Coxley News


The Coxley News was a Community website about the villages of Netherton, Middlestown, Overton and Midgley in the Parish of Sitlington West Yorkshire and named after the beautiful Coxley Woods that runs along the valley between the villages.
Content is from the site's 2006 -2008 archived pages.

The Coxley News website became the virtual hub for the parish of Sitlington near Wakefield in West Yorkshire, Sitlington’s villages of Midgley, Middlestown, Netherton and Overton which overlook the beautiful Coxley Valley are full of interesting people and places.

 

Welcome to Coxleynews.com.
You have found the Community web site for the Sitlington area and the Parish of Middlestown with Netherton, Wakefield.

The villages of Middlestown, Netherton, Overton and Midgley are built around and overlook the beautiful Coxley Valley.

There are two Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves within the boundaries and the area is also home to the National Coalmining Museum for England

The Parish has much for those who enjoy the countryside but also has easy access to local towns and cities. Both the M1 and M62 are only a few minutes drive away.

This site is here to help you find out as much as you can about the area and community and enjoy the many things it has to offer.

Whether you live in the Parish, are thinking of moving here or just visiting, we are sure you will find something of interest in these pages. And with our regularly updated news section and forum you will soon come to feel very much a part of this community. Enjoy.


This web site was made live on 5th November 2005 and has been made possible by generous financial support through grants from both Sitlington Parish Council and Wakefield Metropolital District Council. None of the information, material or comments included on the site can be attributed to WMDC or Ward Councillors. Our thanks go to Sitlington Parish Council and WMDC and everyone who has made this site possible. Local businesses and groups are being contacted to contribute and advertise on its pages. It has been designed to grow to include as many such groups and individuals as possible, to become an accurate and useful picture of what is in this area.

 

 

2006

14/06/06
coxley live history

09/06/06
Mobile Library

04/06/06
An invitation

02/06/06
Coxley Live "Living web" October 06

02/06/06
Coxley Live Concert of local acts

01/06/06
Coxley live (Heritage Lottery Funded)

14/05/06
Play Badminton ?

09/05/06
Family Tree help

 

2007

25/09/07
Art and Craft Exhibition at St.Andrew's Church October 20/21 2007

31/08/07
Land fill and recycle. New Weekly Collection Service Roadshows

16/07/07
Coxley Live Concert of local acts

14/07/07
Middlestown and Overton tenants and residents association

10/06/07
JIGSAWSRUS.COM

10/06/07
The Essential Chocolate Fountain

26/05/07
CoxleyNews Magazine

11/05/07
FORUM now live on coxleynews

09/05/07
Netherton and District Women's Institute

01/05/07
Netherton Village Hall

 

2008

06/07/08
Parish Diary of Events

03/07/08
CoxleyNews Magazine

10/06/08
FORUM now live on coxleynews

27/04/08
You are warmly invited.......church fundraising events

06/03/08
FURTHER DEVELOPMENT PLANNED FOR COXLEY VALLEY

03/03/08
Walking around Coxley: John Readman

21/01/08
Oral History Project

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