A TOPOSCPE (orientation table) has been erected by next to the trig point at Pinhaw Beacon on Elslack Moor.

Its creator, Douglas Goode, said it is in memory of all who died of Covid-19 and with grateful thanks to all NHS staff and care workers for their unselfish dedication during the pandemic.

Douglas has arranged for two of the medical staff who worked on the Covid wards at Airedale Hospital to officially ‘unveil’ the toposcope on Saturday, July 31, at 11 am. There will be a celebratory drink and a collection for the ‘staff wellbeing fund’, the charity that supports staff social activities at Airedale NHS Hospital.

After the unveiling Douglas will lead a short walk (4½ km), if the weather is fine, round Elslack Moor visiting Robert Wilson’s Gravestone. There is parking on the north side of the Colne road, 4 km out of Carleton, at Grid Ref. SD 940 473. The Toposcope is about 1 km walk uphill from there along the Pennine Way.