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The life and times of Albert Goldthorpe

ARGUABLY one of the most famous scenes in ‘This Sporting Life’ is where Frank Machin, played by Richard Harris, is introduced to Anne Weaver, the wife of the chairman of the City rugby league team. 594 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge - Connected (2)

As a child growing up I often remember my father telling me how ‘most of the worlds trains were built-in Leeds’, a bold claim but I am sure he was just expressing his pride in the great industrial achievements of his hometown. 186 more words


Dandy Row (Dandy Island)


A visit to the mysterious Dandy Island was always an adventure, with no little danger for us East Leedsers in the 1940s.Mr Leslie Fielding has supplied these excellent pictures of the enigmatic Dandy Row and Mrs. 1,221 more words

East Leeds

Heljan BR Class 05 Diesel Shunter Review (Pt1: Out of the box)

On friday Heljan’s new BR Class 05 arrived on my door step, so I thought I would let you know a thing or two about the model and the prototype: 686 more words


Europe Day 3: Fenton Heritage Day?

Friday, June 5, 2015

After a little more modest (but still delicious) breakfast at the hotel, we set out for our next destination, York. We first took a short drive to Coventry, site of a cathedral that had been heavily damaged in World War II. 351 more words


Why strong leadership drives our dynamic vision and expansion

Investing in training and developing our team to be the best that they can be is our mantra at The Right Fuel Company which runs the Bayford Foundation. 355 more words

Bayford Foundation

Weekly Photo Challenge - Early Bird

Occasionally I find the photo challenges quite difficult, maybe through lack of time or interest or both! This week was also a bit of a touchy subject for me, let me explain. 423 more words