Tag : hyde park

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

News | Labour maintains stronghold in student areas

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Labour candidates have won in local elections in the wards of Hyde Park & Woodhouse and Headingley. Javaid Akhtar, who already held the seat in the Hyde Park & Woodhouse ward was re-elected, beating first year student and Conservative candidate Edward Hardy. Speaking to LS after the result Mr Akhtar said: “My … Read More

News | LS interviews your council candidates

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Stuart Long – Kirkstall – Independent What experience would you bring as a councilor and what are your main priorities? I have already campaigned with Ben Fisher [former Community Officer] for £1 and £2 bus fares. One of my greatest priorities is bringing more fares down and better quality of … Read More

News | Youths burgle Hyde Park students

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People living in the Hyde Park area have admitted to feeling unsafe after another student house was burgled in the area. The burglary took place on Tuesday night at approximately 8.30pm. The student occupants of the house refused to hand over any items to the gang of youths who raided … Read More

News | Spate of Hyde Park sexual assaults

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A student has been sexually assaulted in Hyde Park this week, following a spate of sexual offences in the area. Two individuals suspected of serial sexual molestation are currently being hunted by the West Yorkshire Police. A total of four incidents of sexual assault have taken place over the last … Read More