My book on cycling life in The South Pennines is all but sold out (I kept a few back for posterity), so here it is in digital format to have a look through. Hope you enjoy it!
UPDATE: Since Watermark campaign was launched in 2016, it has raised over £350,000 for a flood resilience fund against future flooding in The Calder Valley communities. All raised by local groups and businesses under the Watermark banner. The Watermark campaign has also helped to raise the profile of the Community Foundation for Calderdale to a […]
In 2015 I spoke at the Place Leaders Association Asia Pacific Conference in Adelaide, South Australia. During the time there I also worked with towns across Fleuriue Peninsular & in the Barossa Valley. But I did get a bit of time out to explore! I was in Adelaide during ANZAC Day, the day which Australia […]
In July 2015, I was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Staffordshire University. And you could have knocked me down with a feather! It was for the work I did creating and building Totally Locally into a free resource and for the help we have given to towns and communities. Safe to say one of the […]
One of the things we say with Totally Locally is be a tourist in your own town. And I have to say it’s a long time since I did this. Today I had an hour in Halifax town centre, I did my shopping in the wonderful Halifax Borough Market, as I often do, but I […]
Landing back in England, after what was a crazy time talking Totally Locally in Australia & visiting in New Zeakand, I realised it was a bit much to try & write the trip up as I went along. The schedule I had was very hectic, and down time was pretty rare! So hereâ€™s a summary […]
Iâ€™m an avid photographer – or maybe the word is obsessive. Have been since I was a kid. And when I was in Australia earlier in 2014 I had chance to indulge that obsession on these stunning old cars, many just left at the side of the road. Many are Bedfords and Chevrolet pick ups […]