Monthly Archives: June 2012

Friday comment: Can you dig it? Can you?

The Friday Comment is a section on BGL which gives people the space to talk about stuff happening to them in Leeds, occasionally posted at 2pm on Fridays; if you would like to have your say then please get in … Continue reading

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Leeds today: schools, flights, Waterfront, Hunslet, photos, poets, sport, and day trips.

This is the last BGL morning bulletin of the first half of 2012. There’s a thought to mull over when you sip your coffee and nibble your rich tea biscuit this morning. July is nearly upon us, and Leeds welcomes … Continue reading

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Leeds today: cleaning up, children’s education, Light Night, Ian Brown, Falun Gong and at risk buildings.

Morning! This particular Thursday has started off a bit damp; reports suggest it’ll be hot and humid today – perhaps not the best day to run a marathon – but it’ll freshen up over the weekend. A programme designed to … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Bates out?, Promised Land, Bish goes to Vatican, James Steward & CANADIAN SOCKS

Good mid-morning Leeds. I’m (I being Tom – @tomas311) doing this a little later than usual. Not through tardiness, but because I had a meeting this morning. Us freelancers do sometimes leave the house. So, news in Leeds today. Well, … Continue reading

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Leeds today: bugs, audio drama, vampires, accounts, madness.

Good morning starshines! While it may be grey outside, summer is truly here. No, seriously, it is: it’s National Insect Week and insects = summer. Thanks to Leeds Daily Photo for the headsup, and don’t forget to moodle over to … Continue reading

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Leeds today: flame, Garforth, learning, floods, trains, bashing and book quiz.

Morning! We have high hopes for the weather this week – being woken at 5:20 by sunlight beaming in through the curtains does that to a chap – but the most important thing is that it doesn’t look like it’ll … Continue reading

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Friday comment: SOCKS.

Today’s Friday Comment is all about the SOCKS. Seriously. Socks are just brilliant, and here’s today’s Socks of the Day. Thanks to all who submitted 🙂 MUSHROOM SOCKS! (From @clearsilver) DAD SOCKS! (From @Hughes4307) SECRETLY JAZZY SOCKS! (@BeestonJeremy) BLOCKY SOCKS! … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Olympic torch, I Am Nasrine, Hope and Social, LYA, Steam Gala, England Expects

It’s a sporting life in the West Riding this weekend, with the return of the Olympic torch to the city of Leeds on Sunday, not to mention the small matter of a low-key quarter-final football match 1,600 miles away in … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Poets, LPs, prison, SOCKS, streets, drinking, Leeds Guide, Barnardo’s and SNAKES.

Morning! If you don’t have an umbrella with you already, pick one up. It looks like today is going to be pretty soggy here in GOC. And tomorrow, and probably until this time next week. Anyway, today we have SO … Continue reading

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Wednesday Feature: Lloyd Spencer on 140 Characters at the White Cloth Gallery

Feature article by Lloyd Spencer, hero of the Leeds Flickr community, also @Briggate on twitter. Thanks, Lloyd! 140 Characters Chris Floyd White Cloth Gallery June 8 to July 26, 2012 Seeing the 140 Characters assembled by Chris Floyd on the … Continue reading

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