At the outbreak of the Second World War, the Parish Council decided that the villages War Effort needed to be coordinated. An extract from the first few months of the War, illuminated with villagers memories and official records, can be found here

In 1919 a TB Sanatorium was set up on the road to Hebden. Later, in 1966, it became a Psycho-Geriatric hospital. MOre details can be found here