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Possibly discussing the demolition of the hall and if there was an alternative. Third from left is Michael Newton and next to him is David Fletcher. The man with his back to camera is Mr Oakes - retired local headmaster.

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A still morning and it looks like a steam train has just gone through.

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L to R, Cllr Fred Barker, David Fletcher, Douglas Houghton, M.P. at the official opening of Park Fold Wood

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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The Calder Civic Trust instigated the planting of trees to create Park Fold woods.

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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‘Man at Large’ was a series of photographs taken as part of a Calder Civic Trust initiative to increase awareness of eyesores in the area, in stark contrast to the well dressed gentleman, John D. Uttley.

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Foundation Stone Ceremony for Salem Sunday School, Hebden Bridge. The gentleman far right is Maurice Morgan, who was a lay preacher. Clerical gentleman R to L: Rev Ted Matkovitch, Rev Brian Holt, a previous minister at Salem; Rev Abraham Hall…

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Our Man at Large was a Calder Civic Trust project, c1970, the aim of which was to draw attention to squalid places and litter which detracted from the attractions of the area, by using the contrast between the smartly dressed gentleman and the…

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Douglas Houghton, M.P., at the opening of Park Fold Wood.

Douglas Houghton, (11 August 1898 – 2 May 1996) was a British Labour politician. He was the last British Cabinet minister born in the 19th century.

Houghton was a great believer in…

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The working horse was a main stay of a farm in the past, and this old fellow was kind, gentle and reliable.

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Looking down Hebble Bridge towards Market Street, and the end of Hangingroyd Road. Queens Terrace is on the hillside above.

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The mill on New Road and next to the Rochdale Canal was destroyed by fire in December 1964. By that time it was used to store Moderna blankets.

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Situated on the corner of Hangingroyd Lane and Linden Road, the former Electricity Board offices later became a care home and is ndow (2016) Angeldale Guest House.

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Situated at the junction of Old Gate and West End, this was a popular meeting place for the teenagers of the day.

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Situated at the junction of Old Gate and West End, this was a popular meeting place for the teenagers of the day. to the right of the cafe Bridge Gate Mill can be seen.
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