East Leeds Magazine 42

Grace Communion Church – Are You Adopted?

Grace Communion Church – Are You Adopted?

  A lady I know was adopted when she was about 3 months old. Her adoptive parents were wonderful and she is deeply grateful to them. When the second of her adopted parents died a few years ago, she found […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Autumn of Discontent

Day and Night Pharmacy – Autumn of Discontent

I was on the brink of medication. I badly needed a break. My last article bears testimony to that. I lost it. One of my avid followers said I sounded like one of those grumpy old men. Another asked me […]

Wilsons Butchers – New scotch eggs & cheese & onion pies

Wilsons Butchers – New scotch eggs & cheese & onion pies

Hello again. We’ve had an eventful few weeks here in the shop. Firstly, we ambitiously entered the ‘Butchers Shop of the Year competition. The entry process involved sending a comprehensive set of photos of the shop along with answering a […]

Lee Murtagh – Pink Collar Boxing

Lee Murtagh – Pink Collar Boxing

          Regular readers will be aware women’s boxing has a special place in my heart. From the early days when I began to train Sam Smith, I realised just how difficult it was for women who […]

Welcome to Issue 42

Welcome to Issue 42

I wanted ten pence for the dryer That is how we met My laundry bag was broken My clothes were soaking wet I felt I needed hugging and needed board and lodgings.   Vivien Goldman and her minor hit Launderette […]

Response Mortgage Services Ltd – Mortgages, Truths and Myths

Response Mortgage Services Ltd – Mortgages, Truths and Myths

Mortgages -Truth & Myths If you have been reading the financial pages of the papers or listening to any money programme recently you may find that it is really hard to get a mortgage. Response Mortgage Services Lts’d, Andy Quinn […]

Alan Mills – Strength Through Joy

Alan Mills – Strength Through Joy

Strength Through Joy  Kraft durch Freude   It didn’t happen  often but one autumn day, I found myself with a day off. I decided to  catch up on various reports, using the station diary to cross reference.  Normally if you found yourself […]

Alexandra Turner makes Team GB

Alexandra Turner makes Team GB

We first featured Alexandra Turner way back in issue eight and despite her young age, she has become a veteran of these pages as well as making an impact in her chosen sport Taekwondo.  Formerly a pupil at Scholes Primary, […]

The Wash House – We Do Do Duvets

The Wash House – We Do Do Duvets

The Wash House After redundancy from Direct Line Insurance, Maria Cockroft decide to change direction career wise. As a result of this she recently opened ‘The Wash House’ on Manston Approach in Crossgates. “I had been toying with the idea […]

Made in Leeds TV: Making Leeds Proud

Made in Leeds TV: Making Leeds Proud

  Made in Leeds TV: Making Leeds Proud By Mark O’Brien, Made in Leeds Producer   My grandma had a point when she said they only showed Leeds on the telly whenever something bad had happened.  I grew up in […]

Lidos Presents – Supertown

Lidos Presents – Supertown

Hot on the heels of their successful production of Seussical, LIDOS Amateur Dramatics group have pushed the boat out a bit further with a brave and inspiring musical, Supertown. No, it’s not about Leeds, although it could be. Supertown is […]

Get Cooking

Get Cooking

Get Cooking and take home a taste of Asia. Would you like to learn how to cook simply flavoursome dishes for yourself, friends or family? Increasing in popularity, Get Cooking! is a newly established Community Interest Company that runs accessible […]

Community Meals Leeds

Community Meals Leeds

Leeds City Council operates a 365 day community meals service to support older & vulnerable people live independently in their own homes in the community. For some it maybe  short  term  after  illness  or  hospital  discharge, a spouse’s  bereavement, respite […]

Leeds Premier Karate Club – EST 1990

Leeds Premier Karate Club – EST 1990

Michael Tattersall, is no stranger to East Leeds Magazine. We’ve featured him on a number of occasions in the past. But if you’re not familiar,  Michael is a 6th Dan in Shukokai Karate who founded Leeds Premier Karate club in […]