Here are links to all the various little tales about Rishton, if you know any more, good or bad, Email me.
The Cumbrian Shootings and the lucky escape of a Rishton Resident.
Rishtons 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 bus.
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 in Rishton!!
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!
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.
Safety Awards - how a Rishton fella meet the Prime Minister.