Garforth

Garforth

The long list of Leeds pubs which are sure to stir fond memories for drinkers

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

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Service and memorial stone unveiled for Sgt Albert Mountain, outside the Miners Arms Garforth, Leeds...26th March 2018 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Garforth and Swillington

THE CANDIDATES

Blunt, Joseph Samuel - Conservative

Bolton, Michael Edward - For Britain

Dobson, Mark David - Independents

Field, Sarah Jane - Independents

Golton, Christine Mavis - Lib Dems

Maloney, Annie - Labour

McCormack, Suzanne Jane - Independents

Midgley, Mirelle - Labour

Pratt, Mark - Labour

Richards, Linda Judith - Conservative

Young, Jordan Luke - Conservative

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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.

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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.

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Coupland Road, Garforth: Image: Google

Man found with serious injuries in Garforth is airlifted to hospital

A MAN was flown to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance after being found seriously injured at an address in Garforth.
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The Briggate in Garforth.

Pub review: The Briggate, Garforth, Leeds

YOU might expect a pub so named to be on one of our Leeds’s oldest streets.

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Leeds City Council elections: Will Leeds voters show some independent spirit this May 3?

IN just six weeks’ time, Leeds voters will be asked to go the polls to elect a new city council.

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Date: 19th March 2018. Picture James Hardisty. Official opening of the new Humboldt Penguins and Chilean Flamingos encloures at Lotherton Hall, Bird Garden, near Leeds.

Flamingos enjoy new enclosure at Lotherton Wildlife World in Leeds

FLAMINGOS are spreading their wings after a new enclosure was opened at Lotherton Wildlife World near Garforth in east Leeds.

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Leeds city centre knifepoint robbery thugs locked up

THREE masked robbers terrified victims during a series of knifepoint robberies in the same night in Leeds city centre.

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Appeal to help fund ‘night shelter’ scheme for destitute asylum seekers in Leeds

Appeal to help fund ‘night shelter’ scheme for destitute asylum seekers in Leeds

A project to offer round the year shelter to destitute asylum seekers in Leeds has appealed for support.

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Kevin Horner in the borrowed tractor

Tractor-driving dad to the rescue in Leeds village cut off by snow

A dad borrowed a tractor and snow plough to clear roads and allow families to get their children to school.

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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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STAYING OPEN: Swillington Health Practice has been saved from closure after a public outcry.

Leeds GP surgery is to stay open

NHS bosses decided to keep a village GP surgery open after fears were raised that its closure would leave elderly people with too far to travel for treatment.

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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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