Tag : alex sobel

Air Pollution: The Silent Killer

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Leeds is the third worst polluted city in the UK and one of seven major cities to breach EU-regulated legal levels of air quality. If nothing is done to change this, the city will receive financial penalties by 2020. In October 2016, proposals to introduce clean air zones in Leeds, … Read More

Alex Sobel MP Secures Railway Connection from London to Leeds Bradford Airport

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

A new parkway station connecting Harrogate, Leeds Bradford Airport and London is a “game changer”,  according to Leeds North West MP Alex Sobel. Following successful talks chaired by Sobel with key heads of Leeds Bradford Airport, Network Rail, LNER (formerly Virgin Trains East Coast), Northern Rail and West Yorkshire Combined … Read More

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

Gay Couple Accuse Leeds Bar Of Homophobia

7 months ago / 0 comments

Jake’s Bar & Still Room on Call Lane, Leeds, has been accused of homophobic behaviour after two gay men were refused entry. Patrick Hannon, 30, and Jake Archer, 25, who are both from Newcastle, tried to visit the bar on the 24th March at about 10pm. Bouncers at the bar, … Read More

Jeremy Corbyn attracts colossal crowd in Leeds

2 years ago / 0 comments

This afternoon, Jeremy Corbyn spoke to a huge crowd in Leeds outside Brudenell Social Club. Despite the rain and very short notice, thousands of spectators turned up to see him speak, with some even climbing in trees to get a better view. He was originally scheduled to speak inside Brudenell Social … Read More