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Number 38 February 2006 - Headlines

Pamela puts village on the web
Local webmaster, Pamela Reynolds is constructing a website she hopes will serve the village and its community as well as being a source of valuable information to a global community...
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Quick reponse to clean-up call
Roger Clarke writes about the local history of waste disposal, following up his article which appeared last month about the team that empties Saltaire's wheeliebins...
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Regular Features

Barlo & Shaw’s A to Z of Saltaire street names
This month: TITUS STREET
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Through the Saltaire Keyhole with The Shipley and Saltaire Times
February 1879
Researched by local writer and historian, Clive Woods.
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Roger Clarke’s Saltaire people
This month: Helen Kemp
Helen Kemp is well known in Saltaire for her huge contribution to the life of the community. She came to the Village in 1983 after twelve years teaching pottery (and eight years teaching calligraphy) at Shipley College...
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Local history

Quick response to clean-up call
Over the past few months there has been fly tipping of black bin bags and boxes in the grounds of the Almshouses...
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The Changing Face of Waste
There was no real problem with waste in Sir Titus Salt’s Saltaire. Everyone had an open fire in their home on which to burn waste paper and other combustibles. Food waste was fed to livestock, especially pigs...
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Salt’s Bronte Connection
[Last month, Barlow & Shaw’s A to Z featured Shirley Street, which some readers will have been surprised to learn was named after Sir Titus’ grandson]. Shirley Salt must thank Charlotte Bronte for changing the sex of his name...
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The history of Victoria Road
A new Sentinel series, begun last month and to be continued next, researches the history of the shops in Victoria Road.
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Events for your diary

Public reading of Mark's gospel
Members of Saltaire United Reformed Church will give a public reading of Mark's gospel beginning at  6pm on Sunday, March 12th . Other forthcomimg events, designed to show the Grade One Listed building fulfilling its intended purpose include a Prayer Labrynth at Easter which will attract attention to a short course, open to all,  on the Christian faith.
Venue: United Reformed Church, Victoria Road, Saltaire.
Time: 6 p.m. on Sunday 12 March.

Modern Jive comes to Saltaire 
Classes start Monday February 6th in Victoria Hall
Doors open 7.30
Beginner class 7.45 p.m.
Intermediate class 9.00 p.m.
Bar, dancing till late.
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Malcolm Gray’s Antiques
Following the closing of Victoria Centre on Victoria Road, Saltaire, last year, it is good to be able to report that Malcolm Gray is “very nicely settled” on the third floor of Salt’s Mill with his Carlton Antiques.

Locals welcome licensee back to Boathouse
Regular entertainment now includes the Sunday Social, starting at 8.30 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month, with recorded music presented by two respected local DJs, Wally (of BCB) and Tony Safari. On Wednesday evening there is themed food, with the quiz moving to Thursday.

Victoria Tearooms, 8 Victoria Road
Open daily
Morning coffee, afternoon tea, light lunches, snacks, cakes and scones. Also on sale: locally produced farmhouse cheeses, homemade preserves and pickles, old fashioned sweets, gifts and novelty teapots.
Telephone 01274 823092

Sentinel readers...

Marilyn Clapham who runs the Line Dancing classes at Glenaire School is a Sentinel reader who has responded positively to last month’s feature on the Saltaire Bandstand, the project which will be putting music and dance back into Roberts Park this summer. The Half Moon Steering Group, which can be contacted through this website, still welcomes offers of help.

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