Village memories to be showcased

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Memories, stories and photographs of Fryston village are to be showcased on a new website next week.

The Fryston Memories project – made up of representatives from the Friends of Fryston Woods, Castleford Heritage Trust, Sheffield Hallam University and Wakefield and District Housing – will launch the site on Wednesday, January 22.

The website, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, will also feature unseen photographs from the village and pictures of the opening of Fryston Arena.

Jacqui Yates, chairman of Friends of Fryston Wood, said: “We’re delighted the Heritage Lottery Fund has given us this grant for the Fryston Memories project.

“We hope the website will reflect our enthusiasm for the rich history of Fryston. The website will be available at