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Would you log off for a month? | BBC
BBC | August 15, 2018
Social media users are being asked to try Scroll Free September, as part of a public health campaign.
Campaigners protest in Leeds against hike in rail fares | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Protests will be held outside railway stations amid mounting anger over an expected 3.5% increase in regulated train fares.
Here's how you can get free gin at this Leeds pub | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
A pub in Headingley is offering drinkers free gin this weekend - as long as you offer bar staff a seasonal vegetable in exchange.
Why people living near this West Yorkshire supermarket though they heard an explosion this morning | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Burglars escaped with money from a cash machine after breaking into a supermarket in a West Yorkshire village during the early hours of today.
Children meet the animals at Leeds’ Hope Pastures sanctuary | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Youngsters have been getting hands-on with donkeys and horses in special one-to-one summer sessions at the Hope Pastures sanctuary in north Leeds.
Dry summer reveals foundations of old World War Two bomb shelter in Leeds park | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
The hot, dry weather has uncovered the outline of the site of an air raid shelter in a public park.
North Leeds school expansion plans
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
An influential group of education advisors have warned Leeds City Council against plans to expand a school in north Leeds, calling it "extremely risky".
The Big Town Plan revisited - ten years on, how has The Castleford Project impacted on the town? | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
The Castleford Project was hailed as a catalyst for change, but a decade after it finished what impact has it actually had on the town? Laura Drysdale reports.
Bradford trio jailed over Asian gold burglaries in Leeds after calls from 'community-spirited' public led to arrests | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
The vigilance of members of the public in Leeds played a vital role in three burglars being brought to justice, a senior detective has said.
Here's why you're having trouble making calls and sending texts in south Leeds | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
O2 and Vodafone customers in south Leeds have reported problems with their mobile phone signal since the weekend.
Huge tree falls and blocks Leeds street | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
An enormous tree fell across this Leeds street last night - and drivers had a lucky escape.
Protests at Leeds railway station over 3.5 percent ticket increases | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Protests will be held outside Leeds railway station today amid mounting anger over an expected 3.5 per cent increase in regulated train fares.
Date scheduled for inquests after two men killed at hospital | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
LONG-awaited inquests into the deaths of two men killed at a Leeds hospital are finally set to be held after almost four years.
Spider season starts early as massive sex-crazed arachnids invade Leeds houses | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Huge spiders have been spotted inside houses in Leeds and across Yorkshire - and they're looking for mates.
Genoa bridge collapse: Rescuers still searching for survivors as death toll expected to rise further | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Rescuers are searching the twisted remains of a motorway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa for survivors as investigations into what caused the crossing to collapse continue
Emergency services called to Ackworth Co-op amid reports of 'explosion' | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Police and firefighters were called to a Co-op store in a West Yorkshire village during the early hours of this morning after reports of an explosion.
Westminster could be pedestrianised to stop vehicle attacks, Met Chief says | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
The streets around Parliament could be pedestrianised to stop vehicle attacks, Britain's most senior police officer has said.
'No evidence of violence' as man found unconscious in Leeds street | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Police were called to a street in Chapeltown last night after concerns for the welfare of a man found uncounscious on the pavement.
Andrea Jenkyns: Malaria-free world will boost economies | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
WHEN the world works together, we can achieve extraordinary things. This is most pertinent in medical advancement and healthcare. Take polio for example. Cases have decreased by more than 99 per cent since 1988, from over 350,000 cases to just 22 in 2017. Now we must do the same for malaria.
Jail for 'vile and aggressive' Beverley man who spat in officer's face at Leeds station after drunk and disorderly arrest | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
A man who spat in a police officer’s face while he was being arrested for being drunk and disorderly at Leeds station has been jailed.
All the places students can claim free food on A-Level results day | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
A-Levels results day is almost upon us and certain food outlets are now marking the occasion by giving out free food to students.
Kirklees detectives charge 31 people over historic child sex abuse in Huddersfield | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Detectives in Kirklees have charged 31 people with numerous offences including rape and trafficking with intent to engage in sexual exploitation.
West Yorkshire road deaths rise prompts 'think for a second' plea from police | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
“One of the hardest jobs a police officer has to do is to visit relatives and tell them a loved one has died."
Armistice 100: Fledgling RAF records record bombing run in Germany... and the birth of Hawksworth Estate | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Dateline: August 15, 1918: A century ago today, the YEP carried news of the British Independent Air Force, the first of its kind in the world and which saw the merger of the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Flying Corps.
Virgin Media announces inflation-busting price rise for TV and broadband customers | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
Prices are set to rise for the majority of Virgin Media TV, broadband and home phone customers.
Death of Leeds rough sleeper Nigel Whalley was drug and alcohol related - inquest | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
A father who was sleeping rough in Leeds city centre was “hit hard” after losing his brother nearly 30 years ago, an inquest has heard.
Stephanie Smith: Whatever happens with your A-level results, you always have choices | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
The word “stress” doesn’t begin to cover it. I’m talking A-level results, which come out tomorrow. If you are an 18-year-old, or a parent of one, you won’t need reminding.
Leeds Rhinos: Joel Moon to leave club at end of season | BBC
BBC | August 15, 2018
Leeds Rhinos centre or stand-off Joel Moon will leave the club at the end of the season.
Super 8s: Castleford Tigers v Warrington Wolves | BBC
BBC | August 15, 2018
Team news as Castleford Tigers host Warrington Wolves in Friday's Super 8's fixture at The Jungle (19:45 BST).
Huddersfield child sex inquiry: Thirty-one people charged | BBC
BBC | August 15, 2018
The offences relate to five women when they were children and allegedly took place between 2005 and 2012.
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 15, 2018
It is used to the roar of thousands of football fans, but it will be the sound of snoring filling Elland Road stadium this October, as supporters of a children’s charity aim to raise £2m with a sponsored sleep out.
Leeds family left distraught after dog tears pregnant cat apart | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
A family were left reeling in shock when a dog grabbed and savaged their cat which was due to give birth to kittens.
Record-breaking gin auction makes a whopping £60,000 | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Hundreds of bottles of craft gin and other equipment have been sold at auction for a whopping £60,000.
Leeds mother’s plea after tragic son took drug 50 times stronger than heroin | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
THE mother of a Leeds youth worker who died after taking a drug around 50 times more potent than heroin is urging people not to make the same mistakes and steer clear of illicit substances.
Yorkshire peer calls on government to end stamp duty for pensioners | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
The Government should abolish stamp duty for pensioners moving house in a move that would free up much-needed family homes for younger buyers, according to Yorkshire peer Lord Best.
Police planning extra patrols across country's rail network in wake of Westminster incident | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Police are planning extra patrols across country's rail network after a car knocked down a number of pedestrians in Westminster.
These are the best and worst GP practices in Leeds - as rated by you | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
These are best and worst GP surgeries in the city, based on ratings provided by patients.
Homebase to close 42 stores as high street misery continues | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Homebase is pressing ahead with a wave of store closures that will see 42 DIY outlets shut, putting around 1,500 jobs at risk.
Two arrested in Leeds after travelling in STOLEN car with CLONED plates | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Two men were arrested after being pulled over by police while travelling in a stolen car with cloned registration plates.
Police step up patrols on Leeds estate in response to anti-social behaviour | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Police are stepping up patrols on an estate in Leeds after a rise in anti-social behaviour.
Leeds is among UK’s top house builders - but it’s still not enough to end the homes crisis | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Leeds is building more homes than almost anywhere in the country - but messy planning laws and a “fetishisation” of the green belt are hampering efforts to create enough new housing to help the city reach its economic powerhouse potential, it is claimed.
Leeds city centre bar dispute over plans for beer garden | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
A war of words over whether to allow customers at a popular city centre bar to drink outside looks set to reach a climax.
Watchdog gives verdict on West Yorkshire Police decision to return dog that went on to kill Huddersfield man David Ellam | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Officers who tried to stop a dog attack which claimed the life of Huddersfield man David Ellam have been described as courageous and resourceful by a police watchdog.
Unemployment down in Yorkshire as jobless rate hits 40-year low across UK | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Unemployment has reached a 40-year low, while there has been a record fall in the number of EU nationals working in the UK, new figures show.
Warning issued as pension holders targeted by scammers offering 'free pension review' | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
City regulators are launching a new campaign to tackle pension scams as alarming figures show that victims of fraud lost an average of £91,000 each in 2017.
Dozens of firefighters tackle huge mill blaze in Rochdale | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Families were forced to evacuate their homes after a huge fire broke out at a mill in Manchester.
Families given hours to find new care homes after council acts on ‘concerns’ | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
MP Ed Miliband has agreed to meet staff at a care home which closed after residents and their families were given just hours to leave.
Hunt for man in red balaclava following 'threatening behaviour incident' in Leeds | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Police have released CCTIV images of two men they want to speak to following an incident in Leeds last month.
Leeds Festival: Milk Teeth, Waterparks and all the lesser-known artists not to miss | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
This year's Leeds Festival may have a stellar line-up of artists, but among the big names like Kings of Leon and Kendrick Lamar are a whole host of lesser-known artists.
Leeds: Unfinished city centre hotel could become student flats | Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post | August 14, 2018
Work to resurrect a part-finished tower in Leeds City Centre could start as early as next month.