Tag : yorkshire

A Northern Away Day: Swansea’s trip to Rotherham

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Image Credit: [James Felton] Sports Editor James Felton gives us his perspective on the Swans visit to South Yorkshire, where Rotherham United stole a late win. After the summer spent looking forward to Championship away days, I visited Rotherham on Saturday in what was my first ever away game in … Read More

Yorkshire Football: a new footballing force in God’s Own Country

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Image Credit: [The Observer] Sports Editor Cian Fox had a chance to speak to the Yorkshire International Football Association, the YIFA, about the county’s new football team. Freshers at the University of Leeds will soon become acutely aware – if they are not already – that Yorkshire is a unique … Read More

Yorkshire to vote on Catalan style independence

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Last week Leeds city council member Charles Duckworth called on the people of Yorkshire to get behind the movement to vote for an independent Yorkshire. In a city council discussion, Mr Duckworth stated that across the globe there were more examples of “fragmentation of societies from large nations into smaller, … Read More

Moving Towards An Independent Yorkshire?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Following the election of ‘metro-mayors’ earlier this year for the regions of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Tees Valley and further afield in the West Midlands, West of England and Cambridgeshire, a majority of council leaders in the Yorkshire area are pushing for a similar position in God’s Own County.  17 … Read More

God’s Own Country Review

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Juliette Rowsell casts her thoughts on Francis Lee’s local masterpiece and why it we need it on our screens now, more than ever. It feels remarkable that Francis Lee’s directorial debut was written before the implications of last year’s Brexit referendum. A love story between a permanently-frowning farmer and a … Read More

Bradford Literature Festival Review 2017

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Aneeka Hussain gives an insightful and personal review of Bradford Literature Festival 2017 where she volunteered as the city she calls home was transformed into a hub of culture and excitement. From 30th June to the 9th July, Bradford city centre is transformed into a world of Literature and History: it … Read More

Leeds University collects over £200,000 in library fines

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over the past three years, The University of Leeds has collected over £211,000 in library fines from overdue books. In this time, universities across Yorkshire have received more than £600,000 in library fines. The total collected at Leeds University was the highest, followed by Leeds Beckett which received nearly £150,000, … Read More

Sustainable Sportswear that is Changing the World

2 years ago / 0 comments

In need of some brighter sportswear to inspire a trip to The Edge? Want this sportswear to be sustainably made here in Yorkshire and to also fund women’s business education in India? We thought so. Bella Kinesis is a sustainable sportswear brand that through the Mann Deshi Foundation, helps to … Read More

Fatal traffic collision on Kirkstall Road

2 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was killed and a driver seriously injured in a road traffic incident last night on Kirkstall Road nearby the Cardigan Fields retail park. The 33-year-old male cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics shortly after the collision. The … Read More

Abandoned Yorkshire: finding the beauty in decay

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Set, fittingly, in the formerly abandoned church building of Left Bank Leeds, Abandoned Yorkshire is an exhibition showcasing the urban exploration photography of the eponymous collective, who scale drainpipes and risk the law to preserve a sense of heritage. Their photographs have a strange beauty, with mould on the floor … Read More