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News Round-up

2 months ago / 0 comments

New Guidelines for Universities on Suicide Prevention University staff who work with students should be trained in suicide prevention, according to new guidelines. The guidance, published by Universities UK and the charity Papyrus, comes in response to growing public concern about the number of undergraduates taking their own lives. At … Read More

Campus Watch

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Cambridge: Stormzy Launches a New Scholarship for Black Students On A-Level results day the rapper announced that he will pay the tuition fees for two black students to complete undergraduate degrees at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship is in response to Cambridge failing to admit any black pupils from … Read More

Mint Club Announces Closure Next Year

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Mint Club have announced that they will be closing next year, in a heartfelt post on their Facebook page. The club, situated just off New Briggate, were unable to renew their lease, due to redevelopments in the surrounding area. This news comes only weeks after Canal Mills announced that they … Read More

Lang Lang Receives Honorary Degree from the University of Leeds

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Lang Lang, the world-famous Chinese pianist, educator and philanthropist, received an honorary degree from the University of Leeds on Saturday. During the final of the Leeds International Piano Competition, for which he was there to present prizes to the competition winners, Lang Lang was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor … Read More

Turkish Court Convicts Leeds Ex-Soldier of Terrorism Offenses

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Joe Robinson, 25, was arrested and charged with terrorism offenses while on holiday in Turkey last year. He was accused of being a member of the YPG, a Kurdish armed group classed as a terrorist organisation by the Turkish government. I feel sorry for this guy and his girlfriend.Not smart … Read More

Leeds City Council Promises to Tackle Period Poverty Head On

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Leeds became the first city council in England to announce plans to investigate the costs of sanitary wear and combat period poverty in its schools yesterday. Speaking about the plans, Councillor Jonathan Pryor (executive member for learning, skills and employment) wanted to ensure that measures are in place so that no … Read More

Canal Mills to Close on New Years Eve

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Students of Leeds woke up this morning to the shock news that Canal Mills, one of Leeds’ most beloved venues, will be closing down at the end of the year. The popular club and events space, which has hosted the likes of Stormzy and Disclosure, as well as countless nights … Read More

Appeal Over Potential Gunshots Near Leodis Residences

6 months ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police are investigating a potential firearm discharge near Leodis Residences yesterday. Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday 9 May, police were called to reports of a confrontation between two groups of males around the Servia Hill area of Woodhouse. Witnesses were reported to have seen what is believed to … Read More

Armed Gang Of Three Shoot Man In Leeds City Centre

6 months ago / 0 comments

A police cordon is in place this morning after a man was shot by an armed gang on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre, last night. The shooting took place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 9 May, when the victim was stationary at traffic lights in a BMW vehicle on Burmantofts … Read More

Arrest Made In Connection With Hyde Park Death

6 months ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have made a second arrest in connection with the death of a man in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Police were called to an address on Harold Grove at 3.28am on the morning of Tuesday 8 May, after a man was found seriously injured. He was … Read More