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Revealed: The 10 best cafes in Leeds

Here is our Cafe of the Year top ten – you now have the opportunity for your favourite.

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By John Gilleghan.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 19 February

Crocuses at Temple Newsam, by John Gilleghan.

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Leeds Lives Not Knives message taken into community

The community in Harehills knows only to well the consequences of young people carrying knives on the city’s streets.

Crime

‘I lost my son to knife crime’: Leeds mum uses her experience to educate city’s teenagers

When Sarah Lloyd talks about the impact of knife crime on ordinary families’ lives, she does so with authority.

Crime
Liam Allen

'I don't know whether to stab you anyway': Leeds thug threatened disabled woman with knife

A teenager who threatened a disabled woman with a knife as she was riding a mobility scooter along a Leeds street has been locked up for more than three years.

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Kauser Jan and Sarah Lloyd, right, have worked together to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying knives.

Mum of teenager murdered in Harehills supports 'Leeds Lives Not Knives' events this weekend

A Leeds mum whose son died after a knife attack in Harehills is to share her experiences in support of an awareness campaign.
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Watch woman walk dog along guided busway on Leeds five-lane carriageway

They're reserved exclusively for buses.

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Darnell Anderson-Browne.

Boy, 10, suffered horrific injuries after being trapped against wall in Leeds by getaway driver

A ten-year-old boy was left with horrific leg injuries after being trapped against a wall and dragged by a stolen car during a police chase in Leeds.

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RECYCLE: Coun Lucinda Yeadon, left, and Emma Thompson, duty manager of Lidl in Halton, at the bottle bank.

Glass bank opens in Leeds

New glass banks have been installed in Leeds to encourage more people to recycle.

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Revealed: The number of drivers caught parking illegally near Leeds schools last term

Revealed: The number of drivers caught parking illegally near Leeds schools last term

Drivers parking illegally near schools in Leeds were issued with fines on 288 occasions in just one term, council figures reveal.

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Brothers to face trial over New Year’s Day murder of man in Leeds

TWO brothers are to go on trial charged with murder over the death of a man found with fatal head injuries in Leeds on New Year’s Day.

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PIC: Scott Merrylees

Teenager accused of murdering man with baseball bat during cannabis burglary at Leeds house

A man suffered “catastrophic” head injuries and died after being struck with a baseball bat during a burglary at his home, a murder trial heard.

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Keith Emmerson.

Leeds businessman jailed over serious sex abuse of girl

A businessman who carried out repeated serious sex assaults on a young girl has been jailed for 14 years.

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New home for Leeds youth group founded after fatal stabbing of schoolboy Irfan Wahid

New home for Leeds youth group founded after fatal stabbing of schoolboy Irfan Wahid

A youth group set up in the wake of a fatal stabbing in Leeds will soon have a permanent base for its work.
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Keith Limbert who has passed his driving test aged 79, after his wife Anne fell ill.
 PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds pensioner passed driving test aged 79 so he can take ill wife on trips

CANCER survivor Keith Limbert has passed his driving test at the age of 79 so he can take better care of his seriously ill wife of 58-years.

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PAST AND PRESENT: York Road shown (above) in 1970 and more recently (below).

Leeds nostalgia: York Road in 1970... and now

One of these pictures was taken on January 20, 1970, whereas the other was taken around the same date this year, a gap of 48 years and yet the view does not look that much different.

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VICTIM: Leeds schoolboy Irfan Wahid.

Work to end knife crime in Leeds continues

Today marks the first anniversary of the death of schoolboy Irfan Wahid, who was fatally stabbed by another teenager in the Harehills area of the city.

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Jailed cannabis dealing Leeds couple ordered to repay £115,000

A violent drug dealer and his girlfriend have been ordered to pay more than £115,000 over the profits they made from dealing cannabis.

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Giant obstacle course: Leeds teams wanted for challenge at Temple Newsam

Giant obstacle course: Leeds teams wanted for challenge at Temple Newsam

TEAMS are being sought to tackle a giant inflatable obstacle course at Temple Newsam in Leeds.

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Loyal Leeds worker aged 76 says he will retire ‘when I feel like it’ after 52-years at one company

HE has worked for the same Yorkshire-based company for 52 years and at the age of 76 has no plans to retire.

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