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Brooks and Ballance brilliance ensures Yorkshire survival

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An imperious 194 and 60 from Gary Ballance, along with seven wickets from Jack Brooks in his Yorkshire swansong ensured Yorkshire ended their season with a resounding seven-wicket victory over Worcestershire to secure survival in the County Championship Division One for the White Rose outfit. The star duo also combined … Read More

Question Time Looking For Under 30s In Leeds

8 months ago / 0 comments

The popular BBC debate show, Question Time, is returning to Leeds for the first time since 2015. Due to be filmed on Thursday, March 22, at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Beckett University, the episode will be the first since a General Election special featuring David Cameron, Ed Miliband and … Read More

Mass Brawl In Headingley Bar

9 months ago / 0 comments

Shocking footage has been released showing a mass brawl at a Leeds bar in the early hours of February 17.  The fight at The Arc, Headingley, supposedly broke out due to a confrontation between two men before escalating to include up to 20 individuals. The ugly scenes show those involved punching one another as … Read More

Your House Hunting Worries, Debunked

1 year ago / 0 comments

House hunting can be stressful, especially if it’s your first time. Rumours are already starting to get around which might be making you anxious about looking for somewhere to live. As someone that’s done house hunting in Leeds three years running, LUU Community Officer, George Bissett, can offer an insight … Read More

Judge Refuses Wetherspoon’s Appeal

1 year ago / 0 comments

A judge has upheld the decision to refuse J D Wetherspoon an alcohol license for the grade-two listed Elinor Lupton Centre on Otley Road, Headingley. The long-running bid to turn the iconic building into a 500-capacity eatery took a further step backward after a Leeds Magistrates’ Court district judge sided … Read More

Arc, Headingley – The perfect way to ease those mid-Otley Run munchies

2 years ago / 0 comments

We all know Arc as that slightly classier stop on the Otley Run, but did you know it also serves food? And pretty good food at that. Following the launch of its brand new menu, Jessica Murray went down to check it out…. At first glance, there’s nothing remarkable about … Read More

Headingley Literature Festival celebrates local and international literature

2 years ago / 0 comments

Headingley Literature Festival is a programme of events occurring around the production of literature in Yorkshire. This focuses specifically on Headingley here in Leeds, however organisers are also keen to celebrate a diverse range of literature from around the world. Sally Bavage works as a fundraiser on the organising committee, … Read More

Review: Headingley Lit Fest – I Am Alive (I Guess)

2 years ago / 0 comments

This year’s Headingley Lit Fest focuses on the topic ‘ The Edge’. Literary figures have been challenged with the task of expressing how ‘The Edge’ plays a significant role in their work and the ways in which they express this. On Wednesday 8th March, I attended the fascinating event, I … Read More

Otley Road Wetherspoon’s license rejected

2 years ago / 0 comments

In 2014, JD Wetherspoon bought The Elinor Lupton Centre on Headingley lane with intentions of turning it into a 500-capacity venue. They won an appeal in September against Leeds City Council’s decision to reject the initial planning applications. As The Gryphon reported in October, JD Wetherspoon applied for a pub … Read More

Historic Headingley building on Otley Road to become a Wetherspoons

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Wetherspoons has finally applied for pub licence for £1.5 million property on Headingley Lane it purchased in 2014. The former Sunday school, designed by Leeds architect William Peel Schofield, opened 1914 and later became the music and arts block for Leeds Girls Grammar School, named the Elinor Lupton centre. The … Read More