Welcome to East Leeds Magazine Issue 37



feb14issue37coverHonesty looks good on you

It looks so bad on me

Ive felt the warmth inside me once

And I couldn’t start to breathe

Honesty looks good on you

Its not for fools like me

Its had its hands around my neck

And I couldn’t start to breathe


Fine lyrics by East Leeds wordsmith Mick Roberts, more from him on page 26 and look out for video interview on our website.

Good luck to Indulge Nails & Beauty, another new business recently opened in the area.

Roll Up, Roll Up, the circus is coming to town. This time it’s Billy Smarts on the 4th-9th March. See article on page 28.

Good luck to Airport Services Gail and her best friend Nicola who are fundraising for St.Gemma’s and parachuting 15,000 feet from an aeroplane (gulp), see page 32.

Congratulations to Richard Whitehouse, the marathon runner we featured in the last issue.  So far he’s raised £3600 for the National Autistic Society, anyone who wants to chip in, go to



Also a big pat on the back to the Hope Inn who raised £2400 for the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation and will be putting on a few more events in the near future.

Well done to Sam & Billy for bringing more belts back to Bethlehem Boxing. Good luck to Crossgates fighter Liam Hayes in his forthcoming title fight in Glasgow.

Scholes in Bloom fundraising coffee morning is on Saturday 29th March at Scholes Village Hall between 10pm-12. Tickets cost £1. Donations for prizes gratefully recieved, contact Lilla Womack, 2730976.

Ali & John






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