Marconigrams – July 01st, 1922

July 1922

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 01 July 1922


Mr John Bullock, a veteran Mexborough tradesman, died on Monday.

Residents in Dearne Valley are suffering from an acute shortage of water.

Last year, the Thurnscoe and Hickleton districts sent £3,939 to the Montagu Hospital.

On account of overcrowding, 40 children to be excluded from Swinton Church of England School.

Congratulations to the old boys of Mexborough Secondary School, were done so well in the universe examinations.

Colonel Reynolds of Goldthorpe says the Bolton Water shortage can be remedied by taking a supply from the Hickleton Hill spring.

Swinton Town Brass Band will give a problem of music in Highfields Park, on Sunday night, July 2, 1922, commencing at 7:30 p.m.

The mining community has suffered a loss by the death of Mr Williamson, chief mechanical engineer of the Denaby and Cadeby collieries.

Swinton Council has open negotiations with regard to the supply of water for open air baths, near the Bowbroom locks of the South Yorks Canal

Mexborough Council, at a meeting on Wednesday evening opened the application for the clerkship but the decision is deferred to a subsequent meeting.

The Mexborough, Swinton and District Society’s arrangements and show to be held at Mexborough on Thursday August 3rd. Over £250 is being offered in prizes.

The Mexborough Concertina Prize band will give a rehearsal of their test piece at 7 p.m. at the Hope W.M.C.on Sunday, July 2, prior to taking part in the contest at Belle Vue, Manchester.

Swinton Council recommend, in the interest of economy, local control of the main roads. In the interests of efficiency, too, for some local roads are in a disgraceful condition, and practically no tar spraying is being done.