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Singer quits day job after busking video goes viral

A singer who created a viral storm when she performed with a busker while on a night out in Leeds says the impromptu duet has changed her life.

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Geoff Love back on Yorkshire turf for the final time with the baton, conducting the Young Person's Concert Foundation in Halifax, 1990

A world of music - with Love from Yorkshire

He had a smile as broad as his home town accent, and with ability in abundance Yorkshireman Geoff Love was a musical talent of world reknown.

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Meadowlark, gig in Leeds.

Leeds date for acclaimed alt-pop duo Meadowlark

Following the critical acclaim of their debut album, ’Postcards’, alt-pop duo Meadowlark have announced details of a UK headline tour to take place throughout September and October and including a date in Leeds.

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X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19.

Superwoman Rebecca Ferguson replaces Matt Terry at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on August 19

Superwoman hitmaker Rebecca Ferguson has come to the rescue and will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park this weekend after Matt Terry pulled out with a 'throat infection'.
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks Live For The Moment as debut album is set to be a smash hit - out August 18

Live for the Moment is the long-awaited debut album from latest Radio 1 sensations The Sherlocks and the moment is finally here - it's released tomorrow, Friday, August 18.
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By Adrian Mortimer.

Your YEP Picture of the Week

Cygnets snapped at a local dam, by Adrian Mortimer.

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A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

You've received your A Level results and are about to start a new chapter of your life.

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Courtney Marie Andrews, gig in Leeds.

Fast rising singer-songwriter Courtney Marie on way to Leeds

This year’s fastest rising new singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews is heading back to the UK for a tour that kicks off in Leeds at the Brudenell Social Club next week.

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Too Many T's, in Leeds this autumn.

Brit-hop duo Too Many T’s in Leeds this autumn

UK hip-hop duo Too Many T’s have announced a huge UK tour to coincide with their debut album release this autumn and will be playing a gig in Leeds.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Leeds Festival organisers have announced that pineapples will not be allowed at the event this Bank Holiday.

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Win our Oktoberfest VIP prize for you and your pals.

WIN: £200 VIP table for eight at Oktoberfest beer festival in Leeds

Cheers! Raise your glasses to a competition prize every ale fan will want to win - we are giving away a £200 VIP table for eight at the Oktoberfest 2017 beer festival.
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Leeds vegan shocked after being served plate of tomatoes as a meal

Leeds vegan shocked after being served plate of tomatoes as a meal

A young woman was shocked to find herself given just a plate of tomatoes as a 'vegan option' while dining on holiday.

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Fickle Friends.

Initiative to boost number of women in music launched in Leeds

Festival Republic - organisers of the Leeds Festival - supported by PRS Foundation, have announced a new three-year project based in Leeds which aims to provide a step up for female led bands and solo artists

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones fans may well have admired the warm fur cloaks worn by Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch in the hit show.

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Great food at All Bar One.

WIN: All Bar One meal for four celebrating Eat Leeds Restaurant Week August 14-20

Eat Leeds Restaurant Week debuts next week with great savings at more than 70 of the city’s finest eateries and to celebrate we have a meal for four to be won at All Bar One.
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The longest sausage roll

Morrisons to sell UK's longest sausage roll

Yorkshire supermarket chain Morrisons has launched the UK's longest sausage roll.

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The X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19

PREVIEW: X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19 - tickets from £10

The X Factor champion Matt Terry will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19 with tickets from £10.
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Motor fans heading to the 13th VW Festival at Harewood House

SAVE £12.50: Family ticket discount for VW Festival at Harewood House

Motor fans are getting all revved up for this year's VW Festival at Harewood House near Leeds and we have a family ticket discount to save you £12.50.

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