Tag : housing

News | Bin men refuse to collect rubbish

5 years ago / 0 comments

Students have expressed their outrage after the Council allowed their bins to go uncollected for three weeks. The residents of a house on Richmond Ave, located between Headingley and Hyde Park, have complained to the Council who responded saying they could not collect refuse from the house “due to high … Read More

1 in 7 Hyde Park houses “unsecured”

6 years ago / 0 comments

As many as one in seven homes in Hyde Park and Woodhouse are left unlocked. Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team inspected over 300 properties in the student area, in an effort to highlight the dangers of break-ins and burglaries. Police said there is a “major concern” about unlocked … Read More

Union fights Council over student housing

6 years ago / 0 comments

The Union is fighting a Council proposal that will change the provision of student houses in Hyde Park and Headingley. The plans, approved by Leeds City Council in 2011 and still being developed, are designed to restrict the future conversion of properties into ‘houses of multiple occupancy’ (HMOs) – the … Read More

The Soapbox: Student letting agencies, an unacknowledged problem

6 years ago / 0 comments

I’m writing this because I feel like I am part of a problem that is being fully ignored in Leeds and across the UK in general. I’m a student in Leeds at the moment. I know us students probably don’t have the best reputation, but that’s really only the minority. … Read More