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Third time Fly Tipping

By Amy Goodall   A local landscape business has been fined over £1000 after being found fly tipping for the third time. A large amount of waste has been illegally dumped in Wortley including gardening tools and other debris. The rubbish was left on Hales Road, Wortly, in a parking area. CCTV footage caught them…

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LEEDS POLLUTION AMONGST HIGHEST IN UK

By Victoria Harris Leeds has once again been listed as one of the most polluted cities in the UK by The WHO. Amongst other cities such as Nottingham, Plymouth and York, it has reported that Leeds has exceeded the limit of 10 micrograms per cubic metre (MCM), currently standing at 12 MCM. London, Middlesbrough and…

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Park & Ride – Environmentally friendly?

By Amy Goodall   Stourton’s proposed Park & Ride scheme is being opposed by thousands of campaigners. Signatures are being gathered from residents who are objecting the plans by Leeds City Council to build a new Park & Ride. The facility would be adjacent to Hunslet Cemetery, close to Hunslet Park Primary school. An action…

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Essex vs Yorkshire: Preview

By Lewis Oldham On Friday Yorkshire’s fourth outing in the new County Championship Cricket season gets underway as they face Essex. The 2014 and 2015 Division 1 winners Yorkshire have had a mixed start to the season. Their opener was against Essex, but it ended in a non-contested draw after heavy rain meant there was…

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Hardaker hoping for a lifeline

By Luke Robins Former Castleford and England full-back Zak Hardaker, banned yesterday for cocaine use in September, will potentially be offered a contract by Super League team Wigan Warriors when the suspension ends in November. This comes after the ban, widely anticipated to be 2 years, was reduced to 14 months and backdated to September…

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Too many ninjas in Leeds

By Paweł Kuziemski Last Saturday, a crowd of ninja fans gathered in Harewood House for the first time in history for the Leeds Ninja Challenge. Rules of the event were simple – every participant had to complete a race with obstacles. It all was a part of a fundraising organised by St. Gemma’s Hospice. “It’s…

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