125 Years In the past – 1895
On Wednesday P. C. Fenwick acquired info that a member of the canine tribe was was behaving in a wierd method and horrifying individuals within the neighborhood of Wells Promenade. Upon the officer arriving on the place named, he discovered the animal which was appearing in a considerably unusual method. No proprietor being forthcoming the animal was destroyed, however upon an examination being made, not the slightest indicators of rabies have been found.
100 Years In the past – 1920
So quarrying is to be resumed on the Ilkley Moor. The battle has seen radical modifications within the conduct of each personal and public affairs all through the nation, and this transformation of coverage on the a part of the Ilkley Council is immediately as a result of results of the battle – or relatively of its after-effects. The scarcity of housing lodging and the crucial want for constructing on the earliest doable date have been the principal elements in inducing the Council to resolve upon the course of utilizing the stone instantly accessible relatively than encounter upon all of the difficulties of transport from quarries in different elements of the nation.
The top quality of the violins manufactured by Mr James Lister, of Ilkley, has been recognised regionally for a few years, and on the event of the final go to to Ilkley of the well-known violinist Miss Marie Corridor, Mr. Lister took benefit of the chance handy to her two of the violins he had just lately made. At the moment she expressed herself as delighted with their high quality and she or he has now written to him from expressing her excessive appreciation.
75 Years In the past – 1945
This very uncommon story informed by Corporal L. C. A. Shaw, of Inexperienced Lane, Yeadon, serving with the British Liberation Military, will take some beating. Writing from a hospital in Belgium to thank the individuals of Aireborough for his or her Christmas items, he says: “The humorous a part of it’s that the parcel was given to me by a German I had caught in. I don’t know what occurred, and the way he received it, however I received it simply on the proper time, when my bren gunner’s cigs had run out. Afterwards once we requested him how he received it, he stated they caught one in all our mail vehicles just a few weeks again.”
Flt/Lt. H. A. Shaw, of “Hillgarth”, Canada Crescent, Rawdon, just lately took half in a heavy air assault on the Japanese communications centre of Korat, in Central Siam.He was in control of a power of Liberators which needed to fly all day to reaxch the little city nestling deep within the hills and forests 140 miles north-east of Bangkok.
50 Years In the past – 1970
It’s estimated that in 4 years time the newly-enlarged Otley Prince Henry’s Grammar Faculty, now occupying the unique faculty buildings and many of the adjoining taking part in fields, is not going to be sufficiently big to cater for the variety of pupils requiring locations. At a gathering of the governors, it was determined to ask the county schooling authority to plan additional extensions.
Probably the most unlikely causes for spending a vacation in Ilkley – and a honeymoon at that – was revealed by a younger couple as they boarded a prepare at Leeds Station on Saturday. Each are eager supporters of Leeds United and so they had been married earlier that day. Within the afternoon they went to observe the Leeds match with Crystal Palace, and agreed so as to add up the variety of objectives scored and catch the primary prepare from the corresponding platform on the station. Leeds received 2-Zero, and so after the sport the honeymooners caught the prepare standing on platform 2. It proved to be the Ilkley prepare.
25 Years In the past – 1995
Plans submitted for a brand new grocery store on Ilkley’s gasoline works website in Leeds Highway have sparked a barrage of criticism, with estimates there are at present 44 empty retailers within the city. There are fears a serious new meals retailer will add additional pressure to what’s already a dire state of affairs.
Wharfe Valley colleges have organized an pressing assembly with MPs Gary Waller and Sir Marcus Fox to debate a funding disaster. All face the specter of doubtlessly crippling cuts imposed by Bradford Council. The council, in flip, claims an £18m minimize in central authorities funding has compelled it right into a catch-22 state of affairs.