Chris Helme - Brighouse Heritage
Old Rastrickian's Annual Dinner April 12, 2019 - Guest Speaker

With another year having gone by, it is almost time for the old boys of Rastrick Grammar School to meet for another annual Old Rastrickians' Association dinner. I am sure many of its members will be thinking just how quick they come around. Even after so many of these annual gatherings, it is still an occasion they all look forward to.

My new audio book is now in production

A long day today spent in the recording studio. My successful policing story book which was published three years ago is going to be an audio book. We have recorded the opening introduction which means just another 158 pages to go. The production will have short segments of music betwen the chapters which I am having specially composed for the production.

I will be posting further updates as the project progresses.. 

Brighouse & District Heritage Newseum issue number 3 magazine

The latest issue (number 3 ) is now available £3.75. It can be purchased at Harrison Lords Brighouse, Kitson's Newsagents Commercial Street Brighouse, Kershaw's Garden Centre, Colin's Newsagents at Hipperholme, Bailiff Bridge Post Office, Bailiff Bridge Service Station, Woodhouse Stores Woodhouse Lane Brighouse and Townhall Dental Practice Thornton Square.   It can also be purchased through my website online store through PayPal (payable to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  or by telephone 01422 - 205763 or 07854-756755 - Please note that UK postal copies are an additional £1.30 for p/p (overseas will be more please enquire before purchase).

Christmas Crackers - Did you know.... ?

Christmas crackers were invented by Tom Smith, a London sweet maker in 1846. The original idea was to wrap his sweets in a twist of fancy coloured paper, but this developed and sold much better when he added love notes (mottos), paper hats, small toys and then made them go off with a BANG! - The mottos developed into some brilliant one-liners.... 

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