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Armed Gang Of Three Shoot Man In Leeds City Centre

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A police cordon is in place this morning after a man was shot by an armed gang on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre, last night. The shooting took place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 9 May, when the victim was stationary at traffic lights in a BMW vehicle on Burmantofts … Read More

Large Fire at Furniture Store in City Centre

3 years ago / 0 comments

A fire broke out at Hill’s Furniture Store near the Corn Exchange in Leeds City centre on Friday evening. The fire is believed to have started at around 4.30pm, shortly after the shop closed for the day. Whilst no one was thought to be inside, the building was said to … Read More

Rail Workers Strike in City

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On Thursday rail workers from the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union staged a protest in Leeds City Centre to express concern about plans for future rail franchises in the north of England. The protest was held in City Square just outside the Queens Hotel, where this year’s National Rail … Read More

Communion New Faces Tour @ Holy Trinity Church 10/11

4 years ago / 0 comments

Hidden in the Trinity shopping centre’s commercial shadow, the Holy Trinity Church emerged as a gateway to another dimension. Angelically white-washed walls and intricate stained glass windows provided the backdrop for the final night of Communion’s ‘New Faces’ tour, a mesmerizing concert showcasing four of 2014’s brightest new artists: Pixel … Read More

Students stand with community over ISIS

4 years ago / 0 comments

Demonstrators gathered in Leeds city centre earlier this week in solidarity with the Kurdish town of Kobane. According to the organisers, over 130 people were present at the peaceful demonstration held in Dortmund Square, in response to ISIS attacks on the town bordering Syria and Turkey. Kobane was besieged last … Read More

Suspect of Majestyk fire denies arson in court

4 years ago / 0 comments

A suspect appeared in Leeds Magistrates Court this morning to deny starting the fire that partially damaged the iconic Majestic nightclub last Tuesday night. 32-year old Stuart James Jefferson, from Leeds, pleaded not guilty while appearing before District judge Roy Anderson. The case has now been sent to the Crown … Read More

Gallery: Axe the Bedroom Tax

6 years ago / 0 comments

Around 800 students and members of the public gathered in Leeds city centre yesterday to march against the so-called ‘Bedroom Tax’. Under new government rules, those receiving housing benefit will see these payments limited if they are deemed to have ‘spare’ rooms which aren’t being sufficiently occupied. The Department for … Read More