Talking newspaper for blind and partially-sighted people to return to Leeds after five-year absence

A talking newspaper for people who are blind or partially-sighted in Leeds is set to be relaunched.

Mike Tuck. Picture courtesy of Sheffield Sharks

Passion of Mike Tuck can help Sheffield Sharks grow appeal

BEING a professional sportsman can be a physically and mentally exerting job.

FEATURE: ‘Photography has helped me fight against anxiety’

FEATURE: ‘Photography has helped me fight against anxiety’

Louise Pollitt hopes her story of managing her anxiety to pursue a passion for photography can inspire other people.


Leeds Samaritans volunteers on hand throughout Christmas and New Year

Samaritans in Leeds will be among volunteers putting in the hours over Christmas - over 123,000 to be precise.
Brad Potts of Barnsley battles with Craig Forsyth of Derby County (Picture: Glenn Ashley)

Verdict: Barnsley 0 Derby County 3 – Barnsley’s naivete is ruthlessly exposed by Derby

GIVEN their current plight, Barnsley could do with a spot of recent history repeating itself.

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How you can help give a home to young people in Leeds this Christmas

The Leeds branch of Yorkshire Building Society is supporting young homeless people this Christmas as part of its charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH).


Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

A raft of special Boxing Day bus services will be running throughout Kirklees and wider West Yorkshire again this year.


Daily charges for some vehicles entering Leeds 'Clean Air Zone' in council plan to cut emissions

Buses, taxis and lorries could be hit with daily £100 fines as Leeds City Council chiefs aim to improve the quality of the city’s air.

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Jamie Underdown with his younger brother Mason.

X-rated tackle means footballer 'may never play again'

A semi-professional footballer from Morley fears he may never play again after an x-rated challenge left him nursing horrific injuries.
Hepworth Christmas Market.

Hepworth Christmas Market set to attract thousands

The Hepworth Wakefield’s Christmas Market returns bigger and better this November, offering a fun and festive day out for the whole family.
Teen queen from Kirklees is set for world title quest

Teen queen from Kirklees is set for world title quest

A Dewsbury teen is hoping to be crowned World Teen Supermodel after being chosen to represent England.

Adam set for 24-hour trek back ‘home’ to Kirklees

Adam set for 24-hour trek back ‘home’ to Kirklees

A former Cleckheaton man is heading back to his hometown this weekend - but it will take him the best part of 24 hours!

Shaw Lane's players show their disappointment as Mansfield Town fans celebrate their side's second goal of the game at Sheerian Park. Picture: Tim Goode/PA

No danger of Shaw Lane slowing down after giving Mansfield Town genuine FA Cup scare

THERE was one corner of Shaw Lane’s quaint Sheerien Park ground on Saturday that featured a huge log pile of wood, all set for that evening’s bonfire.

Shaw Lane boss Craig Elliot

Boss Craig Elliott declares his pride in Shaw Lane after FA Cup exit

SHAW Lane boss Craig Elliott says he is beaming with pride after his side's FA Cup run came to an end.
The Knottingley hydro electric plant.

VIDEO: £7.5m Knottingley hydroelectric plant to produce a 'century worth of power'

Yorkshire’s newest and biggest hydroelectric power plant can provide energy for the next 100 years, according to its owners.
Owls' Glenn Loovens: Aiming to tighten defence.

Glenn Loovens confident Owls can become a mean machine again

GLENN Loovens is not panicking about Sheffield Wednesday’s struggles to keep the back door shut.

Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 14/07/17 - Press - Howlands Centre Re-Opening - Dewsbury, England - Amanda Cunoosamy, Barry Stevenson, Kevin Keogh, Sam Cullingworth, Debbie Hall, Tom Ellis, Steve Voke & Paula Sherriff at the re-opening of the Howlands centre.

FEATURE: £500k makeover for Howlands as it toasts 65th year

Four years ago the Howlands centre was in limbo.

Back in action: Liam Palmer with Millwall's Shane Ferguson.

‘We’re all battling for the cause’ says Sheffield Wednesday’s Liam Palmer

THERE was a juncture in Sheffield Wednesday’s win over Millwall when it seemed inevitable what was about to occur.

Jordan Rhodes watches as his header finds the net for what proved the decisive goal in Sheffield Wednesdays 2-1 home victory over Millwall last night (Picture: Steve Ellis).

Verdict: Sheffield Wednesday claim much-needed victory after Rhodes ends long wait

Sheffield Wednesday badly required a win, regardless of how it arose, and they got one.

HOTSPOT: The Thors bar proved a popular attraction last year.

Popular Thor’s bar returning to Leeds this Christmas

The popular Thor’s tipi bar is returning to Leeds in time for the Christmas festivities later this year.

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