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Sprang Weaving

Sprang Weaving

Robin 12/10/2017 0
 Sprang is an ancient method of constructing fabric that gives it an appearance similar to netting so that it has natural elasticity. Sprang, unlike n...
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Dalton Barton World War II Letter

Dalton Barton World War II Letter

Rosie 15/08/2017 0
The Wyedean Weaving Company established itself in Haworth in 1964 as a manufacturer of narrow fabrics, braid and uniform accoutrement. The business or...
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David Wright Founder of Wyedean

David Wright Founder of Wyedean

Rosie 11/07/2017 0
Wyedean was formally founded on 7th April, 1964, by David Wright. Before starting his own business, David’s first job after leaving school was as an a...
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The Invictus Games

The Invictus Games

Sarah 10/07/2017 0
  The Invictus Games are an international multi-sport event for Paralympic athletes. The first Invictus Games took place in 2014 in London. The event ...
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The Rope Walk

The Rope Walk

Cathy 16/05/2017 0
While in the modern industrial era rope is manufactured on a dedicated rope-making machine, traditionally it was made using what’s called a ropewalk. ...
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Flag of the 45th Line

Flag of the 45th Line

Susannah 24/04/2017 0
Ensign Charles Ewart was a Scottish soldier of the Royal North British Dragoons and is most famous for capturing the regimental eagle of the 45th Regi...
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Flying Scotsman on the Worth Valley Railway.

Flying Scotsman on the Worth Valley Railway.

Susannah 07/02/2017 0
The Flying Scotsman was built in Doncaster for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) in 1923. It was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and was to be...
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Haworth Primary Smart Board Donation

Haworth Primary Smart Board Donation

Robin 27/04/2016 0
Wyedean is hugely proud of its deep roots in Haworth, and in addition to supporting the local community by employing many people from the village, it ...
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Wyedean Charity 2016: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Wyedean Charity 2016: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Susannah 24/02/2016 0
   Every year the staff at Wyedean Weaving select a charity to support. For 2016 Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) has been selected. Past fundraising eve...
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Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Rosie 18/02/2016 0
    Keighley Sea Cadets Corps (SCC) and The Royal Marine Cadets are appealing for volunteers. Both are local non-profit youth organisations that work ...
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Remembrance Sunday 2015

Remembrance Sunday 2015

Rosie 02/11/2015 0
This year Remembrance Sunday takes place on November 8th. Remembrance Day honours heroic efforts and sacrifices that were made in past wars. This day ...
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The Military Medal Ribbon

The Military Medal Ribbon

Rosie 22/10/2015 0
          The Military Medal (MM), created by King George V in March 1916, was a way to acknowledge the acts of bravery in war which were not consider...
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The Newest Addition to Team Wyedean

The Newest Addition to Team Wyedean

Richard 01/10/2015 0
Wyedean is hugely proud to unveil the newest addition to its team, Private Parts. Designed and put together by local Haworth sculptor Craig Dyson, Pri...
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Wyedean Weaving: Our Story

Wyedean Weaving: Our Story

Rosie 08/07/2015 2
Wyedean Weaving was formally founded on 7 April, 1964, by David Wright. Before starting his own business, David’s first job after leaving school was a...
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What is a Cap Tally?

What is a Cap Tally?

Sarah 16/05/2015 0
As a new customer to this website you might be wondering what is a cap tally and how and when it may be worn?  A cap tally is a black nylon ribbon, be...
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When is the HMS Queen Elizabeth launch?

When is the HMS Queen Elizabeth launch?

Cathy 14/05/2015 0
 After floating out onto the water for the first time on the 17th July 2014, the HMS Queen Elizabeth is being built on the Rosyth Docks as we speak. A...
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Wyedean Celebrates Its Golden Jubilee

Wyedean Celebrates Its Golden Jubilee

Karen 08/04/2015 0
 The 7th of April 2014 was a momentous day for Wyedean as it celebrated its Golden Jubilee. With 50 years of manufacturing in Haworth since 1964 this ...
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Wyedean is to Appear in Every Parade

Wyedean is to Appear in Every Parade

Robin 01/03/2015 0
Wyedean's mission is ‘To appear in every parade’ a tall order for most in its trade, but this gives Wyedean plenty to work towards, particularly given...
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A Royal Visit: Princess Anne

A Royal Visit: Princess Anne

Deb 28/02/2015 0
 2014 was a big year for Wyedean as it saw it celebrating 50 years of manufacturing in Haworth. To commemorate this special occasion, Wyedean received...
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Development Manufacture Supply

Development Manufacture Supply

Robin 02/02/2015 0
Development - Manufacture - Supply. Three words that are central to Wyedean's core business practices. Wyedean is not just a supplier of goods constan...
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Why

Why "Wyedean"?

Robin 01/02/2015 0
Wyedean was previously known as Dalton Barton, the names of two Coventry ribbon weavers: Robert Dalton and George Barton, who formed a partnership in ...
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A Royal Visit: The Duke of Kent

A Royal Visit: The Duke of Kent

Deb 01/07/2014 0
 In 2001 the Duke of Kent came to visit Wyedean. It was a great honour for the company to receive a Royal Visit, which was also attended by many local...
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