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Earth Day: call for people to change little things in everyday lives

Earth Day: call for people to change little things in everyday lives

A sustainability consultant – speaking in Leeds today (22 April) – has called for people to do more about the ordinary things in their everyday lives in order to help restore nature’s balance. Speaking at Leeds Beckett University …

Tour de Yorkshire will benefit county, says Mayor

Tour de Yorkshire will benefit county, says Mayor

By Lee Prouse Last year’s Grand Départ saw hundreds of police officers responsible for keeping order, however fewer officers will be needed for next month’s Tour De Yorkshire which starts on 1 May. Next month’s event will see …

Number of registered voters in Leeds goes up

Number of registered voters in Leeds goes up

By Kennedy Grainger Around 23,000 more people have registered to vote in Leeds than before the introduction of the new registration system, according to the head of Leeds City Council. A total of 560,078 have registered in the city, CEO Tom Riordan …

Students wallow in 20 degree Leeds sunshine – Voxpop

Students wallow in 20 degree Leeds sunshine – Voxpop

By Oliver Dixon With the recent surge in temperature in the Leeds area, reaching highs of nearly 20 degrees Celsius, it seems revision may have taken a backseat for the time being so that students can take advantage of the warm weather. Reporter …

Tesco announces biggest ever losses

Tesco announces biggest ever losses

By Hannah Kirk This morning, it was announced that Tesco had lost £6.4 billion this year – CEO Dave Lewis saying it had been a “very difficult year” for the company, especially in comparison with last year. In 2014, Tesco made a …

A first reaction to Russell Brand’s ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’

A first reaction to Russell Brand’s ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’

By Holly Beattie Comedian and recently turned activist Russell Brand premiered his new film ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ last night. The documentary was shown in 240 cinemas around England and featured an exclusive Q&A live stream with Brand …

#LeedsHacks TV newsday Mon 20 April 2015

#LeedsHacks TV newsday Mon 20 April 2015

Top stories include: Otley’s pubs celebrate “community asset” status; it’s the last chance to register to vote in the elections; we look ahead to the Tour de Yorkshire; and bets are on for the birth of the royal baby. Editor: …

Review | Barnum at Leeds Grand Theatre

Review | Barnum at Leeds Grand Theatre

Roll up, roll up. There is a new spectacle in town. Barnum turns Leeds Grand into a side show extravaganza, says Rita Hughes. As you walked into the theatre you could immediately sense that something different was about to happen. Jolly fairground …

Analysis | BBC election 2015 debate

Analysis | BBC election 2015 debate

  The BBC election debate was like a political Brit Awards, says Eliot Ryder. And not in a good way It was the BBC’s turn to play host to a televised general election debate last night, this time only featuring five UK parties. Surprisingly, …

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