From pubs and golf equipment (from the nice outdated days) which are not there to a highwayman robbing from the wealthy, everybody who has grown up in Pontefract or Castleford holds some particular reminiscences. Listed below are just some shared by you!
Many remembered Kiosk nightclub, the place the carpets had been described as ‘stickier than a toffee apple’. Recollections go proper again to the late Nineteen Forties.
We shorten all our city names – Ponte, Cas, Knottla, Fev and Wakey.
Bear in mind the concrete palm bushes in Kiko’s?
James Nevison, nicknamed ‘Swift Nick’, the infamous Highwayman, roamed these components greater than 300 years in the past. People legislation says he robbed the wealthy to provide to the poor, however he truly seems to have been nothing greater than a really charming widespread prison. A deep slicing by means of the rock between Pontefract and Ferrybridge continues to be known as ‘Nevison’s Leap’ and an Inn was named after him. He was finally captured whereas ingesting on the Magpie Inn at Sandal and executed at York on Could 4 1684.