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Sponsored Smoke For Cancer Charities

August 9, 2016 – 11:44 am |

Leeds writer Mick McCann explains why he’s doing a sponsored smoke for cancer charities.

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Armley? Rubbish!

September 20, 2016 – 5:09 pm | 2 Comments
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Every week the council street cleaning team visit my local pocket park in Armley but they rarely bother emptying the bins.
I’m not accusing the workers of dereliction of duty. Far from it in fact. The …

Another Ordinary Day in Armley

September 16, 2016 – 11:00 am |
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Another snapshot of everyday life in Armley.

Fear and Loathing in LS12

September 15, 2016 – 7:56 pm | 3 Comments
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Armley; not full of racists and xenophobes but it does have a problem

In order to know virtue we must acquaint ourselves with vice

September 9, 2016 – 5:33 pm |

@LianneMarieB gets a sneak peak of Vice & Virtue’s exciting new restaurant on New Briggate

Hallelujah! It’s Sister Act the musical reviewed…

August 26, 2016 – 12:16 pm |
A scene from Sister Act @ Leicester Curve. Directed and Choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood. (Opening 30-07-16) ©Tristram Kenton 07/16 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

If, like me, you love Sister Act the film then you might be looking to Sister Act the musical hoping for religious-inspired renditions of Motown tracks. Did it deliver?

Temple Works Through 19th Century Eyes

August 17, 2016 – 10:23 am |
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In the week before the Temple Works Legacy Exhibition at Leeds Central Library Phil Kirby finds a mention in a novel by a Victorian Prime Minister

Remembering Temple Works

August 9, 2016 – 6:37 pm |
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Temple Works is having a retrospective exhibition later this month. Phil Kirby wants your pics/ memories of the past 7 years mayhem.

Five Great Places to Eat for Under a Fiver in Bradford

August 9, 2016 – 8:56 am |
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Claire Kearns chooses five great places to eat for under a fiver in Bradford

Pokemon Go in Bradford

July 27, 2016 – 6:57 pm |
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I’m Claire. I’m 37. And I play Pokemon Go… in Bradford

Review: Ruby and the Blue Sky by Katherine Dewar

July 27, 2016 – 2:10 pm |

@Liannemarieb checks out a tale of fame, power, sacrifice – and tea!

The Rules of Write Club

July 23, 2016 – 5:36 pm |
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So you want to be a writer? Samrana Hussain discovers the rules at Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Festival

Way Through The Wood | A Guided Walking Performance by A Quiet Word (Meanwood Park)

July 2, 2016 – 9:47 am |
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There is much to admire in Way Through The Wood, a guided walking performance by A Quiet Word in Meanwood Park, Leeds. Neil Mudd pulls on his walking boots.

Never Trouble Your Head

July 1, 2016 – 10:32 am |
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The other day I was accused of looking at the world “with a resigned shrug”.
There’s something about spending any time with @philkirby which makes you feel pretty much that most things aren’t worth the energy
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Cultivating My Own Garden

June 29, 2016 – 4:02 pm | One Comment
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I’ve spent most of the past few days working in the garden. All 4 and a bit square yards of it. I’d been promising for a month or so: just waiting for the right weather, …

Creative Leeds – in pictures

June 29, 2016 – 12:37 pm |
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I think I’m having a mid-life crisis. Only instead of buying a Ferrari (I doubt I could even afford a Tonka Toy version) or getting a tattoo, I’m spewing out photographs like a faulty slot …

Canal Trippy

June 22, 2016 – 6:18 pm |
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A photographic journey along a small section of the Leeds/Liverpool canal.

Baby of the North

June 9, 2016 – 11:11 am |
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Matthew Crowther takes a look at the new addition to Bradford’s Public Art, The Baby of the North.

Psychic Driving

May 29, 2016 – 12:08 pm | 3 Comments
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You don’t have to be paranoid to use the transport system in Leeds… but it helps.