You get three views of Huddersfield for the price of one on this vintage postcard I acquired the other day, but as with all postcards from one hundred years or more ago, you get an awful lot of history as well. Those familiar with Huddersfield, will probably recognise the three views: most of the buildings … Continue reading Three Views And A Dollop Of History
Restoring Fixby To Its Rightful Place In The World
I live in Fixby, which today is in Huddersfield. According to Wikipedia, "Fixby is traditionally part of Huddersfield". This is not the case at all - the township of Fixby was traditionally part of Halifax. It was only transferred to Huddersfield (and Kirklees) when the M62 motorway was built and someone decided that the motorway … Continue reading Restoring Fixby To Its Rightful Place In The World
Majestic Grandeur In Concrete
Huddersfield Market Hall From Queensgate I must have walked passed the market hall numerous times without noticing it. When I did, I probably dismissed it as a concrete monstrosity. Yesterday, however, I saw it in a different light; grand, majestic even.
A Pint In The Slubbers
A Pint In The Slubbers : Slubbers Arms, Huddersfield (March 2018)