Archive for May, 2013

Funky Butt Chunky

Funky Butt Chunky

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Interview with Cleve Freckleton aka “Funky Butt Chunky’ January 2011. With all musicians it’s a reasonable question to ask, how did you get into all this? We asked Cleve Freckleton (aka Reverend Chunky) and got a history lesson of […]

What is Freemasonry

What is Freemasonry

Alan Thorn on the Popular Misconceptions Regarding the Masons. Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest and largest non-religious, non-political fraternal and charitable organisations. It teaches self-knowledge through participation in a progression of ceremonies. It provides an opportunity to make […]

Dance Floor 54

Dance Floor 54

Dance Yourself Dizzy. Daniella Heselgrave on the IDTA Freestyle & Rock’n’Roll Competition. 27th & 28th April saw the Annual IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) Freestyle & Rock ‘n’ Roll competition at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool. Dance Floor 54 […]

Constantin Manole – Kings of Cycling

Constantin Manole – Kings of Cycling

New Season, New Bike, New Shop. It’s been a difficult year so far for Constantin Manole. Despite lighter nights and the start of his first season as a Cat II racer, the extended winter has played a big part in […]

Can Somebody Help Kendal?

Can Somebody Help Kendal?

Kendal is a 3 year old little girl from Swarcliffe who is suffering with Neuroblastome, a rare and often deadly type of childhood cancer. Neuroblastoma is graded in stages as per its severity. Kendals is stage 4 which is most […]

Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Focus on Benson We’ve tempted you with snippets about Benson for a while now but never really featured them as a full article. Having watched live music in Leeds for more years than I care to remember I’m struggling to […]

Alan Mills

Alan Mills

Conscription- The Road to Palestine…Life on the Ocean Wave Memories of a bygone era from East Leeds resident Alan Mills Within a month of his interview with the Palestine Police, Alan found himself on a troop ship bound for the […]

Ride it Don’t Hide it.

Ride it Don’t Hide it.

RIDE IT DON’T HIDE IT Andy Clarke from Whitkirk has had a passion for scooters for thirty years. He owns a Vespa P2 and a Spanish series 3, 200cc Lambretta. But if you expect him to be dolled up in […]

Grace Communion Church – The Christian Cross

Grace Communion Church – The Christian Cross

Recently the European court upheld the right of a Christian to wear a cross at work. Why is the cross important for Christians? During the second world war as the allied armies were advancing through France, a small rural village […]

Wilsons Butchers

Wilsons Butchers

Eggs, Quiche & Burgers Welcome to Wilsons again! Welcome, after yet another cold month. I am sure everyone is ready for some proper summer weather by now! Needless to say we have been busy working on new products and flavours […]

Privatisation – Survival for the Richest

Privatisation – Survival for the Richest

Since April we’ve been operating under the new NHS. Some changes to the NHS will bring greater functional efficiency and cost savings but for the cynical there are enough danger signs to trigger the all-too-familiar fear of impending doom. I’m […]

Malta, Ballet & American Again

Malta, Ballet & American Again

A funny last few weeks. We had Channel 4 down at Bethlehem a couple of times. They initially contacted Sam with regards to making a documentary on non-ballet people learning ballet. The production team came and had a chat and […]