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Interview: Keeping spirits up in locked-down care homes

Interview: Keeping spirits up in locked-down care homes

By Richard Liddle Care home residents are some of the most at risk from COVID-19 – and lockdown measures mean they can no longer have visits from friends and family. David Bell talks to Yorkshire Voice about how care workers are trying to keep spirits up in locked-down care homes:

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REVIEW: Nothing is True & Everything is Possible – Enter Shikari

REVIEW: Nothing is True & Everything is Possible – Enter Shikari

By Richard Liddle Enter Shikari are a band who tend to defy genre – while they sit somewhere in a vague niche of alt-rock, hardcore or post-rock (depending on who you ask) they’ve never been shy about taking cues from other areas, liberally sprinkling past albums with elements of electronica, punk, drum and bass, dubstep and metalcore. With this in […]

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Opera North aims to deliver its £18 million redevelopment project by winter 2020

Photo Credit: Opera North Press Officer, Rowland Thomas

By Jacob Smith Opera North’s redevelopment project Music Works is still on course to be completed by December 2020 despite a few minor setbacks. The original completion date for Music Works’ campaign was set for spring 2020 but Howard Assembly Room General Manger, Richard Ashton said: “The project is a little late in terms of delivery, we’re now looking at […]

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Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

By Harry McMullen Local campaign group, Bradford Live have won the council bid to develop the Bradford Odeon. The Odeon, which has been derelict since 2000, will undergo and £23million pound refurbishment turning the site into a state of the art performance space. The project is expected to be completed by Autumn of 2020, 150 years on from the completion […]

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Vinyl fans on the increase as Leeds record shops celebrate Record Store Day 2018

Vinyl fans on the increase as Leeds record shops celebrate Record Store Day 2018

By Luke Hudson RECORD SHOPS in Leeds celebrated Record Store Day 2018 on April 21. Record Store Day is an annual event where bands and artists release special edition vinyl records which can only be purchased from independent record shops.

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Zara Larsson heads to Leeds for next stop on So Good tour

Zara Larsson heads to Leeds for next stop on So Good tour

By Katie Haseldine SWEDISH SINGER and songwriter, Zara Larsson, will play at the Leeds O2 Academy tomorrow night (Sunday).

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Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

By Lauren Entwistle MORE THAN 5,000 people poured into Millennium Square to celebrate the Leeds Irish community with the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade last Sunday.

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Headaches in Headingley as student parties cause noise nuisance

Headaches in Headingley as student parties cause noise nuisance

By Jack Goodman MORE THAN three quarters of noise complaints in Headingley are caused by loud music and parties. A study found that in the LS6 area – a well known hotspot for student accommodation – approximately 83% of the complaints were classified as either ‘party’ or ‘music’ between January and September.

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Decks the halls! Music shops hoping for record sales as vinyl revolution takes hold

Decks the halls! Music shops hoping for record sales as vinyl revolution takes hold

By Rajdeep Jheeta RECORD SHOPS in West Yorkshire are dreaming of a black Christmas as music fans make it a bumper year for the return of vinyl.

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Thanks for the memories…

Thanks for the memories…

Music fans and artists alike were left bitterly disappointed after iconic Leeds music venue The Cockpit announced it is closing its doors after 20 years. The Pit was considered one of the greatest gig venue’s in city and an integral pillar in the Leeds music scene and its closure will leave a giant tunnel shaped hole that can’t be replaced. […]

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