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Jumbo Records on move to bigger Leeds shop as vinyl revival spins on

JUMBO Records in Leeds city centre is set for a return the Merrion Centre after nearly 30 years at the nearby St Johns Centre as the continuing vinyl revival means they need a bigger shop.

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Sheffield Wednesday boss, Carlos Carvalhal. Picture: Steve Ellis.

Staying positive: Carlos Carvalhal convinced Sheffield Wednesday are in good place ahead of Leeds United clash

CARLOS CARVALHAL believes this season’s Sheffield Wednesday side is more balanced than the one that reached the Championship play-off final last May.

Football

Barnsley v Huddersfield Town: Alex Mowatt’s mission to take central starring role against Town again

WHEN Barnsley last strode out in a Yorkshire derby, Alex Mowatt was offered an enlightening perspective.

Football
Brewery’s investment will preserve one of Yorkshire’s landmarks

Brewery’s investment will preserve one of Yorkshire’s landmarks

The STRIKING sign on one of the most well known brewery sites in Yorkshire is set to undergo a £325,000 renovation to ensure it lights up the Leeds skyline for many years to come as visitor figures exceed expectation.

Heritage
READY FOR OWLS: Kyle Bartley says there is more pressure on Wednesday on Saturday. Picture: Tony Johnson

Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday: Yorkshire rivals ready to show Premier League what they are missing

TO a county that boasts 11 league titles and a host of Cup triumphs both at home and abroad, a promotion race that increasingly looks like culminating in three Yorkshire sides slugging it out in the Championship play-offs sounds like small beer.

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Manningham Mills dominates the skyline of Bradford, which is one of the most affordable cities in Britain

North-north divide: York and Bradford in a tale of two cities

Home affordability in British cities is at its worst level since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times average earnings, a report has found.

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Yorkshire actor Sam Riley takes on the lead role of Detective Superintendent Douglas Archer in the BBC drama SS-GB.

Sam Riley: The Yorkshire actor taking centre stage in new BBC war-time drama SS-GB

AS the new face of BBC prime-time Sunday nights, Yorkshire actor Sam Riley is enjoying the jump from big screen to our living rooms.

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OUR HERO: Tributes to Dr Andrew Platten as driver Akash Rashid is jailed.

Jailed: Drug dealer who ran down and killed Leeds academic as he fled police

A young drug dealer who killed a respected Leeds academic as he drove dangerously to get away from a pursuing police car was today jailed for 10 years.

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Roads closed after cyclist seriously injured in collision with car in Otley

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital after suffering head injuries in a collision with a car in Otley this morning.
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Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Robbers broke into a family home in Leeds and held a knife to a woman's throat as her children played downstairs.

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Missing: Katie Hutchinson

Police 'very concerned' for missing 14-year-old Leeds girl

POLICE are urgently appealing for information to trace a 14-year-old girl who is missing in Leeds.

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This photo was taken by an environmental health officer in the kitchen at Dixy Chicken

'Dirty' Leeds fast food shop hit with £2,395 court bill

A FAST food shop in Leeds city centre has been prosecuted for a second time in a month after an investigation was launched when a customer allegedly suffered food poisoning.

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Birmingham Stage Company presents Gangsta Granny by David Walliams, which will be on stage in Leeds in May. Pic: Mark Douet

Gangsta Granny stage company pulls shows at Leeds theatre in booking fees row

A leading touring stage company is to stop performing at a Leeds theatre in protest at “ludicrous” booking fees levied on its tickets for school children.

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Raiders armed with gun and knife threatened woman in her own home

ARMED raiders threatened a woman during an aggravated burglary at her home in Huddersfield.
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The girl was walking across playing fields between Throstle Lane and Throstle Road in Middleton when the man grabbed her. Picture: Google

Man grabbed girl, 11, as she walked home from school in Leeds

Detectives are appealing for information after an 11-year-old girl was grabbed by a man on playing fields.

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Sister Act Alexandra Burke

Review: Sister Act

Bradford Alhambra

Theatre
An artist's impression of HS2.

YP Comment: High-speed rail’s new milestone. HS2 is finally passed into law

LIKE it or not, HS2 is here to say after legislation paving the way for a high-speed railway from London to Birmingham was given Royal Assent.

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The power of words

The power of words

The latest exhibition at The Tetley showcases the work of Spanish artist Dora Garcia and explores books and performance. Yvette Huddleston reports.

Arts
CONDUCTOR: Halfiax's Choral Society's John Pryce-Jones in action.

Classical: Two centuries of song

Beethoven was alive and still busily composing when the small town of Halifax gathered together local singers to form a concert choir.

Music

Murder mystery

Crime writer Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford, who played one of her most famous detectives, are finally reunited on stage. Sarah Freeman reports.

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