The Manor Walk

As walks go, its the big one in Methley, it is of course the walk round the parish boundary. Starting at the waterbridge over the Calder at Three Lane Ends … Continue Reading →

News and Noticeboard

Forthcoming Diary 2018 Monday 27th August –  Car Boot Sale – Castleford RU Whitwood  http://www.methley-village.co.uk/castleford-rugby-union-car-boot-sale 2018 It’s the bi-annual Methley Fest on Sunday 26th August.   The three Councillors for … Continue Reading →

Ghost Story

Death of a Wellington Veteran The landlady exasperatedly sighed ‘you put something down here and it disappears – we must have a ghost’. For some time after, the words remained, … Continue Reading →

Bay Horse RIP

As an alehouse and local inn the Old Bay Horse played an integral part in many social aspects of this village.   It also had  important historical aspects too, especially … Continue Reading →

Brewery Trip

Or was it a pub crawl.   Michael Shillito again!    Mike was working as a drayman for Bentleys Yorkshire Breweries out of Woodlesford.  We would be about 19 or … Continue Reading →

Farming Gallery

Traditionally a farming area with the fertile soil created from the two rivers.      The land at Methley was worked by tenant farmers rented from the Earl of Mexborough … Continue Reading →