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Reward for murder suspect doubled to £10,000

Reward for murder suspect doubled to £10,000

Crimestoppers have doubled the reward money on offer for any information that leads to the arrest of John Heald, who’s still on the run a week after the death of a guest house landlady. John Heald, 53, from the Rotherham area is wanted by Humberside Police in connection with the murder of Bei Carter, 49, at a guest house in […]

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NEWS BULLETIN: Fri July 25

NEWS BULLETIN: Fri July 25

Take a look at all the latest headlines from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom on Friday, July 25.

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Drownings prompt warnings about open water swimming in Yorkshire

Two people drowned in the River Foss, York, in March this year.

By Joseph Keith Deaths in and around open water have led to the emergency services urging people to take extra care during the warm weather in Yorkshire. A statement by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said the area’s popular waterways – which include lakes and rivers in Otley, York, Knaresborough, Ilkley and Leeds – are more dangerous than people may think. […]

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Yorkshire fundraiser determined to raise £250,000 before she dies

Yorkshire fundraiser determined to raise £250,000 before she dies

A doctor diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer has pledged to raise £250,000 for charity before she dies. Kate Granger, 32, from Wakefield, has a rare and aggressive form of sarcoma and has raised money for the Yorkshire Cancer Centre since learning she had the disease in August 2011. Sarcomas are tumours that are made from cancerous bone, fat, […]

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VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

Ordinary household toys were transformed into a robot orchestra by children who collaborated with theatre company Interplay, Armley, Leeds, on Thursday, July 24. Watch this report from Yorkshire Voice’s Alex Rhodes as he takes a look at what the process involved:

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VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

Leeds’ First Direct Arena celebrated its first milestone yesterday, with the venue officially hosting concerts for one year since opening in 2013. Yorkshire Voice’s Gayathri Kanagasundaram was in Leeds, asking people what they thought about the venue, watch the video here:

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Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

  By Anders Anglesey There will be no need to go abroad this summer for the perfect beach holiday as Leeds City Beach returns for a second time in August. Leeds City Beach will bring the feeling of the seaside back to Millennium Square after a successful debut last year. Features set to return this summer are a traditional Ferris […]

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5 things to do in Leeds for a tenner

5 things to do in Leeds for a tenner

By Claire Schofield For those that are reluctant to loosen their purse strings for fear of over-spending, here are a few things which will ensure a good time but won’t break the bank. 1. Cottage Road Cinema/Fish and Chips If you haven’t yet paid a visit to this quaint little cinema then you are missing a treat. At 102 years […]

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Holy cow! Yorkshire celebrates Batman turning 75

Holy cow! Yorkshire celebrates Batman turning 75

By Joseph Keith Today marks the 75th anniversary of DC Comic hero Batman, who has officially appeared in publication since the 1930s. West Yorkshire fans and comic book shops have been celebrating the Dark Knight in the first ever “Batman Day”. Liam Barrett, deputy manager at collectibles and comic store Forbidden Planet, the Headrow, Leeds, said: “He’s a stand-out hero […]

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NEWS BULLETIN: Weds 23rd July

NEWS BULLETIN: Weds 23rd July

All of the latest headlines from the newsroom.

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