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The weirdest world records ever broken in Leeds

When we think of world records, our minds tend to conjure up images of athletes heroically dashing across finishing lines amid raucous cheers from supporters.

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Police are concerned for the safety of Dean Doyle.

Police concerned for safety of missing Wetherby man

Police say they are concerned for the safety of a man who has gone missing from Wetherby.
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The proposed development would be to the right of the A58 in Bardsey.

Leeds greenbelt development ‘recommended for refusal’

Planning chiefs have recommended councillors refuse an application to build 140 homes on greenbelt land in Leeds - marking the end of the latest round in a hard-fought battle by campaigners.

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Helen Seymour, HDT chairwoman, pictured at the monthly farmers' market

Leeds share scheme hits £351,000 as deadline looms

With just a few weeks to go, a unique community share scheme offering people the chance to invest in Headingley has reached over £351,000 - nearly three-quarters of its target.

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Revealed: The films that captured Leeds on the big screen

From famous features to lesser-known gems, Leeds is no stranger to film crews and cameras.

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1981 Leeds: Is this the city you remember?

It was the year Bucks Fizz won the Eurovision Song Contest, the world’s first DeLorean (of Back to the Future fame) rolled off the production line and Leeds United finished ninth in the league.

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David Lloyd Leeds pool death tragedy: Toddler's parents dispute claims he was rescued by staff

David Lloyd Leeds pool death tragedy: Toddler's parents dispute claims he was rescued by staff

The family of a three-year-old boy who drowned in a health club's swimming pool have said reports a member of staff pulled him from the water are 'simply incorrect'.
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Parents pay tribute to 'the most joyful boy you could ever wish to meet' after toddler drowns in Leeds pool

Parents pay tribute to 'the most joyful boy you could ever wish to meet' after toddler drowns in Leeds pool

A three-year-old boy drowned in the pool of a Leeds health club while having a swimming lesson with his father and sister.
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A RESPONSE TO LOCAL NEEDS: How Dixons Trinity Chapeltown could look if plans are approved.

Nearly 1,000 Leeds school spaces to help tackle city-wide shortfall

A new primary and secondary school expansion in Leeds could cater for nearly 1,000 youngsters in a “direct response to the demand” for more pupil places needed in the city.

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Food hygiene: The worst rated places to eat in Headingley

Student oasis Headingley is one of Leeds’ most vibrant suburbs, with a huge range of cafes, restaurants and takeaways.

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Just Eat reveal highest rated takeaways for fish and chips in Leeds

Takeaway company Just Eat have revealed their highest rated takeaways for fish and chips in Leeds.

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See inside former Yorkshire Bank in Chapel Allerton as conversion of the building begins

See inside former Yorkshire Bank in Chapel Allerton as conversion of the building begins

Work to convert an historic bank into a new coffee shop has started.

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Will local election ballot battle transform Leeds’s political map?

It’s local election time again, and with all 99 of Leeds’s council seats up for grabs on May 3, it’s all to play for in the battle to oversee the city’s destiny.

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The unlikely story of the lost Leeds amusement park that was modelled on New York

The unlikely story of the lost Leeds amusement park that was modelled on New York

One of Leeds' most tranquil parks was once a haven of rowdy hedonism.
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Burglary at Leeds house: Police release CCTV images of two men

POLICE have released  CCTV images of two men they want to trace in connection with a burglary at a house in Leeds.

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Did you know that Leeds once had an open-air swimming pool?

Did you know that Leeds once had an open-air swimming pool?

It's only April - but this year's spring heatwave will remind older readers of the days when they could swim outdoors at Roundhay Park.
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Food hygiene: The best and worst rated places to eat in Chapel Allerton

It’s one of Leeds’ most popular suburbs for an evening out.

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Swanning around on a lake at Leeds’s Roundhay Park

The sight of a swan with its long, curved neck gliding serenely across our lakes and rivers is a familiar, and enchanting, one.

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Bridge Road at Kirkstall, near where the horse fell into the River Aire and was at risk of drowning. (Google)

Horse saved after falling into the River Aire at Kirkstall

Emergency services were rushed to the scene of a horse that had fallen into the River Aire this afternoon.

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Traders and volunteers campaigning against the possible demolition of their businesses. Sarah Hardwick, owner of barbers Lads and Dads, with Madge Davey, Director of Kidz in Kampz Community Shop.

Traders at Leeds shopping centre fear their businesses could be demolished

Worried shop traders at a shopping centre in a Leeds suburb have had their future thrown into doubt after draft proposals to revamp the site appear to suggest their demolition.

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