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David Behrens: Traffic jam of jargon hides Yorkshire authority’s lack of clout on transport

WEST Yorkshire, you might be surprised to know, has a “combined authority” to oversee its transport strategy. That, at any rate, is what it calls itself but, as titles go, it has more holes than the main road through Otley.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

The Yorkshire Post says: Grayling’s failings – Can Transport Secretary redeem himself?

FOR the benefit of Theresa May and Chris Grayling, the Prime Minister’s equally misinformed Transport Secretary, the neglected North does not have the powers – or funding – to sort out its long overdue rail and road improvements.

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Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust said the nurse was immediately suspended. Picture: PA Wire

Leeds mental health trust says jailed nurse's sexual activity with patient was 'isolated incident'

A Leeds mental health trust said it immediately suspended a nurse when a patient made a complaint to police.
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The victim feared he would not be believed because of his mental health issues.

Victim of Leeds nurse feared mental health stigma would stop police believing him

A mental health patient from Leeds feared his illness would stop him from being believed when a nurse abused his trust by performing a sex act upon him after a home visit.

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Leeds mental health nurse jailed for sexual activity with patient

Leeds mental health nurse jailed for sexual activity with patient

A mental health nurse has been jailed for eight months after engaging in sexual activity with one of his patients in Leeds.

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Leeds jobs hope as M621 Lidl and retail park plans are lodged

Leeds jobs hope as M621 Lidl and retail park plans are lodged

Plans have been formally submitted to Leeds City Council for a retail park in Leeds which could create 180 jobs on a disused brownfield site.

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Leeds student Bridie O'Hare at the One Love concert in memory of the Manchester Arena bombing victims.

Leeds Beckett student's half marathon after Manchester Arena bomb ordeal

A Leeds student caught up in the Manchester Arena bombing is to run a half marathon to raise money for an emergency fund set up after the attack.

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Appeal after Leeds man's death

A CORONER'S officer is appealing for friends or relatives of  a man who has died at his home in Leeds to get in touch.

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Emergency shelters opened as Leeds City Council activates cold weather protocol

LEEDS City Council has opened emergency shelters for rough sleepers after activating its cold weather protocol last night due to falling temperatures in the city.
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Bikers on the CityConnect Cycling Superhighway in Leeds.

Leeds Cycling Campaign chairman Martin Stanley on biking in the city

I have been cycling in Leeds since I moved here seven years ago.

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Kylie Minogue will be playing in Leeds on her national tour later this year.

We should be so lucky! Kylie Minogue announces Leeds show as part of national tour

KYLIE Minogue has announced that she will perform across the UK and Ireland later this year on a new tour which takes in Leeds.

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Wild Grove, Pudsey, LS28, �799,950

Revealed: The total value of housing in Leeds - and where we fall in the top 10

Housing in Leeds is worth some £59.05 billion - up 4.2 per cent from last year - according to a new property values survey.

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A Carillion worker. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Former Carillion staff 'could resume stalled work on Leeds Cycle Superhighway'

Leeds City Council has revealed that a contractor which has appointed former Carillion staff could complete work on the Cycling Superhighway after the construction giant’s collapse.

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Half a million journeys have been recorded on the regions CityConnect Cycle Superhighway since it opened.

Half a million trips on Leeds Bradford CityConnect Cycle Superhighway

Half a million journeys have been recorded on the region’s CityConnect Cycle Superhighway since it opened less than two years ago, new statistics reveal.

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Yorkshire Children's Hospital Fund trustees visited the mural at Leeds General Infirmary as they made a donation.

Yorkshire charity donates £40k to Children’s Heart Surgery Fund as revolutionary facility developed in Leeds

A significant donation has been made towards the revolutionary children’s heart theatre being developed at Leeds General Infirmary.

Health
Leeds West Labour MP Rachel Reeves.

Leeds MP Rachel Reeves’s arson warning after Armley Theaker Lane fire

A Leeds MP has said that arson attempts are “inevitable” if council planners do not enforce rules to make landlords keep their properties safe.

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Ambulance crew Andy Towers, Wendy Durkin and Andrew Hughes with Leeds couple Katy and Ian Bavill and their son Ralph.

Ambulance crew save Leeds toddler’s life as his heart stops for five minutes

A toddler from Leeds was reunited with the ambulance crew who saved his life – as his grateful mum and dad said: “We will never be able to thank them enough.”

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Christopher Weldon

Missing Bradford man with links to Leeds made phone call which caused police concern

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a man who frequents Leeds city centre who has gone missing from home in Bradford.

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Thirlmeere Close Beeston, Image: Google

Power tools stolen from car in Leeds

POLICE are appealing for information after power tools were stolen from a car in Leeds.
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Traffic delays in Leeds city centre as university staff stage two-day protest in pensions row

DRIVERS face delays in Leeds city centre today and tomorrow when striking University of Leeds staff stage protest action in a row over pensions.

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