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Every location of latest coronavirus deaths in Yorkshire hospitals

These figures reflects deaths from the latest reporting period which is 5pm on Friday, May 30.

NHS England releases updated figures each day showing the dates of every coronavirus-related death in hospitals in England, often including previously uncounted deaths that took place several ...

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Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips setting sights high for club and country

Phillips has made rapid progress at his hometown club who rebuffed multiple offers in excess of £20m for the midfielder’s services in the summer amidst high-profile interest from a number of Premier League sides.

Phillips, though, always declared his desire to stay and signed a new ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
Allan Clarke - 8 memories of a Leeds United legend

Allan Clarke's goals helped Don Revie's team become the most successful in the club's history. He scored 151 goals in all competitions for the Whites including the winner in the 1972 FA Cup final against Arsenal and was voted eighth in an official list of the club's 100 greatest players. These ...

yesterday 15:44 open_in_new
Man shot outside apartment block in West Yorkshire

It happened at about 12.30am on Saturday, May 20 outside The Woolpack apartments on Lockwood Road, Huddersfield.

A 34-year-old man was found with an injury to his shoulder.

Police said the injury was not life threatening.

He was treated in hospital.

DCI Emma Winfield of ...

yesterday 15:44 open_in_new
Woman suffers serious injuries after cycling accident near Ilkley

She suffered serious head injuries after falling from her bike on Ilkley Road in Burley-in-Wharfedale at around 1.15pm.

Police have closed the road and traffic has been diverted. Buses are not calling at stops in the village.

No other vehicles were involved.

She was treated at ...

yesterday 15:44 open_in_new
Thick smoke sweeps across Leeds park after fire breaks out

Eyewitnesses said the fire broke out in a private field in between the park and the Bramley Park Academy school.

Natasha Meek, 21, from Bramley, said: "We were just sat having a picnic when all of a sudden a big cloud of smoke came over us.

"A few people and a runner had to dodge of ...

yesterday 14:41 open_in_new
Paris 1975 - The night Leeds United were ‘robbed’ of European Cup glory

The controversy surrounding the 1975 European Cup final against Bayern Munich is still felt by supporters today manifested in the chant 'We are the Champions, Champions of Europe' - amid a feeling that the club was cheated of victory. These photos, a mix plucked from the YEP archive and others ...

yesterday 14:41 open_in_new
Missing West Yorkshire woman last seen getting into car at 4am

Jenny Pollard, 25, was seen getting into a silver car outside her home in Cleckheaton.

Police believe she is still in the areas of Cleckheaton, Scholes and Liversedge.

Kirklees officers are urgently appealing to the public to help locate Jenny after becoming concerned for her ...

yesterday 14:41 open_in_new
Police warning as more details released after young girl rescued from Leeds reservoir

Police were called to Ardsley Reservoir in Tingley on the evening of Friday, May 29.

A group of young people were found gathering near and swimming in the reservoir.

The young girl had got into difficulty while swimming and needed help.

Emergency services were called to get ...

yesterday 13:38 open_in_new
Swimmer taken to hospital after being rescued from south Leeds reservoir

Police were called to Ardsley Reservoir in Tingley on the evening of Friday, May 29.

A group of people were swimming in the water and one of them required rescuing.

Emergency services were called to the scene.

The swimmer was taken to hospital due to low blood pressure and ...

yesterday 12:35 open_in_new
‘We still need help to get back on our feet’ – Leeds Kirkgate outdoor market traders respond to June 1 reopening

In a statement released today, Leeds City Council announced the outdoor market would reopen from Monday, June 1.

It added the market has put in place additional measures ‘for the safety of staff, traders and customers’, and that shoppers would be asked to respect two metre distancing ...

yesterday 12:35 open_in_new
Police catch 44 speeding drivers in just one hour on these Leeds roads

Officers set up cameras on Selby Road and the Ring Road at Colton on Friday morning.

It was part of a National Police Chiefs Council operation to make motorists aware of the fatal consequences of speeding.

Officers caught 44 drivers exceeding the 40mph speed limit in just an ...

yesterday 12:35 open_in_new
Thief caught after stealing generator from houseboat moored on Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Rodley

Officers arrested Andrew Bedford from a van which contained a pair of bolt cutters and a stolen petrol generator he had taken from from the houseboat as the owner slept inside.

Bedford and another man carried out the offence in the early hours of March 23 this year - the day lockdown was ...

yesterday 12:35 open_in_new
Charity outraged at 'enormous' amount of litter left in Roundhay Park

The easing of lockdown measures now allows for unlimited exercise and people have flocked to Leeds' largest park to soak up the sun.

But Friends of Roundhay Park, a charitable organisation working to preserve the park, were outraged to find piles of rubbish scattered over the ...

yesterday 12:35 open_in_new
Police warn teenagers of dangers of swimming in old quarry in east Leeds

West Yorkshire Police have now warned young people of the dangers present at the Old Brickworks site on Wakefield Road.

The site has been abandoned since 2008, when Swillington Brickworks - which once produced up to 100,000 bricks per day - was closed and mothballed.

There have also ...

yesterday 09:26 open_in_new
Live Coronavirus in Leeds LIVE: Council call for more financial help for workers forced to isolate

This blog will be updated throughout the day.

Last updated: Saturday, 30 May, 2020, 07:24

Leeds City Council wants more sick pay to be given to people made to isolate under the new ’track and trace’ scheme who cannot get to work over fears they may not be able to pay essential ...

yesterday 08:23 open_in_new
Leeds Council calls for cash for Covid sufferers ordered to stay home

The track and trace scheme could see individuals told to stay home for two weeks if they are thought to have Covid-19 or if they are thought to have been in close contact with someone who has it.

But, with statutory sick pay currently around £95 per week, Leeds City Council leader Judith ...

yesterday 07:20 open_in_new
Harrowing stories from survivors show why there is never an excuse for domestic abuse - the YEP says

Today she has spoken of the 12 years of torment from her own husband in a bid to help save others who might also be suffering in silence.

That sense of isolation is only heightened in the current climate as charities warn of a global surge in domestic abuse reports during the ...

yesterday 07:20 open_in_new
The full list of every 30mph, 40mph and 50mph mobile speed camera in Leeds this week

The West Yorkshire Camera Safety Partnership publishes the location of every mobile speed camera around the county every week. This is the list for Saturday, May 30, onward. Photos are for illustrative purposes and do not represent specific locations. Please drive safely.

Between Whitecote ...

yesterday 07:20 open_in_new
Leeds United back to school and good chance of passing test of nine more exams - David Prutton

It’s a bit like when the Bundesliga resumed in Germany, you are naturally having a look and seeing what happens, how it pans out and what happens on the other side of it restarting.

But having the headline of the Premier League restarting is grabbing everybody’s attention because we ...

yesterday 06:17 open_in_new
Leeds domestic abuse survivor jumped from moving car after being stabbed and hit with bat

This was the reality of daily life for ‘Susan’, a domestic abuse survivor who today shares her story with the Yorkshire Evening Post in the hope that it might save someone else from suffering anything like the 12 years of violence she endured at the hands of her husband.

Today the ...

yesterday 06:17 open_in_new