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Ex-miners are facing eviction

By Kamile Banyte Over 70 families could soon be homeless as their landlord wants to demolish their family homes.   Pemberstone submitted a planning application to demolish the prefabricated houses, which were built for miners in the 1950’s. People living on Wordsworth Drive and Sugar Hill Close, in Oulton may be evicted if the landlord…

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Write your school work using only your eyes!

By Bradley Walford This futuristic technology allows children to communicate solely through the movement of their eyes. The revolutionary ‘eye-gaze’ technology works by picking up subtle eye movements, and this is tracked by light across the screen. This exciting piece of kit is tailored towards providing disadvantaged children who struggle with communication, and can’t communicate…

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Wonderful Wonderlab in Bradford

By Paweł Kuziemski. This year was the most successful year for the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford in the last ten years. They brought a thousand more visitors than in the previous year. But The Telegraph & Argus reported that few years ago the number of visitors dropped down so much, that the…

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National League North Playoffs Preview

By Will Hopper There is the potential for an all-Yorkshire clash between Harrogate Town and Bradford Park Avenue in the National League North playoff final. Last night, Bradford Park Avenue defeated Kidderminster Harriers 2-0 in the National League North playoff qualifying round. Goals from Avenue’s top scorer Adam Boyes and Oli Johnson were enough to…

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Leeds hope for better

By Paweł Kuziemski Today is polling day for those planning to vote in the local elections. Politicians elected will have to face the difficult task of improving the small local areas they govern. In light of this, we asked Leeds residents what changes they would like to see made to the area. But are they confident changes like these will be…

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Cougars Chairman Steps Down

By Will Hopper Keighley Cougars have announced that chairman Gary Fawcett is stepping down after eight and a half years in charge. The League One rugby league club have confirmed that Fawcett’s resignation from the chairman role is due to his other commitments. As well as running the West Yorkshire club, Fawcett is also a director for SkillsForge…

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Local elections 2018: What Leeds voters need to know

  By Samuel Bannister Voters across West Yorkshire head to the polling stations tomorrow to have their say in the 2018 local elections. It’s the first time they will have voted since last year’s dramatic General Election. Due to boundary changes of the wards in which people vote, the public will be voting for three…

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Students homeless after Leeds accommodation flooding

By Emily Smith, Sophie Banks and Samiya Ahmad Over 500 students have been evacuated from their accommodation after serious flooding caused damage overnight. The flooding began at 3am on Wednesday 2nd May, after a pipe burst on the 9th floor in The Plaza student accommodation, Clay Pit Lane, which houses both Leeds Beckett University and…

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