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Police confirm Leeds Beckett student died in Manchester bombing

1 year ago / 0 comments

Police have confirmed that Courtney Boyle, 19, died in the terror attack on Manchester Arena. The Leeds Beckett University student was reported missing following the bomb blast at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. Miss Boyle attended the concert with her mother’s partner, 32-year-old Phil Tron. His death has … Read More

The Weeknd @ First Direct Arena, 14/3/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

After watching many Snapchat and Instagram stories of his UK tour, I had very high expectation seeing all this euphoria in the arenas. During his two-hour set, Abel Tesfaye, a.k.a. The Weeknd, spoilt us with all his biggest hits from ‘Often’ to his feature with Daft Punk ‘I Feel It … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Professional edge gives Met Basketball victory

5 years ago / 0 comments

Facing a Leeds Met side at the ‘Arena’ that benefit from a professional programme and funding was always going to be a tough task but a veteran Uni team were determined not to let their under dog status undermine their ability. Uni started the game off brightly, showing great ball distribution and execution with … Read More

Music | Live Review: Leonard Cohen @ First Direct Arena

5 years ago / 0 comments

7/9/2013 Thousands are in attendance for Leonard Cohen’s debut performance at Leeds’ First Direct Arena. As the band assume their position on stage, Cohen, now 78, runs on and adopts a posture reminiscent of a 1950s rock n’ roller: hunched over, knees bent inwards. His voice is dark and distinctive … Read More