Submerged Church - Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire
The little village church at West End, near Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire, is slowly disappearing beneath the water of a reservoir. The Washburn Valley has been dammed at Thruscross to form a reservoir for Leeds. With the gradual rise of the water, farmers and villagers have had to move from their homes. Soon the church will be completely submerged.
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News - Celebrity Wedding - Douglas Barrell and Jacki Piper - Christ Church
Quantity surveyor Douglas Barrell celebrated his 25th birthday and marriage to 23-year-old Jacki Piper by carrying her away from Christ Church, Christchurch Road. The couple met seven years ago and have been engaged for 2 years . Their honeymoon will have to wait because jacki will be appearing in the title role in William Douglas Home's comedy "The Secretary Bird" at the Savoy Theatre, London.
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Weather - Record Highest Temperature - Nailstone, Leicestershire
Deserted street in Nailstone, Leicestershire during the heatwave. The temperature figure of 37.1C (99F) was recorded during the day which was then the UK record. This was 1 degree Fahrenheit higher than the previous record set in 1911. The record was subsequently broken on 10 August 2003 when 37.9C (100.2F) was recorded at Heathrow Airport, then later by a temperature of 38.1C (100.6F) in Gravesend, Kent.
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