Party

Hughes, Martin Gareth - Liberal Democrats

Lewis, Richard Alwyn - Labour Party

Neve, Mark Johnathan - Conservative Party

O’Neill, Conor Andrew - The Yorkshire Party

Seary, Simon Anthony - Conservative Party

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Morley North

THE CANDIDATES

Aldiss, Jason Karl - Conservative Party

Clapcote, Steve - Labour and Co-operative Party

Compton, Pete - Labour and Co-operative Party

Dilworth, Christopher 
James - Conservative Party

Gettings, Bob Springfield - Morley Borough Independents

Hutchinson, Andy - Morley Borough Independents

Leadley, Thomas Adrian - Morley Borough Independents

Leng, Johnathan Charles - Labour and Co-operative Party

Mellor, Philip James - Liberal Democrats

Singh, Louisa Mary - Conservative Party

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Morley's annual St George's Day parade is a real crowd-puller

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Morley South

THE CANDIDATES

Bell, Chris - Green Party

Dawson, Neil - Labour and Co-operative Party

Elliott, Judith Mary - Morley Borough Independents

Finnigan, Robert - Morley Borough Independents

Hill, Charlotte - Labour and Co-operative Party

Kidger, Wyn - Morley Borough Independents

Mitchell, Luke - Labour and Co-operative Party

Oldham, Rachel Mary - Conservative Party

Sanwoolu, Jermaine - Conservative Party

Singh, Jas - Conservative Party

Smith, Raymond Dennis - Liberal Democrats

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Following the completion of installation work, the maypole will be officially welcomed back to a historic Manchester Square in Otley.'25th March 2015.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Otley and Yeadon

THE CANDIDATES

Bradley, Mick - Green Party

Campbell, Colin Andrew - Liberal Democrats

Creek, Kenneth John - Conservative Party

Downes, Ryk - Liberal Democrats

Fox, Diane Elaine - Conservative Party

Gregory, Sian Lisa - Labour Party

Hollings, Tom - The For Britain Movement

Lay, Sandy Edward Charles - Liberal Democrats

Nathan. Elliot Edwards - Labour Party

Ranson, James William - Labour Party

Rees, Philip John - Conservative Party

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Opening of Phase one Cycling Hub at Middleton Park, Leeds.Martin Ogden is pictured.1st December 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Middleton Park

THE CANDIDATES

Blake, Judith - Labour Party

Dixon, Wayne Alan - Social Democratic Party

Gagen, Kathryn Elizabeth - Liberal Democrats

Groves, Kim Susan - Labour Party

Herdson, David - Conservative

Jessop, Rita - Conservative

Lamb, Gareth Andrew - Conservative

Truswell, Paul Anthony - Labour

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Moortown

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Moortown

THE CANDIDATES

Andrews, Gavin Michael - Green Party

Charlwood, Rebecca Marie - Labour Party

Cunliffe, Ross Alexander - Conservative Party

Dowling, Ian George - Liberal Democrats

Dresser, David Stephen - Liberal Democrats

Greenberg, Ian - UK Independence Party

Hamilton, Sharon - Labour Party

Howley, Chris - Liberal Democrats

Miles, Jeff - UK Independence Party

Pearce, Liam Joshua James - Conservative Party

Shahzad, Mohammed - Labour Party

Speed, Rob - Conservative Party

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Children from  Little London Community Primary School, Leeds, with teachers. PIC: James Hardisty/YPN

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Little London & Woodhouse

THE CANDIDATES

Akhtar, Javaid - Labour Party

Ashford, Brandon John - Conservative Party

Brooks, Kayleigh - Labour Party

Campbell, Lorna Christine - Liberal Democrats

Foren, Christopher Mark - Green Party

Green, Amy - Conservative Party

Harper, Gerry - Labour Party

Harper, Stewart Peter - Conservative Party

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Kippax & Methley

THE CANDIDATES

Brown, Dylan - Green Party

Calvert, Chris - Conservative Party

Fawcett, Nicholas Peter Philip - Conservative Party

Galdas, Mitchell - Liberal Democrats

Harland, Mary Elizabeth - Labour Party

Lewis, James - Labour Party

Shippey, Sheila 
- UK Independence Party

Smith, Tina Janette - UK Independence Party

Spivey, Paul Anthony - UK Independence Party

Wakefield, Keith Ivor - Labour Party

Wheldon, Tess - Conservative Party

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Killingbeck & Seacroft

THE CANDIDATES

Coen, Marilyn Ann - Conservative Party

Dobson, Catherine Frances - East Leeds Independents Party

Drinkwater, Paul - Labour Party

Dye, Katie - Labour Party

Jenkins, David John - Labour Party

Langwick, Kate Elizabeth - Liberal Democrats

Otley, John - The Yorkshire Party

Palmer, Anne Boyd - Conservative Party

Robertson, Fiona Ann - Conservative Party

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