On 21st July 2014, The Local Leader will become a business in its own right with James Slater and Megan Carson as the joint owners. But how will this affect you? From November 2011 to July 2014, The Local Leader Magazine has been an enterprise project run financially through Titus Salt School. All profits which […]
Archive for January, 2013
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 […]
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.
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
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 […]