Archive for June, 2015

During the industrial revolution, the term “boom town” applied to a lot of Yorkshire towns at one point or another when a major employer came to town and built the new mill or factory, causing an influx of new workers to move into and expand the town into the surrounding area.  This in turn bought […]

Last weekend, I popped over to Huddersfield for the afternoon, and it would’ve been rude not to visit a couple of its excellent hostelries.  The last time I was at the Kings Head within the Railway Station building it was in the middle of a major rebuilding project with the roof being held up by […]

Those who want to read about beer, please skip to column 2, because it is that time of year again when I promote the Ramfest Music Festival at Southowram Cricket Club on Sunday July 5th from 1pm, now in its sixth year, raising more money for our two nominated charities and bringing you some of […]