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Record Store Day: where to celebrate and pick up exclusive vinyl releases in Leeds

Undoubtedly a highlight on many a music fan's calendar, Record Store Day sees more than 200 independent record shops across the UK come together for one day each year to celebrate their unique culture.

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How the Smart motorway cameras on the M1 work - and how to avoid a fine

Highways officers have answered the question on every driver's lips.
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£350m masterplan for Leeds’s ‘declining’ Holbeck moves closer

£350m masterplan for Leeds’s ‘declining’ Holbeck moves closer

An ambitious masterplan to redevelop a former industrial heartland of Leeds is set to go ahead – sealing a decades-long vision for the “declining” area.

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Sub-zero blast to bring abrupt end to heatwave in Leeds

Enjoy the glorious weather while you can folks, because rain and SUB-ZERO temperatures could be on the way

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Nuclear threat: How Yorkshire residents were told to protect themselves in the 1980s

Back in the 1980s the threat of a nuclear attack loomed over every household in the UK, but to calm the fears of those waiting for the alarm call, there was a detailed booklet which advised people of what to do in the event of a nuclear attack.
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Nuclear threat: How Yorkshire residents were told to protect themselves in the 1980s

Back in the 1980s the threat of a nuclear attack loomed over every household in the UK, but to calm the fears of those waiting for the alarm call, there was a detailed booklet which advised people of what to do in the event of a nuclear attack.

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The unlikely story of the lost Leeds amusement park that was modelled on New York

The unlikely story of the lost Leeds amusement park that was modelled on New York

One of Leeds' most tranquil parks was once a haven of rowdy hedonism.
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Burglary at Leeds house: Police release CCTV images of two men

POLICE have released  CCTV images of two men they want to trace in connection with a burglary at a house in Leeds.

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The hidden beach you didn't know existed - and it's only an HOUR from Leeds

With warm weather predicted for the rest of hte week, the urge to get out in the fresh air is higher than ever.
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Did you know that Leeds once had an open-air swimming pool?

Did you know that Leeds once had an open-air swimming pool?

It's only April - but this year's spring heatwave will remind older readers of the days when they could swim outdoors at Roundhay Park.
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Experts warn of 'toxic plume' ahead of hottest April day for nearly 70 years

A 'toxic plume' has made its may to Britain from the continent and officials are warning people to stay indoors, putting a dampener on the sizzling temperatures.
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Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

A TRAIN passenger suffered serious facial injuries including a broken jaw when he was attacked by three men on a Leeds to Sheffield train.
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Swanning around on a lake at Leeds’s Roundhay Park

The sight of a swan with its long, curved neck gliding serenely across our lakes and rivers is a familiar, and enchanting, one.

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Leeds hairdresser Matt Turner going the extra mile in memory of bone cancer victim Jude

Leeds hairdresser Matt Turner going the extra mile in memory of bone cancer victim Jude

MATT TURNER’S decision to go the extra mile and run the London marathon this weekend in honour of his cousin is a poignant one.

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Major delays on Leeds to London trains after person hit by train

RAIL passengers travelling to London from Leeds  are facing lengthy delays after a person was hit by a train.
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Curator Chris Sharp looks at a garment made by Chloe Greenwood named Hard Times,  part of the exhibition 'The Felted Mill', which is felt creations by local felters inspired by the Leeds Industrial Musuem, Armley Mill. Picture Tony Johnson.

Artists’ tribute to Leeds mills’ record breaking history

A HEART-FELT tribute to the city’s industrial past has been unveiled after a year-long examination of a museum’s archive.

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Bridge Road at Kirkstall, near where the horse fell into the River Aire and was at risk of drowning. (Google)

Horse saved after falling into the River Aire at Kirkstall

Emergency services were rushed to the scene of a horse that had fallen into the River Aire this afternoon.

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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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How to answer the most difficult questions your children have about nuclear war

Nuclear war can be a tricky subject to approach with children.

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Wanted Harrogate man is arrested

POLICE have arrested a Harrogate man wanted for recall to prison.
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