Tag : centre

Fire at The Edge

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The Edge sports centre had to be evacuated last Friday, after a small fire broke out in one of the offices. At around 9.50am the alarm was sounded, following which all gym goers evacuated on to the street. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “On Friday 21 April there was … Read More

Brownlees get Bodington base

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£5 million Brownlee Centre will be the UK’s first purpose built triathlon training facility. This year a new £5 million triathlon training base named after Leeds’ very own Brownlee brothers will open. The University of Leeds’ Bodington playing fields will host the new one mile cycle circuit, which is one … Read More

Leeds University’s SABRE to revolutionise medicine

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New medical scanner promises new insights into the human body and advances in disease diagnosis. A new £6.8 Million medical imaging centre has just opened at Leeds General Infirmary as part of a University of Leeds research initiative funded by the British Heart Foundation, Arthritis Research UK and the Medical … Read More

Thousands march through Leeds in anti-Trump rally

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Protesters gathered at Dortmund Square on Monday evening, in an ad-hoc merging of protests organised by Stand Up to Racism and Momentum. Though the two had stated different reasons for their protests, the emotions on display were intense, despite that the UK Government has had only a week of relations … Read More

Trinity in UK’s biggest mannequin challenge attempt

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Trinity Leeds shopping centre is to attempt the UK’s biggest mannequin challenge, inviting everyone from families to office workers to don their best Christmas Jumper and strike – and hold – a pose In Trinity Kitchen this Friday. Trinity will be hoping to publicly usurp its closest shopping rival, Manchester, … Read More

Campus Watch: Cardiff Uni Plans for new Student Centre face heavy criticism

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Cardiff University has faced heavy criticism over the proposed location of their new Student Centre. The building, designed by Field Clegg Bradley Studios, is set to be built on Park Place and the university say the investment is vital to keeping its status as a top university. The proposal has … Read More

Fatal traffic collision on Kirkstall Road

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West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was killed and a driver seriously injured in a road traffic incident last night on Kirkstall Road nearby the Cardigan Fields retail park. The 33-year-old male cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics shortly after the collision. The … Read More

Community sports fight housing development plans in LS6

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The future purpose of a site in LS6 is in dispute, with LS6 Community Sports – which sees a desperate need for a sports field – fighting against plans for housing developments. On the website of LS6 Community Sports, they suggest that “Leeds City Council Plans department gave permission for … Read More

Victoria Gate shopping centre opens

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After years of construction, the new Victoria Gate shopping centre opened its doors on Thursday 20th October, along with its flagship John Lewis store. The £165m retail development boasts a wealth of new shops including Anthropologie, Tommy Hilfiger and GANT. The introduction of the new brands and stores into Leeds … Read More

Duke University aims to ‘deconstruct toxic masculinity’

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While most universities are preparing for a perfect welcome for freshers, the Women’s Centre at The Duke University of Durham, North Carolina has come up with a rather interesting campaign. The Men’s Project is a nine week seminar which mainly focuses at ‘Unlearning Violence.’ The program strives to achieve two … Read More