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More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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LEEDS BOMB SCARE: Latest on city centre drama

Shoppers are being allowed to return to Victoria Gate in Leeds following a bomb scare this morning.

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The TV cast of Fat Friends

Exclusive: Fat Friends the Musical to premiere in Leeds this year

A slimming club where the members confessed their inner most secrets while desperately try to shed a few more pounds proved a TV ratings winner. And now Fat Friends, created by Yorkshire screenwriter Kay Mellor, is about to get a new lease of life as a musical.

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Make mine a pint of cappuccino...

Small beer as coffee culture takes over our drinking habits

YORKSHIRE’S emerging coffee house culture is threatening to overturn its traditional fondness for the pint pot, according to a survey.

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Suspicious Leeds city centre ‘package’ declared safe

A controlled explosion was averted in Leeds city centre following a report of a suspicious package.

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Doug Paulley from Wetherby, West Yorkshire. Picture: SWNS

Limited victory for wheelchair users to take bus seats from mums with prams

Disabled travellers have won a partial victory at the Supreme Court in their battle for priority use of wheelchair spaces on buses.

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Missing: Have you seen Lucy Battle?

MISSING: Police searching for missing 16-year-old Leeds schoolgirl

Police have launched a search for a missing 16-year-old Leeds schoolgirl.
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Disruption on the M621. Photo: Highways Agency

TRAFFIC: Disruption on M621 near Leeds as police called to crash

Drivers have been warned to expect disruption as police have been called to a smash on the M621 near Leeds.
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The GBP96m Central Square development is one of many new builds in Leeds

City called the fastest growing in UK but rising inflation ahead

Leeds is the fastest growing city in the country but also home to some of highest levels of inequality in the region, new figures show.

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The interior of the new Habitat store in Moortown

Can Habitat be the high street’s comeback kid?

Habitat has new owners and is about to open its first regional stand-alone store in Leeds. So does this spell a renaissance for the iconic brand? Sharon Dale reports.

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Date:7th February 2016. Picture James Hardisty.
Leeds Chinese Community Association Lion Dance Troupe, welcoming the Chinese New Year 2016 of the Monkey, during ceremony inside the Victoria Quarter, Leeds.

CHINESE NEW YEAR: Prepare for a colourful festival in Leeds

The Leeds Chinese Community Association is once again hosting a Chinese New Year Festival to celebrate the arrival of 2017’s “Year of the Rooster.”

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Leeds landmark goes from blot to hot after revamp

It was once dubbed an eyesore, and became the focus of a long-running and very public wrangle between its charismatic owner and Leeds City Council.

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Paul Owens.

Shoplifter jailed for six years for stabbing off-duty police officer in face at Leeds HMV store

A SHOPLIFTER slashed an off-duty police officer to the face and neck when he was caught stealing from a HMV store during the Black Friday sales, a court heard.

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Leeds city centre skyline with Bridgewater Place, The Town Hall, Leeds University etc.

Leeds ‘the country’s fastest growing city’

Leeds is the fastest growing city in the country but also home to some of highest levels of inequality in the region, new figures show.

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An image of the dog released by the RSPCA

Heartbreaking: Dog starved to death and dumped on Leeds footpath

A dog that had been starved to death and was as “thin as a skeleton” was dumped like rubbish on a popular footpath in Leeds, RSPCA inspectors said today.

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Trains have been halted between Bradford and Ilkley.

Rail death halts trains between Bradford and Ilkley

Rail commuters are facing delays this morning between Bradford and Ilkley after a man was fatally struck by a train.

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People queue for the opening of the Broadway shopping centre but will regional devolution work for Bradford's benefit?

Margaret Eaton: North must find voice to push growth

MY working life and my involvement in local government for the past 30 years has taken place in the northern metropolitan district of Bradford.

Opinion
Win the chance to tour new Leeds triathlon route with the Brownlees

Win the chance to tour new Leeds triathlon route with the Brownlees

Got a burning question you want to ask the Brownlee brothers?

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Anthony Friend

Knifeman who stabbed girlfriend in Leeds street after release from prison gets life

A DANGEROUS offender has been jailed for life for stabbing his girlfriend in the head during a drunken street attack.

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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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