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13 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

Teddy boys of '62 are reunited after more than 50 years

Now after more than 50 years, best pals Norman Ransom and Doug Waudby, have been reunited, thanks to the power of the internet.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

Yesterday | BBC News

Repeat rapist jailed for 17 years

Hanif, of Chapel Lane, was found guilty on three counts of rape and one of assault at Bradford Crown Court.

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Yesterday | Yorkshire Evening Post

Companies bidding to run Leeds trains revealed

Abellio Northern, Arriva Rail North and Govia Northern are competing for the northern rail franchise while First Trans Pennine Express, Keolis Go-Ahead and Stagecoach Trans Pennine Express Trains are in the running for the transpennine franchise.

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Yesterday | Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds property Debate: Housing chief's challenge to builders

In the first of three special features on housing in Leeds, Neil Hudson talks exclusively to city housing boss Coun Peter Gruen, who says we're on the brink of a building boom Councillor Peter Gruen, the man in charge of Leeds City Council's housing policy, says the city is on the brink of a housing boom with plans to create up to 5,000 new homes ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Free pizza giveaway to benefit people with learning needs in Leeds

Italian food lovers are in for a slice of the action when a new pizza shop gives away its wares free of charge.

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Gawker

The Mountain From Game of Thrones Is Officially Europe's Strongest Man

The strongest man in Westeros is now also the strongest man in Europe. Hafr "Thor" Bjrnsson-who plays Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane on Game of Thrones -lifted more heavy things than his opponents at a competition in Leeds, England earlier this month to claim the title of Europe's Strongest Man 2014 .

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Daily Mail

Disabled man's bins haven't been emptied for two MONTHS because bin ...

Disabled man's bins haven't been emptied for two MONTHS because bin men refuse to climb three steps to collect it A disabled pensioner has been left with two months' worth of rubbish because bin men refuse to climb the three steps outside his house to collect it.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Sudden death of Leeds baby who survived heart operations

The devastated parents of Ella Louise Newson-Smith have paid tribute to the "fantastic" care their daughter received at the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary before her unexpected death last June.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Car insurance premiums remain stubbornly high in Bradford

BRADFORD continues to be a hotspot for sky-high car insurance premiums - after the city bucked a national trend and saw a rise in prices.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

West Leeds nostalgia: How rail transformed little village of Bramley

FULL STEAM: In the first of two special features, local historian Denis Angood charts the rise of Bramley Railway Station and how the town it served prospered as a result... Bramley began life as Bram's Lea, a small settlement to the West of Leeds and was included in the Domesday Book.

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Mirror.co.uk

Mums in new Jarrow March to save the NHS from Tory cuts and privatisation

The People's March group of 11 mums from Darlington will follow the route of the historic Jarrow March in the 1930s Mums from the North of England set off tomorrow on a courageous 300-mile crusade to London to protest against Government "destruction" of the NHS.

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Morley Today

Ossett pensioner, 92, injured in Dewsbury smash

The pensioner, from Ossett, was driving his silver Rover 75 along Leeds Road, towards the M62, when it hit a parked Ford Ka.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Eyesore Leeds pub will be replaced with affordable homes

A LONG abandoned Leeds pub which has been branded an eyesore could soon be demolished and the site used for new housing.

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Slashdot

Correcting Killer Architecture

Other architectural mistakes listed in the article include death ray buildings that can melt car bumpers and landscape ponds that blind tenants.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Search to find Yorkshire's young stars goes on tour

Organisers of the Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards have already received a host of nominations through their website, but in a bid to draw in more tales of inspiration youngsters, they are taking the hunt on the road.

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Wharfedale Observer

Bramhope, Rawdon, Menston, Horsforth and Pool-in-Wharfedale students...

GSAL students from Wharfedale Trina Seal, Philippa West, Jack Harrison, Will Foster, Matthew Li and Will Bates WHARFEDALE was well represented asThe Grammar School at Leeds celebrated a record number of students achieving the coveted A* grade in three or more subjects.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Major new hotel plan to link Leeds city centre

How George Street could look under the new plans to link the area to Kirkgate Market.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

'Predatory paedophile' jailed for Castleford child sex attacks

A 'predatory paedophile' used a dog and an Etch a Sketch toy to befriend little girls in Castleford before sexually assaulting them, a court heard.

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Morley Today

Dad continues to ditch the booze for kids

Steve Gaughan, 34, has given up alcohol for the whole of 2014 to raise money for children's charity Dreams Come True, which sends terminally ill children on holiday.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Behind the scenes at millionaire mansion in Leeds

Situated on leafy Ling Lane in Scarcroft, the nine-bedroom new-build mansion had an asking price of A 3.495m.

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