Jim Seton

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Town raises over £1m for war effort

LAND left vacant by the Bridge Street demolition was used during the Second World War for parking military vehicles, as seen here behind the Earl of Harewood, Lord Lieutenant of the County, as he takes the salute at a 1944 parade.

Bridge Street was unwitting casualty of the war years

A CORNER of Church Green can be seen here on the right, and High Street dimly in the background, but this whole left-hand vista of Bridge Street premises has disappeared, casualties of drastic changes affecting Keighley between the wars.

Shop branched out with an ancient tree at its very root

THE variegated individual premises of High Street, seen here before 1924 and the demise of Keighley’s trams, remain reasonably identifiable to the present day but the end building projecting from Bridge Street was to necessitate future demolition as road traffic increased.

Work to be done

ONCE again, Bradford Council has come under fire for pumping money into the city centre and allegedly ignoring the outlying areas of the district.

Forage around so you can make fruit cordial

OUR CHILDREN drink a lot of cordial (or cord-oil as my son used to call it) and whilst this often means their water intake is high, I’m aware its not the best for their teeth.