Leeds News Live: Highest number of new coronavirus cases in one day since April as city on watch list

All the latest news from the city on September 7.

Monday, 7th September 2020, 6:51 am
Updated Monday, 7th September 2020, 6:54 am
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Leeds news LIVE: News and updates Saturday September 19

Last updated: Sunday, 20 September, 2020, 07:32

  • Leeds Baby Bank launch fundraising appeal
  • Temple Newsam Farm entry fees to rise
  • Positive coronavirus case at pub in Calverley

Pensioners marry in heartwarming care home ceremony

Women’s rights activist Posie Parker in Leeds today

Leeds Baby Bank launch new fundraising appeal

They want to buy a new van - read more here

Positive Covid-19 test at pub in Calverley

A staff member has tested positive

"These are very uncertain times": Staff member at Leeds pub tests positive for coronavirus

A staff member at a Leeds pub which has closed temporarily has tested positive for Covid-19.

First photos from the scene of the shooting in East End Park

A taxi is believed to have been involved in the incident

First photos from the scene of the shooting in East End Park in Leeds

Police called to shooting in East End Park in Leeds

UPDATE: 20-year-old man shot

Detectives are currently investigating reports of a shooting incident, which occurred just after 1pm this afternoon (13/09) on Charlton Road in Leeds.

A 20 year-old man was located at the scene, having sustained a serious leg injury consistent with gunshot wounds.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition.

West Yorkshire Police, Detective Chief Inspector Marc Bowes of Protective Services Crime said:

“Although we are currently working to establish the full circumstances of this incident, it does appear to be a targeted attack on a lone individual.

“A blue coloured car was seen in the area at the time containing a male driver and two other male passengers whom are believed to have made away on foot.

“There are live time enquiries ongoing to identify those responsible and we are working to retrieve any CCTV, dash-cam or mobile phone footage that may assist in our investigations.

“Neighbourhood Policing Team officers are also conducting enhanced patrols in the local area to provide added support and reassurance for residents.

“We will not accept this type of activity on the streets of West Yorkshire and I would urge any witnesses or anyone with information to contact us immediately.

“You can use the non-emergency number 101 or the Live Chat facility available via the Force website, quoting crime reference 892 of 13/09.

“Alternatively, you can provide details anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

BREAKING - Reports of shooting in East End Park, Leeds

There are very early reports of a police incident in East End Park in Leeds, which is thought to have been a shooting.

West Yorkshire Police have been contacted but are yet to confirm the details.

The incident happened in Charlton Road, according to early reports.

More to follow.

Breaking: Body of man aged in his 20s found in woods in Leeds:

Body of man aged in his 20s found by police in Leeds woods - cordon in place

Police were called out on Sunday morning to the body of a man found in woods in an area of Pudsey in Leeds.

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