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This Leeds charity is giving inner-city girls a voice - and it could be nurturing some future leaders

When Sharandeep Flora walked through the doors of the Getaway Girls project five years ago, she was a shy 13 year old, with no confidence or sense of direction.

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Police helicopter crew apologise after Leeds resident disturbed during search for three missing 12-year-old girls

A WEST Yorkshire Police helicopter crew has apologised for disturbing a Leeds resident's sleep during a search for three missing 12-year-old girls.

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Man injured in Harehills attack: One arrested on suspicion of GBH

A MAN was injured in an attack in the Harehills area of Leeds last night.

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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.

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‘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.

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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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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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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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New Parkrun event planned for Potternewton Park

New Parkrun event planned for Potternewton Park

Volunteers in Chapeltown are hoping to bring a new Parkrun event to Potternewton Park.

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Attempted murder charge after family's house set on fire in Leeds

Attempted murder charge after family's house set on fire in Leeds

A man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a mother and her two children in Leeds.

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Police looking for taxi driver who could have witnessed arson attack

Police looking for taxi driver who could have witnessed arson attack

A taxi driver may have witnessed the start of a house fire that saw a young family rescued from an upstairs window.

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Wykebeck Valley Road, Leeds. Image: Google.

Girl, 12, struck by car in Leeds: Injured girl taken to hospital

A 12-year-old girl was injured after she was hit by a car in Leeds this morning.
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Leeds mum's shock as baby eats 'chicken bone' found in pack of Tesco hot cross buns

Leeds mum's shock as baby eats 'chicken bone' found in pack of Tesco hot cross buns

A Leeds mum has made a complaint to supermarket giant Tesco after finding what she believes is a chicken bone in a packet of hot cross buns.

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Leo was found dead inside a suitcase in a Leeds cemetery.

Emaciated dog was found dead in a suitcase in Leeds cemetery

Almost every bone in this dog's body was visible when he was found dead inside a suitcase in a Leeds cemetery this week.

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Photos show extent of damage to Chapeltown house after fire in the early hours

Photos show extent of damage to Chapeltown house after fire in the early hours

This is the three-storey house in Chapeltown which caught fire in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
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Mum stabbed breast cancer sufferer in the chest during Leeds street attack

A WOMAN who stabbed a cancer sufferer in the chest during a street disturbance has avoided an immediate prison sentence.

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The crash happened at the junction of Harehills Lane and Rounday Road, Harehills. Picture: Google

Leeds police and paramedics called to scene after crash in Harehills

Emergency services in Leeds have responded after two cars were involved in a crash this afternoon.

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Two people arrested on suspicion of murdering Leeds mum who disappeared in 1985

Two people arrested on suspicion of murdering Leeds mum who disappeared in 1985

Detectives investigating the disappearance of a Sikh woman who lived in Leeds in the 1980s are appealing for information following the arrest of two people on suspicion of her murder.

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Police appeal over 1985 disappearance of Sikh woman in Leeds after two arrested on suspicion of her murder

Detectives investigating the disappearance of a Sikh woman who lived in Leeds in the 1980s are appealing for information following the arrest of two people on suspicion of her murder.

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Leeds family’s heartache as teenage son with epilepsy can no longer speak or walk

Leeds family’s heartache as teenage son with epilepsy can no longer speak or walk

A MOTHER from Leeds has told of her family’s heartache as her 17-year-old son battles a severe form of epilepsy.

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