Archive for January, 2013

The dawn of a new year; who knows what it could bring?

The dawn of a new year; who knows what it could bring?

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Rogan Ashton, Wilsons Solicitors 2012 has been some year in the field of sport and many of us have just witnessed our Olympic and Paralympic medallists receive further garlands at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Despite the incredible feats witnessed at London, from Jessica Ennis’s majesty in the Heptathlon to Ellie Simmonds […]

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Bradford Camera Club news

Bradford Camera Club news

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

After the festive season – when I hope you have taken many photographs and perhaps received a new camera from Santa – you may like to show your work or get to know how to use that new toy, particularly if it’s a bit complicated. Why not come along to a meeting of the Bradford Camera Club, where people just like you are eager to share their knowledge with you? By Tony Caunt.

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Celebrating 50 years of Wilsden WI

Celebrating 50 years of Wilsden WI

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wilsden Women’s Institute was formed on 11th February 1963 in the Day School (now Wilsden Primary School), with 38 members attending. This followed the successful launch of Harden WI in January. Since those early days we have grown and now have over 62 members. By Judy Caunt, president.

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New year – new challenge

New year – new challenge

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

As the new year begins, some of us will have made new year’s resolutions – getting fitter, an improved lifestyle or setting yourself a personal challenge.

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The Rotary Club of Bradford West

The Rotary Club of Bradford West

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Tony Caunt The members were very active in the run up to Christmas, working for and with the local community and some charities. Seven male members grew moustaches during Movember and raised £960 for Prostate Cancer UK (see photo). Children from the primary schools of Keelham, Harden, Wilsden and Greenfield, Pudsey, collected much-needed toys, […]

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How to get started with family history research

How to get started with family history research

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Researching your ancestors can be both fascinating and rewarding, and it can be educational at the same time. There is so much information now available online and we in the north of England are particularly well catered for compared to some other areas of the UK. By Clive Harrison.

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The birds of St Ives

The birds of St Ives

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the first of an occasional series of articles, Carol Barrett describes a birdwatching walk undertaken by the local RSPB Group in the Bingley area.

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Pet of the month: Maori

Pet of the month: Maori

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maori was found wandering the streets with a badly deformed front leg when he was just four months old.

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Cottingley Village History Society’s World War 1 Project

Cottingley Village History Society’s World War 1 Project

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cottingley village has two memorials relating to the First World War. One of these takes the form of a calvary and now stands just outside the Church of St Michael and All Angels; the other is a plaque inside the Town Hall Chapel. The memorial at St Michael’s contains the names of 29 servicemen who lost their lives during the war and the other memorial lists all the Cottingley men who served in the war, a total of almost 150 names.

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Groups for under-fives

Groups for under-fives

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sponge Tree Under-5s Colour Workshops. We encourage everybody to be creative by connecting with the natural world through earth-friendly activities. Group meets Mondays 10-11.30am at Wilsden Village Hall. Contact Paula for details: 07914 495626. WILTOTS Mother, Baby & Toddler Group meets 9.30am to 11.30am every Tuesday morning (except during school holidays) in the Wilsden Methodist […]

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