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The number of people taking out payday loans has doubled this year, says a leeds debt charity. Aisha Iqbal reports. the number of desperate people seeking help after getting stuck in a payday loan trap has more than doubled in a year, according to a Leed
A man has been jailed after he set fire to a friend's pickup vehicle in a revenge attack after discovering he was now in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, a court heard. Andrew McGeever was seen running away from the Queenshill area of Moortown, Lee
A MAN is facing jail after hitting a rival with a bottle during a fight at a wake. Owen Darrell, 26, was told yesterday he will be going to prison over the attack in Leeds but the case was adjourned as an act of mercy as his father has just weeks to live
A council report has admitted the introduction of ticket charges at the annual Party in the Park pop concert in Leeds could lead to a "significant" drop in the number of people attending the event. The Yorkshire Evening Post revealed...
Many readers will have noticed that within the overall unemployment figures, there are an additional 20,000 young people looking for work since December, bringing the number of young unemployed to nearly one million. There is a lack of opportunity for th
a piece of dormant land once earmarked to be part of a flagship regeneration project has been sold by the council at a cut-price in a bid to boost inner-city housing. The site in Brown Lane East, Holbeck, was cleared of more than 100 homes in 2011. It wa
Call Lane could become a no go area for any new bars and clubs in one of a number of major changes to the city's licensing policy. The revisions to the city centre’s long-standing Cumulative Impact Policy (CIP)- which restricts the number of licences gra
Newspapers naturally give prominence to the most serious crimes. This means that reading the headlines can give a misleading impression. Nick Keer (Your views, May 9) seems to have fallen into this trap. Contrary to what he says, crime is not out of cont
A Leeds restaurant owner has attempted to break the world plate smashing record. George Psarias, owner of The Olive Tree in Rodley, was challenged to the ultimate plate smashing contest by Jet2 local cabin crew Laura Magee and Jacob Roberts. It was organ
Opponents of the Government's planned high-speed rail link fear failed hardship compensation claims by residents in the south of England are a sign of things to come for Yorkshire. New figures yesterday (May 13) revealed that three-quarters of families l
Leeds faces missing out on millions of pounds of vital regeneration funding after the Government announced plans to divert EU money north of the border ahead of next year's vote on Scottish independence. Furious MPs and MEPs from across Yorkshire will me
It is still belittled and poorly understood. Katie Baldwin hears about life with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. SHE was once an active, high-flying businesswoman. But Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) has robbed Edwina Fearnley of the life she once lived. Now th
FOR THE future of the country's young it is time to take to task the plethora of private landlords who are decimating the earnings of low paid workers with high rents and insecure tenancies. This is the true legacy of Thatcher. Just one case is of a youn
With Yorkshire braced to saddle up for next year's Tour de France Grand Depart, the region's artists are already in the frame for the celebrations. Sparking cycle fever early is arts charity East Street Arts (ESA), which has taken inspiration from former
The tireless service and dedication of head teachers who have clocked up over 280 years' service between them was honoured at a special reception. Nine head teachers from schools across Leeds retired at the end of the autumn term and spring term, bringin
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