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First look at Leeds’ £5m Brownlee Centre and cycle circuit

It’s named after two of the most successful Olympians Leeds has ever produced.

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OAP died after being given another patient’s medication at Leeds hospital

OAP died after being given another patient’s medication at Leeds hospital

A PENSIONER died at a Leeds hospital after a nurse gave him another patient’s medication by mistake.

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Review: La Strada

Review: La Strada

West Yorkshire Playhouse

It’s a much-loved, Oscar-winning film, created by one of the acknowledged masters of cinema, so why adapt it for the theatre? Especially when the journey from screen to stage is often a bumpy one.

Theatre
West Yorkshire Police has released details of the misconduct hearing on its website.

Leeds police officers who kicked suspect are sacked

Two Leeds police officers who kicked and swore at a man they arrested, leaving him with facial injuries, have been sacked.

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The proposed strive of Arriva North Trains will go ahead on Friday.

Arriva Rail North workers to strike in driver-only trains row after talks fail

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.
Transport
The open air bathing pool at Roundhay Park, Leeds, on Whit Monday, 1944. Pic: Leeds Parks and Countryside.

First look: Rare snapshots of Leeds parks at new exhibition

Victorian snapshots of Leeds’ parks are to be revealed in a new exhibition and online archive.

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The A171 near the Flask Inn. Pic: Google.

Stinger device used in police investigation over Yorkshire vehicle thefts

A stinger device was used by police to stop a car as part of an investigation into group of men suspected of stealing thousands of pounds worth of goods from vehicles.
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Rachel Reeves

Reeves demands an end to ‘rip-off practices’ from banks

BANK CUSTOMERS should be given similar protections to payday loan borrowers when it comes to charges, according to Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves.

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Police concerns for woman seen in distress at railway station in Leeds

Police concerns for woman seen in distress at railway station in Leeds

Police are turning to the public for their help in tracing a woman who was seen in distress at a railway station in Leeds.

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New free schools have been approved for Leeds to the glee of Tory councillors.

YP Letters: Welcome realisation of need for free schools

From: Coun Dan Cohen, Conservative, Shadow Spokesman for Children and Families, Leeds City Council.

Opinion
Wentworth Castle.

YP Letters: Tragic loss of a piece of our heritage

From: A Phillips, Gledhow Avenue, Leeds.

Opinion
Seven Hill Primary School in Morley. Picture: Google

Leeds school locked down while armed police make drugs raid arrests

Armed police swooped on an address in Morley yesterday as part of a National Crime Agency operation.
Crime
St John the Baptist Church in Adel.

‘Disappointment’ over approval of housing plan near 12th century church in Leeds

Campaigners have spoken of their disappointment after councillors approved plans for a housing development near a historic church in Leeds.

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Councillors to answer questions on new Leeds school site proposals

Councillors will meet residents this week in an effort to provide more information on potential sites for the new free school proposed to tackle the primary places “black hole” in Leeds.

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EXCLUSIVE: Boss of new Dakota hotel in Leeds in mission to bring opulence back to hotel sector

EXCLUSIVE: Boss of new Dakota hotel in Leeds in mission to bring opulence back to hotel sector

When hotelier Ken McCulloch checked into a hotel in Derby for a weekend his friend had organised, it was an experience that changed his life.

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Kian Sayer.

Concerns for missing Leeds teenager

Concerns have been raised by police over a missing 14-year-old Leeds boy.

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Students at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds show their backing for a fundraising campaign to help provide RNLI volunteers with the essential kit they need to keep saving lives. Pictures by James Hardisty.

Dance students back £750,000 appeal to kit out volunteers

From jazz shoes to reinforced toecap wellies, dance students switched footwear to show their support for a new fundraising campaign launched by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in Leeds.

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Kirkstall Forge reaches significant milestone with 15 tonne delivery

Kirkstall Forge reaches significant milestone with 15 tonne delivery

The contruction of the flagship commercial building at Leeds’s massive Kirkstall Forge site has reached a significant milestone with the installation of a 15 tonne plant room to the development.

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Coroner David Hinchliff, who will retire next year.

Driving ban West Yorkshire coroner to retire after 30 years

The coroner for Leeds and Wakefield is to retire from his post next year after a 30-year career which has seen him deal with more than 100,000 reported deaths.

Crime
Dennis Cocking

Leeds paedophile expects to end his life behind bars after sharing sick photos

A PENSIONER from Leeds with a string of previous convictions for sex attacks on boys has been jailed for five years after admitting possessing and distributing indecent images of children.

Crime
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