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22 hrs ago | Wakefield Express

University for Wakefield moves closer after A 1bn deal for regional economy

A university campus in the city could be a step closer after a 1bn deal was struck to boost the regional economy.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Axe falls on big opera concert in Leeds

One of the key events in Leeds's cultural calendar has been cancelled by cash-strapped council bosses, the Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Action plan to rescue trio of Leeds cultural gems

THREE of Leeds's cultural gems could be handed over to a private commercial operator to manage in the wake of financial problems and a recent taxpayer-funded bailout of the much loved Grand Theatre.

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Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

Share of A 1bn growth cash for district

Thousands of jobs will be created in the Leeds City Region, a group of councils which includes Wakefield, after funding was secured from the government's Local Growth Fund.

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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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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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Ilkley Gazette

Thousands of potholes to be filled

THOUSANDS of potholes in the region's roads will be filled by next year as part of a "massive investment", the government has pledged.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

York Press

Roads funding boost for York

MILLIONS of pounds worth of improvements are set to be made to York's road network as Local Growth Funds are allocated from government.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Public memorial service for murdered Leeds schoolteacher

Members of the public are being encouraged to join invited guests to show their appreciation for mother-of-two Mrs Maguire's long years of service at Halton Moor's Corpus Christi Catholic College.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Woman, 70, arrested over housing development feud

A 70-YEAR-old woman was detained by police after reports of damage to a fence around a controversial development site in Bramhope.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford city centre business zone gets Government funding

FUNDING for the creation of a new business district around Bradford's City Park is included as part of a A 572 million "growth deal" for the region, announced by the Government today.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Tour de Force by Leeds creates history

Thank you Leeds for making Tour de France history and providing the city with its greatest day in living memory.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Woman, 70, arrested over housing development feud

A 70-YEAR-old woman was detained by police after reports of damage to a fence around a controversial development site in Bramhope.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

BBC News

Opening ceremony to launch Tour

The Tour de France opening ceremony will take place later at the Leeds Arena with all 198 riders taking part in a city centre parade beforehand.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Pool-in-Wharfedall all set for Le Tour - full details confirmed

WHARFEDALE has confirmed full details of how it plans to ensure residents and visitors fully enjoy the Tour de France.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Late cycling legend Beryl Burton is the greatest, says Maxine Peake

Those are the words of Maxine Peake, the acclaimed actor-turned-writer behind the theatre production based on late Morley cyclist Burton's life on two wheels which will show at the West Yorkshire Playhouse from Monday.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Persistent beggars in Leeds could face prison in new legal move

PERSISTENT beggars in Leeds could face prison or a hefty fine if they continue to operate in the city centre - thanks to a radical new legal move that's the first of its kind in the country.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Get ready for biggest Horsforth gala ever

The annual community gala and family fun day attracts crowds of up to 5,000 people and is run entirely by volunteers.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Historic Leeds trading hub all set for a new lease of life

The First White Cloth Hall in Lower Kirkgate, erected in 1710, is where the city's textile trading culture began, sowing the seeds for the city's eventual leading role as an industrial powerhouse.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Rising toll of cyclists injured on Leeds streets

The number of pedal cyclists who have been injured on the city's streets has increased from 257 in 2012 to 314 last year.

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