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Leeds police investigate reports of owls being shot

Police in Leeds have issued an appeal for information as they investigate reports of owls being shot in woodland.

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Nowell Court, Harehills. Image: Google

Flat fire in Harehills: Man taken to hospital by ambulance

A MAN was taken to hospital after a blaze at a flat in Leeds.

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The men banned from touching any vehicles in West Yorkshire without the owner's permission. Clockwise from left, Jordan Bodally, Macauley Nay, Joseph Thrush, Jack O'Gorman and Adam Birkett.

The Leeds men banned from touching any vehicle in West Yorkshire

Court orders have been secured to prevent five Leeds men from touching any vehicle in West Yorkshire.
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Gone in 10 seconds: CCTV footage shows Leeds motorbike thieves in action

An organised gang linked to thefts across Leeds had perfected their techniques to the point where they could steal a motorbike in as little as 10 seconds.
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'Hypocrite' Leeds church minister downloaded sickening images of children and animals being sexually abused

'Hypocrite' Leeds church minister downloaded sickening images of children and animals being sexually abused

An Anglican minister caught with hundreds of depraved images of children and animals being sexually abused was branded a 'hypocrite' by a judge.
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Road closures in Harehills this weekend for religious festival

Several roads in Harehills will be shut this weekend due to a religious parade.

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JOY: Alan Thornton, left, Irene Wilmot, Julia Say, Linda Fallon and Kim Birch celebrate in the orchard.

Community helps Leeds orchard win prize

Killingbeck community orchard on the Sutton estate in East Leeds has scooped a £500 prize after it was named one of the best community orchards in the UK.

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Shelley Dring and Steve Scholey dressed as elfs in the Santas workshop built out of scrap, at Temple Newsam House, Leeds..4th December 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Check out this amazing Santa’s workshop made of scrap at Leeds’ Temple Newsam

Hidden away, deep inside Temple Newsam House is a fantastically festive creation worthy of Santa’s most enterprising elves.

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Three cut free from car after Leeds crash

Three cut free from car after Leeds crash

Three people were taken to hospital after a car crashed into a wall in Leeds this morning.

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Revealed: Your Leeds chippy of the year

Today your Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal the winner of our Chippy of the Year competition.

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Leeds care home rated ‘inadequate’ after inspection

A Leeds care home has been rated inadequate by the industry watchdog after a snap inspection triggered by a police investigation into an alleged assault on an elderly resident.

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Yorkshire Evening Post Chippy of The year. Pictured Winner of the Yorkshire Evening Post Chippy of The year The Bearded Sailor, Robin Lane, Pudsey (left to right) owners Hannah Hall, 26, and partner Alex Papaioannou, 34.
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YEP Chippy of the Year 2017 winners revealed

A COUPLE who took over a Pudsey fish and chip shop just 18 months ago are celebrating after it was named winner of the Yorkshire Evening Post Chippy of the Year competition.

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Where does money need to be spent in Leeds? Your top priorities in YEP survey

Social care, hospitals and public transport have topped the list of areas in Leeds where you want to see increased spending, the YEP can reveal.

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Transport in Leeds on agenda with YEP’s big issues survey

Transport in Leeds on agenda with YEP’s big issues survey

The YEP asked you what the biggest issues are affecting people in Leeds – and today your answers are revealed.

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Dwight Halliday's gun.

‘Tougher sentences show Leeds gun crime will not be tolerated’

Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Spencer, who led the investigation, said Dwight Halliday has been a key figure in an organised crime group that is involved in the supply of Class A drugs in the Chapeltown area and beyond.

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Leeds gang leader’s criminal past included kidnap and shooting of woman

Dwight HALLIDAY served nine years in prison for a brutal gangland offence in which a young woman was kidnapped from her home, driven to the countryside and shot by a “firing squad”.

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Dwight Halliday.

Leeds gangster jailed for life over firearm which was to be used in revenge turf war shooting

A GANGSTER has been given a life sentence after being caught in possession of a loaded firearm which he planned to use to kill or maim rivals in a revenge turf war attack.

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Sixteen people jailed over ‘mob violence’ at Leeds boxing event

CHILDREN had to run for cover amid “serious mob violence” as a mass brawl broke out between rival supporters at a boxing event in Leeds.

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The seized tobacco products

Huge haul of illegal cigarettes and tobacco seized from Leeds

A major police and Trading Standards operation has recovered over 275,000 illicit cigarettes from the streets of Harehills, Dewsbury and Batley.

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