Tag : Carina Derhalli

News | Lecturers vow to strike again

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Lecturers are set to stage another strike next month as arguments over pay levels continue. Students will again have to deal with the cancellation of lectures and seminars on December 3. Last month’s strike caused several University buildings to close and both of the libraries shut early. A University spokesperson … Read More

News | RAG step into the line of fire

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The Union was ablaze for charity this week as students walked across flaming coals for RAG’s Charity Week. Almost two dozen participants braved 1236 degrees Fahrenheit to raise money for the RAG Community Fund. RAG Co-ordinator David Bairstow said: “There was a really good turn out people, which provided great … Read More

News | Close call for Hyde Park mugging victim

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A student has narrowly escaped muggers wearing balaclavas in Hyde Park. Two hooded males lurking by the tennis courts in the park pulled on balaclavas as the student approached. They shouted at him to “get the fuck here now”. The student tried to avoid them but the attackers pursued him … Read More

News | Student hit by car on Woodhouse Lane

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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

News | Murder on Brudenell Road

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A murder investigation has been launched after a male body was found on Brudenell Road, near Popina’s, on Sunday morning. It is believed that the victim died following a fight at a house party at a residence on Ash Grove. Emergency services were called to the scene at around 8.48am. … Read More

News | Better Leeds forum promises change

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The Union has promised to lobby for the extension of the Edge’s opening hours on weekends and the banning of signing fees. As a result of students voting at the Better Leeds, Better University and Better Union more vegan food will be on offer in Union shops and the it … Read More

News | Leeds to become Trolleybus pioneer

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    Leeds is set to become the first city to trial trolleybuses, following an application from Leeds City Council.   Trolleybuses, a combination of trams and buses, run on rubber tyres but are powered by overhead electric cables. It is hoped that the trolleybuses will reduce congestion in the … Read More

Students hospitalised after driver falls asleep at wheel

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Two students have been involved in a near fatal bus crash on the way back from a festival in Croatia.