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YEP Says: Bringing streets to a standstill is not good for Leeds

WE have sympathy with the private hire drivers of Leeds.

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YEP Says: No apology for putting loneliness at top of agenda

Today Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves will tell London’s Policy Exchange that loneliness is no longer a personal misfortune that can befall individuals but has escalated into a “social epidemic”. She will warn that loneliness is making an entire generation of people poorly, and in today’s ultra-connected world, that simply isn’t good enough.

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YEP Says: Let’s come down hard on Leeds villains who steal vehicles

YEP Says: Let’s come down hard on Leeds villains who steal vehicles

ANYONE who has suffered the inconvenience - not to mention the violation - of having a car stolen by so-called joyriders will appreciate the rather unusual order reached by police and council officers.

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YEP Says: Leeds will show Tour riders real Yorkshire cheer

LEEDS showed the world what a Grand Départ looked like in 2014, and now it has the chance to show how Yorkshire does a Grand Finalé.

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YEP Says: Charges are start of clean air in Leeds

PLans to charge high-emission buses, taxis and HGVs for coming into the city centre are the first step towards a Clean Air Zone but we have to be careful who will pick up the tab.

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YEP Says: Leeds traffic solution cannot grind to a halt

YEP Says: Leeds traffic solution cannot grind to a halt

THis week the YEP will have chance to put your views into focus as we reveal the findings of our survey into life in Leeds.

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YEP says: Hero PC who clung onto van on M62 “just doing his job”

just a few days after the YEP reported on the uniformed and civilian heroes and heroines who have gone above and beyond to keep the streets of Leeds safe, we have another example of selflessness in the line of duty in the form of PC Martin Willis.

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YEP Says: A modest hero - the police officer clung onto van over A1M

IF MEDALS were ever awarded for modesty, Pc Martin Willis deserves to be in the front of the queue.

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YEP Says: Why we welcome jail sentences for Leeds boxing bout hooligans

IT is appalling that scenes of extreme violence should break out at what is, after all, a sporting event.

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YEP Says: We’re grateful for German help

HOW wonderful that our friends in Germany have written a letter criticising Brussels bureaucrats for dismissing Leeds’s Capital of Culture application.

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YEP Says: History beckons for our rugby league World Cup heroes

FORTY-five years after the pioneering Clive Sullivan’s length of the field try sealed a dramatic World Cup win for Great Britain, history beckons for Wayne Bennett’s class of 2017 when they face Australia.

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YEP Says: Fantastic news that Leeds heart unit is safe and secure

IT IS great news for patients in Leeds and West Yorkshire in general that an under-threat heart unit in the city has been given approval to stay open.

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YEP Says: Bremner Square tribute to Leeds United stars is fabulous

LEEDS UNITED and its new owners seem to be making all the right moves in connecting with the club’s supporters.

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YEP Says: We need answers to Leeds culture verdict

IT is right that there should be a proper investigation into our apparently-failed European Capital of Culture bid.

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Have you changed your opinion a year after the EU referendum?

YEP says: Brexit ban over Capital of Culture bid is Euro-spite at its worst

IT looks like the gloves are off now in Europe.

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YEP SAYS: Ann Maguire inquest ruling should bring some closure to family

THERE were “missed opportunities to share and record problem behaviour” before a teenager murdered teacher Ann Maguire in a classroom.

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25 November 2016.......    Rev Paul Crabb  lights a candle and prayers for the baby, its mother and all concerned at a brief outdoor ceremony at St Peters church, Bramley.  Picture Tony Johnson.

YEP says: Community reaches out to tragic mum of Bramley church baby

the words of the Rector of Bramley, Rev Paul Crabb, to the mother the tragic baby left outside the church a year ago today are heartbreaking.

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A computer generated image of plans for a crematorium in Garforth, Leeds. PIC: Westerleigh Group Ltd

YEP Says: Why Leeds residents may be able plan their going with dignity

IF you have been to a crematorium service of late, you may have been taken aback at the ‘conveyor belt’ process.

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YEP says: Wakefield City Academies financial crisis will hit pupils hardest

YEP says: Wakefield City Academies financial crisis will hit pupils hardest

School academies are run like businesses, and like any business they can get into financial difficulties.

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A word from the editor: Join our readers’ forum

A word from the editor: Join our readers’ forum

This week we hosted a small meeting of our YEP Readers’ Forum.

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