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How will the change affect me?

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Announcement: partnership of Bingley Rural and The Local Leader magazines

Announcement: partnership of Bingley Rural and The Local Leader magazines

| April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

As of April 2014, the Bingley Rural is pleased to announce it will be going into partnership with The Local Leader, a successful community magazine for the Bradford and Shipley area run by school students. Working together, we will be producing one quarterly “super-mag” featuring articles on local history, celebrity interviews, community group and charity […]

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Editor’s letter: Nov/Dec 2013

Editor’s letter: Nov/Dec 2013

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hello! Here we are, back again for our November/December issue (some of us another year older after celebrating our *mumblemumble* birthday in October, ho hum). We have a few festive offerings for you this issue, including our feature on lost Christmas customs and some seasonal puzzlers for our younger readers, plus of course all our […]

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Sunset over Sandy Lane

Sunset over Sandy Lane

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hi Lisa, I took this picture of a sunset overlooking the Aire Valley and the village of Sandy Lane. I thought it may be of use for your magazine. All my images are being placed on my website www.flowersandphotos.co.uk. It’s my hobby at the moment and I would love it if you could make use […]

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Lisa, On reading the August edition of Bingley Rural I was surprised to see another baby named Niamh. My daughter (left) was born on 10th June 2013 and she is also called Niamh. Family and friends thought it was an unusual name and were not sure how to pronounce it. It seems it is […]

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Editor’s letter: Oct/Nov 2013

Editor’s letter: Oct/Nov 2013

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hello from the editorial office! Out of the window, creeping russet and gold tells me that summer is a thing of the past and the cold season is fast approaching. In fact I’m already working on a Christmas feature for our November/December issue next month, out 15th November – the year certainly goes whizzing by! […]

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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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Editor’s letter: Sept/Oct 2013

Editor’s letter: Sept/Oct 2013

| September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greetings, gentles readers! As you can see, this month the magazine has gone pink to support Cancer Support Bradford and Airedale’s In The Pink campaign. Turn to p27 to find out more. It’s been another month of trials and tribulations at the Bingley Rural, as our website endured a malicious hack and email systems also […]

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Welcome to the world!

Welcome to the world!

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The papers may be full of the royal baby, but as far as I’m concerned the most important baby born this year is my niece, Niamh Isabelle Brooke Ritchings! Niamh arrived on 7th June 2013 weighing 7lbs 13oz. Congratulations to proud parents Erica and Lewis. Ed.

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