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Fears raised for future of Leeds small businesses if clean air charging zone launched in 2020

A BUSINESS  that has operated in Leeds for 71 years would be among small firms under threat of closure if a clean air charging zone is introduced in January 2020, it has been claimed. Leeds City Council is proposing to introduce a £40m Clean Air Zone...

today, 18:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Millions of pounds of repairs are needed at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Millions of pounds worth of urgent repairs need to be carried out at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in order to prevent failures and risk to safety. Data released by NHS Digital has revealed the extent of the maintenance backlog across NHS...

today, 16:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Drivers slam 'dangerous' and 'toxic' Bullerthorpe Lane in Colton where 14-year-old boy died in crash

Leeds residents have raised concerns about a country lane where a teenage boy riding his bike was struck by a van and killed. The 14-year-old died when he and two friends, both 15, were hit by the van, which was overtaking another car, on Bullerthorpe...

today, 16:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bullerthorpe Lane crash: 14-year-old boy killed by van on same Leeds road where teen girl died in crash

The death of a 14-year-old boy on Bullerthorpe Lane in Colton is the second teenage death in a traffic collision on the same road in less than three years. A teenage boy has died and two others have been injured after a horrific collision on a road in...

today, 15:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

See inside Premier Inn's new £19-a-night new pod rooms

No frills hotel pods by Premier Inn will be trialled next year in the UK, with rooms costing as little as £19 per night. Launched by the Whitbread chain, ZIP by Premier Inn will offer pod-like rooms that measure just 8.5 square metres in size. The...

today, 15:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man ‘finds cooked mouse’ in packet of rice bought at Lidl

A Lidl customer said his wife was reduced to "uncontrollable vomiting" after they claim to have found what they believed to be a dead mouse inside a packet of cooked rice. Richard Leech posted a picture on Twitter of the Golden Sun...

today, 15:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

'Monster' who stabbed Aldi worker to death in front of shoppers has jail term REDUCED

A "monster" who stabbed a supermarket worker to death in front of horrified shoppers has had his minimum jail term reduced. Neville Hord, 45, killed Jodie Willsher, 30, in a frenzied knife attack which he had planned over two weeks because...

today, 14:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Couple threatened with 'handgun' at Temple Newsam Park in Leeds

Police are appealing for information after three men - one brandishing a weapon described as a handgun - threatened a couple at Temple Newsam Park in Leeds. The man and woman were parked in the car park next to the running track between 1.30pm and...

today, 14:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

No sign of an end to West Yorkshire weekend rail strikes says Northern chief

Transport chiefs have warned there could be no end in sight to industrial action on the region’s railway network. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union on Arriva Rail North (Northern) recently held a ninth consecutive weekend of...

today, 14:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

‘Murder accused told dead woman’s worried sister that she was out shopping at Morrisons’

A MAN accused of murdering his long-term partner at their Leeds home told her sister that she was ‘shopping at Morrisons’ when she contacted him worried for her safety, a court heard. Michaela Conoby also told jurors at Leeds Crown Court how she went...

today, 14:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Brudenell’s Wetherby site allowed to hold late night gigs

The people behind the award-winning Brudenell Social Club were today granted a licence to host live music in a Wetherby bar. Brudenell Presents Ltd, which runs The Wetherby in Sandbeck Way, applied for a licence which could see bands play until 1am at...

today, 13:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

More than 10,000 children regularly missing from schools in Leeds last year

More than 10,000 children were regularly missing from schools in Leeds during the first two terms last year, new figures reveal. Across the country, absence rates have increased over each of the last two years, following several years of general...

today, 13:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Salmonella warning over pink meat

The Food Standards Agency has issued a warning as the number of cases of Salmonella has risen. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) along with Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland are reminding people to take care when handling raw meat and...

today, 13:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds hospital charity Children’s Heart Surgery Fund celebrates 30 years with anniversary ball

It has been a rock of support to the families of thousands of children suffering from heart problems that require lifesaving operations. And Leeds’ much-loved Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) this weekend celebrated its 30th anniversary with a...

today, 12:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's why you could be fined £100 for parking at new Leeds retail park The Springs

Shoppers have hit out after discovering that free parking is only available for three hours at new Leeds retail park The Springs. Signs in the car parks at the shopping centre - which is built on private land at Thorpe Park, near Colton - threaten...

today, 12:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

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