Farsley church receives £56,000 lottery grant for stained glass windows

Farsley church receives £56,000 lottery grant for stained glass windows

By Mike Berriman St John’s church in Farsley have started renovations on their stained glass windows after receiving a £56,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Inquest re-opens into tragic farm death of Leeds schoolboy Harry, 11

Inquest re-opens into tragic farm death of Leeds schoolboy Harry, 11

The inquest into the death an 11-year old  boy who was reversed into by a tractor re-opened today. Harry Whitlam, 11, died after the incident at Swithens Farm, Rothwell, on August 9, 2013. The boy, from Bradford Road, East Ardsley, was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary with serious head injuries but died later the same day. Leeds Coroner’s Court heard the boy […]

Robbers hit man over head in his Dewsbury home

Robbers hit man over head in his Dewsbury home

Robbers sneaked into a Dewsbury home, hit the 29-year-old occupant in the head and stole two mobile phones. The two men entered the house in School Crescent at around 12.30am on Friday. The first man is described as white, aged between 30 and 35-years-old, around 5ft 8ins tall, of stocky/muscular build, with short, neat blond hair which appeared freshly cut […]

D Day for plans to Emmerdale village to turn into tourist spot

D Day for plans to Emmerdale village to turn into tourist spot

Plans to turn the “Emmerdale Village” into a tourist attraction were provisionally approved today by Leeds City Council after Harewood Houses bosses backed down over the tour route. But a formal decision has been deferred to the chief planning officer over footpaths and how the planning application fee will be spent. The land is currently only used for filming, but […]

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Generating hope in Chapeltown – is there an app for that?

Generating hope in Chapeltown – is there an app for that?

By Carolyn Eden   Chapeltown might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think about going for a leisurely stroll, but organisers of a new guided walk are working to change that.

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An old lion of the Serengeti. Wikimedia Commons.

News: The Official Soundtrack

by David Mackie What does the news ‘sound’ like? Most of the time, it’s probably the sound of people screaming, babies crying and the crackle of our planet as it burns.

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Max Gradel. Picture from Ailura/Wikipedia.

Leeds United eye Max Gradel cash windfall

Leeds United are set for a six-figure payday when their former winger Max Gradel returns to English football. Ivorian international Gradel was sold by the Elland Road club in 2011 to French side St Etienne for a figure around £2m.

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Yorkshire Voice Live: Friday July 31

Yorkshire Voice Live: Friday July 31

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Generating hope in Chapeltown – is there an app for that?

Generating hope in Chapeltown – is there an app for that?

By Carolyn Eden   Chapeltown might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think about going for a leisurely stroll, but organisers of a new guided walk are working to change that.

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Mermaids in search of tales at Bramley’s historic baths

Mermaids in search of tales at Bramley’s historic baths

By Carolyn Eden Swimmers of all ages are being asked for their memories of an historic Leeds baths. The Memory Aquarium project is collecting stories about the 111-year-old Bramley Baths, which will be shared online and at community events. The stories are being used as inspiration for creating a new performance Mermaid Tales, using live theatre, film and animation, which […]

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Yorkshire Voice Live: Friday July 31

Yorkshire Voice Live: Friday July 31

Watch our 15-minute TV news-magazine programme. Today’s edition is the last in the current series – but we’ll be back next year!

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News wrap: Friday July 31

The latest news in brief from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom.  

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Gunman who shot Leeds policewoman in the face begins life sentence today

Gunman who shot Leeds policewoman in the face begins life sentence today

By Mike Berriman A gunman who laughed after shooting a policewoman in the face is beginning a life sentence today. James Leslie shot PC Suzanne Hudson at point-blank range after she and colleague PC Richard Whiteley were called out to his flat in Headingley in December 2013.

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Pudsey girl plans to walk 500 miles in memory of grandfather

Pudsey girl plans to walk 500 miles in memory of grandfather

By Jay Unger A three-year-old girl from Pudsey is planning to walk 500 miles to raise money to fight the disease that killed her grandfather. Isla Grundy was only a one-year-old when her grandfather, David Grundy, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.

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Couple lucky to escape house fire in Burmantofts, Leeds

Sutherland Terrace, Burmantofts

By Mike Berriman A couple had to evacuate their home in Burmantofts last night after their house – which was not fitted with smoke detectors – caught fire in the early hours of this morning.

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News Wrap: Thursday July 30

A round-up of today’s news in brief. Watch our 15-minute TV news-magazine programme, livestreamed every weekday at 4.45pm.

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Yorkshire Voice Live: Wednesday, July 29

Yorkshire Voice Live: Wednesday, July 29

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News: The Official Soundtrack

An old lion of the Serengeti. Wikimedia Commons.

by David Mackie What does the news ‘sound’ like? Most of the time, it’s probably the sound of people screaming, babies crying and the crackle of our planet as it burns.

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