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king kenny last won the day on May 5 2018

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  1. lovely setting and classy hope they do well
  2. in the 50's and 60's swires or critchleys had the corner shop as showrooms. they were plumbers , painters and electricians
  3. Phyll i recall going to th the school dentist here . had two teeth extracted. gas was used then. came around dizzy and being sick as were most of the other children i recall
  4. my mother worked i atlas st during the war on munitions. not sure but i think it was a foster works originally before they started munitions.
  5. the shop next to the fleece was owned by tyrers it was called regent house. the one near the transport offices was tom Knowles./ in duke st I think it was broughtons/ to the best of my knowledge
  6. yes t was jack barnes it was the place to go jeans etc the latest styles and gear in the 50's-60's great shop
  7. lovely to see happy smiling faces in these troubled times. thanks again
  8. i know the royal has closed but is the work being carried out for new housing or refurbishment. thanks for the pics robbo keeps us exiles up to date
  9. my father s family lived in manor st jackson street end. my aunt and family lived opposite nevins in manor str,name of McCooey had a son james and daughter bertha. went over the iron bridge hundreds of times
  10. i recall the bakers at the corner of north rd and mill st. when i was a lad in the 40's we used to hang about in mill st the wall was warm when the baker was making bread etc at night. good place to be on a winters night
  11. i recall an underground toilet just around the corner in westfield st behind warings bike shop; just before you went on to the brook. there was also underground toilet at the end of the market hall in town. anyone recall these
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