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Timber causing disruption for M62 users on morning commute in Leeds

Pieces of timber on a major motorway are causing a headache for morning commuters in Leeds.
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BATTLE: Parents pictured protesting in February over plans to make an all-through school. PIC: James Hardisty

Decision due on Leeds school places shortage

A decision could be made on Thursday to ease a critical shortage of school places in north Leeds after years of wrangling.

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The issue around a shortage of school places has drawn protests in Leeds

Solution sought for shortage of school places

A decision could be made in coming days to ease a critical shortage of school places in north Leeds after years of wrangling.

Education

Adam Chadwick murder: Leeds detective renews appeal 10 years on from Harehills shooting

The detective leading the investigation into the murder of Leeds man Adam Chadwick says he believes people within the community have crucial information.

Crime

Adam Chadwick murder: “We just want justice" say parents in emotional video appeal

The family of Leeds man Adam Chadwick will take their campaign for justice to the streets today as they mark the tenth anniversary of his murder.

Crime
The latest government figures shed light on the scale of homelessness in Leeds.

Leeds council drawing up new plan to tackle rough sleeping in city

Rough Sleeping is the greatest challenge when it comes to tackling homelessness in Leeds, a leading councillor has said.

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Millshaw Industrial Estate. Credit: Google.

South Leeds could be transformed by a new development next to White Rose Office Park

Big plans for a business and community development in south Leeds could benefit those who are “disconnected from wider success” in the city, a new report suggests.

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In pictures: Leeds loves gin as festival proves the perfect tonic

It’s official - Leeds loves a good glass of gin.

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Pete Andrew shared these images of his daughter's stolen car on Twitter.

'Lowlife' thieves steal nurse's car in Headingley

A father has appealed for information after "lowlife" thieves stole his daughter's car while it was parked up in Leeds overnight.

Crime
Smoke rising from the scene of the reported caravan fire.

Leeds firefighters called out as caravan catches fire near Kirkstall pub

Firefighters are responding to reports of a caravan fire near a popular Leeds pub.

West Leeds

Pirate battles, street food and free family activities as Leeds Waterfront Festival continues today

Dragon boat races, pirates doing battle, free canoeing sessions, street food and live music got the 11th Leeds Waterfront Festival off to a flying start yesterday.

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Is this the most radical development in Leeds for a decade?

It is possibly the most radical and game-changing development Leeds has seen for decades - and it’s not even half way through.

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Truffled cauliflower, artichoke and buttermilk.

Restaurant review: The Yorke Arms, Pateley Bridge

A frisson of fear ran through the hearts of the Yorke Arms faithful when Frances Atkins announced she was selling up last November, after a 21-year tenure; her husband Bill was retiring and she was flirting with the idea of a new venture.

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In pictures: Were you among the crowds at these Leeds Party in the Park concerts?

These are photos you will only understand if you went to Leeds Party in the Park back in the day.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

The Leeds city centre courtyard still pulling in drinkers

These days it feels like every city centre bar has a sunny roof terrace, a quirky little courtyard or tables taking over newly pedestrianised streets.

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VIDEO - Red Arrows-style scooter displays to mark Armed Forces Day in Leeds

Crowds have lined the streets of Leeds to honour and celebrate the courage and contribution of the Armed Forces - in an unusual way.

Politics
Eric Knight (left) and director Fred Wilcox examine the script for Lassie Come Home

Amazing story of the superhero with a Yorkshire accent, from the local boy who rose from stirring glue at the knacker’s yard to creating Lassie

He was friends with Ernest Hemingway and his work inspired Bradford’s JB Priestley – yet the incredible life story of the Wharfedale writer who created Lassie and whose dialect tales of a Yorkshire superhero were best-sellers on both sides of the Atlantic, is one almost entirely lost to literature.

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Alan Campbell had been sleeping rough in Leeds before his death in October 2017.

New review to examine deaths of homeless in Leeds

In the first part of a series on homelessness in Leeds, the YEP reflects on the lives lost on the city’s streets and why more scrutiny of those deaths is now needed.

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Benjamin Bateman

Gang of four jailed for conspiring to rob business of thousands in takings

A GANG of four who hatched a plot to rob a business of tens of thousands of pounds have been jailed for more than 20 years between them.

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How will you be spending this weekend in Leeds?

Jam-packed line-up of events to enjoy in Leeds this weekend

There's no time to be bored in Leeds this weekend, with a string of exciting events set to take place around the city.

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