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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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Susan Jowett

Can you help police trace missing Leeds woman?

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to find a missing Leeds woman.

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Pamela Whitlam.

Campaigning mum of tragic Leeds schoolboy Harry Whitlam gets date for meeting with minister

The mum of tragic Leeds schoolboy Harry Whitlam has moved a step closer to securing a change in the laws that deal with drivers like the one who killed her son.

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WORTHY CAUSE: Sarah's nephew Will Coley is battling leukaemia.

Leeds woman raises £2,000 for Candlelighters

When Sarah Giles took part in the Great North Run, there was a special young man on her mind every step of the way.

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Leeds information event on HS2

TWo information events on the controversial HS2 scheme will be held in Oulton this weekend - one of the areas affected by the recently-published route.

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2005: Jane Tomlinson, at the 16 mile stage of her attempt at the New York City Marathon.

YEP Says: Truly inspirational Jane is still giving to so many people

The Jane Tomlinson story is remarkable.

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Jane Tomlinson’s amazing £10m legacy on 10th anniversary of her death

INSPIRATIONAL Jane Tomlinson’s fundraising legacy now stands at more than £10m, her family has revealed, as they prepare to mark the tenth anniversary of her death.

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ANGER: Coun Stewart Golton at the polluted park.

Leeds park pollution creates a stink

Yorkshire Water’s attempts to clean up a contaminated beck have backfired and led to raw sewage leaking into a park, it has been claimed.

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