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We’ve Met with Leeds Boxer Terry Broadbent

We spoke to Leeds boxer Terry Broadbent about his career so far and his comeback fight at Elland Road After taking a brief period away from the sport, Terry Broadbent returns to the ring on the 1st September at the Elland Road Banqueting Suite.  As an entertaining fighter in the ring and the training partner of beloved Yorkshire heavyweight boxer David ...

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An Exclusive Interview with Dave Beer

We spoke to Leeds legend Dave Beer about 25 years of his club night Back to Basics and how they’re celebrating this summer! Back To Basics founder Dave Beer is collaborating with Leeds’ fantastic Orchestra of Opera North and Leeds City Council to stage a huge party at Millennium Square. Huge dancefloor anthems will be reworked into classical arrangements and ...

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Marco Pierre White Interview

CITY DWELLER MAGAZINE RECENTLY HAD THE PLEASURE OF SITTING DOWN WITH MARCO PIERRE WHITE AT HIS NEW RESTAURANT, LOCATED IN THE MERRION CENTRE, MARCO’S NEW YORK ITALIAN TO TALK ABOUT HIS CHILDHOOD, HIS JOURNEY TO THE TOP AND SEEK HIS ADVICE ON BEHALF OF YOUNG ASPIRING CHEF’S When we set off up to the Merrion Centre I don’t think either ...

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Exclusive Interview with Footballer Robbie Rogers

After leaving Leeds United in 2013, Robbie Rogers made headlines around the world when he came out as gay. City Dweller Magazine met up with Robbie Rogers to speak about that brave decision, his time in Leeds and what Pride means to him  On May 26 2013, Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay man to compete in a top ...

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Interview: Leeds Singer Paul Stone

Leeds may not have the tour this year, but we’ve got the Yorkshire Anthem! We caught up with proud Yorkshireman Paul Stone to find out about his new song ahead of the Tour De Yorkshire. Paul Stone will be performing You’ll Never Ride Alone at the beginning and end of each of the Tour De Yorkshire stages.  Can you tell us ...

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INTERVIEW: Jennifer Young from Visit Leeds

We met up with the Head of Visit Leeds to find out exactly how they drive tourism to the city and to hear all about her favourite part of living in Leeds. Hi Jennifer! Can you tell us about your professional background? I’m the head of Visit Leeds, and I’ve been in Leeds since April 2014 so a few years ...

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An Interview with Ryan Sidebottom

WE CAUGHT UP WITH THE YORKSHIRE CRICKET LEGEND AHEAD OF HIS RETIREMENT IN SEPTEMBER TO LOOK OVER THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF HIS WONDERFUL CAREER At the start of the season, you announced that you’d be retiring in September. What inspired this decision?  Growing up, my grandad and my dad (former England cricketer and Man United footballer Arnie Sidebottom) inspired ...

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Meet the Woman Behind Aire Bar: Louise Howard

Nearly 13 years ago, Louise and her husband Chris opened up the incredible riverside venue Aire Bar! We caught up with her to find out the secret to their success! Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how Aire Bar started out? I am originally from Southend-on-Sea in Essex. I studied Hospitality & Retail Licensing at Manchester University, ...

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Leeds Own: Actor Scott Michael Wagstaff appears opposite Joan Collins in Feature Film

Actor Scott Michael Wagstaff, who has spent many years living in Leeds and since has previously worked in the city on a TV pilot, appears in a chuckle filled feature film The Time Of Their Lives playing opposite Joan Collins and Pauline Collins. Scott was cast in the film by Casting Directors Ros and John Hubbard who have cast films ...

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AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMIE JONES-BUCHANAN

WE SPOKE TO THE LEEDS RHINOS LEGEND ABOUT HIS BEST MOMENTS, HIS MOST CHALLENGING MOMENTS AND MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING Last year was a very difficult year for Leeds Rhinos, what makes you believe they can come back stronger this year?  Well I’m not a prophet so all I can do is have faith in what we’re doing. Along the course of ...

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