Daily Archives: May 6, 2016

Leeds off-license criticism

By Charlotte Lascelles People living on Armley Town Street have been urged to have their say on plans for two new off-licenses. Some locals had previously been hoping to cut down on the number of establishments selling alcohol due to anti-social, drunken behaviour. Residents are being asked to have their say on the matter with…

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Leeds Trinity University supports local musician

By Tom McGlynn A singer-songwriter from Leeds appeared at Leeds Trinity University on Wednesday to play a short set in The Lounge, the university’s student bar, as part of a project to support local talent. Ricky Fleming, who went to school in Horsforth, played several original tracks for the impressed students. He has been touring the UK for…

Appeal after crash death

By Christopher Dow Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in Ackton, Pontefract. They would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident which took place at around 7.15pm on Common Side Lane in Ackton, on Wednesday this week. The rider of the motorcycle, a 57 year old man, from…

Preview: Yorkshire Playoff Picture

By Matthew Brady This year’s Football League is coming to a typically thrilling conclusion this weekend, and Yorkshire will be well represented in the playoff drama in both the Championship and League One. The stakes are always high at the business end of the season, particularly in the playoff race as a trip to Wembley…

Distasteful tweet outrages Bradford City fans

By Leah Nicholson The Bradford City Fire was one of the worst disasters to happen in football history. The fire, which occurred at Valley Parade stadium in 1985, killed 56 people and injured 265. As it left so many families devastated, it’s a given that the people of Bradford take the matter very seriously. This has…

Covering my first election

By Charlotte Lascelles At 10am today over 1,300 volunteers began to count the votes cast by over 500,000 people in Leeds yesterday to elect 33 members of the City Council. As I haven’t been to something like this before, I had expected there to be something of a tense atmosphere, like I had imagined scenes…

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