Sam Bullough

Sam Bullough 1909 – 1973 Tuesday 17th September 1963 saw the start of what was then a unique slant of a disputation when a delegation of colliers from Savile pit … Continue Reading →

Savile Pit Reunion 28th Dec 2012

Closure in 1985 has brought about a number of gettogethers.   This time the meet was in the Commercial Hotel. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Briggs’ Early Days

Adventures in Coal The booklet by Wakefield historian the late John Goodchild concentrates on the collieries owned and managed by Henry Briggs and his successors in the Whitwood and its … Continue Reading →

Newmarket Cold Store

West Hall Hill – Newmarket Site Cold Store Construction Construction commenced on this immense project in May 2014 and the builders claim it is on schedule and will commence with … Continue Reading →