Retrieved by Pat Darnell | Nov 29, 2012 | Bryan TX
Have you ever wished that you cold live in a neighborhood that celebrated ideals that you hold dear? I have, and I wish it could happen. If I did live in a progressive neighborhood, full of street people, I would throw street parties, and have a neighborhood watch, and look for alternatives to being on the utility grids... eh... how about it?
Ideally, communities support like-minded citizens, and boost morale's. While some aspects of community do this ... it usually is accomplished by a spartan volunteer effort. I think we should throw some money at it and see how quick politicians line up to support the efforts.
This community "Hebden Bridge is on the Yorkshire side of the Pennine Hills. Not long ago, it was a small mill town producing wool and woollen goods. By the end of the sixties, the town was in bad shape. Shops were empty and blocks of terraced houses were being pulled down. ... 2010 marks 500 years of the Hebden Bridge. ... (LINK)"
"With its apparent seclusion from the rest of the world, Hebden has a tendency to breed introverts and other colourful personalities. It bucks the trend of other higher populated and trend- setting Yorkshire towns with effortless ease and style". From Deep in the Heart of Yorkshire by Alex Clark in Hackwriters dot comHebWeb News 2012: After the floods, the sun shone on the Parade:
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