WHAT IS AN EMERGENCY?

WHAT IS AN EMERGENCY? One of the most difficult things we have to decide as vets and nurses is what constitutes a real emergency? What can wait until the morning or an afternoon appointment and what needs to be seen straight way? At Donaldson’s Vets we have a 24 hour hospital so that we can…

The Cross – Elland

The Cross The original Elland Charter is ‘missing’. The replacement Charter from 1889 may be ‘missing’. Whatever happened to ‘The Cross’? It is believed that the former Market Cross stood in the centre of the Cross opposite the Savile Arms. Was this Market Cross erected in 1317 when the Charter was granted or earlier as…

Are you a Tortoise or a Hare?

Are you a Tortoise or a Hare?   If there was a weight loss race, what would you be – a Hare or a Tortoise? Think carefully before you answer this, because if you’ve never managed to lose weight permanently in the past it could be because you took the wrong path.   Hare’s tend…

Ryburn Three Step

Ryburn Three Step Did you know that Ripponden is home to a traditional English folk ‘industry’? Ryburn Three Step is a Ripponden-based group which organises a range of regular activities and special events in and around the Ryburn Valley. If you went to school in the valley, you might remember Pete or Sue Coe visiting…

Brexit and Triggering Article 50

In 2015, the Conservative Party won a historic election victory with a manifesto commitment to hold a referendum on our membership of the EU and to respect the result. Whatever side of the argument we were on (as many of you will know, I voted to Remain), our party, which offered people that referendum, is working…