Friday, 26 September 2014

Shadows at Hoviley


Commercial Street starts at the bridge over the Godley Brook immediately after the confluence of two branches of the brook. The branch coming in from Matley moor lies between Commercial Street on the left and the footpath on the right which crosses of the other branch through Godley Vale which is culverted under the M67 which is just out of view on the right. Hoviley Brow in the foreground used to run all the way into Hyde before the coming of the M67 motorway.

See the view in the opposite direction on Hyde Daily Photo.

A contribution to Shadow Shot Sunday.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The Oak tree at Foxholes


Since I posted a photograph of the oak tree at Foxholes on 24th March 2013 one the branches has finally broken off and is lying on the side of the old railway embankment as can be seen on Hyde Daily Photo.

See how it looked in
July 2012;
Febuary 2012;
December 2011;
July 2009.

A contribution to Our World Tuesday.

Monday, 22 September 2014

NG sports car on Hyde Civic Square


NFV 289G is an NG sports car first registered in 1968 but looking in pristine condition today. NG cars were supplied in kit form for assembly by enthusiasts.


See two more vintage cars on Hyde Daily Photo.

A contribution to Blue Monday.

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra



Members of the Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra performing on Hyde Civic Square.

Based in Stockport and founded in November 1985, they play regular gigs and collect for their charity, The Royal Manchester Children's Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Trust.


See a close-up of one of the instruments on Hyde Daily Photo.

For more information on the orchestra, visit the Pantonic All Stars website.
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