In 1997 Skelthwaite village (real name Slaithwaite) was the setting for the TV drama ‘Where The Heart Is’ and was the first time that a Bronte Water Cooler was seen on television when it was used as a prop in the Goddards Paper Disposables office. The Sunday night drama starred Sarah Lancashire, Pam Ferris, Thomas Craig, Tony Haygarth and Leslie Ash. Behind the scenes, other working models were replenishing the thirst of the TV stars and backroom staff alike with chilled Bronte Spring Water. Somebody there must have liked us there as a short time later we got a call from the crew of ‘Shameless’ when they started to film the series in Manchester. Bronte Water Coolers were again seen both in front of and behind the cameras.
Here in the Bronte Water office, we often get people walking in and asking for old or broken poly-carbonate bottles. Of course we always ask why, and you'd be amazed at some things people do with them. Some of the more boring reasons are to be used as cloches for gardening, partially filled ones for