Tag : Polly Hatcher

House for the Homeless comes to Studio 24

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On 20th January the debut House for the Homeless will bring a charity night of music and art to Studio 24. The lineup will feature an array of Hyde Park’s finest talent with a range of DJs including Flux resident Wallauer and the live neo-soul band Necktr, alongside many more. … Read More

Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club

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The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “The University is committed to helping create a supportive … Read More

New Edward Boyle café in name row with Hyde Park Book Club

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The new cafe in the Edward Boyle library opened it’s doors to students for the first time this week, however it has attracted some controversy due to it’s name, The Book Club, which some are claiming undermines the branding of local venue Hyde Park Book Club. The new cafe in Edward … 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

Seeing double: Hyde Park’s Sainsbury’s situation

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A new Sainsbury’s supermarket opened on the 1st December on Royal Park Road, only 0.2 miles away from the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road. The Brudenell Road ‘Sainos’ has become a student institution, dominating the student-packed Hyde Park area when it comes to big supermarket brands. Which leads nicely on … Read More

University working towards a ‘smoke-free’ campus

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The issue is discussed among students following a proposal to introduce designated outdoor smoking areas At the most recent Better University Forum a motion was proposed to implement specific outdoor smoking areas on campus. Nine voted in favour and six voted against, but any further decision has been postponed until … Read More

Students left in dark over absent Leeds Beckett President

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Beckett Students’ Union President Joe Murray absent from post for over two weeks amidst suspension rumours A number of students have signed an open letter to Nicky Goldthorpe, Chief Executive of Leeds Beckett Student’s Union, calling on the Union to provide information as to why President, Joe Murray, is absent … Read More

Leeds Creatives: the lowdown

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Talks from cultural connoisseurs from across the city show the creative strength of Leeds On the 22nd November, The Gryphon, Leeds Student Radio and LSTV came together to put on the first Leeds Creatives event. The event played host to a number of speakers who are having a huge impact … Read More

Bike thief arrested outside The Edge

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On Monday night security personnel at the University of Leeds detained a man who was attempting to steal a push bike which was locked up outside The Edge Sports Centre. He was found with equipment on his person to enable the theft. Reports from the police have stated that there … Read More

Transgender Day of Remembrance in LUU

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November the 21st marks Trans Day of Remembrance. 2016 has been the deadliest year on record for trans people, and in particular trans women of colour, as many have been unlawfully killed. At 5.30pm, the Union will hold a vigil to commemorate those that we have lost, which will be … Read More