Articles written by: eastleedsmag

What is Freemasonry

What is Freemasonry

Alan Thorn on the Popular Misconceptions Regarding the Masons. Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest and largest non-religious, non-political fraternal and charitable organisations. It teaches self-knowledge through participation in a progression of ceremonies. It provides an opportunity to make […]

Dance Floor 54

Dance Floor 54

Dance Yourself Dizzy. Daniella Heselgrave on the IDTA Freestyle & Rock’n’Roll Competition. 27th & 28th April saw the Annual IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) Freestyle & Rock ‘n’ Roll competition at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool. Dance Floor 54 […]

Constantin Manole – Kings of Cycling

Constantin Manole – Kings of Cycling

New Season, New Bike, New Shop. It’s been a difficult year so far for Constantin Manole. Despite lighter nights and the start of his first season as a Cat II racer, the extended winter has played a big part in […]

Can Somebody Help Kendal?

Can Somebody Help Kendal?

Kendal is a 3 year old little girl from Swarcliffe who is suffering with Neuroblastome, a rare and often deadly type of childhood cancer. Neuroblastoma is graded in stages as per its severity. Kendals is stage 4 which is most […]

Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Focus on Benson We’ve tempted you with snippets about Benson for a while now but never really featured them as a full article. Having watched live music in Leeds for more years than I care to remember I’m struggling to […]

Alan Mills

Alan Mills

Conscription- The Road to Palestine…Life on the Ocean Wave Memories of a bygone era from East Leeds resident Alan Mills Within a month of his interview with the Palestine Police, Alan found himself on a troop ship bound for the […]

Ride it Don’t Hide it.

Ride it Don’t Hide it.

RIDE IT DON’T HIDE IT Andy Clarke from Whitkirk has had a passion for scooters for thirty years. He owns a Vespa P2 and a Spanish series 3, 200cc Lambretta. But if you expect him to be dolled up in […]

Grace Communion Church – The Christian Cross

Grace Communion Church – The Christian Cross

Recently the European court upheld the right of a Christian to wear a cross at work. Why is the cross important for Christians? During the second world war as the allied armies were advancing through France, a small rural village […]

Wilsons Butchers

Wilsons Butchers

Eggs, Quiche & Burgers Welcome to Wilsons again! Welcome, after yet another cold month. I am sure everyone is ready for some proper summer weather by now! Needless to say we have been busy working on new products and flavours […]

Privatisation – Survival for the Richest

Privatisation – Survival for the Richest

Since April we’ve been operating under the new NHS. Some changes to the NHS will bring greater functional efficiency and cost savings but for the cynical there are enough danger signs to trigger the all-too-familiar fear of impending doom. I’m […]

Malta, Ballet & American Again

Malta, Ballet & American Again

A funny last few weeks. We had Channel 4 down at Bethlehem a couple of times. They initially contacted Sam with regards to making a documentary on non-ballet people learning ballet. The production team came and had a chat and […]

Wilsons Butchers

Wilsons Butchers

Welcome to Wilsons again! First of all we would like to thank everyone who came to our official reopening day with Brian Turner. Brian lived up to his usual standards, a consummate professional and whether it was an autograph, a […]

The White Rose Way

The White Rose Way

Spring has Sprung – Time to Lace Up Those Boots.                                                             […]

Satnam’s

Satnam’s

Satnam’s is rebranding to Best-One Just about everybody in Scholes and the neighbouring villages are familiar with Satnam and his wife Manjit.  They first opened a convenience store in Scholes in 1977, it’s had a few name changes along the […]

Lee Murtagh Boxing Diary

Lee Murtagh Boxing Diary

Parades & Frustration A few weeks ago I was proud to be invited  to the St. Patricks Day parade, representing County Down. It was the first time I’d ever had an invite and it was nice to show the belt […]

Alan Mills

Alan Mills

Conscription- The Road to Palestine…Run in with the Red Caps in Toulon Memories of a bygone era from East Leeds resident Alan Mills Less than two weeks after his interview with the Palestine Police, Alan found himself in the French […]

Mick Tobin

Mick Tobin

On the back of the Wish You Were Here exhibition and book, we look at one of the first lads to make a name for himself outside the football scene. Mike Tobin was one of the early protagonists of kick […]

Lumbfilm Productions

Lumbfilm Productions

Brand new comedy to be filmed in East Leeds Lumbfilm on their latest Tuck Bushman saga. In 2012, Leeds based Lumbfilm Productions took the film festival circuit by storm with their short comedy Tuck Bushman & the Demon Bitch Bags. […]

Grace Communion Church – From Darkness into Light

Grace Communion Church – From Darkness into Light

From Darkness into Light By Keith Hartrick Pastor of Grace Communion Crossgates East Leeds Magazine, April 2013 Easter is a special time of year for Christians. It’s a time for sober reflection and a time for rejoicing. To understand why […]

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Scene and Heard column, East Leeds MAgazine

Scene & Heard

Grace with Tea Leaves, Sundogs & Northern Soul HiFi Club By Gina Francey East Leeds Magazine April 2013 With the snow still falling in March its hard to even bother leaving the house. But hopefully Spring has arrived with April […]

Garry Chappelow Memorial Fund

Garry Chappelow Memorial Fund

Garry Chappelow Memorial Fund East Leeds Magazine April 2013 Garry Chappelow was tragically killed, at the age of 59, in a traffic accident in 2002; His death was marked by 70 tribute notices in the local press. Garry loved all […]

Welcome to Issue 29

Welcome to Issue 29

Ali and John welcome you to Issue 29 of East Leeds Magazine, February 2013. Moon river, wider than a mile I’m crossing you in style some day Oh, dream maker, you heart breaker Wherever you’re goin’, I’m goin’ your wayNo […]

Court Jester throwing money down the toilet

CAD Accounting

DON’T BE AN APRIL FOOL WITH YOUR TAX AFFAIRS Cherise Davenport has a chat with East Leeds Magazine about Self Assessment, PAYE, VAT and loads of other nasty stuff which we all need to be aware of. April 1st, April […]

Able 2 Help

Able 2 Help

Hilary McKay has more than a decades experience in mobility, health care and living aid products. She began after seeking a career change following redundancy from Yorkshire TV and after a few false starts and venue changes her current business […]

Addiction – Fight or Flight

Addiction – Fight or Flight

Addiction – Fight or Flight By Abel Kubare, East Leeds Magazine, April 2013 Mother assumes a peacock gait as she proudly shows me her exuberant tobacco crop. ‘This will fetch a lot at the auctions this year if your brothers […]