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 September, 2013
The councillors of Wilsden Parish Council are pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Ruth Batterley as Clerk to the Council. Ruth started work on 12th August 2013 and is an experienced clerk, having worked for several years in another local parish council. Ruth looks forward to working with the councillors in Wilsden and meeting […]
St Matthew’s Church, Wilsden New service at 11am, starting 15th September then on every first, third, fourth and fifth Sunday. Informal cafe-style worship with music, discussions and activities for all ages. This is in addition to the regular Sunday and Wednesday services – details on the noticeboard outside church. Do have a look at our […]
Dear Lisa, Reference the photograph of the Sylvian Players (August issue of Bingley Rural). I do remember the Mitchell family, I think they lived in Harden Lane (bottom of Wilsden). My father used to talk about Ernest Mitchell and the dance band. I am not sure whether he played in this group, but he used […]
In our last issue, we asked if any readers knew why Royd Street in Wilsden was once known by the nickname “Piano Street” (in fact the road was known as Piano Row). Many thanks to Margaret Howgate, Julie Dyson and Astrid Hansen for solving the mystery!
By John Bartle. Continuing with my theme of plants, a subject close to my heart, I thought that I would turn my attention to the subject of seeds. The method by which most plants reproduce results in a huge variety of seeds. Some of these are so small they resemble dust, while there are also […]