Archive for September, 2014

Grace Communion Church – Are You Adopted?

Grace Communion Church – Are You Adopted?

  A lady I know was adopted when she was about 3 months old. Her adoptive parents were wonderful and she is deeply grateful to them. When the second of her adopted parents died a few years ago, she found […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Autumn of Discontent

Day and Night Pharmacy – Autumn of Discontent

I was on the brink of medication. I badly needed a break. My last article bears testimony to that. I lost it. One of my avid followers said I sounded like one of those grumpy old men. Another asked me […]

Wilsons Butchers – New scotch eggs & cheese & onion pies

Wilsons Butchers – New scotch eggs & cheese & onion pies

Hello again. We’ve had an eventful few weeks here in the shop. Firstly, we ambitiously entered the ‘Butchers Shop of the Year competition. The entry process involved sending a comprehensive set of photos of the shop along with answering a […]

Lee Murtagh – Pink Collar Boxing

Lee Murtagh – Pink Collar Boxing

          Regular readers will be aware women’s boxing has a special place in my heart. From the early days when I began to train Sam Smith, I realised just how difficult it was for women who […]

Welcome to Issue 42

Welcome to Issue 42

I wanted ten pence for the dryer That is how we met My laundry bag was broken My clothes were soaking wet I felt I needed hugging and needed board and lodgings.   Vivien Goldman and her minor hit Launderette […]

Response Mortgage Services Ltd – Mortgages, Truths and Myths

Response Mortgage Services Ltd – Mortgages, Truths and Myths

Mortgages -Truth & Myths If you have been reading the financial pages of the papers or listening to any money programme recently you may find that it is really hard to get a mortgage. Response Mortgage Services Lts’d, Andy Quinn […]

Alan Mills – Strength Through Joy

Alan Mills – Strength Through Joy

Strength Through Joy  Kraft durch Freude   It didn’t happen  often but one autumn day, I found myself with a day off. I decided to  catch up on various reports, using the station diary to cross reference.  Normally if you found yourself […]

Alexandra Turner makes Team GB

Alexandra Turner makes Team GB

We first featured Alexandra Turner way back in issue eight and despite her young age, she has become a veteran of these pages as well as making an impact in her chosen sport Taekwondo.  Formerly a pupil at Scholes Primary, […]

The Wash House – We Do Do Duvets

The Wash House – We Do Do Duvets

The Wash House After redundancy from Direct Line Insurance, Maria Cockroft decide to change direction career wise. As a result of this she recently opened ‘The Wash House’ on Manston Approach in Crossgates. “I had been toying with the idea […]

Made in Leeds TV: Making Leeds Proud

Made in Leeds TV: Making Leeds Proud

  Made in Leeds TV: Making Leeds Proud By Mark O’Brien, Made in Leeds Producer   My grandma had a point when she said they only showed Leeds on the telly whenever something bad had happened.  I grew up in […]

Marshall Street Motors – Ford Anglia’s and air-con

Marshall Street Motors – Ford Anglia’s and air-con

  Marshall Street Motors is one of the oldest established garages in Crossgates, if not Leeds.  Owner Tony Thackray has been involved in the garage in one way or another since it’s formation and eventually bought it outright twenty years […]