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Do you remember the Rothwell Pram Race?

The resources of the internet are simply amazing, when searching through the vast array of links and websites for something quite different, I came across on YouTube an old film, shot on standard 8mm film,…


Snail Mail 1822 Rothwell Style

The next time you are sat at your computer waiting for an expected email to drop in think about what it was like back in 1822 when it came to communication! The nearest and most…


Lost Rothwell – St George’s Hospital

When it was finally confirmed that St. George’s Hospital was going to close in the early 90’s, there was tremendous public concern in and around Rothwell. And rightly so: for there have been some form…


Haunted Rothwell

A quick online search reveals Rothwell has its fair share of ghosts and unexplained events, the website secret leeds is a great source for such stories for not only our own area, but the wider scope…


Life in Rothwell 1909

Life in Rothwell 108 years ago was certainly a different existence to the one we are all used to today. Imagine a life without your iPhone, no wifi, no television and the only access to…