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New footage shows moments after heroic PC Martin Willis held onto van teetering on motorway bridge near Leeds

Previously unseen footage has been released of the dramatic events which unfolded after a police officer physically held onto a crashed van to stop it falling over a motorway bridge.

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Police have issued this e-fit image of a man they want to trace.

Leeds police issue e-fit appeal after bogus caller targets elderly woman in Bramley

A bogus caller tricked his way into the home of an elderly Leeds woman before stealing money from her purse.
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Drawing pins believed to have been scattered deliberately across Leeds cycle path

Drawing pins believed to have been scattered deliberately across Leeds cycle path

Police have warned cyclists after finding sharp tacks scattered across a popular commuter route.

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Batcliffe Wood House, Headingley

The most unusual houses in Leeds

Fancy living in a church, a working men's club or a cinema?

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Christmas Turkey Dash TV fundraiser for Leeds hospice charity

Christmas Turkey Dash TV fundraiser for Leeds hospice charity

A TURKEY Dash is set to raise cash for the charity that runs Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds.

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Revealed: Your Leeds chippy of the year

Today your Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal the winner of our Chippy of the Year competition.

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Allerton Grange School collision: Injured children were pupils

Allerton Grange School collision: Injured children were pupils

Allerton Grange School has confirmed that two of their pupils were hit by a car outside the school site today.

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Two children hurt after being hit by car outside Leeds school

Two children hurt after being hit by car outside Leeds school

Two children have been hurt after being struck by a car outside a secondary school.
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Old Park Road, Roundhay, Leeds. Picture: Google.

Robbers threaten man, 19, at knifepoint near Roundhay Park in Leeds

Police have launched an investigation after a teenager was threatened at knifepoint near Roundhay Park in Leeds.

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Where does money need to be spent in Leeds? Your top priorities in YEP survey

Social care, hospitals and public transport have topped the list of areas in Leeds where you want to see increased spending, the YEP can reveal.

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Paul Sellars, of campaigners Friends of Gledhow Field.

Public inquiry begins over Leeds school field row

A public inquiry begins today into a long-running row over whether land next to an expanding Yorkshire primary school should be registered as a village green.

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ROAD SAFETY: Pupils at Allerton Grange joined police to tackle speeding drivers outside their school.

Safety-savvy Leeds pupils: ‘Take notice of speed limits’

Safety-savvy pupils joined local police officers for three days of action to help slow down drivers outside their Leeds school.

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Transport in Leeds on agenda with YEP’s big issues survey

Transport in Leeds on agenda with YEP’s big issues survey

The YEP asked you what the biggest issues are affecting people in Leeds – and today your answers are revealed.

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Dwight Halliday's gun.

‘Tougher sentences show Leeds gun crime will not be tolerated’

Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Spencer, who led the investigation, said Dwight Halliday has been a key figure in an organised crime group that is involved in the supply of Class A drugs in the Chapeltown area and beyond.

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Leeds gang leader’s criminal past included kidnap and shooting of woman

Dwight HALLIDAY served nine years in prison for a brutal gangland offence in which a young woman was kidnapped from her home, driven to the countryside and shot by a “firing squad”.

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Dwight Halliday.

Leeds gangster jailed for life over firearm which was to be used in revenge turf war shooting

A GANGSTER has been given a life sentence after being caught in possession of a loaded firearm which he planned to use to kill or maim rivals in a revenge turf war attack.

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Sports coach launches free fitness classes in Leeds Roundhay Park

A professional sports performance coach has launched a free fitness class in north Leeds.

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Decision delayed over Leeds school plans

Leeds City Council has announced it will be taking more time to consider the huge response to its proposals to transform a primary and secondary into an “all-through” school to address a places “black hole”.

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Light up your evening with a visit to Leeds lanterns

Thousands of visitors are expected in Roundhay Park over the festive season to admire these spectacular colourful creations.

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