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Sowerby Bonfire 2012

This year saw the first communal village bonfire for many a year, organised by Ady & Harriet of the Church Stile Inn. Many people came and enjoyed the fireworks which were bought with donations. Safety was paramount at the event with fire marshalls, protective fencing and ambulance & paramedic facilities (which were thankfully not used) provided by Richard of Calder Rescue.

Sowerby Lights Calendar 2012

The 2012 Sowerby Christmas Lights Calendar is now available priced £3.75 and is available from local shops or telephone 831090.

All proceeds go to support the Sowerby Christmas Lights Fund which was stablished by a few like minded people in October 2007, the Christmas Lights Committee have raised over £25,000 to provide festive lighting through the village when in 2006, there was none at all.

Photographs by Malcolm Street & Phillip Schofield.


Sowerby Christmas Lights 2012

Not easy to photograph, especially when you're standing in the freezing cold on a sloping icy pavement!

Sowerby Shops Renovation

Just a reminder of what it was like before