East Leeds Magazine 32

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

 ISSUE 32 Standing in the Dole Queue Sign on on Tuesday Get Yer Money Thursday It’s gone by Saturday Standing in the Dole Queue Going Round the Bend When Will it Ever End! Barwicks finest, Dene Michael’s new single about […]

Dene Michael – Mr Agadoo!

Dene Michael – Mr Agadoo!

Blimey…where do we start with Dene Michael? Former Black Lace guitarist, songwriter,  reality TV star, video producer, he’s had a fun packed career and anyone over forty might forgive him for Agadoo when they find out his first acting role […]

Grace Communion Church – Different Points of View

Grace Communion Church – Different Points of View

A husband and wife came for counselling after 15 years of marriage. When asked what the problem was, the wife went into a passionate, painful tirade listing every problem they had ever had in the 15 years they had been […]

Wisons Butchers – Britain’s Best Butchers Shop.

Wisons Butchers – Britain’s Best Butchers Shop.

Welcome once again to our regular Wilsons update. We are absolutely delighted to announce that on 2nd July at the Meat Management Awards, we were named Britain’s Best Butchers Shop.  We set off to the awards hoping that we had a […]

Lee Murtagh – A Man Without Ambition is Dead.

Lee Murtagh – A Man Without Ambition is Dead.

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential. Barack […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Of Mice & Men & Malaria

Day and Night Pharmacy – Of Mice & Men & Malaria

It’s summer; time to get away and vent my  frustrations of being a pharmacist. It’s also time to end a self-imposed seven-month spell of teetotalism.  A challenge I was always going to overcome. It is not the late Mr Jack […]

Leeds City College – Deacon House

Leeds City College – Deacon House

Deacon House Students achieve their aspirations.                                                                    This time next year… “I will be working in a school as a teaching assistant” “I will have passed my English & Maths at the next level” “I will be at University studying […]

A nip and a tuck round the collar.

Alan Mills – Passing Out Parade

Conscription – The  Road  to  Palestine –  Passing Out Parade Alan Mills finally found himself approaching the final days of training at the Palestine Police training college at Mount Scopus Jerusalem As the end of our twelve weeks training approached, […]

Mencap Leeds. Nothing With Us; Without Us.

Mencap Leeds. Nothing With Us; Without Us.

Nothing With Us; Without Us. A Social History of Learning Disabilities in Leeds.   The charity which is based in East End Park has been delivering services and activities for children and adults with learning disabilities, along with their families […]