Police Appeal for information – road traffic collision May 10th

Message sent on behalf of Insp Jim Graham Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision involving a motorbike and double decker bus in Halifax. At around 6.58pm, Tuesday 10th May night, a motorbike was sighted by officers travelling on Thorpe Street towards Boothtown Road, which failed to stop for officers when requested. The … Continue reading Police Appeal for information – road traffic collision May 10th

Memory Lane Gets Back to full-length afternoon cafe sessions

From the start of May 2022 we revert to our pre-COVID arrangement of  afternoon-only sessions (1.30-4pm).  These run for two and a half hours – just as we did before COVID. Our first afternoon-only cafes (1.30 – 4pm) of 2022 will start at Boothtown (4th May) and Sowerby Bridge (14th May). We want to make … Continue reading Memory Lane Gets Back to full-length afternoon cafe sessions

Old Lane Road (Lee Mount) Road ruptured and flooded

We've had reports of extensive rupture of Old Lane near Boothtown. The road has extensively ruptured and flooded, making it unsuitable for driving. Avoid driving through there if you can. Footage from 50 Shades of Halifax https://www.facebook.com/Marvin.midgley.9/videos/594484008200319

Staying Well in Boothtown – Community Open Day

Meet groups, try some taster sessions, and tell us what you want to see more of such as exercise, crafts, coffee mornings, gardening and much more at the Staying Well Boothtown Community Open Day. Thursday 30 March 2017 - 10am to 2pm At Boothtown Methodist Church, Boothtown Road, HX3 6EU Call Andrew Mitchell on 01422 356365 for further … Continue reading Staying Well in Boothtown – Community Open Day

Wild West Exhibition and talks at Bankfield Museum

Venue: Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Rd, Halifax, HX3 6HG Native American and Western artefacts will be on display from Calderdale Museums, Leeds City Museums and various private collections, alongside souvenirs from the world famous 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show', which visited Halifax on the 8th October 1903. January 2017 sees the 100th anniversary of Buffalo Bill's death. Born William … Continue reading Wild West Exhibition and talks at Bankfield Museum

First World War Memorabilia Day – FREE Admission

Halifax Great War Heritage Society will be hosting a First World War Memorabilia Day at Bankfield Museum for 2016. Saturday 12 November - 10am to 3pm At Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Rd, HX3 6HG Meet members of the Society who can help assess any photographs, diaries, postcards, trench art, uniform items, medals, souvenirs or … Continue reading First World War Memorabilia Day – FREE Admission

History Wardrobe at Bankfield Museum – Gothic for Girls

History Wardrobe presents – Gothic for Girls. All the dark drama of black in fashion, and the best of British supernatural stories. Saturday 29 October 2016 - 1.30pm At Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Rd, HX3 6HG With shiveringly beautiful costumes and readings from Jane Austen, the Brontës, Mary Shelley, Mrs Radcliffe... coming right up to date … Continue reading History Wardrobe at Bankfield Museum – Gothic for Girls