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Pronouns are Rohypnol – (reposting of article removed from Medium)

(Below is an article that was posted earlier this week on Medium. It has since been removed. In the interests of free speech, I’m re-posting it here, so people who want to read it can. Thanks to @WingsScotland for retrieving … Continue reading

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UKIP gifts Morley & Outwood and Leeds North East to Tories?

UKIP isn’t putting up candidates in five of the eight constituencies in the Leeds area at the forthcoming General Election, leaving some 26,000 votes they won in 2015 going begging. They aren’t fielding a candidate in Morley and Outwood, where their 8,000-odd votes … Continue reading

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Agreement reached for funding Headingley stadium redevelopment – no cost to taxpayer

Leeds City Council says an agreement has been reached to get the funds required to redevelop Headingley Carnegie stadium. “This funding which will be provided from a private financial services company, will be at no cost to the council taxpayer,” says … Continue reading

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Bradford’s T&A getting more website traffic than Leeds’ YEP. Why?

It shouldn’t go unremarked: for the first time since newspaper executives came up with the bright idea of giving their content away for free, Bradford’s local daily, the Telegraph and Argus, is getting more people visiting its website every day … Continue reading

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Who’s up, who’s down? Leeds local elections 2016 in numbers

Some facts and figures from yesterday’s vote in the Leeds City Council elections (in which none of the 33 seats up for grabs changed hands). Labour’s percentage vote in the city was up 3% compared to 2015, but still 4% … Continue reading

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Leeds local elections – welcome to the new multi-party system (and “new politics”)

What a difference six years make. Here’s who was standing where in the local elections in Leeds in 2010: And here’s who’s standing for the 33 seats up for grabs on 5th May: Much prettier, no? That’s because in Leeds, as elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Council set to give thumbs down to broadcasting Leeds planning meetings on the web

Meetings of Leeds City Council’s top decision-making body are set to be broadcast live over the internet starting at the latest in April this year. Members of a senior committee are expected to give the go-ahead to the new webcasts … Continue reading

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