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Leeds’ Buses Go Contactless

11 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds buses have moved with the times by accepting contactless payments on their buses. The contactless technology was introduced onto the buses on Thursday 18th of January. The reason behind its introduction was to reduce the time it took people to board buses in the morning. Along with the time saving advantages the new technology … Read More

News | Travel costs hampering part-time students

4 years ago / 0 comments

Part-time students are being hampered by travel costs, a Union survey has found. Figures published by the Student Advice Centre this month reveal that 63% of part-time students spend a ‘large portion’ of their outgoings on travel, with 45% ‘very concerned’ about travel costs. Mature students also suffer high travel … Read More

News | First bus fares set to rise

5 years ago / 0 comments

As of March 30, the biggest bus firm in Leeds will be increasing many of their ticket prices. Single and return fares are set to rise. However, adult day, week, month and annual prices for local and West Yorkshire-wide travel will remain the same. Most of First’s £1.10 Leeds journey … Read More

News | Student hit by car on Woodhouse Lane

5 years ago / 0 comments

A 22 year old female was knocked down by a car opposite the University on Woodhouse Lane last Friday, before being rushed off to Leeds General Infirmary. A student eye-witness, told LS: “People were running onto the road with terrified expressions. It soon became clear that someone had been hit.” … Read More

Bus fares to increase across Leeds

6 years ago / 0 comments

A fare rise on buses across Leeds is to go ahead, despite opposition from students. As of January 2 next year, fares on First Buses in Leeds will see an average increase of 7 per cent, with £1 single tickets rising by 10p. The Union’s Community Officer Ben Fisher, has … Read More

Rugby star Danny Cipriani hit by bus on campus

6 years ago / 0 comments

Rugby star Danny Cipriani has been hit by bus on campus while out on an Otley Run with team mates. One bystander told Leeds Student on the scene: “it was like a film, [the bus passengers] were all shook up and screaming.” The incident occurred at around 9pm last night on Woodhouse Lane, between … Read More

End of the road for the 95 bus

6 years ago / 0 comments

Students have expressed their disappointment  over the news that the 95 ‘Bod Party Bus’ is to stop running. A spokesman for the operator said “the closure of Bodington Hall means we no longer need to run service 95, which was the main bus for the campus.” For years, the 95 … Read More

Student hit by bus

6 years ago / 0 comments

30.11.12 A female student has been hit by a bus while crossing the road opposite the Parkinson building. The incident happened on the evening of Friday November 23, as the woman attempted to walk across Woodhouse Lane from Blackwells Books to the University campus. According to police reports, the woman … Read More