Category Archives: leisure

slip sliding away

I’m not too sure why sliding on icy roads and pavements was taken so seriously, but I’ve certainly seen cases of people being brought before the magistrates and fined – it was no idle threat. I can see the dangers … Continue reading

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brought to book #1

Colne’s first recorded lending library was set up in 1793 by a group of local men. In return for their subscription members of the Coln Book Society were able to borrow books for a certain number of days – a … Continue reading

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a grand day out

What follows is a contemporary account of an outing by the choir of Colne Albert Wesleyan Choir which went on a little longer than expected: Burnley, Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Halifax and Keighley……in A DAY ! pulled by HORSES ! “Reminiscences … Continue reading

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