Garden of Remembrance

The cost of £600 was raised by public subscription.The central feature is a stone memorial cross which has the names of 110 men and women who died in the two World Wars.A notice on the left reminds people to “Wear a Flanders Poppy” in honour of the fallen.A smaller notice on the railings gives details … Read more

Springwood Road Gas Explosion

Su Germaine: The house that blew up is No: 10 Springwood Road, Rawdon. At the time, No: 11 (left on photo) was Mrs Farrah’s (teacher at Littlemoor) and to the right was Mr & Mrs Arnott’s. My parents (Mr & Mrs Wood) bought No: 11 following ‘repairs’ and still live there today.