Tag : hyde park

Drive-by Mugging Leaves Fresher Shaken

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Two drive-by muggings took place on Tuesday 6th October, leaving a Leeds University fresher with multiple injuries. It has been reported that a man driving a black Renualt Clio along Little Woodhouse Lane grabbed the bag of a 22-year-old woman walking along the pavement, before attempting to drive off with … Read More

Referendum to light up Hyde Park does not pass

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Last week’s referendum which proposed lighting up Woodhouse Moor Park did not reach 1500 votes and therefore was not passed. 542 students voted ‘Yes’ in the referendum and 271 voted ‘No’. In an email that was sent to students after the votes were published, Community Officer George Bradley wrote: “The … Read More

LUU hold referendum over suggested lobbying to light up Hyde Park

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A University of Leeds student has called for the Union to do more to ensure that pavements in Hyde Park are better illuminated at night. Ravi Mistry, a third-year History student, has submitted a referendum on the LUU website asking students if they believe the Union should be doing more to … Read More

Hundreds say ‘No’ through Disco: Hype The Park: Boogie Not Blame photojournal

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Yesterday evening in the drizzling twilight, the shadowy streets that frame Woodhouse Moor were transformed as several hundred women danced their way around the park together to form a glittering, girl-power fuelled, collective disco, in protest against sexual assault. In the light of the recent bout of sexual assaults in … Read More

Man arrested for Sainsbury’s robbery

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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

Leeds students to ‘Hype The Park’ in action against sexual assault

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Students at the University have organised a protest on Thursday 21st to reclaim the streets following a string of recent sexual assaults in the area. The disco-themed march, labelled ‘Hype The Park #BoogieNotBlame’ calls on women, non-binary and trans students to collectively dance around Leeds’ Hyde Park in an effort to empower the student community. A pre-party event will … Read More

UPDATE: Hyde Park man charged with murder of Leeds student

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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

Police investigate Hyde Park sexual assault

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Police have launched an investigation into an allegation of serious sexual assault near Hyde Park on Saturday night. The alleged incident happened at around 8.30 – 9.30pm close to the junction between Royal Park Road and Moorland Avenue. The victim has been named as a 43-year-old local woman. Detective Inspector … Read More

Ishikawa Records – A Living Room in Hyde Park

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While I’d never think of putting ‘quaint’ and ‘Hyde Park’ side by side, this intimate gig successfully brought the two together. The idea stems from Mikey Donnelly (stage name Epilogues), who runs Ishiwaka Records, and if I’m honest, there is no better vibe for a gig than blankets, a four … Read More

Valentine’s Day house fire leaves tenants shaken

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Fire fighters and police officers were called to the scene of house fire in Hyde Park on Saturday Night as a Valentine’s Day date nearly ended in disaster. The fire, which was reported at around 11.00pm, broke out in an upstairs bedroom at 62 Queens Road in Hyde Park. One … Read More