Horsforth woman campaigning to raise awareness of need to prevent abuse of elderly people

Horsforth woman campaigning to raise awareness of need to prevent abuse of elderly people

By Kudzai Chinembiri A Horsforth woman is taking action to try and raise awareness about the need to safeguard vulnerable older people, such as those with dementia. Sally Wolfe, 71, a retired librarian in Horsforth, said: “It’s very interesting because people don’t always think of adults or old people being vulnerable. “They are just as likely to be victims of […]

Horsforth campaign to make Halloween and Christmas plastic-free

Horsforth campaign to make Halloween and Christmas plastic-free

By Molly Paul Horsforth residents are taking action to try and reduce plastic with the focus on the upcoming festivities of Halloween and Christmas.  Pages were set up in July on Facebook and Twitter called Plastic Free North West Leeds after people became worried about “the planet drowning in plastic”.  The groups aimed to spread the word about the environmental […]

National photographers gather at Leeds Trinity University for Royal Photographic Society event

National photographers gather at Leeds Trinity University for Royal Photographic Society event

By Zoe Peck and Tom Reyer Leeds Trinity University will this weekend play host to a national audio-visual competition organised by the Royal Photographic Society. The National Audio-Visual Championships (NAVC) will be held at the Brownberrie Lane campus on October 5 and 6 2019. The 21st biennial championship will see around 70 participants submit their picture-to-music videos. The winner is […]

The Tranter family at Woodhouse Moor parkrun for The Big Community Relay launch

Parkrun and Leeds Building Society launch The Big Community Relay at Woodhouse Moor

By Alice Young Leeds Building Society has partnered with parkrun to launch the Big Community Relay – a nationwide relay race passing golden batons around parkrun communities. The launch event took place at Woodhouse Moor parkrun in Leeds on September 28 where 15 gold batons were released into the parkrun community. Each is fitted with a GPS tracker to record […]

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Local residents’ group in Horsforth formed to improve neighbourhood safety now almost 100-strong

Local residents’ group in Horsforth formed to improve neighbourhood safety now almost 100-strong

By Sarah Smith A residents’ group in Horsforth has now reached nearly 100 members after being set up a year ago. The group was created as a result of a couple on West End Lane wanting to put up a massive extension in the backyard and creating places for about ten cars. The people living on the street came together […]

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Horsforth woman campaigning to raise awareness of need to prevent abuse of elderly people

Horsforth woman campaigning to raise awareness of need to prevent abuse of elderly people

By Kudzai Chinembiri A Horsforth woman is taking action to try and raise awareness about the need to safeguard vulnerable older people, such as those with dementia. Sally Wolfe, 71, a retired librarian in Horsforth, said: “It’s very interesting because people don’t always think of adults or old people being vulnerable. “They are just as likely to be victims of […]

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Broccoli man “disturbs the peas” at Extinction Rebellion London protest

Broccoli man “disturbs the peas” at Extinction Rebellion London protest

By Grace Pritchard Extinction Rebellion activists have taken to the streets of London over the past few days again to push for government action on the climate breakdown. One protester in particular has shot to fame on twitter after being arrested on Oxford Street. The grounds on which Broccoli man was arrested are not yet clear but twitter has once […]

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Featherstone mayor hopeful Rovers’ million-pound game will lead to more investment in the town after interest “skyrocketed”

Featherstone mayor hopeful Rovers’ million-pound game will lead to more investment in the town after interest “skyrocketed”

By Grace Pritchard Toronto Wolfpack have at last secured their spot in super league – but not without the big city team being put under immense pressure by the small Yorkshire town.  This past season of Rugby League has been the year of the underdog, with the likes of Salford and Featherstone both challenging for promotion.  Whist Featherstone left Canada […]

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Local residents’ group in Horsforth formed to improve neighbourhood safety now almost 100-strong

Local residents’ group in Horsforth formed to improve neighbourhood safety now almost 100-strong

By Sarah Smith A residents’ group in Horsforth has now reached nearly 100 members after being set up a year ago. The group was created as a result of a couple on West End Lane wanting to put up a massive extension in the backyard and creating places for about ten cars. The people living on the street came together […]

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The Owl: New Kirkgate Market pub draws mixed reactions from traders

The Owl: New Kirkgate Market pub draws mixed reactions from traders

By Richard Liddle The announcement of a new pub in Kirkgate Market has been met with a mix of concern and optimism by current traders. Masterminded by Masterchef contestant Liz Cottam – who also runs HOME restaurant in Leeds – and Michelin star-winning chef Mark Owens, The Owl will serve whole roast fish and game alongside local beers and fine […]

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Fortnite leaves fans waiting in a black hole

Fortnite leaves fans waiting in a black hole

By Ryan Cumberworth Season 10 of fortnite ended last night in which asteroids destroyed the map which left players unable to play the game, and left them in a black hole. The online game, which pits one hundred players to fight against each other on a large map, has left fans puzzled. It has remained offline and unable to play […]

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England Loose First Euro Qualifier in 10 Years

England Loose First Euro Qualifier in 10 Years

by Joe Greenough England have lost their place in the Euros this year after a 2-1 loss to the Czech republic on Friday. This will be the first time in 10 years the team has lost a qualifying match, and impressive 44 games ago. Despite high hopes after an early penalty from Kane at 5 minutes, England struggled to break […]

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Leeds station developments criticised by commuters

Leeds station developments criticised by commuters

By Zoe Peck Parts of ongoing developments in Leeds train station have been completed including a gold roof, re-located barriers and an open street front prompting commuters to share their criticism on Twitter. A major talking point has been the gold roof, which some see as unnecessary. Though other users do seem to like this feature. Other Twitter users have […]

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Twitter’s funniest reactions to the Queen’s Speech

Twitter’s funniest reactions to the Queen’s Speech

By Richard Liddle Today saw the state opening of Parliament with the Queen’s speech, bringing with it a flood of reactions from members of the public. People flocked to Twitter to offer their witty insights into the day’s proceedings. Many seemed to wish the Queen would do some ad-libbing… Probably time to dust off this old Private Eye cover #QueensSpeech […]

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Broccoli man “disturbs the peas” at Extinction Rebellion London protest

Broccoli man “disturbs the peas” at Extinction Rebellion London protest

By Grace Pritchard Extinction Rebellion activists have taken to the streets of London over the past few days again to push for government action on the climate breakdown. One protester in particular has shot to fame on twitter after being arrested on Oxford Street. The grounds on which Broccoli man was arrested are not yet clear but twitter has once […]

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Who let the dogs out? Dogs take to Twitter to howl about Brexit

Who let the dogs out? Dogs take to Twitter to howl about Brexit

By Alice Young The nation has voiced its opinions on Brexit since the announcement of the referendum – but now man’s best friend is taking to Twitter to speak up about politics. Dog owners across Europe are sharing photos of their furry friends in a bid to lighten the mood on an issue sparking divide across the public. Isla is […]

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Extinction Rebellion continue to cause disruption throughout London

Extinction Rebellion continue to cause disruption throughout London

By Jack Walker Extinction Rebellion are continuing their protests throughout London as they attempt to force the government to prioritise environmental issues. Roads outside the Bank of England have been blocked off by the protesters, who have chosen the day of the Queen’s Speech to again highlight the growing need for action. However, some have taken to Twitter to voice […]

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Leeds train station’s ongoing £161 million renovation gets mixed feedback

Leeds train station’s ongoing £161 million renovation gets mixed feedback

By Immy Share Work on Leeds Train Station’s new roof has recently come to a close as part of the £161million being spent on its redevelopment. The improvements on the busiest transport hub in the north of England include a new transparent roof showcasing gold panels which aims to brighten the station and make it feel more open. The Leeds […]

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