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'We were lucky to get away with 3-0,' admits frustrated Aston Villa boss Dean Smith after Leeds United battering

The Villains were the pre-game favourites, having won each of their first four Premier League games this season, beating champions Liverpool 7-2 along the way.

Leeds were without key duo Liam Cooper and Kalvin Phillips but took full control after Bamford's second-half opener and the ...

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Man and woman taken to hospital after crashing into railings in Sharp Lane in Middleton

It happened in Sharp Lane in Middleton at about 10.30am on Saturday, October 24.

A man and woman inside the Vauxhall Astra were taken to hospital for precautionary checks.

Their injuries were not life-threatening.

The car was later recovered from the scene.

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Yorkshire Swan Hospital share incredible transformation of five orphaned cygnets

The cygnets were orphaned after their parents were killed crossing over railway tracks in Ealand, North Lincolnshire.

The tiny youngsters were rescued by Network Rail.

Staff then brought the cygnets to the Yorkshire Swan Hospital, where they have been grown and nurtured ...

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Ian Baird - Fans memories of a Leeds United cult hero

Ian Baird's attitude, work rate, aggression and skill captivated a generation of fans as Leeds United stumbled around in the gloom of the 1980s.

The extent to which Baird was respected was demonstrated by the fact that he was made skipper by the club’s greatest ever captain, Billy ...

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Leeds United squad back Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign by donating £25,000 to hungry children

It comes after the Government voted against a Labour motion to extend the free school meals voucher system until Easter 2021.

The decision was met with outrage across the country but campaigner and footballer Marcus Rashford vowed to continue fighting for children who are living in ...

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Council leader thanks Leeds United players for donating £25,000 to hungry children

Captain Liam Cooper announced that the squad would pull together to donate the money after being inspired by Marcus Rashford's campaign to extend free school meals.

The Government voted against a Labour motion to extend the free school meals voucher system until Easter 2021 on Wednesday, ...

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Headingley’s Cottage Road cinema reopens for first time in seven months

The much-loved independent cinema has been shut for the last seven months but owner Charles Morris confirmed it will reopen on Friday, October 230.

The first film on the silver screen will be the 1961 classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s, starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard.

It ...

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Appeal after men throw missiles at passing cars

It happened at about 9.30pm on Saturday, September in Square in Castleford.

Men who were standing on the pedestrian precinct threw the objects at passing traffic.

No cars were damaged and no injuries were reported.

A number of people reported the incident to the police.

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Man and woman taken to hospital after crashing into railings

It happened in Sharp Lane in Middleton at about 10.30am on Saturday, October 24.

A man and woman inside the Vauxhall Astra were taken to hospital for precautionary checks.

Their injuries were not life-threatening.

The car was later recovered from the scene.

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Latest figures confirm 37 more Covid deaths in Yorkshire hospitals

14 people died in Leeds.

Two people died in hospitals in Airedale.

Eight people have died in hospitals in Bradford.

Four people have died in hospitals in Calderdale and Huddersfield.

Four people died in hospitals in Doncaster.

One person died in hospital in ...

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14 more Covid deaths in Leeds hospitals

NHS England confirmed that one person died on Monday, October 19.

Six people died on Wednesday, October 21.

Seven people died on Thursday, October 22.

This brings the total number of coronavirus-related deaths this week (October 19) to 35.

Across Yorkshire, a total of 37 ...

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'A real kick in the teeth for disadvantaged children' - Leeds headteacher slams Government for cutting laptop allocation for deprived school

Chris Dyson, headteacher at Parklands Primary School in Seacroft said he logged on to the Department for Education (DfE) website on Friday evening after receiving an email about the number of laptops available for schools to distribute to students who may be forced to isolate due to a ...

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Stricter Tier 4 lockdown could be brought in if Covid rate doesn't come down before Christmas

According to national reports, options being discussed to bring down the Covid infection rates before Christmas include making the existing Tier 3 restrictions more tough, or even introducing a Tier 4 restrictions above and beyond the current set of lockdown rules.

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St Helens 40 Leeds Rhinos 8 - how the players rated

Most of Rhinos’ senior players were rested at the start of what could be six games in 17 days, but - after going 22-0 down before the interval - an inexperienced Leeds side matched the champions for much of the second half.

Here’s how the players rated.

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Shipley MP Philip Davies defends calling 16-year-old girl intolerant virtue signaller on email

The West Yorkshire MP has come under fire on social media after an email he sent to a constituent went viral.

The constituent - a 16-year-old girl - had apparently emailed the MP to ask about his decision to vote against free school meals for children over the school holidays.

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Historic timepiece at Temple Newsam provides timely reminder to put clocks back an hour

Temple Newsam House’s stunning Pyke Clock will see another season come and go when the staff at the east Leeds mansion put the clocks back to officially mark the end of the British summer time.

The clocks will be going back one hour at 2am on Sunday October 25 to mark the end of British ...

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Family of disabled Leeds United fan delighted after receiving letter from Marcelo Bielsa

Finn Ghosh has battled an undiagnosed life-limiting illness since the age of just four months old.

However, Finn and his dad Bob share a love of Leeds United and watch all of their matches together.

Bob, from Herefordshire, decided to send a letter to Marcelo Bielsa thanking him for ...

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The 15 best Leeds areas to buy a house in 2021 according to estate agents

Thinking of moving? This is your easy starting point guide to Leeds. In ascending order, starting with the bottom of the highly coveted list and working towards the #1 most desirable place in Leeds, these are the 15 places estate agents find the most demand and interest from those looking to buy ...

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Ian Wright sends message to Patrick Bamford after Leeds United striker's hat trick against Aston Villa

Arsenal legend Ian Wright had a very special message for Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford after the Whites front man slotted three goals past Aston Villa.

Bamford's hat trick were the only goals in a 3-0 win over Aston Villa to secure all three points for Marcelo Bielsa's ...

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Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford hails main difference in second attempt at the Premier League

Whites no 9 Bamford took his tally for the season to six goals in six games by slamming home a sensational 19-minute hat-trick in Friday night's 3-0 romp at Aston Villa.

The forward first made his Premier League debut on loan from Chelsea at Crystal Palace back in August 2015 and netted ...

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We should know better than to be surprised by Leeds United, even after astonishing beating of Aston Villa - Graham Smyth's Verdict

A 3-0 battering of an Aston Villa side who were flawless in four games going into this one and more than competitive before the first half ended goalless, was a stunning result.

A hat-trick for Patrick Bamford was thoroughly deserved and even though it’s always a possibility due to the ...

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