Tag : Charlotte Mason

Manchester Arena attack: a dark day for journalism

1 year ago / 0 comments

‘Terror carnage’, ‘massacre’ – some of the headlines splashed across Britain’s front pages today after an explosion last night killed at least 22 people at Manchester Arena. Several newspapers featured the photograph of an injured young woman being helped from the arena by police officers. Another told of ‘desperate parents’ … Read More

Hyde Park murder investigation continues as police search for guitars

2 years ago / 0 comments

Police search for guitars believed to be linked to Hyde Park murder earlier this month Police are looking to trace two electric guitars missing from the home of a man murdered in Hyde Park. Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John’s Close on … Read More

Hyde Park murder: police arrest two people

2 years ago / 0 comments

Police have arrested two people in connection with the murder of a young man in Hyde Park. Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John’s Close on Thursday 17th November. A 22-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man, both from Leeds, have been arrested on … Read More

Union launches Rate Your Landlord

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Union is hoping for thousands of responses to a new scheme asking students to review their landlord. Rate Your Landlord is open for all students in Leeds to give feedback on Halls of Residence and private landlords across the city. The survey gives a 1-5 scale for students to … Read More

Man arrested for Sainsbury’s robbery

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at Sainsbury’s in Hyde Park last weekend. The Gryphon understands the offender was carrying a knife when he stole mobile phones from customers at the store on Brudenell Road. The incident happened in the early hours of the morning between … Read More

Union: ‘Take control back’ over sexual assault

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Union has encouraged students to think about their safety in light of recent sexual assaults in Leeds. In a blog post, Welfare Officer Freya Govus told students to ‘take control back’ by taking personal safety measures when going out in the city. She explained, ‘If you’re out and about … Read More

‘I couldn’t vote’: Council accused of polling errors

3 years ago / 0 comments

Students have spoken of their frustration at being denied the right to vote after it is alleged Leeds City Council made a string of errors on election day. Several students have told The Gryphon they had trouble casting their vote on 7th May, with some unable to vote altogether. One undergraduate was … Read More

UPDATE: Hyde Park man charged with murder of Leeds student

3 years ago / 0 comments

A Hyde Park man has been charged with the murder of Leeds University student Billy Mankelow. Thirty-one-year-old Richard Danter, who lives on Queen’s Road, appeared in court today for a brief hearing. He will stand in Crown Court tomorrow. He was remanded in custody following the fatal attack at the … Read More

UPDATE: Police release new image of Beeston rapist

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police have released a new e-fit image of a man who raped and attempted to murder a woman in Leeds. The image was created by combining descriptions of the man from the victim and from a woman he stalked. The victim appeared on the BBC’s Crimewatch on Thursday to recount … Read More

UPDATE: Uni ‘squatters’ resist eviction

3 years ago / 0 comments

Activists occupying University land resisted attempts to evict them yesterday. Bailiffs arrived at 6 Grosvenor Mount in Headingley to remove members of Leeds Community Project, but protesters reportedly refused to talk to them. Leeds CP posted, ‘Bailiffs arrive with University security to wonderful singing. Police arrive shortly after as they’d … Read More