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Leeds mum of six claimed young son had cystic fibrosis in £176,000 benefits scam

A MUM of six illegally claimed more than £170,000 in benefits by making false claims about the health of her children.

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UNDER THREAT: Swillington Health Practice.

More time to have a say on future of Leeds village GP surgery

People have been given more time to have their say on the future of a village GP surgery after its potential closure sparked a public outcry.

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Millennium babies at their 18th birthday party pictured (from left) Babbar Iqbal fron Sheffield;  John Gascoine now of Bridlington,; Lucy Wilde of Garforth,  Leeds; Matilda Adams of Scarboroug;,  Aymi McGrath of Leeds; Thomas Winter of Barnsley;  Bethany Stoppard of Chesterfield and Emma Bentley of Howden.

Millennium babies meet up for 18th birthday ball at Leeds hotel

EIGHT teenagers born on January 1 2000 celebrated their 18th birthdays at a Millennium Baby Club ball at a Leeds hotel.

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Millennium babies at their 18th birthday party pictured (from left) are Babbar Iqbal from Sheffield; John Gascoine now of Bridlington; Lucy Wilde of Garforth; Matilda Adams of Scarborough;  Aymi McGrath of Leeds; Thomas Winter of Barnsley;  Bethany Stoppard of Chesterfield and Emma Bentley of Howden.

Millennium babies meet up for 18th birthday ball at Leeds hotel

EIGHT teenagers born on January 1 2000 celebrated their 18th birthdays at a Millennium Baby Club ball at a Leeds hotel.
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Patricia Taylor

Leeds great grandmother died after being struck by driver who fell asleep at wheel, inquest told

A DRIVER who apparently fell  asleep at the wheel before  his car crashed into a retired  Leeds hospital worker at a bus stop did not face prosecution because he was suffering from an undiagnosed sleep disorder, an inquest heard.

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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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Leeds curry house which was a winner with YEP readers, scoops new award

Leeds curry house which was a winner with YEP readers, scoops new award

An Indian restaurant which has proved popular with YEP readers has now won a top award.

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Coun Mark Dobson.

Plan for new homes on site of axed health clinic in east Leeds

Plans have been revealed for a new housing development on the site of an east Leeds clinic that was controversially closed by health chiefs.

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‘Regular’ robs his Leeds bookmakers

‘Regular’ robs his Leeds bookmakers

A ROBBER threatened the manager of his local betting shop before fleeing with over £400 in cash from the till, a court heard.

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National Action probe police release five men under investigation

Five men arrested by counter-terrorism police following a probe into banned extreme right-wing group National Action have been released under investigation.

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ROLL WITH IT: The opening ceremony at Kippaxs skate park. PIC: Allan McKenzie/YWNG

Civic support for opening of new £150,000 Leeds skate park

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Coun Jane Dowson, did the honours at a ceremony to mark the official opening of a new skate park in Kippax.

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Ready to roll at new Leeds skate park

YOUNG people can look forward to some flipping fantastic times following the opening of a new skate park in Kippax.

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Delays after accident on M1 near Garforth

Delays after accident on M1 near Garforth

The entry slip road to a junction of the M1 near Leeds is closed after a crash tonight.

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Pub review: Quirky, Garforth, Leeds

Bring your own chairs, was the special instruction for customers attending the first birthday party at Quirky.

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Barber Bernard Saunders Celebrates 50 years in the business, Bernard's Barbers, Swillington..21st August 2017 ..Pictures by Simon Hulme

Leeds barber Bernard is still cutting it after 50 years

GENERATIONS of customers of a Leeds village’s barber who opened for business 50 years ago gathered to celebrate the anniversary.

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The Lord Gascoigne pub in Garforth, Leeds. Picture: Google

Thug must pay £6,000 compensation over Leeds pub car park assault

A thug has been ordered to pay £6,000 to a victim who suffered horrific ankle injuries in a pub car park attack.

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Pop star Justin Bieber makes dream come true for Leeds girl

Pop star Justin Bieber makes dream come true for Leeds girl

Troubled pop star Justin Bieber may have his own problems at the moment, but for one Leeds family he is a hero. Catherine Scott reports.

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Stacey Clarkin pictured with her daughter Lottie Clarkin at their home at Methley...Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds mum: “I won’t hide my scars, what message would that give my daughter?”

Stacey Clarkin’s body is covered in scars from a chronic condition, yet she refuses to let them define her. Catherine Scott meets the inspirational mum,

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Ashley Parker.

Abusive Leeds partner bit victim’s ear in violent spree

A VIOLENT boyfriend subjected his partner to a series of drunken assaults, including biting her ear, during a prolonged period of abuse.

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Garforth cemetery.

Leeds war memorial plans move forward

LONG-standing plans for a new war memorial in an east Leeds community are close to reaching fruition.

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