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Leeds Beckett student missing after Manchester terror attack

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Courtney Boyle, a Criminology and Psychology student at Leeds Beckett University, has been reported missing with her stepfather after the terror attack at Manchester Arena last night which left 22 dead. Courtney, originally from Tyne and Wear, has not been heard from since the concert finished, and her mother has … Read More

Live At Leeds 2017 – 11 Acts Not To Miss

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In just over two weeks, venues right across the city will be awash with music for the stellar Live At Leeds. Not only that, 2017 marks the festival’s 10th anniversary, and it looks set to be its biggest year yet. Bringing together the best breakthrough talent with established acts from … Read More

Demonstration planned to support lighting in Beckett Park

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This evening, a demonstration is planned in Beckett Park to support the installation of streetlights. The park adjoins Leeds Beckett University’s Headingley campus and has been the subject of campaigns over the years to light it up in fears over student safety. Kelly-Anne Watson, vice-president of welfare and security at … Read More

Warpaint @ Leeds Beckett SU 23/03/17

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Months after the release of their third album Heads Up, Warpaint came to Leeds to bring it to life. The beginning of the show seemed to be weighed down by the relaxed atmosphere. Kicking off with the title track from the new album, the band played perfectly to the point … Read More

Glass Animals @ Beckett, 11/3/17

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Last summer’s release of Glass Animals’ second album How to Be a Human Being saw the band begin to break through into the mainstream. They’ve gone from being four individuals who used to stand timidly behind their instruments to a group who thrive off of the energy their devoted fans … Read More

Leeds Repeat their Varsity Win Against Beckett Rivals

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Leeds University’s men’s hockey first team repeated their Varsity triumph over neighbours, Leeds Beckett, with a deserved 3-1 victory at Weetwood on Wednesday afternoon. The momentum swapped between both teams throughout the match, with Leeds securing their first win of the BUCS season, following a defeat at Loughborough last week. … Read More

Beckett Badminton Celebrate twelfth success

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Although they might have lost the rugby finale, Leeds Beckett kept hold of their unbeaten Varsity record, winning the competition for the twelfth year in succession. They didn’t have it all their own way, as the University of Leeds’ teams ensured it was the closest Leeds Varsity ever, falling just … Read More

Lower Than Atlantis @ Leeds Beckett 8/12

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It’s the final week of term, and everyone is looking to wind down, so it seems like the perfect time to catch the Watford boys in Lower Than Atlantis as they make their return to the UK following a successful tour over the other side of the pond. Over the … Read More

Starsailor @ Leeds Beckett Student Union 7/10

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It may seem strange for a band like this to play at such a small venue on their first UK tour since 2009, however the result created by this was immense. In Leeds Beckett’s Student Union, Starsailor whacked out a set of eighteen songs with such energy and vigour that … Read More

Breaking Bad style drugs gang sentenced

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A group of 10 Leeds Beckett University students were sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Monday for their roles in importing and selling illegal drugs from abroad. Liam Reynolds, 21, the group ringleader, was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for conspiracy to import and supply LSD, cannabis and ecstasy, as … Read More