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kirbys of meanwood meets that leeds mag

Kirby’s meets that leeds mag

New owner of Kirby’s of Meanwood, Andy Crombleholme has been frying fish since he was 15. I caught up with him to see how taking over this iconic takeaway at such a challenging time has been.

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Larry and Paul meet that leeds mag

Larry & Paul meet That Leeds Mag

What brilliant fun I had interviewing Leed’s up and coming comedy stallions – Larry & Paul. They thoroughly enjoy producing lockdown gloom busting comedy to entertain us, and their passion for comedy shines through.

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Shared Lives and Leeds Homeshare friends playing board game

Shared Lives and Leeds Homeshare

Shared Lives and Leeds Homeshare – provide a unique approach to meeting the needs of local people. Both schemes are part of Leeds City Council. They keep in regular contact with all participants and have careful Covid measures in place.

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THAT LEEDS MAG meets Silky the Comedian

SILKY MEETS THAT LEEDS MAG

THAT LEEDS MAG caught up with Silky before he set off to Wales for one of the last few gigs he had booked. It was the first chat we have ever had and we found out quite a bit about each other. Silky moved to Chapel Allerton in 2007 from York, but has lived all over England. We talked about his lockdown experience and discussed a woodpecker on his bird table.

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Meanwood, what makes you mad, sad or glad

By 2030 we will work together to make Meanwood a climate resilient community where all neighbours can enjoy a healthy life with equal access to opportunities, facilities, services and public spaces.
This is our vision for Meanwood over the next 10 years. Our 2020 research has led to three focus areas each with their own projects. We plan to consult again over the next ten years as these projects begin to happen, to be sure the focus areas are still relevant and to identify new projects based on current needs, and new ideas.

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refill store image with text dare to shop differently

Start 2021 with a more eco-friendly outlook

Seagulls Paint came on board to advertise in THAT LEEDS MAG in November and I was more than happy to design their advert for them. Doing my research to make sure that the ad reflected what they do and their brand I discovered that they are also a liquid refill store. I went over to visit them to find out more.

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home office image with text unexpected entrepreneurial boom

The Ingredients for a Smooth Business Start-Up

Top tips on starting a business. The worst economic climate since the second world war has sparked an unexpected entrepreneurial boom, with recent figures indicating a significant increase in the creation of businesses every day. The majority of such businesses are being run from spare bedrooms and attics, and they are being fuelled by redundancy payments and the possibility of launching services over the internet.

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Street Art Comes to Meanwood

THAT LEEDS MAG is excited to share some lovely pictures and information about Meanwood Street Art. Leah Clarke from Meanwood Street Art shared details with us about the colourful boxes popping up around Meanwood. Find out what it’s all about, what’s coming up next for the Project and how you might get involved.

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MyCarbon meets THAT LEEDS MAG

THAT LEEDS MAG is excited to be chatting to Toby Green, co-founder of MyCarbon and PhD researcher at the University of Leeds. It is clear from our interview that Toby, co-founder of MyCarbon is incredibly passionate about the environment. In our chat we discuss how to calculate my carbon usage, what our highest carbon use activity as humans is and why striving to be carbon neutral is so important.

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Chilli-Shop meets THAT LEEDS MAG

Frank is a genuine foodie and chilli expert who has a passion for sharing his knowledge and love of chillis with everyone. On a visit to the hottest shop in town in the Merrion Centre you can expect your taste buds to more than be tingled by delicious products from all over the world. I wanted to find out more about the Chilli-Shop and how Frank’s creative marketing has kept his business afloat during the pandemic.

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kirbys of meanwood meets that leeds mag

Kirby’s meets that leeds mag

New owner of Kirby’s of Meanwood, Andy Crombleholme has been frying fish since he was 15. I caught up with him to see how taking over this iconic takeaway at such a challenging time has been.

Read More »
Larry and Paul meet that leeds mag

Larry & Paul meet That Leeds Mag

What brilliant fun I had interviewing Leed’s up and coming comedy stallions – Larry & Paul. They thoroughly enjoy producing lockdown gloom busting comedy to entertain us, and their passion for comedy shines through.

Read More »
Shared Lives and Leeds Homeshare friends playing board game

Shared Lives and Leeds Homeshare

Shared Lives and Leeds Homeshare – provide a unique approach to meeting the needs of local people. Both schemes are part of Leeds City Council. They keep in regular contact with all participants and have careful Covid measures in place.

Read More »
THAT LEEDS MAG meets Silky the Comedian

SILKY MEETS THAT LEEDS MAG

THAT LEEDS MAG caught up with Silky before he set off to Wales for one of the last few gigs he had booked. It was the first chat we have ever had and we found out quite a bit about each other. Silky moved to Chapel Allerton in 2007 from York, but has lived all over England. We talked about his lockdown experience and discussed a woodpecker on his bird table.

Read More »

Meanwood, what makes you mad, sad or glad

By 2030 we will work together to make Meanwood a climate resilient community where all neighbours can enjoy a healthy life with equal access to opportunities, facilities, services and public spaces.
This is our vision for Meanwood over the next 10 years. Our 2020 research has led to three focus areas each with their own projects. We plan to consult again over the next ten years as these projects begin to happen, to be sure the focus areas are still relevant and to identify new projects based on current needs, and new ideas.

Read More »
refill store image with text dare to shop differently

Start 2021 with a more eco-friendly outlook

Seagulls Paint came on board to advertise in THAT LEEDS MAG in November and I was more than happy to design their advert for them. Doing my research to make sure that the ad reflected what they do and their brand I discovered that they are also a liquid refill store. I went over to visit them to find out more.

Read More »
home office image with text unexpected entrepreneurial boom

The Ingredients for a Smooth Business Start-Up

Top tips on starting a business. The worst economic climate since the second world war has sparked an unexpected entrepreneurial boom, with recent figures indicating a significant increase in the creation of businesses every day. The majority of such businesses are being run from spare bedrooms and attics, and they are being fuelled by redundancy payments and the possibility of launching services over the internet.

Read More »

Street Art Comes to Meanwood

THAT LEEDS MAG is excited to share some lovely pictures and information about Meanwood Street Art. Leah Clarke from Meanwood Street Art shared details with us about the colourful boxes popping up around Meanwood. Find out what it’s all about, what’s coming up next for the Project and how you might get involved.

Read More »

MyCarbon meets THAT LEEDS MAG

THAT LEEDS MAG is excited to be chatting to Toby Green, co-founder of MyCarbon and PhD researcher at the University of Leeds. It is clear from our interview that Toby, co-founder of MyCarbon is incredibly passionate about the environment. In our chat we discuss how to calculate my carbon usage, what our highest carbon use activity as humans is and why striving to be carbon neutral is so important.

Read More »

Chilli-Shop meets THAT LEEDS MAG

Frank is a genuine foodie and chilli expert who has a passion for sharing his knowledge and love of chillis with everyone. On a visit to the hottest shop in town in the Merrion Centre you can expect your taste buds to more than be tingled by delicious products from all over the world. I wanted to find out more about the Chilli-Shop and how Frank’s creative marketing has kept his business afloat during the pandemic.

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