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Dangerous driving sparks major safety concerns for primary school children in Horsforth

Dangerous driving sparks major safety concerns for primary school children in Horsforth

By Maisie Clancy  PARENTS AND Governors fear Horsforth primary school children could be injured or killed by drivers breaking the law.

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Glass engraving a dying art in Yorkshire, warns last craftsman in Leeds

Glass engraving a dying art in Yorkshire, warns last craftsman in Leeds

By Roseann Hughes THE ONLY engraver in the Leeds area is calling for young people to learn the trade before it dies out altogether.

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Guide Dogs Week takes over Leeds train station

Guide Dogs Week takes over Leeds train station

By Jazmine Ella Blackah GUIDE DOGS, staff and volunteers were at Leeds train station on Friday (October 13) as part of Guide Dogs Week in the hope of raising awareness and money for the charity.

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Caribbean pioneers to be honoured on stage by Leeds’ Phoenix Dance Theatre

Caribbean pioneers to be honoured on stage by Leeds’ Phoenix Dance Theatre

By Zoha Shah REHEARSALS ARE underway in Leeds for a contemporary dance performance to honour the 70th anniversary of Windrush – the ship that brought the first large group of immigrants to the UK from the Caribbean in 1948.

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Newly refurbished Leeds Art Gallery selected for landmark initiative

Newly refurbished Leeds Art Gallery selected for landmark initiative

By Alex Smith LEEDS ART gallery showed off striking new exhibits when it reopened its doors following a £4.5 million refurbishment.

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Refugee camp appears in north Leeds as part of hard-hitting art project

Refugee camp appears in north Leeds as part of hard-hitting art project

By Lizzy McEllan VOLUNTEERS HAD a taste of homelessness when they lived in a makeshift refugee camp as part of an art project on the streets of Horsforth.

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Blooming marvellous soul music coming to Leeds with Denai Moore gig

Blooming marvellous soul music coming to Leeds with Denai Moore gig

By Ian Molyneaux MODERN SOULSTRESS Denai Moore will be making, moulding and creating musical waves when she showcases her new LP We Used To Bloom in Leeds tomorrow (Tuesday, October 3).

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My Baby on the way to the Wardrobe in Leeds

By Katie Haseldine Amsterdam-based alternative band, My Baby Was Here are set to play Leeds next week, as they tour Europe performing their newest album, Prehistoric Rhythm. Since the band formed in 2012, the Dutch-New Zealand trio have had a busy few years, along with a string of successes. Vocalist, Cato Van Dyck, her brother Sheik on drums, and guitarist […]

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More People Die from Overdoses than Road Traffic Accidents

More People Die from Overdoses than Road Traffic Accidents

Fatal drug overdoses in the UK kill two and half times more people than road traffic accidents and there is no sign of it slowing down. More than three and a half thousand people lost their lives to drug poisoning in 2015.

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Horsforth couple step in to save after-school club

Horsforth couple step in to save after-school club

By Jack Goodman Horsforth children who attended an after-school club which unexpectedly closed down will not have to leave, thanks to two couples from the town. Sunflowers Childcare, who were based at Tiny Toes Play Centre in the town, announced their liquidation on Friday, March 10. But Tiny Toes owners Pete and Clare Zanetti have stepped in to continue providing […]

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