Tagged Horsforth

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Penalty fares to hit Yorkshire trainlines – are you ready?

By Samuel Bannister Rail users across Yorkshire could be hit with fines of at least £20 by Northern Rail’s Penalty Fares scheme. The transport company are clamping down on fare dodgers in a bid to better invest in their rail system. From Monday 14th May, penalty fares will be introduced across three lines in Yorkshire….

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Horsforth Harriers compete in annual 10K race

By Amy Goodall Hundreds of people will take to the Apperley Bridge Canter as local running club mark their 14th year running as part of the Leeds Race series 2018. Thursday 31st May 2018 will see hundreds of people participate in this annual race. Woodhouse Grove School will mark the beginning of the 10K challenging race,…

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The World on Our Doorstep: Horsforth refugee event

By Emily Smith  ‘The World on Our Doorstep’ refugee event held at St Margaret’s Church was an evening full of laughter, food and happiness. But most importantly it was an evening to reflect on the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in the community. Leeds Refugee Council, St Margaret’s Church and City of Sanctuary hosted…

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Too many chefs spoil the soup?

By Amy Goodall and Josh Brooke A third attempt at planning permission has been put forward for a food establishment in Horsforth, Leeds. Nine local food restaurants, cafes and delis currently exist in the local area. So far, the council have objected along with two residents. Sarah, 37, a local resident said: “I think there…

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Horsforth to host refugee event

By Emily Smith Refugees and asylum seekers in Horsforth have been invited to take part in an event discussing their experiences and how the community can welcome those seeking sanctuary. St Margaret’s Church on Church Lane is to host the event titled ‘The World on Our Doorstep’ to invite the community to bond with and…

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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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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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