Coronavirus: New wave to hit Leeds, says health chief

Leeds could be hit by a new wave of Covid infections because of complacency around vaccines, a city health chief has warned. Victoria Eaton, the director of public health, said take-up rates of the Covid booster among vulnerable younger people were not as high as had been hoped. She said...
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Leeds teenager seriously hurt in A64 collision

A teenage boy has been seriously hurt after he was hit by a car in Leeds. Police said the boy had been crossing the A64 York Road, close to the Irish Centre, at about 07:15 GMT when he was struck by a Citroen DS3 car. The boy, 14, had been...
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Leeds domestic abuser caught by his own security camera

A man who was caught threatening his partner with a knife on a security camera he installed has been jailed. Anthony Murgatroyd, 38, had set up a motion-sensor camera to find out which dog was chewing the furniture. However, when he attacked his partner, lunging at her with a so-called...
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Leeds police car flipped onto roof after crash

A police car flipped onto its roof after it was involved in a crash with another car in Leeds. Emergency services were called to the collision on Elland Road in the Churwell Hill area at just before 16:10 GMT on Monday. West Yorkshire Police said the occupants of the marked...

IMA-Home appoints regional IPA chief as MD Prolific North

Following on from the merger of Leeds agencies Home and IMA last year, the new IMA-Home agency has appointed recently named IPA city head for Leeds, Yorkshire and Humberside Alexandra Uprichard as MD. Uprichard brings 24 years of experience across the advertising and marketing sector and will continue to build...

Robin Luscombe pays tribute to wife as he is named Car Dealer’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2022 – Car Dealer Magazine

Car Dealer’s 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award winner Robin Luscombe paid tribute to his wife Jennifer at our Used Car Awards last night as he collected his trophy. The managing director of Leeds-based Luscombe Motors, which he established in 2010, told us: ‘I’m never speechless but I almost am. I’m in complete surprise and shock. I’m staggered.

Former Leeds funding dealer turns into road meals entrepreneur

A former funding dealer who give up his job to arrange a road meals firm in Leeds is on monitor to show over £1m this 12 months. James Ooi created Little Bao Boy after changing into “disillusioned” together with his job, which concerned common journey to Hong Kong. Little Bao Boy makes and sells bao buns by way of its personal shops in Leeds, to wholesalers and franchisees. It has three shops within the metropolis, three vehicles to go to festivals and franchise companions in London and Scotland.

Patrick Bamford could face Elland Road exile as Leed United eye 'excellent' Brazilian striker Pedro

Patrick Bamford’s form has been an area of contention this season with the Leeds United striker struggling to contribute for Jesse March’s side. The 29-year-old has been less than impressive in the 2022/23 campaign with Bamford registering just one assist so far. Rodrigo has certainly been Leeds’ go-to in front of goal, but the Spaniard cannot be expected to carry the goalscoring burden right through until the season’s end.

Leeds Children’s Hospital opts for Ultimax-i for paediatric precision

The precision of paediatric fluoroscopy examinations at Leeds Children’s Hospital, one of the UK’s largest specialist hospitals for children from birth to young adults, has been enhanced by the installation of a new multi-directional C-arm from Canon Medical Systems UK. The Ultimax-i replaced an end-of-life system from a different vendor and has delivered upgraded and diverse functionality for a range of paediatric examinations.

Florence + The Machine announce rescheduled date for Leeds

Florence + the Machine have announced a rescheduled date for their tour in Leeds after having to cancel earlier this month due to an injury. The band was scheduled to perform at the First Direct Arena in November but had to reschedule after Florence Welch broke her foot during a London performance.

UPDATE: Appeal, Serious Road Traffic Collision Involving Teeanger, York Road, Leeds

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Leeds. The Major Collision and Enquiry Team would like to speak with anyone who witnessed or has footage of a collision between a car and a 14-year-old male on the Leeds bound side of the A64 York Road in Leeds today ( Wednesday 30 November)

Gimme S’more! Trinity Leeds Launches Free Festive Make-Your-Own S’mores Pop-Up

Guests can get toasty with Après Ski and s’mores crossover this Christmas. Shoppers can help themselves to a tasty treat at Trinity Leeds this Christmas as it launches its first-ever make-your-own s’mores pop-up alongside its Après Ski Weekender events and decorations. Every weekend starting from 26th...

Michael B Thomas has shared a new single, ‘Berlin’

Eades’ Michael B Thomas has shared a new solo single, ‘Berlin’. Leeds’ Eades’ keys player Michael B Thomas has struck out on his own for the second time, following his debut solo single ‘August’. ‘Berlin’ joins the track and is taken from an upcoming EP — ‘The Moment’ is set to drop in 2023.

Retail workers facing busy holiday season

LEEDS, Ala. — Retail workers are facing a busy holiday season in Central Alabama as big crowds walk through their doors to shop. Managers are making sure they have enough staff to accommodate the crowds. At the Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds, about 25% of their sales...

‘Vaccine complacency’ warning in Leeds as new Covid wave predicted

There is rising “complacency” among the general public about vaccines, a senior Leeds health official has warned. Victoria Eaton, the city’s director of public health, said take-up rates of the Covid booster and winter flu jab among vulnerable younger people weren’t as high “as we’d hoped”.