Articles written by: eastleedsmag

Fuzzy Jones – A Truly Original Voice

Fuzzy Jones – A Truly Original Voice

Fuzzy Jones – A Truly Original Voice‘Fuzzy’s voice is like something you heard in a dream,truly original’ Corinne Bailey Rae Anyone who has passed through the doors of Chapel FM in the last couple of years will probably be familiar […]

Armley Press – A Bad Winter

Armley Press – A Bad Winter

Armley Press, the ‘punk publisher’ set up by How Leeds Changed the World author Mick McCann, has just brought out its first new book in six months. The novel, A Bad Winter by Samantha Priestley, is set among the wild […]

Warren’s World of Wildlife – Autumnal Change

Warren’s World of Wildlife – Autumnal Change

I love this time of year, the Autumnal colours are beautiful; the spectacular sunsets, the way the stars seem to shimmer brighter at night and the way the morning mist lays heavy over grassland.  Crispy red-golden brown leaves carpet the ground, berries come […]

Alan Cuthbertson – Doctor, no mañana, hoy!

Alan Cuthbertson – Doctor, no mañana, hoy!

Anybody who has visited Spain will recognise the word mañana. It´s real translation means morning or tomorrow. If someone Spanish tells you that is when something is going to get done, then they mean, not today. I don’t know if […]

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 70 Editorial

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 70 Editorial

She’s so 20th century. She’s so 1970s. She knows the right things to say She got the right clothes to wear ‘cause she’s a modern girl, oh yeah. The Boomtown Rats with their late 70’s classic ‘She’s So Modern.’ Talking […]

Day and Night Pharmacy. Falling and Laughing

Day and Night Pharmacy. Falling and Laughing

Falling & Laughing He hesitated a bit and stumbled as he approached the podium. The UN Assembly announcer had introduced the 93 year old president and called out for the aides to help support him. He just about made it. He […]

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary – Ten Year Show and the Boxing Rapper

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary – Ten Year Show and the Boxing Rapper

I can’t emphasise enough how much I was looking forward to my last show, ten years as a promoter and all that. However, in the week leading up to it, I started to feel unwell and it turned out I’d […]

Grace Communion Church – Leaping Walls

Grace Communion Church – Leaping Walls

With the unique and sure hope we have as Christians, we should be the most positive, warm, outgoing and joyful people anyone could ever meet. But unfortunately we live in a fallen world which presents us with all kinds of […]

Chapel FM – All That Jazz

Chapel FM – All That Jazz

Chapel FM—All that Jazz Here at Chapel FM we are very happy to have talented jazz musician Chris Sharkey working with us as our official musician-in-residence. We asked him to explain a bit more about his plans… “I moved to […]

Barwick Beer Festival – 16th September 2017

Barwick Beer Festival – 16th September 2017

On the 16th September 2017 at 12pm, Barwick in Elmet will host its 9th annual beer Festival at Barwick in Elmet Village Hall. This year’s festival promises to be the biggest and best yet. We have an unprecedented 20 firkins […]

The Old Fire Station – Opening Doors in East Leeds

The Old Fire Station – Opening Doors in East Leeds

When Gipton Fire Station was decommissioned three years ago, local community organisations GIPSIL and Zest Health put their heads together and approached Leeds Community Foundation (LFC), the charitable fund helped by the late Jimi Heselden with a view to convert […]

The Shed Crew – Open Evenings

The Shed Crew – Open Evenings

‘We were totally off the lead, we took care of our own needs and we grew like rampant weeds in the financial flower-bed of the North. Yes, we were Thatcher’s illegitimate bastards but we didn’t need saving, we were children […]

Alan Cuthbertson – Sea of Fire

Alan Cuthbertson – Sea of Fire

Summer is a busy time for everyone in Spain but few are as busy as the fire fighters. As I write this I am sat on my terrace surrounded by fields of dry grass and olive trees. It hasn`t rained […]

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary – Ten Year and Still Counting

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary – Ten Year and Still Counting

As I approach my 10th year of promoting boxing I’m going to have a short look back over the last decade, but before I do that, I think it’s only fair to mention another veteran of the noble art; Mansfield’s […]

Grace Communion Church – The Glass Path

Grace Communion Church – The Glass Path

What is your hope? Depending on your age it may be to do well at school and pass your exams. To get a good job with regular pay rises and promotions, to meet and marry the right person, in time […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Statins and Cholesterol

Day and Night Pharmacy – Statins and Cholesterol

I was disappointed after reading rather misleading articles and letters to the editor on statins in The Times and the Daily Mail of 2nd August. These pieces were particularly disappointing because they were written by fellow health professionals mourning about […]

Chapel FM – Your Local Arts Centre

Chapel FM – Your Local Arts Centre

Chapel FM—your local arts centre When we first opened Chapel FM Arts Centre back in 2014 we created it first and foremost to provide a home for East Leeds FM—the community radio station we had been running since 2003. But […]

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 69 Editorial

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 69 Editorial

Lots of girls and lots of boys, Lots of smells and lots of noise, Playing football in the park, Kicking Pushbikes after dark, Baggy trousers, dirty shirt, Pulling hair and eating dirt, Teacher comes to break it up, Back of […]

Bishop Young Academy

Bishop Young Academy

www.bishopyoungacademy.co.uk

Checkmate – Limewood and Scarcroft Chess Club

Checkmate – Limewood and Scarcroft Chess Club

We are the newest chess club in Leeds and the only one based in East Leeds. We have just completed our 3rd season. At first we struggled but since then we have gone from strength to strength with the creation […]

St Gemma’s Hospice – Autumn Events

St Gemma’s Hospice – Autumn Events

  St Gemma’s Hospice St-gemma.co.uk 0113 218 5580

Leeds East Academy

Leeds East Academy

  Leeds East Academy South Parkway Seacroft LS14 6TY

Garforth Academy – From Garforth to Oxbridge

Garforth Academy – From Garforth to Oxbridge

www.garforthacademy.org.uk

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary

A quick look back to my last show on June 24th at the Aria Suite. Lee Williams held onto his Semi Pro Boxing Northern area belt with a hard fought TKO win again, does Lee have any other sort of […]

Grace Communion Church – Money, Money, Money

Grace Communion Church – Money, Money, Money

One thing that worries people about coming to a church service is the thought of having to give money at the weekly offering. So our visitors are pleasantly surprised to find we don’t have weekly offerings. We do have an offering at […]