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12th Aug 1999 - Target - A Hallmark Of Enjoyable Village Life
Main Street, Cottingley. Cottingley folk are planning a day-long party to celebrate their heritage and boost desperately needed Town Hall funds.

12th Aug 1999 - Telegraph & Argus - Last Post Sounds As Business Moves On
It will be the end of an era on October 23 when Cottingley Post Office closes its doors for the last time after 70 years.

1992 - Target - Its Thornton I Presume
In 1838, two years before William Wickham's death, another famous son of Cottingley was born at the Old Hall.

1992 - Target - The Spy Who Did Come Back From The Cold
For several centuries the tiny community of Cottingley was dominated by the Old Hall, which stood at the top of the village.

5th Mar 1965 - Guardian-Chronicle - Significance Of Centenary
Mrs. Elsie Heaton, of 6 New Row, Cottingley Bar, has lived for varying periods in Cottingley since 1890.

5th Mar 1965 - Guardian-Chronicle - 19th Century Village - A Nice Little Spot
In Cottingley Bar when it was demolished. MISS MARY CATLEY, of 2 New Row, Cottingley, was born in 1894

1965 - Newspaper Unknown - Our Spotlight On Cottingley
A FORTNIGHT before Cottingley Town Hall Centenary, the Guardian-Chronicle" looks back over the village's history and development, with the help of the reminiscences

27th Oct 1962 - Keighley News & Bingley Chronicle - Expanding Cottingley
Striking contrast between old and new. An old part of Cottingley showing a section of the Main Street which leads to the council estate and the fields beyond.

2nd Mar 1962 - ...ley & Shipley Guardian - "Doll's Wedding" At Cottingley Town Hall
...ing children at Cottingley Town Hall Sunday school, who presented the operetta "The Doll's Wedding" in the school-room last Saturday evening.

Date Unknown - Newspaper Unknown - Many Memories Of Life In The Old Days
Mr. Fred Fielding of 18 Hollings Street, who was born almost 80 years ago, and has lived all his life in Cottingley, still remembers many of the amusing and intersting events he saw as a youth.

Date Unknown - Newspaper Unknown - Cottingley Old Folk Help Their Association
The country's welfare state was often over emphasised and it was a healthy sight to see so many old people making a considerable contribution to their own association

Date Unknown - Target - Stepping Back In Time At The Old Town Hall
TIME will turn back to the year 1814 in Cottingley Town Hall this Saturday.

Date Unknown - Telegraph & Argus - Down Memory Lane
These old photographs have been sent to the Telegraph & Argus by a former Bradfordian who now lives in Bexhill-on-Sea in Sussex.