Tag : hyde park

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

5 years ago / 0 comments

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

5 years ago / 0 comments

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

6 years ago / 0 comments

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

1 in 7 Hyde Park houses “unsecured”

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As many as one in seven homes in Hyde Park and Woodhouse are left unlocked. Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team inspected over 300 properties in the student area, in an effort to highlight the dangers of break-ins and burglaries. Police said there is a “major concern” about unlocked … Read More

Night of cocktails ends in “chaos”

6 years ago / 0 comments

23.11.12 Revellers were left shaken after being evacuated from a bar on Call Lane last weekend. Cocktail drinkers were forced to leave  the bar in the early hours of Sunday morning after the police were called following reports of an assault. A man and a woman were apprehended and searched, … Read More

Noisy students aggravate locals

6 years ago / 0 comments

23.11.12 One in every eight noise complaints the Council has received in the last year concerned student areas. Information obtained by the Yorkshire Evening Post through the Freedom of Information Act cited loud music as the main cause for complaint, accounting for 70 per cent of the calls to the … Read More

Student homes evacuated in suspected arson attack

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  2.11.12 Students had to be evacuated from their homes after fire engulfed a property in a suspected arson attack. The Fire service was called to the address in Hartley Crescent in Woodhouse just before 9pm on Tuesday evening. It is understood that the fire brigade arrived to find the … Read More

I got 99 problems but a Snitch ain’t one

6 years ago / 0 comments

  On a chilly autumnal afternoon in Hyde Park, magic was in the air as the Leeds University Quidditch and Harry Potter Society met to practise and to prove you don’t have to be a student at Hogwarts to have a go the sport. A cheerful group of fans of … Read More

Trick or treat? Crime at Halloween

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It’s that time of year again: students are out, en masse, dressed up for another fun night of Halloween debauchery; every corner you turn you’re greeted by another pumpkin or scantily-clad nurse, or run over by a group of animal-attired lads on a Noah’s Ark themed Otley Run. Even those … Read More