Shine Magazine. March 2022

In this month’s Shine, we learn to say YES! How being positive and open to new experiences can have a great effect on your life. We talk to artist Garry Barker about how ageing has affected his art. We share memories of the AIDS crisis of the 1980s and hear from someone with Down’s Syndrome about the work she’s doing to change people’s perspectives. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. February 2022

In this month’s Shine, we address coping with uncertain future and look to storytelling as a possible answer. We talk to deputy mayor of West Yorkshire Alison Lowe about her passion for equality. We also share memories of Kirkstall Abbey and hear from an anthropologist born in Ghana. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. Dec 21/Jan 22

In this bumper festive edition we focus on older people who dance, sing and act. How does it feel to get back onstage after so many months off? We speak to panto king Billy Pearce and meet Rasta Claus, Santa’s cooler cousin. Also: older writers share stories of their Christmases past; and we look at what it’s like for older people who might be alone this this time of year. All that, plus life stories, puzzles, health advice - and more. All in the Christmas issue of Shine.

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Shine Magazine. November 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we focus on the importance of faith and spirituality. We speak to Mohammed about how he defied the odds after losing his hand in an accident at 17 and we take a look back at the ‘Rock Against Racism’ movement in the 1970’s. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. October 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we speak to Older people about surviving on low incomes in Leeds. We talk to retired crime novelist Maggy Pigott on becoming an author in later life and we share memories of Morley’s cycling champion Beryl Burton. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. September 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine We meet people who live well with the

dementia. We talk to retired Leeds City councillor Mick Ward on how football

has changed over the years, and we visit Thackray Museum of Medicine and uncover stories of healthcare. All that alongside personal stories, opinions,

health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. August 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we ask how older people are feeling about the lifting of Covid restrictions. We talk to Leeds Rhinos CEO Gary Hetherington about his long and interesting career and we remember Leeds Children's Day. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

Shine Magazine. July 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we ask how older people are feeling about the lifting of Covid restrictions. We talk to Leeds Rhinos CEO Gary Hetherington about his long and interesting career and we remember Leeds Children's Day. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. June 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we take a look at frank look at intimacy and sexuality later on in life. We talk to feminist campaigner Al Garthwaite about

the 'Reclaim the Night' movement and we look back at 200 years of Leeds museums. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. May 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we take a look at Care Homes. What’s it like to live in a Care Home that has Covid restrictions? We talk to Leeds MP Hilary Benn about political family and his own long career; plus - did you know there used to be a mine at Temple Newsam? We investigate. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. April 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we focus on loneliness and how it’s affected older people over the last year; we talk to Leeds writer Kay Mellor; and we look back to the 1980s when the world’s biggest music acts visited Roundhay Park. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. March 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we focus on loneliness and how it’s affected older people over the last year; we talk to Leeds writer Kay Mellor; and we look back to the 1980s when the world’s biggest music acts visited Roundhay Park. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

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Shine Magazine. February 2021

In this month’s edition of Shine we take a look at how the vaccine provides a glimmer of hope; we speak to a New York based ageism activist; and we look back to February 1971, the day our money went decimal. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

Shine: the magazine for older people in Leeds. Available now.

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Shine MagazineDecember 2020/January 2021

 

In this special bumper edition of Shine we take a look at how what Christmas 2020 means for older people. We speak to legendary TV presenter Harry Gration On life since retiring, being a new Dad at 70. We remember the harsh Winter of 1962/3 and our readers share the memories of Christmases past. All that alongside personal stories, opinions, health and well-being, quizzes – and much more.

Shine: the magazine for older people in Leeds. Available now.

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