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  • The PC Alan Godfrey incident – 1980 Todmorden

    The PC Alan Godfrey incident – 1980 Todmorden

    Friday 28th November 1980. PC Alan Godfrey, an ordinary copper, was on patrol in the ordinary town of Todmorden when he got called to a report of cows roaming through a housing estate. A little unusual perhaps, but nothing that seemed particularly out of this world. Whilst en route to the location, something happened that…

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  • Oxenhope lights

    Oxenhope lights

    Overview During the winter of 1994 I was working at a financial institution in Bingley and staying with a relative living in Hebden Bridge. This involved a drive twice a day over a ridge from one valley to another in order to get to work, or get back from work. Location Details It would be…

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  • The town that never was – Ravenscar, Yorkshire

    The town that never was – Ravenscar, Yorkshire

    Today Ravenscar is a small coastal village in North Yorkshire, however during the late Victorian era there were much grander plans for the area. Around 1896 roads started to be built, drainage and sewers were being dug, plots for houses were marked, all to support the creation of a seaside resort town intended to rival…

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