Report outlines 'poor judgement' to loan £5m for failed Hilton Leeds Arena hotel development

A working group investigating the controversial decision to lend nearly £5m of taxpayer cash to a company that went into administration has blamed "weak processes" in place at the time.

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Raven Terrace, Bradford. Picture: Google.

Residents evacuated and treated for smoke inhalation in Bradford home blaze

Residents were evacuated and treated for smoke inhalation after a home in Bradford caught fire.

Why you will soon be charged for getting rid of some household waste at Leeds rubbish tips

Why you will soon be charged for getting rid of some household waste at Leeds rubbish tips

People taking their household rubbish to recycling sites in Leeds will soon be charged for dumping certain types of waste, it has been announced.
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The Leeds surgeon who ‘performed a miracle’ to save baby Iris

The Leeds surgeon who ‘performed a miracle’ to save baby Iris

Passing their tiny baby daughter over to the care of a surgeon in Leeds, Sophie and Ashley Bell hoped for a miracle.

Appeal to find French bulldogs after burglary at Pontefract home

Appeal to find French bulldogs after burglary at Pontefract home

A pair of French bulldogs have gone missing after a burglary at a home in Pontefract.

Missing: Kai Myers, 11.

Police search for missing boy, 11, last seen at Leeds park in rugby kit

Police are searching for a missing boy from Leeds who was last seen in a park today (Thursday).
Attlee Street, Normanton, Wakefield. Picture: Google.

Boy, 11, escapes after being targeted by robber in Wakefield

A schoolboy escaped after being targeted by a robber in Wakefield.

Abel Hernandez playing against Bournemouth for Hull City. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Hull City footballer Abel Hernandez's father 'finally found' after going missing

The father of Hull City player Abel Hernandez has been found after going missing this morning, the footballer has said.
The Carphone Warehouse shop in Cambridge Street, Harrogate. Picture: Google.

Thieves steal 'high-value' mobiles in robbery Harrogate Carphone Warehouse

Thieves assaulted a member of staff and stole high-value phones at a shop in Harrogate town centre.

Julian Hartley, Chief Exective of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Picture by James Hardisty.

Support floods in for YEP’s ‘fantastic’ We Love Our NHS campaign

Top-level support has flooded in for the YEP’s new campaign that aims to praise the region’s hardworking NHS staff.

Sun Lane, Wakefield. Picture: Google.

Man jailed after being caught with can of beer despite Wakefield city centre drinking ban

A man who was caught with an open can of alcohol despite being banned from drinking in Wakefield city centre has been jailed.

St Mary's Hospital in Armley, which has now been revealed as the proposed site for the new 13m unit.

Revealed: Proposed site in Leeds for new £13m mental health unit

The proposed site for a new £13m unit in Leeds - supporting young people with complex mental health issues - has been revealed.
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Disruption: Snow has caused chaos on motorways and roads in Yorkshire tonight. Picture: Highways England.

Delays, crashes and vehicles stranded as snowy weather causes disruption across West Yorkshire

Treacherous conditions on roads across West Yorkshire have caused traffic chaos tonight.


Motorists warned of TWO HOUR delays on M62 motorway as snow chaos leaves cars stranded

Motorists are being warned to expect delays up to two hours on motorways in West Yorkshire, as wintry weather sweeps across the region.
Simon Brown, from Morley, Leeds.

Leeds war veteran appeals for help to find lost collection of 16 glass eyes

A Leeds war veteran who was partially blinded while serving overseas has appealed for help to find his missing collection of glass eyes.
Tong Road, Farnley, Leeds. Picture: Google.

Firefighters tackle blaze in kitchen of Leeds home

A fire broke out in the kitchen of a home in Leeds.


From air traffic control to X-ray security scanners: 100 jobs up for grabs at Leeds Bradford Airport

Bosses at Leeds Bradford Airport have today announced that they are recruiting staff for more than 100 jobs.

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High Street, Pateley Bridge. Picture: Google.

Man, 80, injured after being hit by car near Harrogate

An elderly man was injured after being involved in a collision on a high street near Harrogate.

Police have issued an appeal to find the suspect, 55-year-old Anthony Lawrence, and officers have found his car abandoned.

Suspected 'crossbow killer' found dead in vehicle in North Yorkshire after major manhunt

A man suspected of attacking a pregnant woman and killing her partner has been found dead, after a major manhunt was launched in East Yorkshire.

11 Jan 2018.... Dave Jones who has been nominated by his colleagues as part of the We Love Our NHS YEP campaign. Picture Scott Merrylees

‘It’s the best job in the world’ - meet the ambulance service’s unsung hero

“It’s the best job in the world.”

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