Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bamber Bridge, Baxi Heating Factory

The photo above is of Ye Olde Hob Inn, in Bamber Bridge, which features in this story. During World War II there was a base in the town for American servicemen.  There were both white and African American servicemen here … Continue reading

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Borwick Hall

This 16th century manor house is a Grade 1 listed building now used as an outdoor education centre. A New Year tradition here is that someone must knock on the door on New Year’s Eve and hand over a ripe … Continue reading

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The Devil in Cockerham

The Devil once took a liking to the pretty village of Cockerham and decided to take up residence there.  He delighted in patrolling the lanes of this sleepy village, frightening the villagers and filling their noses with the smell of … Continue reading

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