Daily Archives: May 12, 2016

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Williams departs Forest

By Jack Simpson Nottingham Forest have today confirmed the departure of temporary manager Paul Williams Williams has left Forest after 10 games following the sacking of former manager Dougie Freeman. Williams issued a statement on the clubs website saying: “I would like to thank the fans for all their support since I took charge. Although we…

Stone Roses to release new music tonight!

By Kerri Bell The rumour mill was in overdrive over the past few days as fans of the Stone Roses believed new music was to be released, after cryptic lemon pictures show up in Manchester, Newcastle, London, Glasgow and Leeds. And now the band have confirmed via social media that a new single will be released…

Dog owners outraged after pets killed by poisonous algae

By Ifeoluwa Taiwo and Kerri Bell Shocked dog owners have expressed their anger after being left ‘in the dark’ over several dog deaths due to poisonous blue-green algae at a nature reserve between Castleford and Leeds. West Yorkshire Police spotted the black/blue algae whilst on patrol at St. Aidan’s nature reserve. The algae is suspected to…

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Leeds snooker player hits out at new ranking event

By Jamie Woodhouse and Sebastian Sternik Leeds based world number 60, David Grace, has hit out at the controversial decision to make the Snooker Shootout tournament a part of the sports’ ranking events. The Snooker Shootout is a fast paced tournament featuring one frame matches with a ten minute time limit. A fifteen second shot…

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1 in 20 deaths in Leeds blamed on air pollution

By Scott Francis. Leeds has been named on a list of town and cities across the UK and Ireland who are breaching safe levels of air pollution. According to Public Health England five percent of deaths in Leeds can be attributed to anthropogenic particulate air pollution, known as PM2.5. Particulates are microscopic solid or liquid…

Filming a crime now a punishable offence

A new law which will see young offender given longer sentences for filming crimes on their mobile phones has been welcomed in Leeds. Anyone aged between 10 and 17 who has the intention of causing harm to another through humiliation or ‘additional distress’ through the releasing of photos, videos and personal details over social media are…

Play offs preview: Forest Green vs Grimsby Town

By William Wells This Sunday, Forest Green and Grimsby Town both currently in the National League, will square off at Wembley, with a place in the football league at stake. Forest Green of Gloucestershire come into the match in poor form winning just two in their last ten games, a run which included five consecutive draws,…

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Europe’s Strongest Man hits Leeds

By Richard Wright The strongest men in world are coming to The First Direct Arena in Leeds as it plays host to the Europe’s Strongest Man and the World Deadlift Championships on Saturday July 9th, 2016. The competitors will run with cars, toss kegs, lift giants logs and try to tackle the infamous Atlas Stones….

Brexit – What you need to know

By Billy Curtis. Mark it in your diaries, Thursday 23rd June. A day that will change the future of this country, as the British public vote to stay or leave the European Union. After he won the general election in 2015, and under pressure from his own party and UKIP, David Cameron pledged to give…

Exhilarating stunt show hits Yorkshire

By Sam Taylor The Nitro Circus is on its way to wow crowds with its spectacular stunts in packed stadiums across Yorkshire. Nitro Circus is a high adrenaline spectacle performed mainly on motorbikes as well as BMX’s, skateboards, scooters and sometimes even wheelchairs. It began as a small project in Utah where daredevil and X Games…

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