January 2, 2014

Forgotten aero-ace propelled back into spotlight

The incredible history of aviation pioneers like the Wright brothers and Louis Blériot are familiar to most of us from our schooldays. Less well-known, however, is the story of Yorkshire’s own trail-blazer whose primitive planes criss-crossed the skies at the dawn of the twentieth century. That could all be about to change, however, after one… Read more »

January 2, 2014

The new age of Bowcliffe

Work will begin in December 2012 on ‘The Wing’, arguably the most impressive phase of Bowcliffe’s redevelopment. The new glass and wood structure will sit, as Jonathan Turner describes ‘like a really big tree house’ among the mature gardens of Bowcliffe boasting stunning views across the countryside. Once completed The Blackburn Wing will be the… Read more »