Tag : leeds

The Botanist – Perfect for that post-graduation meal

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If you’re searching for that perfect graduation meal, then look no further than The Botanist… Deciding where to go for your post-graduation meal is a challenging task. Even if your parents insist it’s your choice, when mum hates Thai food and Dad isn’t a big fan of Italian, finding somewhere … Read More

Free Community Shop for refugees to open in Hyde Park

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LUU’s Leave Leeds Tidy campaigners are working alongside the Leeds Community Project to provide free essential items to those in need this summer. Students are being encouraged to donate unwanted items to the Free Community Shop which will open on the 3rd and 6th of July at All Hallows Church. The … Read More

Review: Cantina, Leeds’ first all-vegan restaurant

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The city’s first all-vegan cafe has just opened at The Old Red Bus Station, so we went down to give it a try… I should probably start this review with the admission that I’m not vegan in the slightest. I’m a meat-eater through and through. So this probably doesn’t make … Read More

PPG Leeds 1st Birthday w/ Objekt @ Wire 31/05

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Sheffield night Pretty Pretty Good (PPG) celebrated a year of taking their parties to a better Yorkshire city on 31st May, booking Objekt for their Leeds 1st birthday to play an all-night-long set at Wire. Objekt’s music is known for being equally experimental, singular and challenging, adjectives that do not … Read More

The Real Junk Food Project faces Prosecution over out of date food

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The founder of Leeds-based food charity The Real Junk Food Project is facing prosecution, after trading officials found the organisation to be selling food past it’s sell by date. On 11th April, officials found that 444 items which the charity had deemed fit for sale were a cumulative total of … Read More

Leeds UKIP candidate supports NHS privatisation

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Leeds Central UKIP candidate Bill Palfreman has expressed his support for privatising the NHS at a hustings organised by Open Rights Group, Amnesty International, and Global Justice Now. Speaking first to the public in relation to cyber security and attacks on the NHS, Palfreman said “I don’t know if anyone remembers … Read More

Lost At Sea: my adventures down under

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A combination of reasons led to my wanting to take a year out from university. The prospect of graduating was looming like a great dust cloud, billowing on the horizon ready to engulf me when least expecting to then spit me up on an employer’s doorstep, inexperienced and clueless. I’d … Read More

Police confirm Leeds Beckett student died in Manchester bombing

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Police have confirmed that Courtney Boyle, 19, died in the terror attack on Manchester Arena. The Leeds Beckett University student was reported missing following the bomb blast at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. Miss Boyle attended the concert with her mother’s partner, 32-year-old Phil Tron. His death has … Read More

Historic viaduct in Leeds to be transformed into a sky park

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Plans to regenerate the disused Monk Bridge viaduct into a high line park with shops, bars and restaurants occupying its arches have been given the go ahead by an enthusiastic decision-making panel. The project is said to be inspired by The Highline – a 1.45 mile long park on an … Read More

Reactions to Corbyn

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There’s a lot to be said for breaking out of the echo chamber. With this in mind, I accepted a friend’s suggestion of seeing Jeremy Corbyn’s much publicised visit to the Brundell Social Club on Monday. While it didn’t win me over (which in fairness to the man was a … Read More