I was a Samartian Volunteer for 7 years in Halifax. ( n.b.The Samaritans are a suicide support line)
You can read much more about that here
During my searches for this post I also came across This
wonderful video of 1950's Halifax.Included (17 minutes in ) is the Gala Parade through the town center and at Manor Heath..Copyright prevents me from embedding here, but it's worth a view here http://www.yorkshirefilmarchive.com/film/civil-defence-exercise-etc
|my own photo from a later Gala Parade.It's not me in the bath !
Photos of me out for a curry with friends on Thursday night.