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For the last time, Leeds today: here’s where we get our news, where we’ll get it in future, thanks, and cheerio.

This is the last post we’ll make on BGL. This is a sad thing. But here’s how you can get your hands on the same news we did – although the pithy commentary you’ll have to come up with by … Continue reading

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Leeds today: tropics, Post, airport, trolleybus, loans, O’Toole, houses, polling, hustlers and arts.

Hello! Wednesday, and with just one more post to go before we shut up shop it’s starting to feel a bit like Christmas Party week. Thankfully no hangovers. The Yorkshire Post building has been sold for a mere £2M. Apparently … Continue reading

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Lees today: voting, Royal Park, services, roads, indies, whisky, activity, carols and wildlife.

Good morning all! Hope that you all enjoyed your weekends. This is my (Hazel’s) final post for BGL :(. I’ll save my thank yous till the end and crack on with filling you in on what’s happening in and around … Continue reading

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Leeds today: triskadekaphobia, service, recycling, lapdancers, expansion, policing, supermarkets, voting, movies and culture.

Morning! Friday the thirteenth. Hm. Ok. There was a service last night at Leeds Minster in memory of Nelson Mandela (leads to video). Two things, here: we reported on Leeds Parish Church being made a minster earlier in the year … Continue reading

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Leeds today: cuts, more cuts, bulk, education, mines, beer, buses, carols, film, theatre and twerking.

Hello Leeds! Wednesday, midweek, cold, crisp, faintly foggy. Let’s do some news! More cuts to the local budget, so a 2% council tax rise being considered by LCC (for the record, for a band A house that’s about £7/yr, for … Continue reading

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Leeds today: storms, homes, cinema, shooting, tequila, lapdancing, liberty, space, walking and ping-pong.

Good morning! Hope that you all had a relaxing weekend and have recovered from the stresses of Christmas shopping (for anyone who, like me, managed to find themselves sucked into the throngs of Christmas shoppers in the city centre) and … Continue reading

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The monthly @chrisnickson2: The Greenest Place in Leeds.

As many of you know, Beyond Guardian Leeds is shutting the office door December 20, unless some kind soul wants to take it over. That means this will be the final Leeds history column there. But if there’s interest I’ll … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Mandela, wind, housing, lapdancing, planes, sculpture, Wonderland, active, Questions, Scrooge and skins.

Hello Leeds! It’s Friday! Later on we’ve got the last Leeds Stories post from Chris, but in the meantime have some news. Just in case you’ve not heard, Nelson Mandela died last night. RIP. Jeremy Morton gives his view on … Continue reading

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Leeds today: police, pop-ups, markets, rugby, bands, furniture, water, independence, Tetley and freelancers.

Hello! Wednesday! It occurred to me that time seems to be moving awfully quickly – there’s only about eight more BGL posts to go. Anyway. Over on the Guardian the cry is Scotland, take us with you. I mean, really … Continue reading

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Leeds today: traffic, water, trafficking, black Friday, library, brewery, debate, tunnels and green space.

Hello all! Hope that you all had a lovely and relaxing weekend. December has arrived, and we’re finally allowed to count down the days until Christmas. There’s plenty of news and goings-on to kick off the week. To commence with … Continue reading

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