Marconigrams – October 28th, 1932

October 1932

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 28 October 1932


Team whist drives are the latest innovation in the district.

The village church of Adwick-on-Dearne is urgently in need of repair.

During September, 1932, 62 persons were killed and 228 seriously injured by accidents in and about mines.

Our wonder-workers: The Swinton Urban District Council spent £2,000 out of revenue last half-year without raising the rates.

The Wombwell Stadium is being acquired by a Blackpool syndicate and greyhound racing will probably be resumed there next spring.

Mr. Charles Hanmer, the producer of coalmining films, has written his autobiography, which is shortly to appear in newspaper serial form.

Mr. George Baker, of Swinton, is to perform the opening ceremony of Masboro’ Independent Chapel bazaar, at Rotherham on November 16th.

During 1931 the Yorkshire Mine Workers’ Association paid out £29,893 in pensions to old members, making £47,190 since the scheme was inaugurated.

Local authorities in the West Riding have discovered that the County Council is of those wicked animals which when attacked defend themselves.

The Rev.H. G. Wheeler, rector of Thurnscoe, is effecting an exchange of livings with the Rev. E. D. Hughes, vicar of St. Andrew’s, Litherland, Liverpool.