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Leeds Bradford airport: Calls for WW2 tower to be restored as war memorial

Leeds Bradford airport: Calls for WW2 tower to be restored as war memorial

By Lewis Oldham Yeadon residents have called for a Second World War control tower at Leeds Bradford Airport to be restored to commemorate those who lost their lives. Leeds Bradford Airport today covers the land where an Avro factory stood, which was used to build Lancaster bomber aircraft. The runway was used by 609 Squadron during World War Two. The […]

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Leeds student with thirst for history chosen to write grizzly book

Leeds student with thirst for history chosen to write grizzly book

By Tia- Jane Coyle A HISTORY fanatic has been asked to write a popular history book about the most notorious thieves, body-snatchers and cannibals that have ever lived in England.

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Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

  A 1,000-year-old Viking boat has gone on display at Wakefield library. The six-metre vessel, discovered at Stanley Ferry in 1838, is believed to be the only boat of its kind in the country. The log boat had previously been on display at York museum, but has returned to Wakefield, close to where it was found during the building of […]

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