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2 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Choir master wants to give more children a voice

Andrew Gray is director of the Montreal Children's Choir, which was recently given a $5,000 grant for a project to establish choir programs for schools.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Final seal of approval for inner city Leeds academy

City of Leeds School in Woodhouse has been signed over by Leeds City Council to the new White Rose Academies Trust, which was created by Leeds City College.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

New venue The Woods takes over vacant site in Leeds

The former Hummingbird site on Stainbeck Lane in Chapel Allerton, which closed in September 2013, has been transformed into a new bar, restaurant and cinema.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Million candle vigil to honour nation's dead

A century after that ominous eve-of-war warning, the words of Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey are being used to inspire rather than terrify.

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Cravenherald.co.uk

Bishop makes history with second cathedral enthronement

FOR what is believed to be the first time in history, a bishop will be enthroned in the same cathedral for a second time.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Banned driver jailed for driving stolen BMW into house during police chase

A BANNED driver crashed a BMW into the front room of a house during a high speed police chase after he stole the vehicle so he could go and buy a takeaway meal.

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Mirfield Today

Children left in terror by robbery gang

Three men who were part of a robbery gang which carried out a terror raid on a family home in Batley have been jailed for more than 16 years.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Green light for Leeds concert with touch of class

The annual Classical Fantasia concert in the grounds of Leeds's Kirkstall Abbey WILL be going ahead this year, the Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal.

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BBC News

Savile abuse investigation cost A 1m

A report found 60 people aged five to 75 years old had been abused by Savile at Leeds General Infirmary An investigation into allegations that Jimmy Savile preyed on children in hospital wards across Leeds cost more than A 1m, it has been revealed.

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Morley Today

Public sector strikes: Closures in Morley

Council-run services are set to close for a day tomorrow as thousands of staff prepare for a one-day strike as part of a wave of public sector walkouts.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Police hunt for digger thief

West Yorkshire Police have released an e-fit image of the suspect following the theft of a Bobcat E08 from Leeds Road, Outwood.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Flytipping shame as Leeds pub waits for a re-fit

A PUB which has been closed and boarded up has become a 'flytipping hot spot', as it awaits a 1.6m refurbishment.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

SpectraScience Announces United Kingdom Site Added to MORDIS Evaluation

The WavStat trial in the UK is conducted in collaboration with the Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technology Co-operative based at St. James University Hospital, Leeds.

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Wharfedale Observer

Furniture shop boss who appeared on BBC TV show admits killing wife

THE boss of a furniture company which featured in a national television programme has denied the murder of his estranged wife but admitted unlawfully killing her.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Do you know them? Police appeal for help after 3 stabbed in club brawl

Five men from Leeds have already been charged with violent disorder following the incident outside C Club in Sackville Street, Bradford, on May 26. Jahbari Blair, 18, of Rookwood Vale, Osmondthorpe, Jozeffi Jeffers, 18, of Roman Place, Roundhay, and Ryan Carpenter, 21, of Leopold Street, Chapeltown, are accused of violent disorder, grievous bodily ... (more)

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Newsday

Memorial service for stabbed teacher

A memorial service for a teacher who was stabbed to death at school is to be held in September, Leeds City Council has said.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Murder trial told of Leeds street attack after disagreement over repaying loan

A MAN bled to death after being a stabbed in the heart by a rival during a street attack, a murder trial heard.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Age

Royals kick-start Tour de France

RAW VISION: Prince William, Duchess Kate and Prince Harry are all in attendance as the Tour de France gets off to a ceremonial start in Leeds, England.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Fundraisers to stage final canalside walk for Rett Syndrome research

The team which has carried out previous walks for people with Rett Syndrome alongside Estelle Dickinson are Stephen Waddilove, Megan Lawrence, Mike Govier, Vicci Salmons, Debbie Shipley and Graydon Thatcher.

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Newsday

Man injured in 'targeted' shooting

West Yorkshire Police said its officers were called to Heaton Road after it received reports of a shooting, at about 19:30 BST on Sunday.

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