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Chapel FM – Singing and more, for Old and Young

Chapel FM – Singing and more, for Old and Young

Chapel FM—Singing and more, for Old and Young Open Voices A weekly singing group open to everyone. No experience necessary Every Thursday 10.30-11.45pm The Open Voices singing group meets every Thursday morning at Chapel FM. It is extremely relaxed, friendly […]

Warren’s World of Wildlife – Ants in Your Pants

Warren’s World of Wildlife – Ants in Your Pants

Ants in Your Pants It’s that time of the year again when Ants make a reappearance. No, I don’t mean Adam and the Antz are doing a Spring tour, I’m on about the insects, usually black that find their way […]

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 65 Editorial

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 65 Editorial

Everybody was kung-fu fighting Those kicks were fast as lightning In fact it was a little bit frightening But they fought with expert timing Carl Douglas was a one hit wonder with Kung Fu fighting. Michael Tattersall’s been around long […]

Leeds Premiere Karate – Kung Fu Fighting

Leeds Premiere Karate – Kung Fu Fighting

Around the time Michael Tattersall was born, Carl Douglas was number one in the UK hit parade with his martial arts themed song ‘Kung Fu Fighting.’ Fast forward a decade to 1983 and ten year old Michael  nagged his Dad […]

Slimming World – ‘Love it, Cook it, Share it’

Slimming World – ‘Love it, Cook it, Share it’

‘Love it, Cook it, Share it,’ say Lisa & Robert, Seacroft couple who’ve lost an incredible 11 stone! A couple from East Leeds who say sharing the same healthy foods enabled them to lose a combined weight of 11 stone […]

Alan Curthbertson – Wedding for Free

Alan Curthbertson – Wedding for Free

A Wedding for Free A recent survey by a wedding magazine shows that the average English wedding costs £20,983. Not in Spain it doesn’t. In fact getting married in Spain not only costs you nothing, you actually make money. I […]

Sound and Vision – Squinting Cat and Cock Beck

Sound and Vision – Squinting Cat and Cock Beck

Sound & Vision – Squinting Cat & Cock Beck Hello looks like we’re getting across to you people with these articles, thought I might have to send out an SOS. There’s nothing like a few old memories, its the name […]

Crossgates Chiropractic Clinic – Holistic Therapies

Crossgates Chiropractic Clinic – Holistic Therapies

Crossgates Chiropractic Clinic 28 Station Road Crossgates www.crossgatesclinic.co.uk

Heart Research UK – Run your way to a healthier heart

Heart Research UK – Run your way to a healthier heart

The Great North Run is the most iconic half marathon in the world and covers 13.1 miles from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne to the coast in South Shields – with an amazing atmosphere, it’s an event not to […]

Colton Green Bowling Club

Colton Green Bowling Club

Way back in 1987 a few like minded cricketers at Colton Cricket Club got together and sowed the seeds for what became Colton Crown Green Bowling club. Inspired by the late and fondly remembered Gordon Johnson, work on the green […]

St. Gemmas Hospice – Retro Razor

St. Gemmas Hospice – Retro Razor

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Alan Mills – Conscription – Winter Blues

Alan Mills – Conscription – Winter Blues

October generally saw is change from our lighter khaki summer uniform to the heavier winter blue uniform, which also looked much more formal. The standard joke was if you ended up in a bar brawl, to ask them if they […]

Alan Mills – Conscription – Palestine – Terrorism

Alan Mills – Conscription – Palestine – Terrorism

Terrorism at the Egged Bus Station One thing that always amazed me was the amount of noise on public transport in Haifa. I didn’t use buses that often but when I did, the argueing, chatter, joking and shouting was about […]

Lee Murtagh – Women’s Boxing Super Six

Lee Murtagh – Women’s Boxing Super Six

As many of you know, women’s boxing is something that’s close to my heart. I first became interested when I started to train Sam Smith around seven years ago. It was always difficult to get fights for her and though […]

Alan Mills – Twinkle Toes

Alan Mills – Twinkle Toes

Working the 6pm to midnight shift, we were often under the command of a staff sergeant who, unbeknownst to him, had the nick name Twinkle Toes. I didn’t see it at first but when I asked how the nickname came […]

Lee Murtagh – Films, Malta and Licenses

Lee Murtagh – Films, Malta and Licenses

A mixed bag this issue. I’ll start of with the ‘Boxing Down in Bethlehem’ film which is been made by local film maker Ronald J. Wright. Ron started this project about two years ago. At the time, he just wanted […]

Alan Mills – Weights and Measurements

Alan Mills – Weights and Measurements

Our instructions whilst in Palestine were not just to keep the peace but to ensure rules, regulations and laws were obeyed, sometimes this seemed petty and a little harsh on some of the locals who were struggling to eek out […]

Hot Knife by John Lake

Hot Knife by John Lake

Hot Knife The prequel to BlowbackbyJohn Lake East Leeds Magazine, November 2011 A quick look at Hot Knife the prequel to John Lakes excellent Blowback. A crime thriller and revenge tale set in the late 1990s in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, […]

Blowback by John Lake

Blowback by John Lake

Blowback  Ali Cogger has a chat with Blowback author John Lake East Leeds Magazine, October 2011 October sees the release of the latest book from Armley Press, “Blowback”, a thriller by John Anthony Lake. The novel is a sequel to […]

Speed Bomb – Part 3 of the Leeds 6 Trilogy

Speed Bomb – Part 3 of the Leeds 6 Trilogy

  Former Whitkirk resident John Lake is the author of the Leeds 6 trilogy. Following the novels Hot Knife & Blowback, the final instalment Speed Bomb is out now. We caught up with John a couple of weeks ago….. ELM: […]

Lee Murtagh – Billy’s a Hero…at last

Lee Murtagh – Billy’s a Hero…at last

There’s only one place to start this column, the recent show at Bramley Villagers Club which brought another EBF title to Bethlehem. The evening started well with Shabia making his debut as a white collar boxer followed by Dean Ash […]

Alan Mills – A Cushy Number

Alan Mills – A Cushy Number

Shortly after arriving in Haifa, I quickly learned about the ‘Happy Hour.’ This was a ritual observed by both young and older men who let their frustrations out by firing illegal weapons. There was a continous battle to get illegal […]

Alan Mills – Street Kids

Alan Mills – Street Kids

Alan Mills on his National Service in Haifa as a constable with the Palestine Police. Shortly after my trip to Rosh Pina, I was back in Haifa on the circle beats, this time patrolling with an Arab constable. One thing […]

Alan Mills -Water Board and Legionnaires

Alan Mills -Water Board and Legionnaires

I began to settle into my life in the Palestine Police. Four shifts, spanned over seven days a week. We rarely had a day off and often did two shifts in a day. Even if we did have a free […]

Anthony Clavane -Playing the Joker

Anthony Clavane -Playing the Joker

Leeds writer Anthony Clavane on his play ‘Playing the Joker’ which is on at Leeds Playhouse between 19th-23rd November as part of the Play, Pint & a Pie season. At the end of 1977, whilst doing my A-Levels at Roundhay School, […]