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3 hrs ago | Newsday

Man wrongly told partner had died

John Harrison, from Pudsey West Yorkshire, went to St James's Hospital in Leeds after his partner Ann Saville, had a cardiac arrest.

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7 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

Courageous kids get sticker boost in Cash for Kids charity giveaway

Leeds Children's Hospital at Leeds General Infirmary are awarding bravery stickers to children who have a medical procedure.

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11 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Developer accused of 'cavalier attitude' towards residents affected by A 29m Cycle Superhighway

Developers of a new A 29 million Cycle Superhighway between Bradford and Leeds have been accused of taking a "cavalier attitude" to the concerns of residents and businesses affected by the scheme.

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12 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

'Ello 'ello 'ello new Leeds police base, bye bye old city HQ

Officers will leave the former Leeds police headquarters for the last time next week before it is demolished to make way for a shopping development.

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16 hrs ago | Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

Sculpture by Wakefield's Dame Barbara Hepworth expected to fetch up to A 700,000

Work by Wakefield-born sculptor Dame Barbara Hepworth is expected to fetch up to 700,000 at an auction later this year.

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19 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds police station to be turned into budget supermarket

Developers say hundreds of jobs will be created under plans to replace a former Leeds police station with a budget supermarket.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

High standards of seven Leeds green spaces praised by awards

Seven Leeds parks have been granted Green Flag Awards, maintaining the city's reputation as one of the greenest in the UK.

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Business News

Zan Benedicic reveals first Leeds United aim before even signing

The AC Milan midfielder has confirmed he is on the verge of a move to Elland Road and has revealed his first target at Leeds United to the Italian media Leeds United transfer target Zan Benedicic has revealed his first target at Elland Road before even signing for the club.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

McIlroy's Open-clinching golf ball selling for thousands after being caught by Leeds man

A lucky Leeds sports fan who caught the golf ball that clinched the British Open for Rory McIlroy looks set to bag thousands of pounds.

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Newsday

Man guilty of shooting policewoman

A man who shot a police officer on his doorstep and laughed while cycling off has been convicted of attempted murder.

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Newsday

Police in online grooming warning

A campaign aimed at protecting young people from grooming by paedophiles using social media has been launched by West Yorkshire Police.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Great-grandmother Marjory gets special visit from Lord Mayor of Leeds as she turns 100

Lord Mayor of Leeds councillor David Congreve saw Mrs Gamble at her care home, The Coach House in Garforth, where she celebrated with family.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Pollution fees for Leeds drivers is ruled out by council bosses

London is looking to introduce the A 11.50 daily fee in 2020 in a bid to tackle pollution, and 15 other UK cities are said to be discussing the proposals.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Legacies of War: Lighting the way for future generations

MAKING HISTORY: One local history group in Leeds has opened blank files on each of the 83 soldiers from the town who lost their lives in the great war.

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Metro UK News

One for the books: Peckham Library named on list of nation's 'urban gems'

But diamond geezer Del Boy would have been chuffed to learn his library has been named in a list of the country's most inspiring urban gems.

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Wakefield Express

Fire service issues advice after couple rescued from boat in Castleford

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued safety tips for boaters after a couple had a lucky escape from a boat fire on Sunday.

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Wharfedale Observer

Rail regulator considers bid for more services between Bradford and London

PLANS for a new inter-city rail service linking Bradford with London six times a day are now being considered by the rail regulators.

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Newsday

New chairman for troubled Morrisons

Mr Higginson was finance director at Tesco between 1997 and 2012 and is currently chairman of home shopping group N Brown.

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Wharfedale Observer

John Bullivent, contract manager, at Superfast West Yorkshire

A PLAN to equip 97 per cent of homes and businesses across the region with the kind of broadband speeds that will mean faster downloads and online streaming is underway.

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ContactMusic.com

James Work On Alternative Versions To Allow Singer To Grieve At Gigs

British rockers James have created alternative versions of new songs on their set lists for upcoming shows just in case the tunes about the death of frontman Tim Booth 's mother and best friend prove too much for the star onstage.

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