Since 2008, Leeds University Union was the first union in the UK to ban the sale of water in the Union’s shops and outlets after a campus-wide referendum where 4000 students voted. However after the […]
The roof of Co-Operative Food on Cardigan road caved in causing the store to close. The roof caved in in two places in the Co-Operative Food store on Cardigan Road at around 11am this morning. […]
Employees at Union supermarket reveal ban on drinking water and other issues relating to work. “There’s a lack of honesty and communication in general”, one employee tells us It has recently come to light that […]
The ‘champagne socialist’ archetype has always had a long time association with students. The idea that we’re a bunch of middle class, Starbucks-craving, hummus-sucking, avocado-worshipping slacktivists waiting in the queue for a £5 bowl of quinoa has a long history.
Over 10 years ago, in 2008, students at Leeds participated in a referendum that saw a historic banning of the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the student union. Being the first Union in the country to do so, Leeds students held their heads high in being the forerunners of placing sustainability before profit.
Last Wednesday (20th February) saw the grand opening of LUU’s new Co-op store. LUU have said that the decision to transform Essentials into a Co-op would “provide [students] with more choice of products, cheaper options […]
Essentials, the official supermarket of LUU, is to become a Co-op, it was announced by LUU earlier today. A press release from LUU explained that the Essentials we all know and love is going to […]