Archive for May, 2014

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine Issue 39

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine Issue 39

Like everyone we were shocked and saddened by the recent events at Corpus Christi School. We didn’t know Ann Maguire but quite a lot of our friends and readers were taught by her and it’s clear she was an incredible […]

Grace Communion Church – Christian Morality

Grace Communion Church – Christian Morality

    Over the last few months and years we have seen an erosion of moral standards in our society. The police’s absolutely shocking behaviour at Hillsborough where witness statements were altered and senior police officers lied. Their apparent unwillingness […]

Wilsons Butchers – Barbecue Favourites

Wilsons Butchers – Barbecue Favourites

Hello again, and at last, Francine in the office has caught up with our backlog of loyalty card applications, so if you have not got your card already please ask when you next come into the shop and we will […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Tuckshop Pharmacy

Day and Night Pharmacy – Tuckshop Pharmacy

Time flies in a fast and friendly environment. It’s been three years of running like headless chickens whilst keeping a calm head to ensure client safety and satisfaction. We deliberately set out to go beyond the routine. We don’t want […]

Lee Murtagh – Women’s Boxing Super Six

Lee Murtagh – Women’s Boxing Super Six

As many of you know, women’s boxing is something that’s close to my heart. I first became interested when I started to train Sam Smith around seven years ago. It was always difficult to get fights for her and though […]

Alan Mills – Twinkle Toes

Alan Mills – Twinkle Toes

Working the 6pm to midnight shift, we were often under the command of a staff sergeant who, unbeknownst to him, had the nick name Twinkle Toes. I didn’t see it at first but when I asked how the nickname came […]

Lidos Presents – Seussical

Lidos Presents – Seussical

Leeds Insurance Dramatic & Operatic Society (LIDOS) are one of the leading amateur theatre groups currently performing in West Yorkshire. Initially set up by insurance workers in the city, they have been providing good value family entertainment for over forty […]

Right Foot Forward – Kobe Christopher and Sophie Varley

Right Foot Forward – Kobe Christopher and Sophie Varley

Seacroft’s Kobe Christopher has been Muay Thai Boxing for three and a half years now. After showing an interest in martial arts, a family friend knew the right person to go to and Kobe ended up at Dean Whites Gym  […]

Kings of Cycling – The Grand Départ

Kings of Cycling – The Grand Départ

Ooh la-la-la! What a great time to be involved in cycling in Leeds and Yorkshire. 5th July 2014 – The Tour de France – The Grand Départ – I never thought when I came to this city all those years […]