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East Leeds

Nearly 1,000 Leeds school spaces to help tackle city-wide shortfall

A new primary and secondary school expansion in Leeds could cater for nearly 1,000 youngsters in a “direct response to the demand” for more pupil places needed in the city.

By Catherine Ruane.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 23 April

Daffodils at Temple Newsam, by Catherine Ruane.


Revealed: The worst anti-social behaviour hotspots in east Leeds

One of the things that prompts most calls to the police is anti-social behaviour on our streets.


Just Eat reveal highest rated takeaways for fish and chips in Leeds

Takeaway company Just Eat have revealed their highest rated takeaways for fish and chips in Leeds.


Will local election ballot battle transform Leeds’s political map?

It’s local election time again, and with all 99 of Leeds’s council seats up for grabs on May 3, it’s all to play for in the battle to oversee the city’s destiny.

CELEBRATIONS: Staff gather with volunteer Val Priest to celebrate her 80th birthday. PIC: Tony Johnson

Val in ‘good elf’ for party at Leeds stately home

A committed volunteer, believed to have served as one of Britain’s oldest elves, has celebrated her 80th birthday at the stately home where she works.

Kyle Black.

Burglar found hiding in loft after break-in at Leeds house

A career burglar was caught hiding under loft insulation at a house he broke into in Leeds.


Leeds United stars help out at Leeds foodbank warehouse

The Leeds South and East Foodbank got a special delivery yesterday – four Leeds United players laden with food parcels.


Five of Leeds’s most memorable characters

They are the familiar faces which help define a city’s character and soul.


Revealed: The Leeds gardens you have to visit

Longer days give us all more opportunity to explore the great outdoors but you don’t have to trek miles into the hills to appreciate nature’s beauty.

Monkswood Avenue at the junction with Monkswood Hill in Seacroft. 'Image: Google

Young biker seriously injured in Leeds crash is off critical list but remains in hospital

A BIKER who was fighting for life after a crash in Seacroft at the weekend is no longer in a critical condition but remains in hospital.

Kevin Talbot.

Bogus police officer burgled homes of elderly victims in Leeds

A BURGLAR who tricked his way into the homes of elderly victims by pretending to be a police officer was branded a “coward” by a judge.


The 22 Leeds cinemas we have loved and lost

Leeds has a rich cinema heritage yet countless movie theatres have fallen by the wayside across the city over the years.

The collision occurred at the junction of Monkswood Hill and Monkswood Avenue (Google).

Young motorcyclist critically ill after Seacroft crash

A young motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a collision with a car and a van in the Seacroft area of Leeds.


Revealed: The incredible rise of the New York gangster from Leeds

His story reads like a script for one of the gangster movies so beloved of Hollywood in the 1930s.


The 23 closed Leeds pubs which will stir fond memories for drinkers

Raise a glass to these gone but not forgotten Leeds pubs.

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Food hygiene: The lowest rated restaurants and takeaways in Harehills, Leeds

These are the cafes, restaurants, takeaways and convenience stores with the poorest food hygiene ratings in Harehills.

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Armed robber flees on foot after holding up Leeds convenience store at gunpoint

Armed robber flees on foot after holding up Leeds convenience store at gunpoint

A man ran away on foot after threatening staff at a Co-op store with a handgun.


From fish and chips at the seaside to spring daffodils: The 15 things that make Leeds folk smile

Leeds residents have the most positive outlook in life according to a new study.

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