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Richard Burgon Member of Parliament for East Leeds-Advice, Justice & Democracy Direct

Richard Burgon Member of Parliament for East Leeds-Advice, Justice & Democracy Direct

www.richardburgon.com

The Clandestine Root Soul Show

The Clandestine Root Soul Show

One of the longest serving names on the Leeds gig circuit, if not the UK, Clandestine Root have finally, well maybe finally decided to call it a day and their last ever gig will be at Garforth WMC on 25th […]

Alan Cuthbertson – Football Crazy-Fútbol loco

Alan Cuthbertson – Football Crazy-Fútbol loco

If I was asked the question “What is the most popular religion in Spain?” then my answer would be…Football. I´m not being flippant, this is how serious they take the sport.  Their churches are the local bars, each one festooned […]

Warren’s World of Wildlife – Invasive Species

Warren’s World of Wildlife – Invasive Species

Thorpe Park Hotel Events

Thorpe Park Hotel Events

Yorkshire Chiropractic Clinic – Say hello to Tom Blackburn

Yorkshire Chiropractic Clinic – Say hello to Tom Blackburn

www.yorkshirechiropracticclinic.co.uk

Wildest Dreams – Christmas Party

Wildest Dreams – Christmas Party

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary – Chutzpah

Lee Murtagh’s Boxing Diary – Chutzpah

St Gemma’s Hospice – Winter Events

St Gemma’s Hospice – Winter Events

www.st.gemmas.co.uk

Slimming World – The Best Job in the World.

Slimming World – The Best Job in the World.

http://www.slimmingworld.co.uk

Chapel FM – Musicathon 2017

Chapel FM – Musicathon 2017

The 8th Annual Musicathon 3pm Dec 9th to 3pm Dec 10th 24 hours of music: all live, all local…non-stop Back in 2009 when we first came across the old Seacroft Chapel it was dark, unused and crumbling. But we saw […]

Grace Communion Church – 48 Hour Protection

Grace Communion Church – 48 Hour Protection

We all have a different sense of humour and mine might be very different to yours. But I have been amused by the latest adverts for a brand of deodorant which advertises 48 hour protection! First why do we need […]

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 71 Editorial

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 71 Editorial

You remember that foul evening when you heard the banshees howl. There was lousy drunken bar stewards singing Billy’s in the bowl, They took you up to midnight mass and left you in the lurch, So you dropped a button […]

Day and Night Pharmacy -A letter from my Uncle in Zimbabwe

Day and Night Pharmacy -A letter from my Uncle in Zimbabwe

Dear Nephew, Dr D treated Mbuya waSimba who had pain on the left side below her breast after taking X-ray which did not show anything sinister. However he changed her normal monthly tablets of: Glimepiride, Metformin 500mg, Atenolol 50mg, Doxazosin […]

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 […]