Acknowledgements

Castleford High School Art and Drama Department For the use of their Sony Mavica Digital Camera in the early stages, so useful for taking Archive pictures with flash restrictions. Ivan … Continue Reading →

Hen Run 1948

The Council had decided to build a number of bungalows for the elderly on the allotments along Station Road.    There were no objectors with the exception of Johnny Naylor … Continue Reading →

Bringing Home the Bacon

Pre-war public health legislation was framed to improve hygiene by preventing the local slaughter of animals from allotments and ordering that such action should take place in approved slaughter houses. … Continue Reading →

Pigeon Racing

Len Richardson – Extract from Livewire Magazine 03/76 My first impression of the pigeon fraternity came about at an early age. I still have recollections of going and sitting at … Continue Reading →

Methley CC 1873/74

  Saturday September 20th 1873  Extracted from Pontefract & Castleford Advertiser HB Wards Eleven v’s Methley & District This match played in the park (Castleford) resulted in victory for the … Continue Reading →