Talk of witches is now mainly restricted to Halloween (October 31) which commemorates the dead, with some believing ghosts of the dear departed return that evening, guided to their destinations by the lights of many bonfires.
“VILLAGES in Wath area, which were all entered in the best kept villages competition, were in a shocking state, said Coun Mrs AS Sellars, at a meeting of Wath council,” reported the D&S Times 50 years ago.
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