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Search Aspect ( The Ings )
Location - Leeds & District

River Wharfe showing Wetherby Leisure Centre. (Wetherby)
Colour image16th March 2005. View of the River Wharfe showing the Leisure Centre, left of centre. The Leisure Centre is sited at The Ings on Boston Road. It has a 5 lane, 25 metre main swimming pool, a learner pool, an activity room, a Bodyline Fitness Suite, a sauna and baby changing units.
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River Wharfe, erection of the water level plate (Wetherby)
Colour image16th September 1984 View of the River Wharfe and the erection of the water level plate. It was decided that as part of the project to renovate the weir, the water level along the Ings should be raised by damming the river. This was because at times the water level was so low that boats could not be taken out on the river at certain points. The fishing was also improved by this course of action. In the background the Old Mill Dancehall and Squash Courts are visible.
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Water Carnival (Wetherby)
Black & White imageUndated Water Carnivals were held at the Ings in Wetherby for a few years either side of the First World War. Here, local resident, Fred Kitchen shows off his Pierrot costume for one of the carnival events.
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Water Carnival showing a group of ladies alongside bicycles (Wetherby)
Black & White imageUndated Image shows a group of ladies in Edwardian dress, standing beside their bicycles. The bicycles have been extravagantly decorated with flowers for the occasion of a water carnival, a popular event in the town. Water carnivals were held in the Ings for a few years either side of the First World War. House-to-house collections were made to finance swimming events, decorated boats and firework displays.
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