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Man, 32, Stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road, Police Confirm

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A 32-year-old man has been stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road at around 2pm this afternoon. The man has been taken to hospital and is currently in a stable condition. Local residences reported numerous emergency vehicles and an air-lift helicopter following the incident, as Police attended and cordoned off … Read More

Crispy’s on the Gravy Train to Success

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It’s 6 pm on a cold Monday evening and as students trudge home from uni, the deep fat fryer is beginning to sizzle in everyone’s favourite drunk food destination in preparation for a busy weeknight. We are sat tucking into our complimentary cheesy chips and chocolate cake with Baz, the … Read More

Blind Woman and Guide Dog Targeted in Hyde Park Firework Attack

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A blind woman in her 50s has been left distressed after youths targeted fireworks at her and her guide dog, at around 8pm in Hyde Park yesterday evening (Tuesday 30th October). The woman and her dog were walking along Moorland Road when they were attacked with fireworks that were being … Read More

Dance Disease Infects Leeds – Review

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Last Friday, Blueberry Hills Studios welcomed back new kids on the block, Dance Disease, after their sold out debut at the venue last year. Thanks to the likes of Patchwork and Next of Kin, the intimate, 300 capacity venue was the perfect setting for Dance Disease. Izzy Wylie, who started the … Read More

Bristol-Based Trio Elder Island are Taking to the Stage at Belgrave, 02.11.18

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This Friday, our beloved music hub Belgrave Music Hall will play host to the sensual and exotic grooves of Elder Island, a three piece hailing from Bristol, making up one of the dates of a tour that celebrates the long-awaited release of some new music for the band. New track … Read More

Survey Names Leeds UK’s Third-Largest ‘Halloween Hotspot’

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Leeds is renowned for the Otley Run, a fancy-dress pub crawl encompassing 16 different venues. But does the city’s love of dressing up extend to Halloween? My brother just told mum he’s doing the Otley Run on Halloween and she said ‘aw I’m so proud I’ll sponsor you’ actually pissing … Read More

Air Pollution: The Silent Killer

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Leeds is the third worst polluted city in the UK and one of seven major cities to breach EU-regulated legal levels of air quality. If nothing is done to change this, the city will receive financial penalties by 2020. In October 2016, proposals to introduce clean air zones in Leeds, … Read More

The Curious Case of the Bean Man

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If you’re not yet aware, there is a mysterious DJ who is popping up and playing at different house parties around Hyde Park. Here’s the curious tale: You won’t find him on Spotify and you certainly can’t book tickets for his next show. A tall, lanky freestyle musician has drawn … Read More

Backing the bid: Channel 4 in Leeds

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Leeds joins competition with Birmingham and Manchester to become the new headquarter city for Channel 4. But why should Leeds lead the pack? At a first look when compared with Manchester with ITV or Birmingham, home of BBC Three, Leeds may seem the underdog. But who doesn’t love an underdog? … Read More

Subdub Still Going Strong – Review

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Once again, the holy grounds of the West Indian Centre came alive to the relentless beat of an eclectic mix of Reggae, Dub, DnB, and Dancehall music, for Sub Dub’s return last Saturday (5th October).  The well-established and intensely popular night, SubDub, is an institution in and of itself. Founded … Read More