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Heroin users warned after Leeds death

By Ailsa Rochester Police have today issued a warning to heroin users after a man died in Leeds. A 26-year-old man died on Sunday at an address in Bank Avenue, Morley. The cause of his death has not yet been established but West Yorkshire Police said he was a known heroin user, and was taking drugs in the lead up […]

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Full Metal Journalist

Full Metal Journalist

By Alex Rhodes On February 28 eleven intrepid journalist students spent a night and a day with the British Army Reserves as they competed against each other in one of the largest training events of the year. This is a first hand account of their time there.  The roar of a tank engine jolted me out of my light sleep. […]

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Otley and Chapel Allerton Best Places to Live, says Times.

Otley and Chapel Allerton are two of the best places to live in the UK, according to a national broadsheet newspaper. The Sunday Times will include the West Yorkshire towns in its yearly supplement Best Places to Live in Britain this Sunday. Compiling 101 places which are selected for offering the best quality of life to the widest number of […]

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Leeds Festival of Science returns for its eighth year

Leeds Festival of Science returns for its eighth year

By Claire Schofield Mini mad scientists head to Leeds for a 3 week long science extravaganza. The University of Leeds’s eighth Festival of Science promises to be bigger and better than ever with more than 3, 500 school pupils set to take part in the educational event. The event, running from the March 14 until the April 4, will feature […]

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2000 new jobs created by Victoria Gate development

The latest CGI plan of Victoria Gate

By Liam Smedley The development of Leeds’ new £150m Victoria Gate project will bring 2000 jobs to the city. Spokesperson for retail property specialist Hammerson, Emma Stanham said: “Phase one of the scheme will create up to 1,000 construction opportunities and 1,000 retail and hospitality jobs.” Victoria Gate will open in 2016 and will also house the first ever John […]

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VIDEO : Amputees help train soliders for horrific scenes in combat

VIDEO : Amputees help train soliders for horrific scenes in combat

by Yorkshire Voice team Horrific scenes of soliders losing limbs in dramatic explosions is something army reservists need the stomach to handle. So to make their training as realistic as possible at Catterick Garrison, real amputuees are drafted in – with all the special effects you’d expect to see on a film set. The team here at Yorkshire Voice spent […]

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Former Leeds United player arrested in London

Cantona playing for Leeds on his debut vs Oldham in 1992.

By Mark Kielesz-Levine Former Leeds United player Eric Cantona has been cautioned for common assault after an incident in London yesterday, The Telegraph has reported. The ex footballer and recently turned actor, accepted the caution but it is not known if the victim will press charges. The Metropolitan Police have said in a statement: “Police were called to  Regents Park Road, NW1, […]

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Police appeal after a 77 year-old pick pocketed in Leeds

Police appeal after a 77 year-old pick pocketed in Leeds

The images of two men who pick pocketed a pensioner  at Leeds station have been released by the British Transport Police. The 77 year-old was travelling to London Kings Cross in January when two men apparently worked as a team to steal from him. Police say the victim was distracted by one of the men while the train was in […]

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Air ambulance called to serious JCB collision on A64

Air ambulance called to serious JCB collision on A64

By Jamie Smith A man in his thirties was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary following a collision between a JCB with a trailer and a dustbin lorry on the A64 near Tadcaster. North Yorkshire Police were called to the incident near John Smith’s Brewery at 11:50 am today. The fire brigade were called to cut the casualty from his vehicle […]

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Leeds United administration rumours are false: says Managing Director

Leeds United said to be stable financially

By Gayathri Kanagasundaram Leeds United Football Club has announced that there is “no chance’ that the club will be going into administration. Managing Director of the club David Haigh last night told The Yorkshire Post  the club is “in good hands” and that the club is in stable financial position. Last night Twitter was in furor over rumours that the club may be […]

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