This is a lively place with a definite buzz to the atmosphere –any new members would be advised to come to the Swan for their first visit (a rather calmer environment!
IT WAS all eyes to the sky in York as two American jet fighters roared over the city during morning rush hour.
The fighter planes appeared to circle an area in the west of the city yesterday at about 9.30am, prompting readers to contact The Press and also ask questions on social networking web sites to speculate what the planes were and what they were doing.
“I thought if something horrendous happens there was going to be a disaster over York.
“I’m not sure how high they were flying but they were below cloud level.” The mystery was solved by a spokesman from RAF Linton-on-Ouse, who said the two planes were American F-15s, but that they were not flying below the permitted height.
One person posted on Twitter “just seen and heard two Tornado-type planes having a fly about over York, they made a right blooming racket”, while another writer said they “almost spilled their tea” as the jets roared over.
Robin Rawson, from Heworth, said: “They were making quite a racket. They seemed to be flying towards each other and one of them seemed to be going very slowly.
Thursdays - SWEET SALSA Come join in the fun and learn Cuban style SALSA dancing in a fun friendly environment. 9.00pm Intermediates class with practice for beginners and improvers with our teaching assistants followed by social dancing after.
Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Lane, Samlesbury, Nr Preston, PR5 0UY Tel Julia on 07931 721697 Jive & Lindy Hop Classes Thursdays 7.30-10.30pm Canberra Club, Samlesbury Aerodrome, Balderstone, BB2 7LF - price just £6 7.30 - 8pm Beginners Jive 8 - 8.45pm Intermediate Jive 9 - 9.45pm Lindy Hop 9.45 - 10.30pm Social & Strolls Details on Contact Anthony 0790 2342448 and 3rd Friday of the month we are at Bar t’tat 7 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS299DZ (situated just off The Grove -Ilkley's premier shopping street) Bar t’at’s (meaning ‘without a hat’) has taken its name from the song ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’ Phrases from the song, painted around the walls, are an added interest in the bar!