Archive for September, 2013

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

 Issue 33     The night runs away with the day The grass that was green is now hay The world goes around without even a sound And it looks like the summer is over   Dusty Springfields classic 60’s […]

Lee Murtagh – American Adventure v Hector Camacho Jnr.

Lee Murtagh – American Adventure v Hector Camacho Jnr.

It seems an age ago since the Camacho fight. But in some ways I’m glad it’s been a few weeks as I can write this column with my reflective head on. The whole American experience was out of this world, […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Pills, Glorious Pills

Day and Night Pharmacy – Pills, Glorious Pills

Pills, Glorious Pills! by Abel Kubare   One question I often get asked is, ‘’ The name and the strength of my repeat medicine is the same each month but the size and colour of the tablet is almost always […]

Wilsons Butchers – Local Media and Christmas Round the Corner

Wilsons Butchers – Local Media and Christmas Round the Corner

Hello again and welcome to our regular update. August has been quite interesting for us. After being named Britain’s best butchers, we struggled to get any of the local media (apart from this magazine) to take on our good news. […]

Grace Communion Church – Free Money Courses

Grace Communion Church – Free Money Courses

SWARCLIFFE BAPTIST CHURCH, Swarcliffe Drive, Leeds has been running the CAP MONEY COURSE  for more than two years.  The course gets its name from the Bradford based organisation Christians Against Poverty which was founded by John Kirkby a man who […]

A History of Arts and Flowers

A History of Arts and Flowers

As a child I grew up in a bit of a ‘Good Life’ household. I lived with my parents Roy and Jenny and my older brother Darren at Manston House which was an old farm on Manston Lane, they both […]

Alan Mills – Room with a View

Alan Mills – Room with a View

Alan Mills finished his training at the Palestine Police training college at Mount Scopus Jerusalem and awaited his first posting in Haifa So the end of basic training and farewell to Mount Scopus in Jerusalem. The next morning six of […]

Rosemary Conley Diet classes charity work, British Hen Welfare Trust & Ground Work Leeds

Rosemary Conley Diet classes charity work, British Hen Welfare Trust & Ground Work Leeds

They’re a charitable bunch are that lot at Rosemary Conley’s diet and fitness classes. As well as getting together to lose a few pounds, they’ve also been busy raising a few pounds for various charities over the last year. Starting […]

A Tale of Two Tournaments by Joshua Gardner

A Tale of Two Tournaments by Joshua Gardner

I  am Josh Gardner, I am 17 and I am from Halton, East Leeds. When I was 9,  I contracted a rare virus called Transverse Myelitis, this is a neurological disorder caused by inflammation on the spinal cord. I use […]

sing for heroes poster

Raising the Roof for Charity

 A newly formed choir of men from throughout Leeds is set to take Leeds Town Hall by storm on Sunday 13 October in a stunning gala  performance in aid of Help for Heroes. Sing For Heroes! was launched by Leeds […]

Care to Try Something Different? Try Ockley Books

Care to Try Something Different? Try Ockley Books

    In issue 19 we told you about the most unusual pairing of niche football books and Church. Two years ago, Grace Communion Church pastor Keith Hartrick, along with his son David, set up Ockley Books and released David’s […]

Looking Forward with IKS by Jamie Hartford

Looking Forward with IKS by Jamie Hartford

  Normally at this time of year I’m bemoaning the lack of sunshine as we shift from four seasons into two (autumn and winter!), but as the kids go back to school I can sit back with some satisfaction and […]