The latest news from the Jubilee Refreshment Rooms.


Brothers Chris and Andy Wright of the Jubilee Refreshment Rooms at Sowerby Bridge rail station organised a day of transport nostalgia with an exhibition and quiz about old buses in Halifax.

Read more: All aboard! Vintage buses shown in all day exhibition

On the rainy evening of Monday 27th January 2014 a 70 metre reach “cherry picker” and a similar machine with a slightly shorter set of extending telescopic arms, each sporting a fine array of spot lights, arrived in Station Road Sowerby Bridge.  The shorter reach machine was positioned by the old coal drops, the other was driven around the Lucy-Zodion Lighting building and set up so as to illuminate the station bus shelter and platform immediately adjacent.

Read more: Oh What a Happy Valley