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West Riding

Progress in Pudsey

“…All this was for nothing, except in some cases a small allowance for a little ale, or cheese and bread…”

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Brexit Monasteries

It Was The Wool That Paid For All

…The church was an early version of the EU; a joined-up economy, where trade was done easily across borders…

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antique textiles

The Colour Green

” Apparently, whenever the council painted something – whether it was a tenant’s door, a park bench or a lamp-post, they were flooded with complaints if they painted it green. Most complaints came from Hull’s elderly residents, and after a while it slowly dawned on the council that ‘it was something to do with trawling.’…”

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