Saltaire Village, World Heritage Site
Date:

 

 

 

The Saltaire Sentinel
Saltaire Village World Heritage Site
Saltaire Sentinel
Back button | Saltaire Sentinel | January 2006
Number 37 January 2006 - Headlines

BANDSTAND TRADITION TO BE REVIVED
With the renewal and re-opening of the Half Moon Cafe in Roberts Park in 2005, a Steering Group is working hard on using 2006 to make the community aware of its availability and potential as a facility, which could be of use to a variety of groups as well as the visiting public. With this in mind, it is thought useful to give new life to the concept of THE SALTAIRE BANDSTAND - Writes Eddie Lawler.
Read more >

HELP FOR THE HEALTHY
Letter from the Editor
The Saltaire Sentinel enjoys a healthy, heterogeneous readership making it the ideal vehicle for the circulation of announcements, opinions and, of course, news. It is not entirely by coincidence that this issue, the first of the year, draws particular attention to the value placed on readers' contributions by the publication that claims to be "The Paper By The People".
Read more >

Refuse collection raises few complaints
Roger Clarke follows the dustcart
I read recently that 67% of all complaints about Bradford MDC services are about missed bin collections. I checked with friends in the Village about the reliability of their Thursday collection....
Read more >

Regular Features

Barlo & Shaw’s A to Z of Saltaire street names
This month: SHIRLEY STREET
Read more >

Through the Saltaire Keyhole with The Shipley and Saltaire Times
January 1879, researched by Clive Woods.
Read more >

Roger Clarke's Saltaire people
This week: Alex & Louise Eaton
Louise is best know for her widely acclaimed Day of Dance which has been held twice a yar in May and October, since 1995. October 2005 was the 23rd Day of Dance which she has organised and raided £6,500, mainly for Oxfam and CND - bringing the total over eleven years to £131,780; a truly remarkable achievement all based on Louise's initiative and effort...
Read more >

Local history

The funeral of Emily Dickinson, 1894
The new publication, Art, Conservation and Heritage Trail at Nab Wood Cemetery, brings to life a piece of Saltaire history, writes Clive Woods.   Plot L, number 461 contains a very simple grave....
Read more >

Victoria Road No's. 1 – 4
A History, by Roger Clarke
Numbers 1 to 11 Victoria Road were in the first phase of building in the Village, at the same time that Albert Terrace and William Henry, George and Amelia Streets were built. Sir Titus personally interviewed the tenants, looking for Victorian values of temperance, industry and self-help...
Read more >

Happy Memories of Village and Glen
Mrs. Betty Harmsworth, nee Hawley, who now lives in Hampshire, was inspired by a recent visit to the area in which she grew up – and her discovery of its Community Newspaper – to share some thoughts which may prompt the memories of other readers...
Read more >

 

Events for your diary

MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE BOATHOUSE...
EDDIE LAWLER can be seen in concert, with "folkies" Scott MacNeal and "jazzers" Darren Dutson-Bromley and Dave Gill.
Sunday January 22nd
8 - 11 p.m.
(Free, including a little supper)
and again, with Scott MacNeal at Cooper's Bar in Guiseley on Sunday, February 26th.

Sentinel readers...

Blythwick?
Mr. Harry Ormerod, of Shipley Rotary Club, recently asked for informaiton on Blythwick, where Baildon Rugby Club may have played until the early 50s. Thanks to Sentinel reader, C. Senior of Shipley, who suggest that the transport firm Blythe & Berwick (latterly BRS) may hold the key.


Website designed and maintained by P. A. Reynolds
Copyright saltairevillage.info, 2006 to present
Proud to be hosted by Green ISP