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The Yorkshire Post says: Inspirational teachers give pupils a chance to shine

As numerous teachers will attest, it is a sad reality that too many children believe their background holds them back from achieving their ambitions in life and affects the way they approach their time in school.

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readers still have fond memories of Billy Bremner who is pictured after the 1972 FA Cup final.

YP Letters: ‘God Rest Ye Two Great Gentlemen’

From: Peter J Teal, Union Road, Thorne, Doncaster.

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Ben Still, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

‘West Yorkshire Combined Authority is in public interest and does offer value’

THE Yorkshire Post campaigns for a bright future for this region where better transport links, higher skill levels and increased international investment contribute to more families in the Leeds City Region enjoying a much higher standard of living.

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View of Leeds City Centre from the Pinnacle Building

Cash-strapped West Yorkshire Combined Authority faces inquiry into lavish spending

One of the region’s most influential public bodies is facing a scrutiny probe after a The Yorkshire Post investigation raised a series of significant questions about its spending and management.

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Uber had its licence suspended in York

David Behrens: Uber hits the brakes, but cabs have a long road to redemption

IT’S a mark of how low the bar has been set when the minicab licensing departments of our local authorities can seek to occupy the moral high ground.

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Middleton Park Avenue. Pic: Google.

Man suffers 'knife injuries' to head after fight in Leeds

A man suffered what are believed to be knife injuries to his head following a reported fight in Leeds this afternoon.
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Ex Leeds Tesco worker in locked up gang which conspired to rob cash vans

A former supermarket employee from Leeds and her boyfriend were among a gang sentenced to more than 28 years in prison after they admitted roles in a conspiracy to rob cash-in-transit vans.
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Full evacuation of Leeds Bradford Airport due to fire alarm accident

Full evacuation of Leeds Bradford Airport due to fire alarm accident

Firefighters were called to Leeds Bradford Airport this morning as a full evacuation of the passenger terminal was carried out.
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Parking ticket machine.

Leeds City Council nets more than £10m in car park charges and fines

DRIVERS in Leeds spent more than £8.8m to park in council-run spaces last year and paid out almost £2m in parking fines.

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Traffic is being disrupted on the A6110 Ring Road and Tong Road in Farnley. Picture: Google

Emergency services called out after two cars crash near Sainsbury's in Farnley

Disruption is being reported on a Leeds road where two cars have crashed this afternoon.

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An artist's impression of the new front entrance. PIC: Page Park

Leeds’s West Yorkshire Playhouse secures multi-million funding towards landmark redevelopment

Arts Council England today confirmed a total grant of £6.6m towards the landmark redevelopment of West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.

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Should motorists be penalised for failures in transport policy in Leeds?

YP Letters: Transport failures cast cloud over Leeds

From: Peter Haddington, Prospect Place, Eccleshill, Bradford.

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Obituary: Stephen Hines, Leeds sculptor and teacher

Stephen Hines, who has died at 68 following a stroke, was an inspirational teacher in his native Yorkshire and an internationally-renowned sculptor whose commissions included a statue of the Madonna and Child for the Vatican.

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Cars in Leeds battered by water erupting from burst main in Otley Road

This was the scene in Leeds this morning as cars were battered by water shooting up from a burst pipe.
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Police find Leeds girl, 16, missing from Horsforth since Monday

Police find Leeds girl, 16, missing from Horsforth since Monday

Police in Leeds have found a teenage girl who had not been seen since Monday.
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Town Street, Horsforth

Best in Leeds: Your ultimate guide to Horsforth

It's one of the most popular suburbs of Leeds to live in and visit.

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A loneliness manifesto will be launched today.

The Yorkshire Post says: Loneliness: A turning point. Jo Cox campaign inspires manifesto

TODAY’S official launch of Britain’s first ever loneliness manifesto marks a turning point in the country’s approach – and public attitudes – towards social isolation.

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Rachel Reeves: An ordinary conversation can build a world less lonely

IN February last year my friend and colleague Jo Cox, MP for Batley and Spen, launched a cross-party commission looking at the issue of loneliness.

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Joe Taylor and Dreda Blow previewing Northern Ballets  production of Casanova at a launch event to Leeds business leaders backing the doomed Leeds 2023 City of Culture bid. Picture Tony Johnson.

‘Year of Culture’ idea after 2023 disappointment

Councillors have called for Leeds to have its own “Year of Culture” after major doubt was cast over the city’s ability to become European Capital of Culture 2023.

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Umar at the Royal Albert Hall

Meet the 25-year-old Star Wars producer who grew up in Leeds

Umar Hussain has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the ranks of the film industry.
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