Spennylympics: Crazy Challenge – Brilliant Cause

Stuart and Charlotte have set themselves a huge challenge for 2021 – to complete every single Olympic event in the 17 days that the Tokyo Games will be held in summer 2021. Why? The duo wanted to devise a challenge that would both celebrate the life of Spenny, Stuart’s much loved brother and raise awareness […]

Pop Up Roller Skating Shop at Leeds Corn Exchange on 30 November

This is the fourth year that Roller Girl Gang are running a pop-up roller skating shop in Leeds Corn Exchange. Primary school teachers Mel Blackwood and Len Laird, who are qualified British Roller Sports Federation instructors, began the business so they could skate around their busy jobs. After running skating classes in Leeds, they formed […]

The World Cup Final, Kirkgate Market and The Owl

Watch the World Cup Final at Kirkgate Market on Saturday on their big screen in the event space. To complete the package, visit The Owl on its first Saturday, the day after the opening of what is Kirkgate Market’s only pub. The Owl will be serving a selection of beers and bar grill specials from […]

Why Leeds United? The question answered.

Everyone I speak to has an opinion on Leeds United. Here, I posed questions to a former player, as well as fans from different generations.   Lee, my brother, is 5 years my elder. Like me, he got the Leeds United bug through our dad and has followed Leeds around England and beyond while winning uncounted […]

An Evening With Bradley Wiggins at Harrogate’s Royal Hall

Sir Bradley Wiggins, one of Britain’s most decorated Olympic athletes, has embarked on a new venture – the ‘Bradley Wiggins: An Evening With tour’.  This tour sees Wiggins recount memorable tales from his highly eventful cycling career as well as some more personal stories from his childhood in London.  On 23 September, I attended the […]