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The Sandsend Money Tree

The Sandsend Money Tree

A couple of years ago now I learnt of “The Sandsend Money Tree”. Two friends Karen Peacock and Maria Purvis had photographed it whilst out walking and shared the snaps…

1997 – We’re off to Wembley! – Part One

1997 – We’re off to Wembley! – Part One

History is an important thing, especially for a football club. It’s what gives you an identity. It makes you what you are, and that can’t be taken away. On two…

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

The History Of Whitby – Whitby Abbey Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in…

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby)

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby)

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby) A chance to see the Whitby Abbey Illuminated and aglow with coloured floodlights highlighting the magnificent ruin that inspired Bram Stoker. Coinciding with the Whitby Goth weekend,…

RAF Fylingdales – BMEWS Photographs & Story

RAF  Fylingdales – BMEWS Photographs & Story

The History Of Whitby This Article, RAF  Fylingdales – BMEWS was first published on 13th Dec 2011 and  is dedicated to my late father George William (Bill) Kilpatrick of Whitby…

National park’s cold war secrets unearthed

National park’s cold war secrets unearthed

DANBY BEACON - Ministry of Defence allows release of material that sheds light on activities at Danby Beacon in North Yorkshire…

Whitby Lifeboat Disaster Of 1861

Whitby Lifeboat Disaster Of 1861

1861 Whitby Lifeboat Disaster During a great storm on 9 February 1861, when more than 200 ships were wrecked on the east coast, Whitby’s lifeboat capsized with the loss of…

Whitby By John Wright

Whitby By John Wright

It was a bright sunny day in May 1951. Although I was only three years of age, I have vivid recollections of that day. Many people tell me, at that…

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