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Pamela Reynolds, webmaster of this site says thank you to all the people who have been so important to the development of the site. Go!
Added to website: 24 December 2006
The Guardian comments on Saltaire and the Living Advent Calendar, 2006. Report appeared in newspaper on Saturday 23 December 2006. Go!
Added to website: 24 December 2006
Read the story behind Saltaire's first Living Advent Calendar, organised by Victoria and David Worsley and based on a Swiss Christmas tradition. Go!
Saltairy Tales - get the script.
Groups visiting Saltaire (especially schools) are welcome to have a copy of the script from the author and to borrow free-of-charge a DVD of the 2005 version. It’s excellent preparation for a visit to Saltaire, informative (and fun!) both about the past and the present in the World Heritage Village. Go!
Added to website: 21 November 2006
Sold on the idea By Ron Godfrey
... Michaela Craven, who already runs a successful overseas property business, will launch the first of the franchises in Saltaire next month with the other offices being rolled out over the next five years. Go!
Added to website: 21 November 2006
How numbers add up in Lottery grant game
By Jim Greenhalf
Bradford Council arts chief Jane Glaister praises the contributions of the Heritage Lottery Fund. Cash grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund between 1994 and 2006 supported more than 75 projects in Bradford Metropolitan District and Craven. JIM GREENHALF reports on where the money went. Go!
Added to website: 21 November 2006,
Minister to be quizzed over congestion caused by Saltaire roundabout and congestion in the Aire Vally. More> Link to
Added to website: 11 November 2006
News from Eddie Lawler, SVS Acting Secretary, on up and coming Saltaire Village events.
Added to website: 8 November 2006
The definitive biography on Sir Titus Salt, written by his contemporary and friend, Rev. Robert Balgarnie, is available as a FREE download with the kind permission of writers and historians, Philip Barlo and Dave Shaw, who have republished the book, Balgarnie's Salt, with their commentary and additions. [This article is located in the HISTORY PAGES of this site - follow this link>
Added to website: 24 October 2006
More "Saltaire Bandstand" concerts planned for 2007, announces Half Moon Steering Committee. Contributed by Eddie Lawler.
Added to website: 24 October 2006
Saltaire Village Society - alive and well. Elaine Gilligan writes with dates of next meetings, open to all. [This article is also posted in the SALTAIRE section of this site, where you will find a link to SALTAIRE VILLAGE SOCIETY].
Added to website: 24 October 2006
Baildon Runners! Based in Baildon, they meet every Sunday in the Salt Grammar School car park at 10:00am.
Added to website: 23 October 2006
Welcome to the Saltaire History Club, by Dave Shaw.
This is a newly established club to further the knowledge and awareness of the history of the village. Open equally and freely to all, the Club holds quarterly meetings in the village. Can’t get to meetings but want to learn more?...
Added to website: 14 October 2006
An eco-fair to discuss the future of household waste disposal in the future, Exhibition Hall, Saltaire on 25 October.
Added to website: 13 October 2006
Appeal for information on George Allen Oswald Nettleton, Saltaire Institute caretaker in 1901.
Added to website: 12 October 2006
10 Years On - the Mill in Miniature - a special exhibition and competition to mark a decade of Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery being at Salts Mill in Saltaire - 10th November to 28 January.
Added to website: 6 October 2006
National Lottery award for Roberts Park.
Added to website: 5 October 2006
The Winning Post, by Shaun Daniel, local alpaca farmer [County Alpacas]. Shaun writes about Sir Titus Salt's legacy and the future of the alpaca textile industry. Plus: images and more about County Alpacas.
Copyright Shaun Daniel 2006
Added to website: 1st October 2006

The Yorkshire/Italy Textile Community Project - read about it and fill in the questionnaire.
1 st October 2006
Press release from Totty Building - refurbishment of Victoria Hall.
19 September 06
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