Drivers face delays during M62 overnight closures

DRIVERS face delays during roadworks on the M62 and M1 in West Yorkshire this week.

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Date: 19th March 2018. Picture James Hardisty. Official opening of the new Humboldt Penguins and Chilean Flamingos encloures at Lotherton Hall, Bird Garden, near Leeds.

Flamingos enjoy new enclosure at Lotherton Wildlife World in Leeds

FLAMINGOS are spreading their wings after a new enclosure was opened at Lotherton Wildlife World near Garforth in east Leeds.

28 March 2017.......  Tower Works  Globe Rd, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson.

Leeds South Bank Tower Works scheme setback after Carillion collapse

PLANS to restore a historic building on the South Bank in Leeds have suffered a set back in the wake of the collapse of construction and outsourcing firm Carillion.

The mother of a 20-month-old toddler from Fitzwilliam, who has limited use of her arms and legs  has launched a �20,000 fundraising drive to take her for specialist treatment in Panama. Imogen Holmes was diagnosed with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy at Pinderfields Hospital in June 2017. Imogen's mother Briony Winstanley has started a �20,000 fundraising drive to to pay for stem cell treatment for Imogen in Panama in central America. Imogen pictured with her parents Briony Winstanley and Stephen Holmes. 9th March 2018. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fundraising for 20-month-old Pontefract girl who can’t walk or talk

The parents of a 20-month-old West Yorkshire toddler suffering from cerebral palsy have launched a £20,000 fundraising drive to pay for specialist stem cell treatment in Central America.


£1.7m bill to repair potholes in Leeds but more cash needed for crumbling roads

Council chiefs in Leeds say more than £1.7m will be spent on repairing and preventing potholes this year, but claim it falls far short of the Government investment needed to tackle the motorists’ scourge.

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The Humber Bridge. Image: Google

Humber Bridge reopened after closure following multi vehicle crash:

POLICE closed the Humber Bridge earlier today after a thee vehicle collision on the bridge.


82-year-old woman's purse stolen at Bradford Oxfam shop: Police release CCTV images

THIEVES stole an 82-year-old woman's purse while she was shopping  at an Oxfam shop in Bradford.
Gildercliffe, Scarborough. Image: Google.

Gas explosion at Scarborough house

FIRE crews were called to reports of an explosion at a house in Scarborough.
The scene of the lane closures on the M1 this morning. Image: Highways England

Two lanes of M1 in South Yorkshire closed due to rain

DRIVERS are facing delays on the M1 in South Yorkshire today after lanes were closed due to excess water on the carriageway.

James Macintyre and Co Ltd in the County Arcade, which is closing after almost 25 years. 7th March 2018.

Leeds Victoria Quarter shop to close after 23 years: 36 per cent rent hike proposal and car parking problems blamed

A SHOP which has traded in Leeds city centre’s upmarket Victoria Quarter for more than 20 years is to close down tomorrow amid claims of a lack of car parking and a proposed rent increase of 36 per cent.

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A scene from Walk Like a Panther

Leeds pub’s starring role in new film Walk Like a Panther

HISTORIC Leeds pub The Cardigan Arms plays a starring role in new feature film Walk Like a Panther, which is released tomorrow.

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Lou Evans was rescued from the River Aire

New throwline saved woman’s life in River Aire in Leeds city centre: Five people have died in city’s waterways in three years.

FIVE people have died and 23 people have been injured in incidents in waterways in Leeds district in the past three years, according to figures released by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The Premier Inn on Claypit Lane in Leeds city centre.

Man, 24, found dead at Leeds city centre hotel

A MAN from Morley was found dead at a Leeds city centre hotel.
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Robert Tucker

Inquest opens after grandfather killed in head-on crash near Pontefract

AN Inquest has opened into the death of a 56-year-old grandfather in a  head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract.
Police at the scene on Rosgill Drive, Seacroft,  on New Year's Day

Man found with fatal head injury in Leeds: Inquest opening told two charged with murder

AN inquest opening was told two men have been charged with  murdering a man who was  found with fatal head injuries in Leeds on New Year's Day.
Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour

Leeds textile firm's major role in Oscar-winning film Darkest Hour

A HISTORIC Leeds textile company's cloths feature in Oscar winning film Darkest Hour.

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Five-year-old Leeds boy died after house fire: Inquest opening told blaze at Rothwell family home started in bedroom

A FIVE-year-old boy died after a blaze broke out in the upstairs bedroom he was in at a house in Leeds, an inquest opening was told.
Leeds school set to get a £4.5m extension

Leeds school set to get a £4.5m extension

LEEDS City Council has appointed a contractor for £4.5m extension and refurbishment project at a Leeds primary school.

Amanda and Mark Jowitt  in Malta

Leeds couple stranded in Malta face hefty bill: Ryanair flight to Leeds Bradford Airport cancelled due to snow

A COUPLE  whose Ryanair flights from Malta were  cancelled due to snowy conditions at Leeds Bradford Airport say an unwanted extra five-night stay on the holiday island is set to cost them hundreds of euros.

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Harry Keenan pictured after his liver transplant surgery

Mum of liver transplant toddler in plea to back fundaising night for Leeds Children’s Hospital

THE parents of a 19-month-old Leeds boy recovering from a lifesaving liver transplant are staging a fundraising night as they bid to raise £5,000 to buy therapy equipment for Leeds Children’s Hospital.

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