Tag : Jonny

Brownlees get Bodington base

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£5 million Brownlee Centre will be the UK’s first purpose built triathlon training facility. This year a new £5 million triathlon training base named after Leeds’ very own Brownlee brothers will open. The University of Leeds’ Bodington playing fields will host the new one mile cycle circuit, which is one … Read More

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

“Incredibly proud” Brownlees switch on Leeds’ Christmas lights

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While some believe that a silly TV advert marks the start of the Christmas countdown, we know that the Christmas clock truly began on Thursday (10th November) with the spectacular switch on of Leeds’ Christmas lights. Thousands came to witness the latest incarnation of the annual event, featuring double gold … Read More

Freshers’ Week ‘a waste of time and money’

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Private school head teachers from around the country have called for universities to start lectures sooner and have branded Freshers’ Week potentially “isolating and expensive”. William Richardson, general secretary of the annual Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, stated that informal conversations with undergraduate students had suggested that many would prefer to … Read More