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Police investigate assault on Woodhouse Moor

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A large area of Woodhouse Moor has been cordoned off by police today, after a woman was assaulted in the early hours of the morning on Woodhouse Lane. The woman, who is believed to be in her mid-20s, was attacked in the park area at around 4am. A large section … Read More

Burglars target final year students

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Seven final-year students had their laptops broken, losing dissertation and course work. On Friday 17th February, a burglary took place at the house of seven final year students on Headingley Mount. The offenders used a crowbar to force entry to the house, which they then used to break into the … Read More

Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club

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The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “The University is committed to helping create a supportive … Read More

Seeing double: Hyde Park’s Sainsbury’s situation

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A new Sainsbury’s supermarket opened on the 1st December on Royal Park Road, only 0.2 miles away from the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road. The Brudenell Road ‘Sainos’ has become a student institution, dominating the student-packed Hyde Park area when it comes to big supermarket brands. Which leads nicely on … Read More

Local anger over litter-strewn Hyde Park

3 years ago / 0 comments

Litter left strewn across Woodhouse Moor in Hyde Park following recent sunny weather caused discontent among students and local residents. The congregation, consisting mainly of students, left the park’s lower field covered in a layer of rubbish. Nearby resident Wain Backford remarked: “It’s a pity none of the people here … Read More

Moped robberies affect North Leeds

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following a series of recent street robberies in the Hyde Park and Woodhouse area. Various incidents occurred between April 16 and April 23, with WYP reporting that many of the victims were students. A number of the robberies were carried out on Wednesday … Read More

Three men charged over Hyde Park murder

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have announced that three men have been charged with the murder of Michael Ayres, whose body was found in Hyde Park on Saturday night. Stuart Jarvis, 50, and Andrew Jenkins, 37, from Heights West in Armley, along with Stewart Malnieks, 61, of Midland Road, in Leeds have … Read More

Victim of Hyde Park Terrace murder identified

3 years ago / 0 comments

Detectives investigating a murder following the discovery of a body in Hyde Park Terrace have today identified the victim as Michael Ayres, 60, of Headingley. The body of Michael Ayres was discovered after firefighters were called to reports of a bin on fire at around 7pm on Saturday night. Two … Read More

Police launch murder investigation in Hyde Park

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a body in Hyde Park. Both Police and Fire Services were informed of a small fire involving a rubbish bin at approximately 7pm on Saturday evening. The authorities attended the scene and discovered a … Read More

Hyde Park Pedestrian Safety Petition Launched

3 years ago / 0 comments

A campaign fronted by Leeds University Union Community Officer, Jonny Foster, is calling for Leeds City Council to review and improve pedestrian crossings in the popular student areas of Hyde Park and Little Woodhouse. The campaign draws specific attention to the dangerous nature of the T-Junction between Belle Vue Road … Read More