Monthly Archives: November 2011

Leeds today: marmite, fish, NHS, trains, drivers vs cyclists, and running.

Morning! Sorry for the delay, but we’re here now. Tonight sees us in the running for the Digitally Leeds awards – so keep your fingers crossed (and tomorrow’s blog post may be a little late and hungover). The big news … Continue reading

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Leeds today: nurseries, locks, Christmas trees, influence, awards.

Morning everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend and looking forward to the rest of the week. It’s Elly here with your daily round up of news from Leeds and beyond. The BBC reports on the potential closure of three … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Leeds in mourning, osses, Basics, photohunt, Simon, Create, Lego

It’s a sad Monday morning in the city as Leeds mourns a true gent of the beautiful game, Gary Speed. Speed, who took Leeds United to their 1992 Championship win, died on Sunday at home in Cheshire. He wasn’t like … Continue reading

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Leeds today: attacks, students, police, constituencies, old men’s pubs, Summat, live art

Mark O’Brien here to take your hand and lead you to the weekend with a hug and a smile. (Well I’ll do my best anyway.) It’s Friday, and finally the end of a week to forget for West Yorkshire Police. Leading … Continue reading

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Leeds today: fire, police HQ, food, indie publishing, NAP, Merrion and hospital

Morning! In a change to our regular schedule Mike is writing today’s post as Elly is otherwise engaged. Hence slight lateness. Sorry for the delay! Unfortunately there was a fire at Temple Newsam’s Home Farm yesterday morning. Many animals perished … Continue reading

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Compass: A world-class festival of interactive performance for the city of Leeds

Guest post by Peter Reed of Compass Live Art A world-class festival of interactive performance for the city of Leeds Over the weekend 25th-27th November 2011, Compass Live Art invites you, the people of Leeds, to celebrate a weekend of … Continue reading

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Leeds today: cheese, nurses, drama, popup, anthem, dancefloor, crypt, homes, privacy and running.

It’s Wednesday! The midweek point. There’s a lot to get into today’s post, so let’s get to it! Apparently the Yorkshire Anthem is in danger of dying out. The BBC reports that kids today don’t know the words or tune … Continue reading

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Leeds today: voles, Bragg, strikes, gold, and pubs.

Morning! @ebsnare here with your roundup of Leeds (and Yorkshire) news. A father who was performing a stand up comedy act to raise money for Children in Need fell foul of tragedy when, after his performance, he was struck down … Continue reading

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Leeds today: supperclubs, brothels, housing, bulbs, Dash, photohunt and Conversations.

Morning! Slightly late today; apologies for that. But, we’ll get right on it! The Abbey Dash was yesterday, and it was foggy. According to the YEP record numbers ran the 10k race, raising money for Age UK and other charities. … Continue reading

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Leeds today: prostitution, cuts, Occupy, Children In Need, lights, railways and Yorkshire love

Is it me or has this week gone fast? Well, even if it has, it’s almost time to enjoy the weekend. First up, the BBC has this on revelations that young men are now increasingly turning to prostitution as a … Continue reading

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