St Johns is part of the Diocese of Leeds known as West Yorkshire and the Dales.

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Est. 1871 - Founder Member of the Huddersfield & District League

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Exhibits include a handloom and a spinning jenny, invented by James Hargreaves. In the loom chamber, spinning room, weavers sitting room and 'gas-lit' cloggers shop, the volunteer helpers give regular demonstrations of the type of crafts that would have existed during the nineteenth century.

Roy grew up in Burnley, Lancashire and has worked in the local newspaper industry for 25 years.

Golcar Brass Band ([2]) was reformed in 1977 and Currently practises at the Baptist Church on a Monday Night.

When it was a Township, Golcar consisted of Bolster Moor, Golcar, Leymoor, Pole Moor, Scapegoat Hill and Town End.

Scouting is the largest co-educational Youth movement in the UK, with over 500,000 members.

Golcar supports two Scout Groups:- the 4th Golcar Scout Group, which was founded in 1951[4] and the 39th Parkwood Scout Group, founded in 1908.

Each year in early May the village hosts the Golcar Lily Day.

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There are several churches including the Anglican Parish Church of St John the Evangelist. St John's which opened in 1829 [5] is a good example of a Waterloo church and Golcar Baptist Church ([1]), founded in 1835.

Welcome. Scouting is Growing! Here at 4th Golcar (Huddersfield) Scout Group we currently have over 180 members enjoying our adventurous activities every week!

Roy Wright was appointed editor of The Huddersfield Daily Examiner in 2002. Prior to this he was assistant editor of The Liverpool Echo for three years. He has also worked at the Hull Daily Mail as well as a number of Press agencies.

Golcar is a relatively small village, but it has a long history. Named after St Guthlac, who preached in the area during the 8th century, its name is recorded in the Domesday Book as Goullakarres. During the Industrial Revolution Golcar became an important centre for weaving. Internationally renowned pharmacologist James Burrows grew up in the area.

Welcome to the Group Scout Leaders update. This is what’s been going on over the last month or so in the Group… The Beaver Section have 50 youngsters who have made paper weights,... Read More

The museum is run entirely by voluntary members and is open at weekends and on bank holidays. Various craft and working weekends are held through the year.[3]

Happy New Year from everyone at 4th Huddersfield Golcar Scout Group. 2016 is going to be a great year for the Group; Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers have loads of activities, nights away... Read More

Three former 1840s weavers' cottages were converted, in 1970, into the Colne Valley Museum. The museum features several restored period rooms which are used to show temporary exhibitions. The museum was further extended in 2008 following the purchase of the adjoining former fish and chip shop.

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With a daily circulation of 18,241 (ABC July-Dec 2012) and every issue read by 49,374 (JICREG 1/10/12) we are the area’s favourite and most trusted newspaper.

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The Huddersfield Daily Examiner is the leading morning title read throughout the Huddersfield and Holmfirth areas.

The village has several sporting teams including the village football and cricket teams.