Monthly Archives: April 2013

Leeds today: cheese, beer, arts trail, black tie, Tetleys, building, rugby flashmob and retaining talent.

Hello! Welcome to a new, shiny week where the months tick over once more and we go “what the hell is going on with the weather?” a bit. Plans for redeveloping the White Rose Centre have been submitted to LCC. … Continue reading

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Leeds today: taste, bikes, cinema, waterslides, paintings, festivals, beer, Blue Peter and indie shopping.

Friday! Hello! Possibly as an effect of the London Olympics and now Le Tour coming to Yorkshire next year, or perhaps because people are finally beginning to realise that petrol cars have a limited life span, this week there has … Continue reading

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Leeds today: OWL, keys, data, penny, drawing, solar, ghosts, litter, musicals and surveys.

Hello! Welcome to Wednesday’s BGL. Following a late night out for World Book Night (fabulous!), I was up early this morning to queue – with quite a few others – for Wicked tickets. The musical comes to Leeds Grand Theatre … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Beggars Bridge, Blackwells, Bookend, birdlike, bedroom tax, building and printing.

Good morning Leeds, it was a busy weekend. Were you one of the thousand to march against the bedroom tax in Leeds on Saturday? South of the River has a round up of the particular eviction worries facing the protestors … Continue reading

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The monthly @leedsbookclub: World Book Night is almost here!

“As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.” William Shakespeare I’m particularly glad to be celebrating literature and Leeds this week – especially after a rather thoughtless remark was posted on … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Ghosts, records, singing, fields, consequences, Other Paper, masks, bank holiday and park & ride.

It’s Friday! Be sure to check back later for our World Book Night special, but for now here’s the news. Leeds is sporting one of those all-embracing types of rain today. Spare socks advised. Still, at least yesterday’s high winds … Continue reading

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Leeds today: council, zombies, frankenbus, Miserable Les, get active, artwork, Whitelocks, Narnia and learning.

Hello! Welcome to Wednesday’s BGL. Something is happening today, but I don’t know what… According to the YEP, the tribute to former PM Margaret Thatcher is allegedly the reason behind the cancellation of today’s Council meeting. How true is this? … Continue reading

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Leeds today: Art Fair, SLATE, Skelton Grange, Adel Players, Blofeld, performing, Harrison, and recipes.

Hello everyone, Naziya here with the start of the week’s events and I’d like to start with a personal call-out: Leeds Art Fair, the charity that aims to bring original art to people who don’t usually go to galleries and … Continue reading

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Leeds Today: Books, blooms, bins and Vickygut

Happy Friday! Ally and Kirsty here, bringing you the first and finest news from all over our city. We’re due a balmy 12 degrees this weekend. I know! The flip-flops are by the front door, ready. However, should the serious … Continue reading

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Leeds today: WBN, Voice, cookery books, Miggybury, art, Bowie, bollywood and optical harmonica.

WEDNESDAY! Cor, this week is going fast. ASDA, corned beef, horse drug… yadda yadda yadda. Back when I was a kid “horse drug” was the phrase used by tabloids to describe heroin when they wanted to connect with “youf” and … Continue reading

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