Monthly Archives: August 2013

Leeds today: robots, menswear, bikes, whisky, United, Beacons, Breeze, buses and recording.

Good morning Leeds, it’s Naziya, back again for your reading pleasure. The Leeds Citizen is livid. Despite recent government guidelines that council meetings should be open to reporting by social media, councillors in Leeds refused to let this blogger take … Continue reading

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Leeds Today: Gay pride, street lights, student shortfalls, accidents, film, breakfast, arts, countryside, food and quizzes.

Morning all! Hope that you enjoyed your weekends around Leeds (and beyond). I travelled to a wedding, and thankfully the heavens were kind and held out. It was a beautiful event, and really made me think, as a singleton, of … Continue reading

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The monthly @ChrisNickson2: The Civil War in Leeds.

Think of the Civil War and it’s all grim Roundheads and grinning, dashing Cavaliers. Big set-piece battles like Marston Moor. The Civil War never touched ordinary places like Leeds at all. Did it? Well yes, it did, and there was … Continue reading

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Leeds today: markets, depressed cake, permits, Animals, parks, pride and finding.

Hello! Hopefully we’ll have a slightly more cheerful Friday for you after Wednesday’s unrelenting grim. The fire at a recycling plant in Beeston has meant that LCC put into action a plan to make sure green bin collections had as … Continue reading

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