"Representing a city of passion, glory, history and pride" - YEP Editor

Leeds is a city of passion, glory, history and pride.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 5:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 6:46 pm

And for the last 130 years the Yorkshire Evening Post has proudly been at the heart of telling our city's stories.

We've been that dependable constant in times of uncertainty as well as celebrating all the highs over the decades - reporting the stories that matter to you.

And we've recently undergone a few changes too to make sure we can continue to tell those stories for generations to come.

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We've got a slick new look with our new masthead that firmly champions and celebrates the independent spirit of this city we are proud to call our home.

Our reporting team now stands at 17- strong and is the biggest commitment to local journalism from any publisher in Leeds.

And this is part of our pledge to you, our readers, to ensure that we continue to report on the latest news right here in our city we are proud to serve.

We've got some new additions throughout the week including a Big Leeds Weekend which helps to celebrate the best of life in our city as we take those tentative first steps back to the lives we love.

We're firmly shining the spotlight on the fantastic independent businesses who make our high streets so vibrant.

They have battled against the odds over the last year and this is our chance to celebrate their dedication and hard work.

And we're giving you the best tips of how to spend your time at the weekend.

There is also a new Leeds Life section that celebrates the people who make Leeds, well Leeds.

We've introduced a new spotlight on education as we celebrate the efforts of our fantastic teachers who have supported their students through a year like no other.

And of course we still have some firm favourites to celebrate the blue, yellow and white hearts that beat through our city.

We're the newspaper of your mother and father, their mother and father before them and the publisher for future generations to come.

And we need your support to help make sure we can continue to invest in journalism to tell our city's stories for many more years ahead.

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