Useful Links  


National Links

Friends reunited - an ideal site to put you get in touch with old school friends. This site is reputed to be the most popular UK site on the web.

Wakefield Express - read it (well, some of it) on line every Friday night! To submit items for the "Ryhill and Havercroft News", contact Cynthia Dickinson who will do her best to get your item included. E-mail Cynthia on

Wakefield on the web - a very good site giving a lot of information about Wakefield and Wakefield MDC. Lots of links

Barnsley Chronicle - An excellent site giving lots of news and sport and information about Barnsley, including dozens of pub reviews and societies.

Barnsley Web Magazine - A good site with lots of photographs, some of which are quite old and will be of interest to "more mature" surfers. A good section on Royston. Very extensive Guest Book. I liked it a lot and will be a regular visitor.

Cineworld Wakefield - What's on at the pictures

Ayup - A site for all Yorkshire folk, a bit cluttered but well worth a visit - read the story of Charlie Williams!

Arriva Yorkshire - not a very good site but at least it tells you who to telephone with timetable enquiries and other queries - that's when you eventually get to the page covering our area!

Railtrack Timetables On Line - a site to help you plan rail journeys (does not guarantee they will be on time!)

The Bat Conservation Trust has a Wakefield Group administered by John and Heather Gardner of 32 Nostell Lane.  E-MAIL them by clicking here

RidingsFM - Hits and memories for Wakefield and the Five Towns! - Our local radio station on 106.8 . For dedications you can e-mail Ridings FM at

Visit DIAL Wakefield for a site full of links, telephone contacts and addresses useful to Disabled people. Very good.

The Education and Training Year Book for the Wakefield District - a guide to information and training from early years through to lifelong learning and Scene and Heard -an Arts and Culture Magazine for Wakefield and District- both published by a Ryhill lass - Helen Chant. Packed with information.

John Trickett MP -contact John on


Local Links

Crofton - a new site due to launch on 25th October 2002 - looks very impressive already. CLICK HERE

Brierley - for a nice site about Brierley CLICK HERE

Hemsworth - A great site with lots of photographs - CLICK HERE

Les Chats Miniatures is a fascinating site created by Dave Chatterton of 26 George Street, Ryhill. Dave is a professional model maker who makes and sells model horse-drawn vehicles. Well worth a visit. CLICK HERE

Ryecroft Angels Majorettes - a new troup recently set up - CLICK HERE

Family History? - The Pontefract and District Family History Society have information about the old parish of Wragby which included Ryhill, and also of Havercroft. CLICK HERE for their site.

If you are from Ryhill or Havercroft and would like your site listed here, just e-mail me with the URL.