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New schools could provide nearly 1,000 Leeds pupil places

New plans reveal that a primary and secondary school expansion could to cater for nearly 1,000 youngsters in a “direct response to the demand” for more pupil places in Leeds.

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Members at The Sikh Temple in Leeds.

Colourful displays for Vaisakhi parade from The Sikh Temple in Leeds

A colourful display of community spirit was on show during a religious parade in Leeds.

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Police appeal after alleyway 'serious sexual assault' in Bradford

Police are investigating a "serious sexual assault" which reportedly took place in Bradford this morning.
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The junction of Canterbury Avenue and Dawnay Road. Pic: Google.

Pair thrown from quad bike in Bradford crash

Two people were thrown from a quad bike after a crash in Bradford.

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Police have released this e-fit of the robber.

'Dirty hair' robber punches woman and steals bike in Ferrybridge

A robber described as having a distinctive scar and "dirty" hair punched a woman before snatching her bike under a flyover in Ferrybridge.

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The leisure centre on Tongue Lane. Picture: Google.

Police investigate three-year-old boy's death after 'tragic accident' at Leeds pool

A three-year-old boy has died in what is being treated as a "tragic accident" in a Leeds swimming pool this morning, police have confirmed.
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Leeds Crown Court.

Three men charged over Leeds and Wakefield burglaries

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to steal following offences in Leeds and Wakefield.
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Leeds Crown Court.

Three men charged over Leeds and Wakefield burglaries

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to steal following offences in Leeds and Wakefield.

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The leisure centre on Tongue Lane, Leeds. Picture: Google.

Three-year-old boy suffers 'drowning-related injuries' at Leeds pool

A three-year-old boy has died after being taken to hospital with "drowning-related injuries" in Leeds today.
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Cash.

Leeds City Council gets £7.3m tax rebate

Leeds City Council has received a £7.3m tax rebate after overpaying on VAT for more than five years.

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Civic Hall.

Leeds charter to create careers education 'entitlement'

A new charter aiming to promote “a sense of entitlement and expectation” among young people about services educating them on career opportunities is to be adopted by Leeds City Council.

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Leeds election count.

Leeds council election candidates to be quizzed at City Varieties

Residents will be able to challenge Leeds local election candidates and business leaders about mental health services, work opportunities and wage improvements.

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Civic Hall, Leeds, where today's Licensing Committee met.

Leeds's Papaya restaurant allowed later service despite concerns

An Indian restaurant in Leeds is now allowed to serve food and drink late into the night after councillors had expressed concerns.

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Betfred gambling shop approved in Leeds

Plans for a new gambling shop in Leeds have been approved despite a councillor’s objection.

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The former Leeds School Board building in the city centre.

Plans for former Leeds School Board building

An imposing Victorian building in Leeds city centre could be refurbished inside.

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

More than a million visits to Leeds and Wakefield galleries in a year

More than a million people visited the four art galleries which form the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle (YST) according to latest statistics, making it one of its busiest years ever.

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Punters enjoy their pints in The Adelphi.

Pint of Science brings learning to Leeds pubs

Scientists will present their research discoveries to Leeds pub punters during an alternative three-day education event.

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Gertrude Asumadu.

Leeds anti-poverty activist makes mark in charity sector

A young Leeds activist has been making her mark in the charity sector.

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Taxi.

Calls for unified Yorkshire stance on taxi licensing amid drivers using 'lax' rules

Fresh calls have been made for a joint approach to taxi and private hire car licensing across Yorkshire after the latest suggestion that potentially “unscrupulous” drivers are evading stricter regulators’ standards by applying for permits outside their working areas.

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Coats and steaks taken from Richmondshire farm shop

Police have released CCTV images of four men they would like to speak to after thefts from a farm shop.

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