Daily Archives: November 6, 2014

BUSINESS: Leeds ranked third in UK shopping league table

By Lucy Slater Leeds has been named the third best city for retail shopping in the UK. The ranking excludes London and places West Yorkshire’s biggest city behind Glasgow at the top and Manchester in second place out of 3,000 retail venues. Javelin Group specialises in working with retail companies all over the world and…

FINANCE: Nightclubs fight to attract the student pound

By Jordan Kelly The battle for freshers’ cash is well under way – and one Leeds club’s £1,000 giveaway shows they mean business. Each year a fresh batch of university students fill Leeds city centre and nightclubs do all they can to make sure they are their venue of choice. In the past, free drinks…

POLITICS: Miliband spells out policies in bid to win election

By Oriana Storey Ed Miliband has vowed to improve bus transport outside London if Labour win next year’s general election. The plans will give more power to the regions, ensuring economic benefits are felt outside London. Claire Walters, chief executive of Bus Users UK, a non-profit organisation, said: “Anything that’s going to improve bus transport…

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