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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

Two arrested for Christmas Eve shooting

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting on Christmas Eve in Burley. The pair, aged 24 and 27, have been released on bail since their arrest on Monday. The news comes after police launched an appeal to trace a car believed to have been … Read More

Number of student burglaries on the rise

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West Yorkshire Police has warned students to be vigilant after an increased number of burglaries in recent months. Regent Park Terrace and Royal Park View in Hyde Park have been hit by a recent spate of burglaries, with residents warned to lock up as dark nights draw in. Poor student … Read More

Hollywood comes to Hyde Park

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A film crew arrived in Hyde Park this week to shoot for upcoming thriller Hunter’s Prayer. Avatar star Sam Worthington was among cast members spotted on Hyde Park Terrace on Wednesday, where filming took place inside a damaged house. Speaking to The Gryphon, second-year English and History undergraduate Phillipa Williams … Read More

Alarm causes ‘weekend of hell’

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Students who live on a Hyde Park street have suffered a ‘weekend of hell’ as their neighbour’s burglar alarm sounded for 48 hours non-stop. Residents on Ebberston Terrace reported the disturbance to the Council on Saturday, but were left to endure the ‘incessant ringing’ until assistance arrived two days later … Read More

Firefighters tackle blaze in Hyde Park street

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The fire brigade rushed to attend a fire in a residential street in Hyde Park on Tuesday. Onlookers were forced to dial 999 in Harold Grove, a residential street in the student area of Hyde Park, as a skip parked on the road was ablaze. Fourth year German student Charlotte Stones … Read More

News | Hyde Park drugs den busted

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Police have discovered a ‘significant growing set-up’ of cannabis in a drugs raid in Hyde Park. The alarm was raised by patrolling officers who became suspicious of a ‘strong smell of cannabis’ at the address on Norwood Terrace on Saturday evening. A 27-year-old Vietnamese man was detained after police forced … Read More