Bank holiday maypole merriment

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Youngsters celebrated a spring tradition at an annual maypole dance last weekend.

Lock Lane Community Group led a dance troupe from Castleford’s riverside to the centre of town, with the fun starting at the bridge and finishing in Carlton Street.

Castleford Maypole Dance.

Castleford Maypole Dance.

Former mayor and councillor Winnie McLoughlin crowned the maypole with other community leaders. Castleford Maypole Dance Troupe provided the morning’s entertainment alongside Victoria School of Dance.