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Police Appeal for Information after Woodhouse Sexual Assaults

1 year ago / 0 comments

Detectives from West Yorkshire Police are looking for a man thought to be behind two sexual assaults on women in the Woodhouse area of Leeds last week. The attacks took place in the early hours of Tuesday 26 September. One woman, 21, was grabbed and pushed into a bus stop … Read More

Moped robberies affect North Leeds

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following a series of recent street robberies in the Hyde Park and Woodhouse area. Various incidents occurred between April 16 and April 23, with WYP reporting that many of the victims were students. A number of the robberies were carried out on Wednesday … Read More

Leeds burglar impaled on broken window pleads guilty

3 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds burglar, who was impaled on the glass of a window he had smashed in order break into a student house, has pleaded guilty. William Bedford, 42, has pleaded guilty to burglary with intent to steal after he was caught attempting to gain access to a student house in … Read More

News | Labour maintains stronghold in student areas

5 years ago / 0 comments

Labour candidates have won in local elections in the wards of Hyde Park & Woodhouse and Headingley. Javaid Akhtar, who already held the seat in the Hyde Park & Woodhouse ward was re-elected, beating first year student and Conservative candidate Edward Hardy. Speaking to LS after the result Mr Akhtar said: “My … Read More

News | LS interviews your council candidates

5 years ago / 0 comments

Stuart Long – Kirkstall – Independent What experience would you bring as a councilor and what are your main priorities? I have already campaigned with Ben Fisher [former Community Officer] for £1 and £2 bus fares. One of my greatest priorities is bringing more fares down and better quality of … Read More

News | Students left shaken by Woodhouse fire

5 years ago / 0 comments

Fire fighters were called to the scene of a blaze on Monday night as a home in Woodhouse went up in flames. The house on the corner of Quarry Mount Street was set alight in an arson attack. A student neighbour described how he heard “screaming” during the night before … Read More

News | Student treated to secret gig at home

5 years ago / 0 comments

Indie band Reverend and the Makers have performed a spontaneous gig at a second year student’s house. In response to tweets from French and Law student Maisie Andrews and her family, the Reverend played on the stairs of Andrews’ house in Woodhouse. An ecstatic Andrews told LS: “I had to … Read More

News | Woodhouse blackout

5 years ago / 0 comments

Residents of Woodhouse were engulfed in darkness on Tuesday night after a power outage struck the area for hours. The blackout started at approximately 7pm in the evening, with power finally restored at 4am on Wednesday morning. 264 houses were affected on Hartley Crescent and Burchett Place, as well as … Read More

News | Ruthless burglars break doors

5 years ago / 0 comments

A group of students were left astonished after finding their locked front door hanging off its hinges after being burgled. The house of seven returned from a night out at 3am to discover their front door almost removed. Second year Civil Engineering student Navide Apicella told LS: “when I saw … Read More

News | Police rope off Hyde Park

5 years ago / 0 comments

Woodhouse Moor was the subject of student speculation on Wednesday after a section of the park was cordoned off by police tape in the early hours of the morning, following an allegation of serious sexual assault. The police tape remained around the scene throughout the day, leading many students to … Read More