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Burglar crashed £120,000 Bentley stolen during raid on Leeds home

A burglar crashed a £120,000 Bentley into a police car after stealing it during a break-in at a house in Leeds.

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The long list of Leeds pubs which are sure to stir fond memories for drinkers

Raise a glass to these gone but not forgotten Leeds pubs.

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Moortown

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Moortown

THE CANDIDATES

Andrews, Gavin Michael - Green Party

Charlwood, Rebecca Marie - Labour Party

Cunliffe, Ross Alexander - Conservative Party

Dowling, Ian George - Liberal Democrats

Dresser, David Stephen - Liberal Democrats

Greenberg, Ian - UK Independence Party

Hamilton, Sharon - Labour Party

Howley, Chris - Liberal Democrats

Miles, Jeff - UK Independence Party

Pearce, Liam Joshua James - Conservative Party

Shahzad, Mohammed - Labour Party

Speed, Rob - Conservative Party

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Investigation finds police dealt 'appropriately' with murder victim Sinead Wooding's 999 calls

Investigation finds police dealt 'appropriately' with murder victim Sinead Wooding's 999 calls

An independent inquiry has found that police officers and call handlers dealt correctly with complaints made about murder victim Sinead Wooding's husband.
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The mysterious Leeds castle that ended up being demolished

The mysterious Leeds castle that ended up being demolished

Despite its long history of settlement, Leeds lacks a medieval castle.
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Masked Leeds robber ‘hacked’ at window with screwdriver before threatening woman at knifepoint

A MASKED robber who terrorised a woman in her own home at knifepoint has been given a 17-year extended jail sentence.

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Rev Kingsley Dowling with  visitors at the opening  of the renovated Holy Trinity Church Hall at Meanwood.

Revamped Leeds church hall set to be community hub

A church hall in Leeds has reopened after an extensive refurbishment to transform it into a thriving community hub.

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Burglar stole jewellery from great grandmother’s Leeds home as she was dying in hospital

A callous burglar broke into his elderly neighbour’s home as she lay dying in hospital and stole thousands of pounds worth of valuable jewellery.

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Retro Leeds: Meanwood back in the day

Check out these old photos of Meanwood from a bygone era.

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Brothers missing for a week could be here in Leeds

Brothers missing for a week could be here in Leeds

Police are asking people in Leeds to be on the lookout for two brothers who have been missing for a week.
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Leeds Stonegate Road crash victim’s family claim teenage driver’s sentence is ‘not justice’

Family members of one of the Leeds Stonegate Road victims reacted with anger as the judge told a court the teenager would be released on licence after serving half of his sentence.

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Death driver lied to police in the aftermath of Leeds Stonegate Road horror crash

THE teenager initially lied to police and blamed his 14-year-old friend for causing the fatal crash before finally telling the truth.

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Police leaving flowers in tribute at the scene in Stonegate Road. PIC: PA

Cameras captured stolen car being driven dangerously hours before Leeds Stonegate Road tragedy

WITNESSES described seeing the stolen car being driven at speed, through red lights, across grassed areas and on the wrong side of the road in the hours before the fatal Stonegate Road crash.

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A Wind of Change, a theatre project in Meanwood

Leeds suburb takes centre stage in theatre production

Tickets are now on sale for a unique community theatre production which will put a north Leeds suburb firmly centre stage.

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Leeds Stonegate Road horror crash victims’ families ‘broken and shattered’ by tragedy

Leeds Crown Court heard how relatives of the five Leeds Stonegate Road crash victims had been left “torn apart” by the tragedy.

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Teenager sent to custody over Leeds Stonegate Road horror crash

A FIFTEEN year old boy caused the deaths of three children and two men in a horror crash in Leeds in a car which was stolen because his did not have the bus fare to get home, a court heard.

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Leeds Baby Bank volunteers distribute essentials to families in Leeds who might be struggling.

Future of Leeds Baby Bank in doubt unless new home is found

The clock is ticking for Leeds Baby Bank as volunteers have less than three months to find new premises or face the prospect of limiting their support for struggling families.

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Teenager to be sentenced today for causing five deaths in Leeds Stonegate Road horror crash

A FIFTEEN year old boy is due to be sentenced today for five offences of causing death by dangerous driving over a horror crash which killed three children and two men in Leeds.

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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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Meanwood surgery to become latest in Leeds to close down

A doctor’s surgery in Meanwood will be the latest to go in a string of closures and mergers of GP services around the city.

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