Archive for September, 2013

New clerk for Wilsden Parish Council

New clerk for Wilsden Parish Council

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Community notices: September/October 2013

Community notices: September/October 2013

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Pets of the month: Itchy and Scratchy

Pets of the month: Itchy and Scratchy

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By RSPCA Bradford.

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Mini summer puddings

Mini summer puddings

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recipe supplied by Adele at Made 2 Measure Catering: telephone 07801 270703. Makes 6.

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Local charity invites you to get “In the Pink”!

Local charity invites you to get “In the Pink”!

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local charity Cancer Support Bradford & Airedale is inviting the whole community to hold fundraising events throughout October, in support of its “In the Pink” campaign.

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Musical memories of Wilsden

Musical memories of Wilsden

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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The Piano Street mystery solved

The Piano Street mystery solved

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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!

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Gone to seed

Gone to seed

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Tyke down under

Tyke down under

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eric Firth continues his story of life as a “ten-quid pom” in 1970s Oz.

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The Curious Case of the Cottingley Fairies

The Curious Case of the Cottingley Fairies

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Did Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle really believe in fairies? By Lisa Firth.

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