MAP Charity will make a huge step towards revitalising Mabgate’s creative community in July, as work begins on a million-pound restoration of its headquarters, Hope Foundry.
Manasa Narayanan chatted to Jack Colmer about his hand-crafted Bin Bag dispenser, now a permanent feature of the Leeds landscape. After students were lambasted for leaving litter on Woodhouse Moor in both local and National news, Manasa investigates the situation from a student perspective.
Since June 2016, the UK public has been anxiously waiting for the day when Brexit will finally mean Brexit.
Businesses, local councils and individuals have been preparing themselves for various outcome scenarios, yet none could have ever anticipated that Brexit would coincide with a pandemic.
Three Labour councillors have resigned in just eight days, citing a “toxic atmosphere”. Crossgates councillor Janette Walker joined Garforth members Mark Dobson and Sarah Field in forming a new local independent party. This is the […]
When students go home for Christmas, an enormous amount of leftover food from people’s kitchens is thrown away. LUU has teamed up with a number of local charities and Leeds City Council so that unwanted […]
Homelessness protesters are given semi-permanent space after being moved from Park Square. Campaigners from the Leeds Homelessness Partnership have reached an agreement in court with Leeds City Council for a stay of six weeks for […]
Students have spoken of their frustration at being denied the right to vote after it is alleged Leeds City Council made a string of errors on election day. Several students have told The Gryphon they had trouble […]
Leeds City’s youngest councillor has called for more young people to get into politics despite the ‘barriers’ they face. Alice Smart, who won a seat in this year’s local elections aged 21, rejected claims she […]
The University and Union have decided to support the controversial Trolleybus scheme. The £250 million project will be backed by LUU following a consultation with students. Leeds City Council proposed the scheme in the hope […]
Mezz nightclub has had its licence suspended for three months, following the backlash over Tequila’s ‘Fresher’s Violation’ video. The decision to close the space until it is sold to new management was taken at a […]
Students are complaining to the Council about their homes being unsafe, LS can reveal. This year the Council has carried out 136 prosecutions in the private rented sector. LS recently exposed a case involving a […]
Student areas are still causing a problem according to the Council despite recycling rates in Leeds hitting record highs. Leeds residents produced 7,000 tonnes less waste than they did the previous year but Councillor Mark […]