Leeds United take back ownership of Elland Road stadium

Leeds United have confirmed that the club has taken back ownership of the Elland Road ground.

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The Hillsborough disaster

South Yorkshire Police chief describes Hillsborough disaster as 'appalling tragedy'

South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has described the Hillsborough disaster as an 'appalling tragedy'.
Madger Gomes.

Leeds United moving on with recruitment plans

With the management team finalised, attention has now turned to recruitment of players at Leeds United with a first major new face introduced and more expected to follow shortly.

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Fans trying to avoid the crush at Hillsborough in 1989

BREAKING: Six individuals to face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Criminal charges are to be brought over the deaths of 96 football fans at a game in Sheffield 28 years ago, it was announced this morning.

VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
Health 1
Hillsborough football stadium.

BREAKING: No organisations to face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Prosecutors announced today that no organisations are to face prosecution over the Hillsborough disaster.

The M1 is currently blocked between junctions 36 and 37. Google Street View

BREAKING: M1 closed in both directions in South Yorkshire due to police incident

A stretch of the M1 in South Yorkshire is currently closed in both directions due to a police incident.

Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran will not play a Yorkshire date as part of his UK stadium tour next summer.

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Jack Brooks fires in a delivery against Surrey at Headingley.

BLOG: Yorkshire v Surrey - Day Two at Headingley - As It Happened

DESPITE losing several hours’ play to the weather, Surrey strengthened their grip on proceedings against Yorkshire on day two at Headingley.

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The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe headline Flamingo Land Resort's Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

PREVIEW: Party In The Park at Flamingo Land with Matt Terry and Stooshe on July 1

The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe will heaadline Flamingo Land Resort's next Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

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Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre.

LETTER: Farcical to stage two big events on same day

Why is it that the Whitcliffe Mount Foundation Building open day collides with the annual Cleckheaton Folk Festival?

Dewsbury town centre.

LETTER: Our once proud town needs to breathe again

In late 1972, I left Dewsbury for the bright lights of London with little regret.
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M62 motorway re-opened after HGV and caravan crash but delays continue

M62 motorway re-opened after HGV and caravan crash but delays continue

All lanes of the M62 have been re-opened following a crash between a lorry and a caravan but motorists are being warned they still face delays.


Win tickets to see Rudimental at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse is excited to announce the Brit Award winning band Rudimental will perform after racing on Saturday 1 July.
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Rain clouds have been sweeping across Yorkshire (Image: Met Office)

Yorkshire weather: Heavy rain and strong winds to last

What a difference a week makes.

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Opera North will continue to get funding from the Arts Council.

Arts Council reveals £5.3m boost in funding for Yorkshire

The Arts Council has this morning announced an increase of more than £5m for projects and organisations based in Yorkshire.
Gogol Bordello, gig in Leeds.

Gogol party coming to Leeds

Nine-piece multi-cultural gypsy ensemble Gogol Bordello are bringing the party to Leeds at the Beckett University next month.

The woman was walking along 'The Tops' in Thornhill when she was attacked. Picture: Google

Woman, 18, left unconscious after being attacked on Dewsbury footpath

An 18-year-old woman was left unconscious after being assaulted by a man on a footpath in Dewsbury.

Latest planning applications

Latest planning applications

Here are the latest applications that have been submitted, approved and refused by Kirklees Council’s planning department.

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