Meet your Neighbour - Rob Carroll


Meet Rob…

How long have you lived here? I live just a short ride away, but I spend a large part of both my work and social lives in and around Ossett and Horbury.

What do you love most about Ossett and Horbury? They are two really tight-knit communities with lots of great small businesses. It’s so nice to walk along a high street and see lots of independent shops happily living side-by-side with the bigger national names. Not many town centres have a book shop, a wool shop, a cobbler and an independent hardware store.

What does a typical day look like for you? Aside from work I try to get out for a walk or bike ride most days. The Greenway is great to have on your doorstep for a lunchtime stroll. You might also find me battling with my weeds at my allotment.

Where’s your favourite place to eat, and why? I’ve probably been back to Niko’s Greek Restaurant in Ossett most often. Again, you don’t find Greek food in many towns. My wife worked in Greece for many years and we adore Greek food. It’s such a welcoming atmosphere too.

Where’s your favourite place to meet friends, and why? I play bowls in my spare time up in Overton at Denby Grange. A team-mate is the landlord of the Black Swan and you’ll generally find us there.

What’s your favourite sports team, and why? Aside from Denby Grange Bowling Club, it would have to be Ossett United. I love Ingfield, it’s a great community club and there is potential to go higher with such a great fanbase.

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