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Coordinates: 53°49′29″N 1°54′10″W / 53.824730°N 1.902738°W / 53.824730; -1.902738

Cullingworth
St John's Church Cullingworth.jpg
Church Street, Cullingworth, West Yorkshire
Cullingworth is located in West Yorkshire
Cullingworth

 Cullingworth shown within West Yorkshire
Population 2,759 
OS grid reference SE065365
Parish Cullingworth
Metropolitan borough City of Bradford
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRADFORD
Postcode district BD13
Dialling code 01535
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Shipley
List of places: UK • England • Yorkshire

Cullingworth is a village and civil parish in West Yorkshire, England, between Bradford and Haworth. The village is well known locally for holding events such as the Brontë Vintage Gathering every year and the Great Yorkshire Bike Show in 2005. The surrounding countryside is mainly used for sheep and cattle farming, with areas of moorland located nearby as well. The village has seen some new development recently, such as a new primary school, housing estates and shops.

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Governance

Cullingworth is a civil parish with a parish council. It is in the Bingley Rural ward of the City of Bradford and the Shipley constituency of the UK Parliament.

Education

The village is home to the Parkside secondary school, which was recently expanded in line with educational changes (the gradual demise of middle schools in favour of secondary schools - combined middle and high schools), and now educates around 1200 pupils from the surrounding area.

Landmarks

Cullingworth also has a Methodist Church. There are two pubs: the Fleece, and the George. Old Spot Brewery, based in Cullingworth, is an award winning real-ale brewery. ( www.oldspotbrewery.co.uk )

Sport

In 2007 The Cricket club had a highly successful season, with the first team winning the "Treble", 1st Division championship, and winning both the Keighley Cup and the league cup. In 2008 this was repeated with the 1st team retaining the League championship and cup and retaining the Keighley cup whach had been revised to a 20/20 format. For more information on the cricket club go to their web page on [1]

Notable people

Cullingworth was once home to olympic swimmer Duncan Goodhew.

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