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Show of ‘solidarity’ for strikers

TRADE UNIONISTS protested outside a Leeds cinema in solidarity with workers in the South involved in a long-running dispute over pay.

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Staff from the Department for Work and Pensions taking part in woolly fundraising for Wheatfields Hospice. Picture: Wheatfields Hospice.

Wear your woollies to help raise vital funds for Leeds’s Wheatfields Hospice

A Leeds hospice is asking residents to get into the festive spirit this month to help raise vital funds.

Hilary Benn MP

‘Gap between haves and have-nots in Leeds is city’s big challenge’, says MP Hilary Benn

Leeds MP Hilary Benn says the city’s leaders cannot rest until the prosperity it has created in recent years is “shared more equally among its citizens”.

Veteran Roy Johnson, of Tong Road, Farnley, Leeds,  have been awarded France's highest military honour the National Order of the L�gion dhonneur medal in recognition of his efforts to free the country from German occupation.

Leeds veteran awarded France’s highest military honour for Second World War heroism

Only a teenager, Roy Johnson was studying at night school while working as a telegraph messenger for the Post Office in 1943.

The harbour in Cannes, France.

Revealed: West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £4m cash splurge on French jaunts and ‘executive coaching’

ONE of the region’s most influential public bodies is facing a scrutiny probe after a Yorkshire Evening Post investigation raised a series of significant questions about its spending and management.

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Middleton Park Avenue. Pic: Google.

Man suffers 'knife injuries' to head after fight in Leeds

A man suffered what are believed to be knife injuries to his head following a reported fight in Leeds this afternoon.
Nisha Nadeem.

Ex Leeds Tesco worker in locked up gang which conspired to rob cash vans

A former supermarket employee from Leeds and her boyfriend were among a gang sentenced to more than 28 years in prison after they admitted roles in a conspiracy to rob cash-in-transit vans.
Pioneering Leeds pay-as-you-feel cafe forced to close

Pioneering Leeds pay-as-you-feel cafe forced to close

A Leeds charity has announced it is shutting a popular pay-as-you-feel community cafe.

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Fighting for the future of communities in the Yorkshire Dales

There are fears that the number of second homes is forcing young people out of the Yorkshire Dales. Chris Bond visited Arkengarthdale and found that this isn’t the only issue.

Full evacuation of Leeds Bradford Airport due to fire alarm accident

Full evacuation of Leeds Bradford Airport due to fire alarm accident

Firefighters were called to Leeds Bradford Airport this morning as a full evacuation of the passenger terminal was carried out.
Parking ticket machine.

Leeds City Council nets more than £10m in car park charges and fines

DRIVERS in Leeds spent more than £8.8m to park in council-run spaces last year and paid out almost £2m in parking fines.

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Traffic is being disrupted on the A6110 Ring Road and Tong Road in Farnley. Picture: Google

Emergency services called out after two cars crash near Sainsbury's in Farnley

Disruption is being reported on a Leeds road where two cars have crashed this afternoon.

The van and trailer have been recovered but there are long queues of traffic on the approach to the crash scene. Picture: Crown 2017

Two hours delays on M62 in West Yorkshire after van overturned near Brighouse

Drivers are facing two hours delays on the M62 after a van overturned on the motorway near Brighouse.

An artist's impression of the new front entrance. PIC: Page Park

Leeds’s West Yorkshire Playhouse secures multi-million funding towards landmark redevelopment

Arts Council England today confirmed a total grant of £6.6m towards the landmark redevelopment of West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.


Obituary: Stephen Hines, Leeds sculptor and teacher

Stephen Hines, who has died at 68 following a stroke, was an inspirational teacher in his native Yorkshire and an internationally-renowned sculptor whose commissions included a statue of the Madonna and Child for the Vatican.

Leeds Street Angels volunteers will be out in the city to help revellers enjoy a safe night out. Picture: Charlotte Graham/Guzelian

Leeds Street Angels on hand to help Mad Friday revellers

Volunteers who patrol Leeds city centre to help keep revellers safe will be out on the streets later for the first of two ‘Mad Friday’ nights.

Marsden Park.

Six of the Best: Winter walks across Yorkshire

Winter is the perfect time to wrap up warm, throw on some wellies and go for an invigorating walk.


Restaurant review: Gusto, Greek Street, Leeds

As a village dweller, for the last 17 years a trip to any big city is always a treat.

PIC: James Hardisty

The historic Leeds pub trumpets the ancient virtues of Tetley

AT ONE end of the bar at the Horse And Trumpet is an old black and white photograph of the Tetley shire horses beside a dray delivering barrels of beer outside.


Cars in Leeds battered by water erupting from burst main in Otley Road

This was the scene in Leeds this morning as cars were battered by water shooting up from a burst pipe.
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