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Hardcastle Crags is very green………….

Earlier this week I decided to visit Hardcastle Crags hoping that the blue bells would be adorning the pathways through the woods and along the river bank. Alas, I was to be disappointed as there were a few that had … Continue reading

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Autumnal colours…….at Hardcastle Crags

After my recent rainswept experience of Vilnius, it was nice to see some autumn sun here in West Yorkshire and all the more reason to take off for Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge. Entering the National Trust property you are … Continue reading

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Christmas arrives in Hebden Bridge……in June!

Anyone who has followed my blog will remember the one about the floods in West Yorkshire and which featured the above distressing image of the devastation of the floods. It was at Christmas time and for whole communities their priority … Continue reading

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Hebden Bridge is up north Mr Cameron………………. (you know, somewhere outside the M25!)

  Yesterday was a glorious day here in West Yorkshire so I decided to take a trip to the very pretty town of Hebden Bridge about 15 miles from where I live. The town suffered dreadfully in the recent floods … Continue reading

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Hebden Bridge, welcome to vegiburgerville

  On my recent visit to Hebden Bridge (bohemian capital of the north, and some would say of the UK) I took the opportunity to wander up the the little railway station which I had never visited before. It is … Continue reading

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Everything is green at Hardcastle Crags

I visited Hardcastle Crags in the Spring of 2015 and managed to photograph the Bluebells and Wild Garlic in all their glory. Last Saturday I made a return visit in the depths of winter and was greeted with a “sea … Continue reading

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Welcome to a flooded North of England………

“O what a lovely Christmas…………….” The above photos taken in the last 48 hours give some idea of the devastation caused by the torrential rain and subsequent floods that have engulfed the North of England and in particular the areas … Continue reading

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Hardcastle Crags………………a sea of colours in Spring

Hardcastle Crags, there is something about that name that conjures up words like majestic, inspiring and dare one say breathtaking. It is a beauty spot of the South Pennines with more than 160 hectares (400 acres) of unspoiled woodland (near … Continue reading

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Hebden Bridge – Britain’s Second City…………………?

Birmingham and Manchester are usually mentioned when the subject of Britain’s second city comes up. But is Hebden Bridge – population 4,200 – the rightful owner of the title? Pretty much everyone in the world knows which is Britain’s biggest … Continue reading

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E.T. fell off in Hebden Bridge

Cycle re-cycle shop in Hebden Bridge (C) Kindadukish

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