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Yorkshire in Bloom comes to Horsforth

Yorkshire in Bloom comes to Horsforth

Horsforth bloomed today with the help of schools, businesses and other organisations as the town was judged for the Yorkshire in Bloom competition. The town’s displays, which will remain through spring and summer, highlight the variety of the town. Displays include Ducklings Nursery’s young gardening projects, colourful flower beds in the Golden Jubilee Garden and a lone hornbeam tree commemorating the […]

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Musical Girl Guides rock Leeds

Musical Girl Guides rock Leeds

By Jamie Smith Top show tunes will be showcased by young Brownies and Guides tonight and tomorrow at The Leeds Carriageworks. ‘Girlguiding Leeds Rockz the Musicals’ sees the girls, age seven to 18,  performing in front of a sell out audience. The girls, picked by auditions from guide groups all over Leeds, got to train at the Northern Ballet in preparation for their […]

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Calls for extra train carriages after Leeds commuters left stranded

Calls for extra train carriages after Leeds commuters left stranded

By Liam Smedley   Frustrated rail users are calling on Northern Rail to add extra carriages to the packed Headingley and Burley line after being stranded on the platform due to packed to capacity trains. Northern Rail claim the problem is due to a 47 per cent increase in rail users over the past decade. However, Leeds residents feel this occurs because Northern […]

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Black box key to unlocking Flight MH370 mystery says Leeds aviation expert

Black box key to unlocking Flight MH370 mystery says Leeds aviation expert

By Liam Smedley A Leeds aviation expert has said finding the black box is the next challenge in answering the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Dr Stephen Wright, 41, from Headingly, is a lecturer at Leeds University’s faculty of engineering. Dr Wright said: “The biggest and most important challenge will be to find the black box which is probably […]

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Council announces plans to spend £11m on Kirkgate Market

Council announces plans to spend £11m on Kirkgate Market

An £11m investment for Leeds’ historic Kirkgate Market has been announced by the city council today. The council has released images of what the new market will look like, providing it gets the go ahead. Councillor Richard Lewis said: “We’re absolutely clear that we must invest in the market so it can take full advantage of its unique position in […]

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Westlife fan spends a fortune on meeting Kian ‘King of the Jungle’ Egan

Westlife fan spends a fortune on meeting Kian ‘King of the Jungle’ Egan

By Liam Smedley A Westlife super-fan claims she has spent more than £6000 travelling around the country to meet idol Kian Egan. Kelly Sherwood, 30, from Barnsley, queued for four hours to meet Kian again on Friday outside HMV in Leeds’ the Core shopping centre. She claims she has now met him more than 50 times and said: “I could […]

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Prospective Leeds United owner fails FL Owners’ and Directors’ Test

The East Stand of Leeds United's Elland Road stadium.

By Joseph Keith The Football League have announced that Massimo Cellino, current owner of Serie A club Cagliari, has failed their Owners’ and Directors’ Test and therefore cannot complete his proposed buy out of Leeds United. A statement on the governing body’s website says: “Having fully considered the matter, the Board agreed unanimously that the decision of the Italian Court does […]

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Pottery Collection by the disabled to go on display in Leeds

Pottery Collection by the disabled to go on display in Leeds

by Gayathri Kanagasundaram A unique pottery collection is to go on display at the Leeds Discovery Centre in April.                     The Temple Newsam House in Leeds unveiled a pottery collection made byadults with physical disabilities from the Osmondthorpe Resource Centre on Wednesday. Helen Pratt, assistant curator at the Temple Newsam House, said: […]

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Pay inequality rises in Yorkshire & Humber

Pay inequality rises in Yorkshire & Humber

By Ailsa Rochester Families in Yorkshire & Humber are now £1,842 worse off a year, according to a recent survey on pay inequality. That breaks down to 32 weekly food shops or 25 full tanks of fuel in a Ford Focus. The survey coincides with the TUC’s Fair Pay Fortnight which kicks off today and aims to raise awareness of […]

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Leeds cabaret gets inspired

Leeds cabaret gets inspired

by Ailsa Rochester “Life is a cabaret, old chum”, or so they say. And never will that be more true than this Saturday as The Leeds Club says “Wilkommen” to The 1930s Berlin Diary. The show is shrouded in mystery but organisers described the show as: “Willy Wonka meets murder mystery, meets Edward Scissorhands, meets La Soiree cabaret, meets a music gig, meets a […]

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