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Hyde Park regular Bernard ‘Brian’ Davey death confirmed

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It has been confirmed that Bernard Davey, a homeless man and familiar face to many in Hyde Park, has passed away.  Many knew him as Brian, an elderly man who was often in his wheelchair outside the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road in Hyde Park. He was often singing outside Sainsbury’s … Read More

Otley Road Wetherspoon’s license rejected

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In 2014, JD Wetherspoon bought The Elinor Lupton Centre on Headingley lane with intentions of turning it into a 500-capacity venue. They won an appeal in September against Leeds City Council’s decision to reject the initial planning applications. As The Gryphon reported in October, JD Wetherspoon applied for a pub … Read More

Hyde Park murder investigation continues as police search for guitars

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Police search for guitars believed to be linked to Hyde Park murder earlier this month Police are looking to trace two electric guitars missing from the home of a man murdered in Hyde Park. Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John’s Close on … Read More

Hyde Park murder: police arrest two people

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Police have arrested two people in connection with the murder of a young man in Hyde Park. Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John’s Close on Thursday 17th November. A 22-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man, both from Leeds, have been arrested on … Read More

A Branson pickle! Students complain of “appalling” Virgin Media broadband in Hyde Park

2 years ago / 0 comments

Tell my wi-fi miss her… The Gryphon has received a number of complaints from students living in the Hyde Park area about poor Virgin Media broadband service, a problem which seems to have been recurring for over a year now, with many customers trying to claim money back. Oliver Howarth, … Read More

Swastika graffiti removed in Hyde Park

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A Nazi Swastika spray painted onto a pavement near Hyde Park has been removed after students reported it to the police. The offensive graffiti was widely condemned as a hate crime. Local police officer PC Matt Guy commended students efforts by stating “It was great that as soon as students … Read More

News | Student landlord is sex offender

5 years ago / 0 comments

Five Leeds University students have been forced to move out of their accommodation after finding out their landlord was a registered sex offender without a license to rent the property. Businessman Gulam Bobat told the residents that he was their landlord, despite lacking a Housing in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licence. … Read More