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The Stone Roses announce two Leeds dates for 2017

Legendary band The Stone Roses have announced two gig dates in Leeds for 2017.
Leeds schoolgirl, 14, died after ‘tragic road traffic collision’

Leeds schoolgirl, 14, died after ‘tragic road traffic collision’

AN “incredibly bright” 14-year-old Leeds schoolgirl suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a car after a day out at Temple Newsam with friends, an inquest heard.

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Severe weather warning: Extreme fog to slash visibility on roads tonight

Extreme and dense fog will slash visibility on the roads in Leeds and across Yorkshire tonight.

Public transport in Leeds has had many false starts.

YP Letters: Leeds public transport and a chronicle of failure

From: Tony Young, Cross Bank, Skipton.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid

Javid told block on Bradford plans could damage local economy

LOCAL GOVERNMENT SECRETARY Sajid Javid is under pressure to lift a Government block on Bradford’s plans for where future homes and businesses should be built.

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Bradford city centre.

One in 20 women can’t speak English in ‘segregated’ Bradford

THE leader of Bradford Council has defended the city’s record on integration after divided communities in Yorkshire were the focus of a Government-commissioned report.

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New chief trustee needed for Piece Hall

New chief trustee needed for Piece Hall

The search is underway for a new chairman of The Piece Hall Trust in Halifax.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the armed robbery.

Masked man threatened Leeds shopkeeper at knifepoint

A MASKED man threatened a Leeds shopkeeper at knifepoint before stealing cash from the till.

Move complete for Addleshaw Goddard

Move complete for Addleshaw Goddard

International law firm Addleshaw Goddard has completed the relocation of all its staff to its new state-of-the-art premises in Leeds city centre.

Hipster hotspot: Sheffield's sought-after Ecclesall Road

Revealed: Yorkshire’s hipster hotpots where trendy buyers price others out of the market

Headingley in Leeds, and Sheffield’s Ecclesall Road have been identified as Yorkshire’s top “hipster hotspots”, where demand from creative, upwardly-mobile buyers has pushed up house prices disproportionately.

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Boy, 16, due in court after woman was carjacked in Leeds

Boy, 16, due in court after woman was carjacked in Leeds

A TEENAGER is due to appear in court today in connection with a carjacking in Leeds.

The M1 in South Yorkshire

Roadworks speed limits scrapped in trial to beat Yorkshire M-way gridlock

Faster speed limits beside motorway roadworks are being trialled on a stretch of the M1 in South Yorkshire to beat delays while routes are improved and repaired.

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Dr Shirley Brierley, chairwoman of the city's Child Death Overview Panel.

Yorkshire council’s warning to parents over co-sleeping risks

PARENTS ARE being warned of the dangers of sharing their beds with their babies following a review of infant deaths by a West Yorkshire council.

The City of London skyline at dusk, with Blackfriars Bridge in the foreground. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

ECSC to float on stock market

Bradford-based cyber security firm ECSC Group is to float on the stock exchange, it was announced this morning.

Kemar Roofe is congratulated after heading home his first goal for Leeds United, against Aston Villa (Picture: Simon Hulme).

Marching On Together: Heady days for Leeds United as Kemar raises Roofe at Elland Road

ANOTHER week and another move up the table into what has been uncharted territory for Leeds United in recent years.

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Claire Walton and her dad Richard who transform rubbish and discarded items into high end furniture, accessories and art at pop up shop Posh Tat in Headingley, Leeds. Picture: Tony Johnson

Posh tat: Turning junk into furniture

Working in partnership for the last few years, Richard and Claire Walton transform rubbish and discarded items into high-end furniture, accessories and art. Oil drums from Zimbabwe and metal from local scrap yards, cut and moulded into 10ft high garden sculptures; petrol cans from Indonesia cleaned, wired and fashioned into table lamps; and discarded scaffolding boards crafted into cool loft-style shelving units are just a few of their eclectic recycled wares.

Karen Strong and her daughter Rebecca, sister of Jamie, who was killed by a drink driver aged 16.

‘Small measure of justice’ as some killer drivers face life

A West Yorkshire mother, whose son was killed by a drink driver, hopes the introduction of tougher punishments for dangerous motorists will help bereaved families get “some small measure of justice”.

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Huddersfields Kasey Palmer celebrates opening the scoring in the Championship encounter at Blackburn (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Blackburn 1 Huddersfield 1: Don’t write us off, warns Martin Cranie

MARTIN CRANIE’S claim that he could easily have taken home the match-ball told you all you need to know about Saturday’s events.

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Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is a role model for gay athletes.

Stuart Andrew: Those sports stars who have come out throw the spotlight on our footballers

WE have made great progress when it comes to addressing homophobia in sport. There are great examples of some of our leading athletes who have felt able to come out.

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