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Food | Foreign Feeds in Leeds – How does foreign cuisine in Hyde Park stack up against the real thing?

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Escape the student stereotype of baked beans on toast, and sample foreign cuisine in Hyde Park! As a nation we have grown accustomed to regularly eating food from elsewhere; Indian and Chinese takeaways are commonplace in the British kitchen. A study done by The Telegraph in 2010 found that six … Read More

News | Arsonists torch five cars overnight

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Five cars have been set ablaze in Hyde Park in one night during a multiple arson attack. Firefighters were called to the junction of Edwin Road and Regent Terrace to battle three car fires. The fire services were later called to two other blazes near the Business School on Moorland … Read More

News | Close call for Hyde Park mugging victim

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A student has narrowly escaped muggers wearing balaclavas in Hyde Park. Two hooded males lurking by the tennis courts in the park pulled on balaclavas as the student approached. They shouted at him to “get the fuck here now”. The student tried to avoid them but the attackers pursued him … Read More

News | Hyde Park knife attack

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A third year student has told LS of the terrifying moment he was mugged at knifepoint by a man in a balaclava. The 20 year old took the fateful decision to walk through Hyde Park at 4:30pm on Saturday, November 2 as it began to get dark. With headphones in … Read More

The Scribe | Basement Sessions an Underground Hit

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Down a dark street in Hyde Park, through a door lit with fairy lights, across a quaint tiled kitchen and down into a room of red walls. Welcome to Sheif’s House. This is the private venue in Hyde Park where Scribe Magazine is hosting their new poetry and spoken word open mic night. This has to … Read More

News | Ruthless burglars break doors

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A group of students were left astonished after finding their locked front door hanging off its hinges after being burgled. The house of seven returned from a night out at 3am to discover their front door almost removed. Second year Civil Engineering student Navide Apicella told LS: “when I saw … Read More

News | Muggers leave penniless

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Police are investigating the mugging of a 20-year-old man in Hyde Park. The victim, who is believed to be a student, was approached  by two men on Sunday October 6, at approximately 11am. The man was asked to hand over his belongings including his black iPhone and any money he … Read More

News | Police rope off Hyde Park

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Woodhouse Moor was the subject of student speculation on Wednesday after a section of the park was cordoned off by police tape in the early hours of the morning, following an allegation of serious sexual assault. The police tape remained around the scene throughout the day, leading many students to … Read More

News | 80 houses left vulnerable to burglars

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80 student houses were found to be insecure in the Hyde Park area during a two-hour period. On September 25, Police officers carried out random checks and found it worryingly apparent that a large number of students had houses that lacked security, despite endless campaigns to raise awareness. The figure … Read More

The Hyde Park Picture House | A Fresher's Introduction

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  Founded in 1914, the Hyde Park Picture House is soon to celebrate its 100th birthday, a rare feat for an independent cinema, and it’s not difficult to understand its endurance. Newly appointed Observer film critic Mark Kermode described it is his book The Good, the Bad and the Multiplex … Read More