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Leeds school business manager jailed after forging cheques worth £53,000

A Leeds primary school business manager forged the headteacher’s name on over 100 cheques in order steal more than £50,000.

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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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FESTIOVE LIGHTS: Crowds flock to Burley-in-Wharfedale. PIC: Ian Lamond Photography

Leeds village sparkles after Christmas lights switch-on

Christmas has arrived in Burley-in-Wharfedale with the village’s the annual market, fair and lights switch-on.

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Josie Cram. PIC: Tony Johnson

Success runs in the family for Otley’s Jose Cram

It seems that Josie Cram is following in her famous dad’s footsteps as she represents team GB on the sporting stage.

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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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Walking on Ilkley Moor – but this time with a hat

A moment of reflection for a lone rambler taking in the view at one of Yorkshire’s most stunning and best-loved locations is the striking subject of this week’s Picture Post.

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Launch of the new Deliciouslyorkshire pop up shop at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Pop-up shop flies into Leeds Bradford Airport

THE FOOD on offer at most airports rarely extends beyond a giant bar of Toblerone and an overpriced full English.

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Leeds town prepares for annual Christmas Tree Festival

Otley is gearing up for its seventh annual Christmas Tree Festival next month.

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Soap pair to turn on Christmas lights in Leeds town

Guiseley is getting ready to ramp up the countdown to Christmas with its lights switch-on this weekend.

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Share your memories of Otley’s Easter cross

A special anniversary booklet is being compiled to celebrate 50 years of the Easter cross at Otley Chevin.

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Hugo with owner Tracy Bowes and Natasha Sangherra, who helped treat him at White Cross Vets.

Skewered! Leeds dog’s lucky escape after sneaky kebab treat proves hard to digest

Meet Hugo, the hungry hound who is lucky to be alive after he managed to swallow an eight-inch kebab skewer that punctured his stomach and abdomen.

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Otley's Danny Care is super-sub as England beat Australia at Twickenham

Otley's Danny Care is super-sub as England beat Australia at Twickenham

His 11-minute cameo will be remembered as one of the greatest-ever performances by an England substitute.
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Gina Easom has launched a new service to help the growing number of professional women in Yorkshire with alcohol problems. Picture: Maryanne Scott Photography

‘I belonged to the grey area between normal drinker and alcoholic,’ says Leeds woman who is now helping growing number of problem drinkers

A new service launches this week to help the growing number of professional women who have alcohol problems. Catherine Scott reports .

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You can now sup a pint while shopping at this Yorkshire supermarket

A Morrisons supermarket near Leeds is selling local ales on draught at its new in-store bar.
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Popular Leeds bar Banyan to open in Ilkley

Popular Leeds bar Banyan to open in Ilkley

Arc Inspirations have announced that they are to expand their Banyan brand to Ilkley.
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YEP Says: Get us to the plane on time

It is interesting news that Leeds-Bradford Airport has been taken over by a new company.

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FLASHBACK: A flooded Otley.

Work underway on plans to reduce flood risk in historic Leeds market town

Residents and businesses in Otley have met with council and environment bosses to find out about plans to reduce the risk of flooding.

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Vintage buses were run on the old Samuel Ledgard routes out of Otley to commemorate the  50th anniversary of the firm being taken over by the West Yorkshire Road Car Company. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

Bus enthusiasts mark 50 years since legendary Leeds firm closed

It was a business empire that will never be forgotten in the fascinating story of West Yorkshire’s public transport and whose name continues to evoke warm nostalgia.

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WINNER: Peter Middlemiss with award winning pork pies and trophy. PIC: John Houlihan

Leeds butcher wins prestigious pie contest

A LEEDS butcher’s secret pork recipe helped him seal first prize in a prestigious national competition.

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The White Swan, Yeadon.

Pub review: The White Swan, Yeadon, Leeds

IT doesn’t start until tomorrow, but I half wondered if the White Swan’s beer festival was already in full swing when I popped in for a pint on Tuesday evening and found a row of six Yorkshire ales all lined up and competing for my attention.

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