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Sporting bygones: When Geoffrey Boycott made his Test debut

More than half-a-century has elapsed since one of Yorkshire’s most famous cricketing sons took to the field to represent his country for the first time.

Yorkshire Cricket
The issue around a shortage of school places has drawn protests in Leeds

Solution sought for shortage of school places

A decision could be made in coming days to ease a critical shortage of school places in north Leeds after years of wrangling.

Education
Wakefield Trinity coach, Chris Chester. PIC: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Wakefield Trinity: Coach Chester eyes top-five finish as captain Kirmond has knee scan

WAKEFIELD TRINITY coach Chris Chester is targeting a top-five finish in Betfred Super League after yesterday’s 44-22 win over bottom club Widnes Vikings.

Wakefield Trinity
Liam Sutcliffe. PIC: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Leeds Rhinos: Under-pressure squad still united insists Sutcliffe

WHATEVER IS going wrong for Leeds Rhinos, Liam Sutcliffe insists it is not down to unrest behind the scenes.

Leeds Rhinos
Kevin Sinfield

Leeds Rhinos Bygones: Sin-sational Kevin puts Leeds in semis with a tactical masterclass

LEEDS RHINOS’ legendary captain Kevin Sinfield produced a masterclass to steer his side into the last four of the Challenge Cup three years ago tomorrow.

Leeds Rhinos
Former Leeds United manager 'David O'Leary.

Leeds United Bygones: O’Leary’s sacking start of the decline

It’s been an exciting week for Leeds United. Marcelo Bielsa’s appointment is a signal of intent that most could only dream of.

Leeds United
Marcelo Bielsa

David Prutton: Stoke test a very early marker for new United boss Bielsa

LEEDS United will kick off the new Championship season at home to Stoke City which I think will be a tough ask.

Leeds United

Adam Chadwick murder: Leeds detective renews appeal 10 years on from Harehills shooting

The detective leading the investigation into the murder of Leeds man Adam Chadwick says he believes people within the community have crucial information.

Crime
PIC: James Hardisty

Summer showing for flowers linked to dark days

They may be most associated with November and the annual commemoration of those who gave their lives for this country in war on Remembrance Sunday, but the summer months are in fact the best time to see them in bloom.

News
Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa. Pic: Dave Winter/Icon Sport/Getty Images

Leeds United: Pundit Prutton urges Whites to back new boss Bielsa

MARCELO BIELSA will take his first training session as Leeds United head coach today, with Sky Sports pundit David Prutton urging the club to give the Argentinian the signings that he wants.

Leeds United
England prospect:  Harry Brook. Picture: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Brook is now tipped for the top by England Test captain Root

JOE ROOT believes that the future of Yorkshire’s batting is in safe hands in the form of talented teenager Harry Brook.

Yorkshire Cricket
PIC: PA

Councils rake in millions from garden waste collections

Councils rake in almost £74 million a year from charging to collect garden waste, new figures reveal.

News
'Safe standing' rail seats have been introduced at football grounds like Celtic Park.

Clive Betts: Now is the time to allow ‘safe standing’ in football grounds

I LOVE football and, in particular, Sheffield Wednesday, despite it bringing me a lifetime of trial and tribulation, interspersed with the occasional celebration.

Opinion
Danny Tudhope returns to the winner's enclosure after Soldier's Call won the Windsor Castle Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Parkin’s Ascot winner eyes America

THE Breeders’ Cup in America is the long-term target for North Yorkshire jockey Danny Tudhope’s Royal Ascot winner Soldier’s Call.

Horse Racing
Harry Kane

Three Lions skipper is proud of his players

Harry Kane praised his team-mates for the professional manner in which they dealt with Panama as they cruised to a 6-1 victory to qualify for the last 16.

Football
CHALLENGING TIMES: Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock and television reporter Stacey Dooley swap their day jobs for a stint at busy King's College Hospital in London in Life on the Ward.

TV preview: Life on the Ward

To mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS, four well-known faces get first-hand experience at King’s College Hospital, one of London’s biggest and busiest hospitals.

News

Adam Chadwick murder: “We just want justice" say parents in emotional video appeal

The family of Leeds man Adam Chadwick will take their campaign for justice to the streets today as they mark the tenth anniversary of his murder.

Crime
Leeds Rhinos' tryscoring captain, Lois Forsell. PIC: Anna Gowthorpe/SWpix.com

Leeds Rhinos: Women’s team in the driving seat

LEEDS RHINOS remain top of Women’s Super League after beating champions Bradford 30-10 at Weetwood Sports Park.

Leeds Rhinos
The latest government figures shed light on the scale of homelessness in Leeds.

Leeds council drawing up new plan to tackle rough sleeping in city

Rough Sleeping is the greatest challenge when it comes to tackling homelessness in Leeds, a leading councillor has said.

Our city
Featherstone playmaker, Anthony Thackeray. PIC: Tony Johnson

Championship/League One: Thackeray stars as Rovers pile pressure on top four

Try doubles from Anthony Thackeray, Ian Hardman and Josh Hardcastle helped Featherstone Rovers to a comfortable 40-6 victory away to Sheffield Eagles in their latest Betfred Championship match.

Featherstone
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