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Seacroft motorbike theft gang banned from touching vehicles for a year

Seacroft motorbike theft gang banned from touching vehicles for a year

By Rosie Hughes                         ELEVEN MEMBERS of a Seacroft gang are not allowed to touch any motor vehicle in West Yorkshire after a police crackdown on anti-social behaviour. Five men and six youths have injunctions against them, which are valid for one year. Jordan Bodally, aged 19, of Mardale […]

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Streetwise Love appeal for Christmas shoebox gifts for Leeds homeless

The shoeboxes being produced for homeless people

By Tania Jacquier LEEDS CHARITY Streetwise Love is appealing for hundreds of Christmas shoeboxes full of day-to-day supplies to give to homeless people in the city. The charity runs a drop-in centre for the homeless every week on Thursdays. It will hold its annual Christmas party on December 21st this year at the Life Church Hub on Dewsbury Road. Between […]

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Man who stole from Bramley pensioner hunted by police

An efit of a burglar who stole from a pensioner after distracting her

A MAN who distracted a pensioner before stealing money from her purse in Bramley is being hunted by police. The incident happened at around 3pm on Henconner Lane on Monday. The man knocked on the back door of a home, speaking to the owner about maintenance needing to be done to water pipes. He entered the house and began a conversation […]

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After five years Gabby Logan bows out as chancellor of Leeds Trinity University

After five years Gabby Logan bows out as chancellor of Leeds Trinity University

By Mellissa Dzinzi Gabby Logan, the chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, has attended her last graduation after five years in the role. The BBC presenter celebrated her final ceremony on Wednesday, when she presented 150 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to graduates.

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Shops warned about rise in fake Scottish bank notes

Shoppers in the Trinity Leeds centre

By Rosie Hughes FAKE BANK notes have increased in the Leeds area. Police have warned Leeds businesses to be ‘particularly vigilant’ for counterfeit currency, especially £20 Scottish bank notes. Officers have received several calls in the past few weeks from people reporting fake notes, suggesting a rise in circulation. Incidents have included cash-bought second-hand cars, smaller items bought in shops, restaurants […]

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Dogs treated to visit from Santa Paws at Leeds Dogs Trust event

Dogs meeting  Santa at Dogs Trust in Leeds

By Jazmine Ella Blackah DOGS had a chance to get all their Christmas wishes when they met Father Christmas at the Dogs Trust’s charity centre in Leeds.

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Horsforth’s newest independent toy shop embraces challenges this Christmas

Horsforth’s newest independent toy shop embraces challenges this Christmas

By Ian Molyneaux A MAN who has opened a new independent toy shop in Horsforth says he is confident he can compete with large retail chains and online stores.

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Leeds construction workers demand action in blacklist protest

Leeds construction workers demand action in blacklist protest

#Blacklisting demo at McAlpine site in Leeds | Unite lobby and #EndBlacklistingNow day of action – https://t.co/EsvZGeyGms pic.twitter.com/1sb3f6K7xZ — Unite the union (@unitetheunion) 6 December 2017 By Alex Smith CONSTRUCTION WORKERS in Leeds took to the streets in protest today as part of a national day of action against the outlawed practice of blacklisting. Blacklisting was a method used by […]

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Special Christmas tree of wishes in Leeds could help boost bee population

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A DISPLAY of Christmas wishes in a Leeds shopping centre could end up helping the struggling bee population.

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Irate commuters slam New Year price hike for trains

Irate commuters slam New Year price hike for trains

By Rebecca Marano YORKSHIRE TRAIN commuters have spoken of their frustration at being hit by a 3.4% ticket price hike in January. Rail operators have confirmed the price increase, the biggest since 2013, will start on January 2nd. The price increase will cover all journeys, including season tickets and off-peak travel. Passengers in the north of England will see average […]

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