Boothtown is a suburb of Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. It is located on the A647 Halifax to Bradford. It was on this road that Percy Shaw came up with the idea of cat's eyes as an aid to road safety.
Boothtown is home to the longest running Boys' Brigade Company in Calderdale that's met in the same building for the longest amount of time. You can find out more about the Boys' Brigade at their website - www.boothtownbb.co.uk
On 27 March 2011 a suspected burglar was rescued after becoming trapped in a 30ft (9m) well at St Thomas' Church in Claremount Road, Boothtown. The man raised the alarm on his mobile phone but police had earlier been called to a house in nearby Bell Street to reports of a burglary. When rescued, the suspect was immediately arrested.
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