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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

News | Head shop opens in Hyde Park

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A shop selling legal highs and drugs paraphernalia has started trading in Hyde Park. Rudeboy Headshop opened on Hyde Park Corner in July and prides itself on its range of new psychoactive substances or ‘legal highs’ as well as products such as grinders and bongs. LS spoke to the owner … Read More

News | Student falls victim to knife attack

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A 21 year old woman, believed to be a student, has been mugged in Meanwood by two men using a knife. The victim was approached from behind by the attackers who cut the straps of her backpack with a knife. The girl sustained cuts to her hands and shoulder. The … Read More

Top Ten Moving Week Moments

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1. Packing up your room at the end of a university year is the best way to awaken the eco-warrior in even the most reluctant of us as we pile up leaflet after leaflet after leaflet to be recycled. Flyering is ruining our planet, people! How can I possibly make … Read More

Raid on Woodhouse cannabis den

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A residential home being used as a cannabis den in Woodhouse was raided by police last week following a report of a break-in. Police received the report that several men had been seen breaking into a house on Quarry Mount Terrace in the early hours of the morning on Friday … Read More