Daily Archives: May 4, 2017

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Dolly the Sheep rescued from a 15ft fall

By Lauren Evans   A stranded sheep, named Dolly, was discovered by climbers just north of Todmorden yesterday evening. Specialist teams from the Cleckheaton fire station were called to rescue the 50 kilo animal after she became stuck in a five metre crevice. Firefighters believe ‘Dolly’ survived the fall due to her thick woolly coat…

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Police dog hero in Horsforth

By Bryony Fox Police dog, Axel, helped to catch a suspected car thief in the Hall Park area of Horsforth. Police were called after reports of a man attempting to get into multiple parked cars in the early hours of last Saturday. As officers arrived, the suspect tried to flee the scene when Axel chased…

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Leeds carers improving future services through surveys

By Lauren Evans   Carers in Leeds who have looked after patients with dementia and cancer are being encouraged to share their experiences. The surveys are being used to help shape the future of services in the city by exposing the needs of carers. Mollie Price, a Leeds Beckett University researcher, is asking for volunteers…

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Norovirus closes ward in York

By Robyn Owens Hospital chiefs have closed a ward in York Hospital. It has been asked that if anyone is suffering the symptoms of the virus, vomiting and diarrhoea, within the last 48 hours to avoid the hospital till they are feeling better to avoid spreading the virus further. This isn’t the only time the…

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Ferrari found in Huddersfield

By Olivia Dobson A £200,000 Ferrari has been found deserted in a field in the village of Outlane, near Huddersfield. The 488 GTB appeared to have gone off the road and then smashing through the fencing. The vehicle appeared to be badly damaged with the wing mirror hanging off the Ferrari.  It is unknown which…

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Leeds primary school expansion fast-tracked due to growing demand

By Kate Lockey St Bartholomew’s Primary School in Armley has continued to accept more students each academic year, leading to this plea for an expansion. Leeds City Council officers claim despite the growing number of pupils, the school is still ‘critically short’ of space. A report states, to ensure it is all completed by September…

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Leeds West Indian Carnival marks its 50th year

By Tamika Mc Crory “The oldest carnival in Europe” is to celebrate its 50th anniversary here in Leeds. Leeds West Indian Carnival is Europe’s longest running authentic Caribbean carnival parade. It started in 1967 as an antidote to the yearning for the Caribbean culture and heritage of a group of West Indian students in Leeds….

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LEEDS TRAVEL TO WIGAN WITH PLAY-OFF HOPES DASHED

By Kane Styles Already-relegated Wigan Athletic play host to Leeds United, with both sides playing for a matter of pride, with both of their fates effectively sealed. After Leeds United dropped points at home to Norwich last Saturday, drawing 3-3, it left them three points adrift of Fulham with a significantly lower goal difference, condemning…

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