The Top Club

January 2009 –  Rumours abound at the possible closure of that once so important social centre of this village – The Top Club. It would be difficult to describe how … Continue Reading →

Methley Lido

I suppose the people of Methley have used Fleet Beck for all manner of reasons over the years.    Its not difficult to remember the wartime trips with the whole … 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 →