Archive for October, 2012

Movember

Movember

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Movember began in Australia in 2003, with a group of mates growing a ‘Mo’ (Australian slang for a moustache) to raise money for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer. We want the men in our district to join the phenomenon that is Movember and grow a moustache in mid-October, to be removed in a sponsored shave […]

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Editor’s Letter: November 2012

Editor’s Letter: November 2012

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hello! Welcome to the new-look Bingley Rural Area Directory. This month, the magazine has a brand new, full-colour design – however, it still contains the same high-quality content which has gained it such affection from the folk in its delivery area over the eight years it has been established. This month, the directory says hello […]

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Making a Power of Attorney

Making a Power of Attorney

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sometimes people wish to plan ahead and set out in advance what they would like to happen should they become unable to make decisions for themselves in the future. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an important legal document that enables a person who has capacity and is over 18 (Donor) to choose another person or people (Attorney[s]) to make decisions on their behalf.

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Cycle club news

Cycle club news

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sandra and Paul Corcoran of Cullingworth reached the finals of the Bike Biz awards 2012 for the business they own, Pennine Cycles, which they were delighted to achieve. Pennine Cycles sponsor a local bicycle club and anyone who would like further information should contact Paul, secretary of the cycle club, on 01274 881030.

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Corned beef hash

Corned beef hash

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

This wartime favourite makes a perfect mid-week meal.

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Protecting birds for 40 years

Protecting birds for 40 years

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

On 27th September 1972, a small group of birding enthusiasts got together in Bradford Library, and so was born the Bradford RSPB Group. It was among the first such groups to be created.

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Pet of the month: Ben

Pet of the month: Ben

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ben the guinea pig has been with RSPCA Bradford & District for a year now, sadly dumped outside their animal home.

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The end of more than one era

The end of more than one era

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Astrid Hansen shares her memories of Tom Whiteoak, managing director of Wilsden’s last working textile mill, who died in July.

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Chicken photoshoots and Olympic egg-citement

Chicken photoshoots and Olympic egg-citement

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bingley Division Shield competition takes place every year, with local Rainbow, Brownie and Guide groups all taking part.

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The Bradford Camera Club

The Bradford Camera Club

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some new members attended the first night of the club’s new season in September, and the club welcomes anyone else to their Thursday evening meetings at Carlton House, 46 Little Horton Lane, from 7.30pm.

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