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Cancer fight Leeds dad’s London Marathon run bid

An INSPIRATIONAL Leeds dad who joined a running club after being diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer is refusing to let the disease get in the way of his ambition to compete in the London Marathon.

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Three guilty of firearms charge over drive-by shooting in Leeds

Three men have been found guilty of a firearms possession conspiracy over a drive-by shooting in Leeds.

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This Staffordshire Bull Terrier was stolen in the Beeston area of Leeds.

Police appeal after Staffordshire Bull Terrier stolen in Leeds

Police in Leeds are asking the public to report any sightings of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier stolen in the city a week ago.

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Leeds man left housemate with brain injuries after throwing brick at his head

A MAN left his housemate with brain injuries after throwing a brick at him during an argument.

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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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Man arrested over arson attacks on mosque and Sikh temple in Leeds remains under investigation

A man arrested over arson attacks on a mosque and Sikh temple in Leeds has been released by police but remains under investigation.

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Crowdfunding appeal set up for mosque and Sikh temple in Leeds in wake of arson attacks

A crowdfunding appeal has been set up to help with repairs to a mosque and a Sikh temple in Leeds which were the target of arson attacks.

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Man arrested over arson attacks on mosque and Sikh temple in Leeds

Detectives investigating two linked arson attacks on a mosque and a Sikh temple in Leeds say they have arrested a man.

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Photos show fire damage to Leeds mosque and Sikh temple as police investigate hate crime arson attacks

This is the damage caused to two places of worship in Beeston after arsonists set fire to a mosque and a Sikh gurdwara in the same night.
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Mosque and Sikh temple in Leeds set on fire in arson attacks on the same night

Two places of worship in Beeston have been targeted by arsonists in what police believe were linked hate crimes.
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Leeds kidnap accused appears in court after girl, four, 'carried away from mum' in Beeston street

Leeds kidnap accused appears in court after girl, four, 'carried away from mum' in Beeston street

A man has appeared in court charged with kidnap after a four-year-old girl was allegedly carried away from her mother in a Leeds street.

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24 May 2018......   Windrush child Lorenzo Hoyte who came to Beeston in Leeds in the 1960s  was unable to attend his mother or his brothers funerals because he is not classed as a British citizen and canot get a passport to travel abroad. he was also unable to travel to the Moscow Olympics in 1980 or the Los Angeles games in 1984 to see his sister Josyln Hoyte-Smith compete in the women's 4x400m relay.'Mt Hoyte, 61, now of Wrenthoprpe, Wakefield, works as a welder At Hopkins Catering Equipment in Pudsey. 'Lorenzo with his brothers Barbados passport he came into the country with as a child. Picture Tony Johnson.

Leeds Windrush victim could not travel to see star athlete sister’s Olympic glory

WINDRUSH child Lorenzo Hoyte was brought up in Leeds with a sister who was a star athlete who went on to represent Great Britain at two Olympic Games – but he wasn’t allowed a passport to travel to see her compete

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Police were called to Tunstall Road Retail Park in Beeston. Picture: Google

Police called to Leeds retail park after man's sudden death

Police were called out to a retail park in Leeds shortly before midnight yesterday after man died suddenly.

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Terrified mother and baby wept as burglars raided Leeds home

A Mother and her nine-month-old baby wept as drug-fuelled burglars raided their family home in the early hours of the morning, a court heard.

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15 March 2018......  Leeds South Bank residents team up with the Canal & River Trust, the  Environment Agency and Leeds City Council to carry out a litter pick on the River Aire. Plastic waste has collected in the stretch between Leeds Dock and Hunslet, creating a giant ��plasberg�" �' an eyesore that everyone wants rid of. Picture Tony Johnson.

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Hunslet and Riverside

THE CANDIDATES

Carlisle, Ed - Green Party

Goncalves, Eunice Helena Dos Santos Almeida Barbosa Vicente - Green Party

Hall, Alaric Timothy Peter - Green Party

Iqbal, Mohammed - Labour

Nash, Elizabeth Anne - Labour

Salt, Richard Mark - Conservative

Saunders, Kenny - Independent

Smith, Scott David Ian - Conservative

Spencer, James Michael - Liberal Democrats

Wheeler, Michael Edward John - Conservative

Wray, Paul Ian - Labour

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Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Beeston and Holbeck

THE CANDIDATES

Almas, Gohar – Labour Party

Birch, Bill – Save our Beeston and Holbeck Independents

Brear, Owen Arthur David – Green Party

Buckley, Lyn 
Jean – Conservative Party

Durdin, Robert William Fraser – Liberal Democrats

Gabriel, Angela – Labour Party

Gaines, Jarrod Anthony – Liberal Democrats

Robertson, Ian – Conservative Party

Scopes, Andrew Timothy – Labour Party

Sturman, Sean Patrick – Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents

Walton, Laura Elizabeth - Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents

Winfield, Robert James William – Conservative Party

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Four-year-old girl snatched by man and carried across a road in Leeds

Four-year-old girl snatched by man and carried across a road in Leeds

A mother was left terrified after one of her two children was picked up and carried off by a stranger on a Leeds street.

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Timothy Williams, 14, has not been seen since Tuesday.

Leeds boy, 14, reported missing from home in Beeston

Police are continuing to search for a 14-year-old boy reported missing from his home in Leeds earlier this week.

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LEADING THE WAY: Harrison Spinks, led by MD Simon Spinks, won two Queen's Awards for Enterprise.

Double win for Leeds’s bed-maker

A luxury bedmaker which grows its mattress fillings on a Yorkshire farm is leading this year’s recipients of Queen’s Awards for Enterprise after receiving two accolades.

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Revealed: The worst anti-social behaviour hotspots in south Leeds

One of the issues that prompts most calls to the police is anti-social behaviour on our streets.

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