19 June 2021

Most Covid restrictions are now lifted so it was with extra excitement we embarked on a world tour of Wakefield and environs, beginning with the ever wonderful Yorkshire Sculpture Park where we met...

DSC03136 Edit 001In the past few years I have walked through Sidney Park probably hundreds of times.

It's a town park that, to be fair, has seen better days. But it is popular and well used. In the early morning it is mainly dog walkers exercising their pooch, and in summer sometimes an angler trying their luck in the pond.

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The cherry trees have been in blossom for several weeks already, but that's about the only clour you will see, whatever the season.

I read somewhere that in Victorian times Sidney Sussex college in Cambridge derived about 60% if its income from its property holdings in Cleethorpes. Why? Who knows, but it does explain how the two parks in Brereton Avenue came by their names.

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