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Nostalgia on Tuesday: ‘Bully’ for the boys

The countryside around Carcroft, six miles north of Doncaster, was stirred on Saturday, December 9, 1911, by the strident calls of half a dozen buzzers, announcing that coal had at last been reached at Bullcroft colliery at a depth of 657 yards.


Nostalgia on Tuesday: The name’s Bond

Bond Street, in Leeds, initially formed part of a cross-town route from Kirkgate. The name and street were later absorbed into a shopping centre before becoming part of a much larger one, Trinity, in the heart of the city.


Nostalgia on Tuesday: Hooked on classic

Over the next few days Doncaster will host the William Hill St Leger Festival, one of the most prestigious events in the horse racing calendar with thousands flocking to the Town Moor course to have a flutter on the St Leger, the oldest classic race.


Nostalgia on Tuesday. Richard’s castle

Although Middleham Castle will forever be associated with the often maligned King Richard III, the building itself is of immense interest, standing on high ground above the town in the upper reaches of Wensleydale.

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