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Tracey Crouch, Sports Minister, resigns over Fixed Betting

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Image Credit: [Daily Mail] Tracey Crouch, MP for Chatham and Aylesford and Minister for Sport, Civil Society and Loneliness, has resigned as a result of delays in cutting maximum stakes on fixed betting machines. The current maximum stake is £100 and the proposals were to alter this to £2 by … Read More

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: A Culinary Education

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Iranian-American chef Samin Nosrat’s critically acclaimed book ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’ has been developed into a four part Netflix series. The show’s aim is to educate viewers on how to master the key elements to culinary perfection. Having read the Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat book, I was thoroughly excited to … Read More

Agony Aunt: Help, I’m Struggling To Get Anywhere With Placement Year Applications!

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I am currently on my placement year in Stevenage working for an international defence company in their Supply Chain and Procurement department. In my first 2 months I have travelled to Paris with work, am going to Whitehall to sit in on meetings regarding Brexit and have responsibility for multiple … Read More

Books that Leave You Feeling Warm and Cosy

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It’s that time of year. The clocks have gone back, the nights are getting darker, and Leeds is getting colder. What better way to find respite from all of this than by getting warm and cosy with a good book and a warm drink? Carina Bryan has some suggestions for … Read More

A Personal Account of Drug Use and Mental Health

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I was aware that drug use permeated British university culture before I moved here. Conversations with friends and pop culture gave me the impression that casual substance use was expected, if not the norm among students. Leeds, I knew, was a “good night out” (wink wink). I had tried ecstasy … Read More

A Northern Away Day: Swansea’s trip to Rotherham

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Image Credit: [James Felton] Sports Editor James Felton gives us his perspective on the Swans visit to South Yorkshire, where Rotherham United stole a late win. After the summer spent looking forward to Championship away days, I visited Rotherham on Saturday in what was my first ever away game in … Read More

Recipe of the Week: Vegan Breakfast Wrap

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Thought the options for vegan breakfasts ended at chia overnight oats and a bit of PB on rye bread? Then think again! Here’s a tasty breakfast which is a great plant-based alternative to a savoury breakfast wrap which are usually high salt and saturated fat since they’re typically made with … Read More

The End of Austerity? Don’t be Absurd

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Last week, we saw the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, deliver the annual budget. The defining moment of this year’s budget was Hammond’s bold declaration that “the era of austerity is finally coming to an end.” So, is he telling the truth? Moreover, has austerity worked? The answers, of … Read More

Warming Winter Recipes

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Soups are one of the best ways to continue getting enough nutrients in winter, when salads and lighter vegetable dishes lose their appeal in favour of warm, hearty meals. The grid below offers thousands of variations on one basic soup recipe, so you will never run out of ideas. Start … Read More

Fighting For a City: The Gryphon meets Josh Warrington

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Image Credit: [Tim Whitby] The Gryphon spoke to IBF World Featherweight Boxing Champion, Josh Warrington, about his journey from Leeds estates to a World Title at the premiere for his documentary: Josh Warrington: Fighting For a City. Just over a month out from his next World Title fight against Carl … Read More