Other memories of my time there were the visits after work to the Flyboat
for a bottle or two of Prize Medal before the 20/22 bus home to Fartown.
Voetboog was a three-mast flyboat
, which left the port of Batavia (now Jakarta) for The Netherlands with a 109-member crew on board, the expedition leader Attila K.
Kids can let their imagination soar as they answer the call on the can-phone, find out which animal is in trouble--a piglet comes with the set--set out in the flyboat
, and rescue the baby animal.
Police were seen checking tyre marks in the street close to the former Flyboat
pub, which is closed down.
Until its closure, the group also met at the Flyboat
pub in Aspley, running activities for local people including building bird/ bat boxes, fungus forays, tree and bulb planting, work on ponds, paths and countless cleanups.
Other ones to stop serving pints are Stevo's Bar at the George Hotel, the Flyboat
and Somerset Arms at Aspley and Nont Sarah's at Pole Moor.
Prizewinners were: Section A - Lion (Almondbury), B - Saddle (Lindley), C - Flyboat
A, D - Flyboat
In the past there were seven pubs in a half-mile stretch: The New Wharf, the Flyboat
, the Somerset Arms, the Green Cross, the Jolly Sailor, the Brooks Arms and the Ivy Green.
Planners will decide this week if The Flyboat
at Aspley can be converted into student flats.
That's the view of local residents who have launched a campaign to try to prevent the old Flyboat
pub in Colne Street being turned into university housing.
In Huddersfield a popular local, The Flyboat
, in Aspley, has been put up for sale by its owners.
at Colne Street, Aspley, is on the market with Skipton-based property agency Westlake and Co.