East Leeds Magazine Editorial – Issue 56

 

On the Leeds side-streets that you slip down cover
Provincial towns you jog ’round,
Hang the DJ, Hang the DJ, Hang the DJ,
Burn down the disco, Hang the blessed DJ,
Because the music that they constantly play,
It says nothing to me about my life.

 

Cheery, uplifting lyrics from the Smiths. The Moody brothers might have had the moody blues if they’d known we were going to use these lyrics but as Kenny Everett said, it’s all in the best possible taste! Have a read about their late 70’s early 80’s Dj’ing exploits on page 37.
The Tour de Yorkshire, cycles round our provincial Northern towns and it’s coming to the outskirts of east Leeds on 30th April, whether it says anything about your life or not, there’s lots going on and it’s worth supporting. The Tour has come on leaps and bounds and it’s now the most lucrative ladies race in the world, and if you’re a female cyclist and hit any problems, Kings of Cycling are offering a 10% ladies discount. (see page 33).
Local girl, Jess Holmes tells us about her journey with Chapel FM on page 26 and Lee Murtagh tells us how Sophie Varley has changed her training and diet, embracing it as only Sophie can, hopefully she’ll influence Lee’s Pink Collar boxers.
Grace Communion Church go all Henry Kelly on us and ask…Who am I? Whilst Abel Kubare has lost his head!
A quick heads up about the Leeds Flamenco Festival at the Holy Trinity Church, Don’t miss out on getting your tickets soon, even though the event doesn’t take place until 27th and 28th of May, tickets sell out faster than Liz Armistead cycling through Barwick!  See our web site www.eastleedsmag.co.uk

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