Tag : yorkshire

Music | Beacons Festival 2014 – Bands and Artists Review

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It’s Friday morning, and the first few heads are poking out of tents like tortoises from their shells after a heavy Thursday night with Gold Teeth at the Belgrave Music Hall bar. But what better place is there to ease a hangover than Skipton’s loveable Beacons Festival, with its singularly … Read More

Music | Beacons Festival – LSi’s bands & artists to watch

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While Skipton’s Beacons Festival offers up some unbelievable disc jockying talent this year, it also provides a great lineup of bands old and new for you to enjoy. Here are a few that you need to see. #1. The Fall The Manchester band, fronted by controversial, misanthropic punk poet and … Read More

Food | Beacons Festival: LSi’s Street Food and Drink Not to Miss

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There isn’t long to go until Beacons Festival returns to the Yorkshire Dales. With an already outstanding reputation for their culinary offerings, the festival’s organisers are promising to raise the bar even higher this time around. With so much on offer you might need a hand in picking. Luckily, LSi is … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

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Yorkshire among fattest regions Yorkshire is one of the UK’s fattest regions, according to a report by Aviva. A quarter of residents are ‘obese’ and 21% ‘never do any fitness activity’. The survey found a ‘clear north-south divide’ when it comes to healthy living, with northerners ‘more likely to be … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

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Pensioner embarks on round-the-world hike A pensioner from Leeds is walking 65 million steps, equivalent to a round-the-world hike. Maisie Allen is completing the feat in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance, measuring her daily steps with a pedometer. The 84 year old previously completed the Iron Lady challenge, which included over 100 … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

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Yorkshire Pudding named county icon The Yorkshire Pudding has been voted the biggest Yorkshire icon. It beat York Minster and the Dales to the top in a vote of more than 11,000 people. The poll was run by Dalesman magazine, to mark the 75th anniversary of the publication.   Waste … Read More

Travel | A day out in Sheffield

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Whether you have a few hours or a whole day to spend, then our Yorkshire neighbour may fit the bill. The city of Sheffield, a cultural hub, is but 40 minutes away by train, and is friendly to the student purse strings. To make the most of your time, and … Read More

News | First bus fares set to rise

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As of March 30, the biggest bus firm in Leeds will be increasing many of their ticket prices. Single and return fares are set to rise. However, adult day, week, month and annual prices for local and West Yorkshire-wide travel will remain the same. Most of First’s £1.10 Leeds journey … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

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Doncaster voted fattest town Doncaster has been voted the second fattest town in the UK. Over 74.4% of the town’s inhabits would be classed as overweight or obese according to Public Health England. Yorkshire was polled as Britain’ s second fattest county, with 67.9% of its citizens struggling with weight … Read More

Features | How to make the most of your last semester

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Let’s face it, you’re probably not going to get that first you claimed you’d get on that very first day. You’ve lost your air of plucky bravado and realised that you’re a small fish in a big pond now and after all, you want to enjoy your remaining days here. … Read More