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 →

Picnics in Methley

You won’t see many people enjoying/taking picnics in the village these days – with the exception of those taking in the whole afternoon at one of the cricket matches.   … Continue Reading →

Paper Round

Always late from school for the pick up and so I was always racing at 100mph hurdling hedges and fences (made a lot of enemies doing this) and charging through … Continue Reading →