Rothwell

Rothwell

Gang’s reign of terror at Leeds adult store, bingo hall, Tesco Express and off-licence

Customers and staff were terrified in two robberies at a bingo hall and raids on an adult store, a Tesco Express shop and an off licence, between June and November last year.

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Plan for over 100 homes submitted to Leeds City Council

A developer has submitted plans for more than 100 homes to be built 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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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Leeds residents ready for a right royal knees-up

Dust off those trestle tables and put the flags out – the royal wedding is nearly here and communities in Leeds are ready for a party.

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Desperately-ill teenager Abi asks for Yorkshire’s help in donor search

Courageous Yorkshire teenager Abi Longfellow has sent out a moving plea for help as she searches for a stranger prepared to make the organ donation sacrifice that will save her young life.

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Darren Head

Leeds house burglar's name and address on council tax reminder found in stolen car

POLICE found a burglar's name and address on his council tax reminder in a car he had stolen during an early hours raid as a family slept at a house in Leeds.

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ROTHWELL: Life is good but there is frustration over planning and parking.''PIC: Google

Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Rothwell

THE CANDIDATES

Ahad, Shazar - Conservative Party

Aliremzioglu, Ali - Green Party

Boycott, Joe - Conservative Party

Bruce, Karen - Labour Party

Burke, Sharon - Labour Party

Golton, Stewart - Liberal Democrats

Harrison, Carmel Francess - Liberal Democrats

Long, Melieha Ruth - Conservative Party

Nagle, David Patrick - Labour Party

Yates, Patricia - Liberal Democrats

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Scott Caizley.

Scott Caizley: From Leeds couuncil estate to classical pianist

Scott Caizley grew up on a council estate in Rothwell. His dad was a labourer but Scott always wanted to be a classical pianist.

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Alex Clarke

Five-year-old Leeds boy died after house fire: Inquest opening told blaze at Rothwell family home started in bedroom

A FIVE-year-old boy died after a blaze broke out in the upstairs bedroom he was in at a house in Leeds, an inquest opening was told.
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A growing number of floral tributes have been left at the scene of the fire which claimed Alex Clarke's life.

Leeds community unites in wake of fire which claimed life of five-year-old Alex Clarke

A community has united in grief following the death of a five-year-old Leeds boy who was seriously injured during a fire at his family’s home.

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Alex Clarke, five, has died following a fire at his home in Leeds.

Leeds boy, five, dies from injuries after blaze at family home in Rothwell

A five-year-old boy has died in hospital after suffering serious burns when a fire broke out at his home in Leeds.
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Leeds brothers snatched £20,000 from tills at Morrisons stores during six-month theft plot

Leeds brothers snatched £20,000 from tills at Morrisons stores during six-month theft plot

TWO brothers from Leeds who snatched more than £20,000 from tills at Morrisons supermarkets during a six-month theft conspiracy have been jailed.

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Alcohol provides extra market for Yorkshire rhubarb growers

A rising demand from the makers of artisan spirits, wines and craft beer is driving an increasingly lucrative new sideline for Yorkshire rhubarb growers.

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'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

A gang of burglars who targeted a family home in the middle of the night to steal high-powered cars have been locked up for a total of more than 14 years.

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Leeds dental practice ‘made improvements’

Health inspectors have praised a dental practice in Leeds for making a raft of improvements.

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30 November 2017. MHA Christmas campaign at The Grand Arcade, Leeds.

Christmas charity appeal launched at Grand Aracade in Leeds city centre

OLDER people’s charity MHA launched its annual Christmas fund raising appeal at an event at Leeds city centre’s Grand Arcade.

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Office Monster, Commercuial Street, Rothwell, Leeds..Steve Hanley (left) and Ryan Ward pictured in the office.16th October 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

From the club to the boardroom, Office Monster looking to roar

What started life as a side-project between two friends DJing in nightclubs around Europe has now grown to a business turning over £1.58m.

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BRIGHT LIGHTS: The festive display on a house in Woodlesford. PIC: PA

South Leeds: Walking in a Woodlesford Wonderland

This is the winter wonderland scene at a house in Woodlesford, Leeds.

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SURVIVOR: Ray Whincup, from Rothwell, with his wife Hazel.

‘I cheated death twice, now I help others to fight back’: Leeds grandad tells his story

Ray Whincup, 80, survived cancer – now he raises awareness of the disease. Grace Hammond reports.

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Drivers facing delays during M62 roadworks in Leeds and Wakefield

DRIVERS will face delays when the westbound M62 in Leeds is closed at the Tingley junction for one night next week.
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