Monthly Archives: April 2012

Leeds Today; mayors, casinos, orchards and donkeys.

Morning! Kirsty here covering for Mike, who is having a well-deserved break. Let’s have a look at what I’ve caught with my news net shall we? First up is the Yorkshire Evening Post exclusively revealing that Cllr Keith Wakefield, current … Continue reading

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Feature article: Government/Michael Dean at the Henry Moore

(Article by Lizzie Donegan, @LizzieInLeeds) Government | Michael Dean Henry Moore Institute 12 April – 17 June 2012 Earlier this week I had a look around the Michael Dean exhibition, Government, at the Henry Moore Institute. There are some clever … Continue reading

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Leeds today: stress, Hoard, scams, tweets, ribbon-cutting, local press, Old Inns and Pubs, spring fashion, and going barefoot!

Good morning, lovely folk of Leeds. How are we? Oh I’m grand, thanks for asking. My Friday morning updates are starting to get a little bit Groundhog Day: yet again it hasn’t been an especially glorious week out and about … Continue reading

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Leeds today: global food market, keeping Leeds tidy, Quay Brothers and more rain

Morning all. I’m writing my Leeds today post all the way from Wakefield. Thrilling stuff. But just because I’m a few miles down the M1 today doesn’t mean I’m not in touch with the goings on in my home city … Continue reading

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Leeds today: to Park and Ride or not to Park and Ride, celeb restaurant, charitable students, Bradford film fest and more.

Good morning, dearest readers. It’s Sophie here. I hope this post finds you well and eager for your daily dose of BGL. Let’s get cracking… Celeb chef James Martin (of Saturday Kitchen fame) is planning on opening a new restaurant … Continue reading

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Leeds today: short, sweet, covered in news.

Hey kids! Elly here and late as per with a midday BGL for you. I’ll keep it short and direct you to ENJOY YOUR LUNCH BREAK. Northern Food reviews new soon-to-be-open restaurant Johnny Fontane’s – basically, it’s going to be … Continue reading

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Leeds today: World Book Night roundup, vinyl, emissions, BIFF, leaks, Playful and ducklings. Aww.

Morning! Mike here to brighten your slightly wet and grey day. The weather is likely to stay that way for much of the week, alas. Hopefully it’ll start to clear by the weekend… Not only is it the 30th anniversary … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Kirkgate meeting, mayoral debate, benefits, asylum seekers, Community First, rugby league, Leeds Through A Lens and World Book Night.

It hasn’t been one of the finest April weeks we’ve ever had out on the streets of Leeds, and the rain is forecast to keep falling through the weekend. All the more reason to get together over a pint in … Continue reading

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Leeds today: does philanthropy exist in Leeds? More market woe, “perfect” Tetley’s, Sir Jimmy auction and praise for the Brudenell

Good day to you all on this, quite frankly, grey and miserable Leeds morning. It’s Tom Goodhand here, doing my first ever Beyond Guardian Leeds post. Be gentle. So what’s happening in Leeds this morning, other than lashings of rain? Over … Continue reading

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Leeds today: market meeting, cultural happenings, dancing, neglected houses, retro records and family days out.

Good morning, readers. It’s Sophie here with your Leeds and Yorkshire news round-up. I hope this news-filled delight finds you well and not too glum as a result of this unwelcome chilly snap. Jon Howe has the outcome of last … Continue reading

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