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New Leeds band hoping to stand out from the crowd

By Samuel Bannister An energetic new Leeds band are hoping their music will stand out from the rest of the local scene. Heavy alternative duo Raw Optics formed this year, in the wake of singer/guitarist Joe Wray’s previous band, Flash Bats. “We’re taking a bit of a heavier route with this band,” says Wray. “In the…

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Harrogate Town vs Curzon Ashton: Match Preview

By Lewis Oldham This Saturday sees the final round of league fixtures in this season’s National League North. Promotion chasing Harrogate Town come up against Curzon Ashton in their last game before the play-offs get underway next week. Harrogate are already confirmed to finish in 2nd no matter what the results are on Saturday, which…

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How slow is the internet in your area?

By Amy Goodall and Josh Brooke Around 213 houses have been left with slow internet in Horsforth and Bramhope. Attention has been brought to this area after it has been found to take two to three hours when downloading films, in comparison to it only taking a few minutes in other areas. BT have said…

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Leeds secure Pablo Hernandez for two more years

  By Ed McIntyre Spanish midfield maestro to remain in West Yorkshire. Championship club Leeds United announced this morning that they have re-secured the signature of fan favourite Pablo Hernandez. The former Spain international has signed a two-year contract extension to remain at Elland Road until the summer of 2020. Hernandez has been a stand…

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An Uber Competitive Market

By Joshua Brooke and Amy Goodall The Easter break has just finished and thousands of students have come back to Leeds to resume studying. The massive influx of students into the city has given transport app Uber a massive increase in business, but is it good news for more local taxi companies? Recently drivers of…

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Boom in Businesses as heatwave strikes

By Amy Goodall, Josh Brooke and Cody Doherty  England’s mid-April heatwave saw any available patch of grass in Leeds occupied by a mass of students and workers alike, grateful for every second of the early summer sun.   It seems as if even the briefest appearance of the sun is accompanied by a shared desire…

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