Tag : burley

Leeds burglar who targeted student houses is jailed

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A 44 year old man, Conrad Cooke, has been sentenced to two years and eight months in jail over a series of robberies in Leeds. Cooke specifically targeted student houses in Headingley and Burley. Cooke broke into a house on St Anne’s Drives, Burley, on the 30th of October of … Read More

Leeds city centre flooded

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Severe flooding has hit Leeds city centre after the River Aire reached a record peak, with flood warnings still in place. A red warning, the highest level of alert, has been issued for Sovereign Street, The Calls and Clarence Dock, areas already badly affected with submerged roads and substantial power … Read More

Police investigate St Michael’s Lane sexual assault

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West Yorkshire Police are today appealing for witnesses following a serious sexual assault in the Burley area of Leeds on Saturday night. The attack, which took place near the popular Skyrack pub in the residential area of St Michael’s Lane in Burley, occurred at around 8.35pm after a man grabbed a 23-year-old … Read More

Police appeal for info on Christmas Eve shooting

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Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured in a shooting in Burley on Christmas Eve. The 25-year-old man was left with serious abdominal injuries consistent with gunshot wounds in what police are calling a ‘targeted attack’ on Thornville Road on Wednesday. Officers are now trying to … Read More

Headingley Stadium to host Britain’s Got Talent

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Popular ITV show Britain’s Got Talent is to hold open auditions at Headingley Stadium next month. The show’s producers will be at the stadium on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of November, with people able to show up on the day. The auditions represent the first round of the programme, … Read More

News | Thugs tell student: "we will kill you" in Burley attack

5 years ago / 0 comments

A student has been brutally attacked by a pair of “sadistic” thugs who drove a pair of scissors through his hand. The attack, which happened near Burley Park station, saw the attackers jump on the scissors, forcing them through the victim’s hand, before threatening to cut off his ear and … Read More