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 from the 1981 Dirty Washing EP. Produced by Johnny Rotten but never mind the song, the Wash House in Crossgates is now up and running, while they might not be able to offer you board and lodgings they can certainly make your clothes spic and span. And if anyone remembers Trevor and Simon, they DO do duvets! (see opening day video on our website)

Marshall Street motors look back over forty years of looking after our cars and she might be a bit young to own a car but Alexandra Turner is going down the right road as she’s now been selected for the Great BritainTaekwondo cadet development squad.

Talking of young and happening, Made in Leeds TV will be coming to a telly near you. Mark O’Brien tells us all about it and makes his gran proud!

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