Here are links to all the various little tales about Rishton, if you
know any more, good or bad,
The Olympic Torch and Rishton. So what's the connection between
Rishton and the Olympic Torch? Follow the link to find out.
Corona Virus. During 2020
the entire UK was locked down for the first time since the WW2.
Shootings and the lucky escape of a Rishton Resident.
Infamous murder on Spring Street.
Myths and Legends - Tall tales and the
things we are led to believe in.
Snow Bound – Rishton with snow as high as a
The Grand National – When
Rishtoners’ won a bob or two.
Reindeers get the Sack – The day
that reindeer were banned from Rishton, Surely not!
Kids Pranks – Read about how kids
amused themselves in Rishton.
Commemorative Cup & Saucer – Does anyone know
anything about this lovely cup & Saucer set?
Processions - For
the Coronation of the King through Rishton’s Streets.
Haunted House? – Surely not? Read
about it here….
Green Apple Millennium Heritage
Awards won by Tottleworth
Festival of Britain 1951
Britain’s attempt to get things going again…
Street Art a traffic Hazard?
Cobbles Those things
found in the back Streets....
Life Down Rishton Colliery
A Tale from a former Rishton Mine worker.
A Bridge too Far? Is Rishton
really a divided Town?
Foxy How a fox was rescued from a ceiling
Lucky Punter How a Rishton
lad almost won £35,000 on the horses. Find out how much he did win!
Booze Run How a barmaid won a
charity beer race.
The Queens Visit to Rishton, why
and what for.....
A ballad to Rishton. An old poem that
has been sent via email.
Zippy the dog, a very lucky dog!
Mahatma Gandhi's visit
to Rishton explained.
Egg Wagon Accident. The day that Rishton
had eggs for everyone!
Boggarts and Witches.
Children In Need - What
Rishton has done to help raise money for this charitable annual event.
Wandering Gnome - Read about the exploits
of runaway Charlie who made the headlines by his disappearance.
Short Stories, Peoples short
stories about things that they remember about Rishton.
- how a Rishton fella meet the Prime Minister.