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Appeal Over Potential Gunshots Near Leodis Residences

6 months ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police are investigating a potential firearm discharge near Leodis Residences yesterday. Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday 9 May, police were called to reports of a confrontation between two groups of males around the Servia Hill area of Woodhouse. Witnesses were reported to have seen what is believed to … Read More

Armed Gang Of Three Shoot Man In Leeds City Centre

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

Arrest Made In Connection With Hyde Park Death

6 months ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have made a second arrest in connection with the death of a man in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Police were called to an address on Harold Grove at 3.28am on the morning of Tuesday 8 May, after a man was found seriously injured. He was … Read More

Marching On Together: Red Ladder and WYP’s The Damned United

8 months ago / 0 comments

The famous blue and yellow of Leeds United has become somewhat synonymous with locally based Red Ladder of late for their co-production of The Damned United with the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Nevertheless, I was intrigued to see if Director Rod Dixon could transform David Peace’s bestselling book into another piece … Read More

Leeds Student Attacked At Headingley House Party [GRAPHIC]

8 months ago / 0 comments

A University of Leeds student alleges he was stabbed, beaten and bitten in an “unprovoked” attack at a student house party in Headingley. Mitt Malhotra, 21, who studies Aviation Technology, says that he was targeted by at least three men just before 4.30am on Saturday, March 24, on Spring Road. … Read More

Every Third Minute Launches with ‘Still Alice’

8 months ago / 0 comments

Every Third Minute. a festival at West Yorkshire Playhouse charting resilience against dementia, was launched with the warming ‘Still Alice’. Arts writer Catherine Corcoran gives us the rundown. First performed in 2013 by Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company, Christine Mary Dunford’s touching work Still Alice has now arrived at the West … Read More

Ram-raid on Leeds Rolex Shop Caught on Camera

9 months ago / 0 comments

Two cars have been videoed attempting to ram-raid a Rolex at Prestons on Commercial Street in Leeds. West Yorkshire Police were called to the incident at around 11:55 GMT on Sunday 18th February. One of the vehicles tried to reverse into the front of the store and, when that failed, … Read More

21-year-old Found Dead in Liberty Park Halls of Residence

12 months ago / 0 comments

A 21-year-old has been found dead inside Liberty Park halls of residence on Marlborough Street, near to the A58 and Kirkstall Road, just off Leeds city centre. A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “”Police were called to an address off Marlborough Street, Leeds at about 2.15pm today by the … Read More

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

‘Two Man Show’ Review: Am I a “man-woman”?

1 year ago / 0 comments

As part of West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Furnace Festival music, feminism and excellent execution collide in RashDash’s identity questioning show. “I thought I could tell you with words how funny I am” These words I am about to use are words chosen by men to describe the life of men in … Read More