Queensbury NCT Bumps and Babies Group

NCT Bradford and Airedale branch is launching a regular ‘Bumps and Babies’ group for new and expectant mums and dads, whether it’s their first, second or fifth baby! The group will run every Tuesday 11.30-13.00 at the Scout HQ starting 24th September and all parents are welcome to join.

A relaxed and informal get-together with enough room for buggies, babies and parents. It is a great place for parents and parents-to-be to make new friends, share tips and chat with those going through the same things.

Other Information

A fun, friendly and informal group run by volunteers.

The group is held every Tuesday (including holidays) from 11.30am to 1.00pm.

Donation £1.50 per session (to cover tea/coffee and room hire) Scout Head Quarters, Albert Crescent, Queensbury, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD13 1PE

Contact Details

Website: http://www.nct.org.uk/branches/bradford-airedale


Queensbury Fever Hospital 1893-1945 – Submitted by Queensbury History Society

Isolation Hospital


The hospital on Long Lane, now divided into dwellings known as The Balcony, was built in the days when infectious diseases were still a major medical problem. On 24th June, 1882, a deputation was sent to meet John Foster and son to see about buying a field in Long Lane for such a hospital, but it was unsuccessful. In April, 1893, however, the same people agreed to buy land from George Ambler for £280 and a hospital with about 20 beds was built by the Local Board and opened the same year.

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