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Leeds today: holidays, crime, bikes, recycling, boxes, Dock, parking and wildlife

Good morning! I hope this Monday morning finds you all well. There’s lots to report today! I have taken a trip across the Mediterranean to Sicily, where I’m staying in the old town of Palermo. In national news I have … Continue reading

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Leeds today: cows, books, cafe, fashion, Bugsy, fair, housing and band.

Hello Leeds! August is usually a bit of a slow month… not really seen much evidence of that this year. Anyway! The phrase ‘rogue cows’ means this story gets a mention: part of the M62 was closed yesterday as cows … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Literature, pineapple, council tax, falling over, Beckett, vodka and cake.

Hello! Time for Wednesday’s news. A bit of a grim tale; earlier in the year Council Tax benefits were cut by the government, and last week a block of 3,000 people were summoned to Leeds Magistrates Court for non-payment. Activist … Continue reading

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Leeds today: victoriana, unity, feast, joust, beach, memorials, housing and family.

Hello! It’s Friday and we’re really excited about the weekend. First, some news. Rare examples of Victorian signal boxes, including some in Yorkshire, have been given listed status to conserve them now they’ve been decommissioned. They’re lovely structures which are … Continue reading

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Leeds today: trains, solar, Bramley, printworks, empty homes, and things to do.

Morning, all. There’s a bit of a shortage of news today because it’s all about the impending birth of some kid. Anyway. The project director of the Leeds and Manchester branches of HS2 is visiting affected areas to see if … Continue reading

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Leeds today: footpaths, civic, bees, trains, parking, decisions, mirror, Pride and elephants.

Friday! If you’re out for a lovely cool evening wander, beware the state of Yorkshire’s footpaths, which are rapidly deteriorating according to the West Riding area of the Ramblers’ Association. Shhhh! Secret Leeds. Say no more. [winks] We have the … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Heat, water, air, bus, demolitions, businesses, suffrage, jousting and music.

Hello! Sorry about missing Monday but the editor decided to take a day off to go paddling at Scarborough. He did get sunburned feet though, so it all balances out. It does mean we halve lots of news for you … Continue reading

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Leeds today: opera, nooks, takeaways, festival, running, dieting, Barn, homes and advice.

It’s Friday, the heatwave is predicted to continue over the weekend… justification for an ice-cream if ever there was! With the news this week that an increasing number of people have multiple pay day loans, the Council is considering a … Continue reading

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Leeds today: run, bloom, cafe, tickets, Show, bus, drawing, books and Kirkstall

Hello! It’s Wednesday, the heat is just about bearable, we’re up-to-date on the ice lolly quota – let’s do some news! The YEP reports that Pudsey in Bloom turns 10! Ten years seems… well, not long enough, to be honest. … Continue reading

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Leeds today: bikes, trains, cars, empties, rugby, music, pride and book fair.

It’s Friday, and there’s so much fun going on this weekend (and an excellent weather forecast), I don’t know where to start… Well, one year today will be the start of the Tour de France in Yorkshire. At 2.30 this … Continue reading

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