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  • Birthday 06/13/1960

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    local history... potholing....Motorbikes raced sidecars for 7 years including the TT....anything with "horsepower" ...anything to do with fire n steam too

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  1. I remember coming home from Walter Halls to find that they'd tarmac'ed over the cobbles on Eaton Street....oh the joy as solid rubber tyres weren't much fun on the cobbles especially having to go to the dentist to replace ya fillings! Got to mention us trolleys went faster too
  2. Quartermasters stores Ya never go to heaven He jumped from 40000ft LOL
  3. Ey up Paradiddle....still waiting for this vintage footage I need a good laugh. Yep we're all owd bugga's now I did go on one of these "bring a parent"scout camps down in Calverton I've never been so bored in my life nothing like our camps....it was wrapped up in health and safety....can't do this can't do that!...I was glad to get packed and home!
  4. Well on a none health related topic I've been polishing all the brass in the boatmans cabin
  5. We were a different sort of troop....if you've ever seen a film called the dirty dozen...we were a bit like that but we were good and all got on. When we left and our leaders Pete Mason,Eric and Dave Green left....it went down hill from there...we were far from conventional and the kids round the top didn't want "conventional" and the new leaders tried to run it as a "squeaky clean" outfit.....but it died a death....sad really
  6. Top picture to the left of Clayton Lewis(ginger) that's me
  7. Guilty as charged....but I'm grassing a couple more up for signing the same wall
  8. To the left of mark IC that's me .... RH=Richard Henson.... Mark=Mark Fawsit
  9. As you go down on your right there is a barn just before the entry..... All on there
  10. Yep it used to be an allotment there before Speed Electric crane/folk lift.... Me mates Dad(George Butterworth of Eaton Street) used have the allotment..... Talking of Eaton Street.... Took a quick look down there and mine and me mates initals are still there carved in brickwork from the 60's
  11. The old station masters house belongs to the council... Mate of mine used live there with his 8 kids.... Its quite big inside(it would have be with 8 kids) built properly and will be still standing when these modern houses are all crumbling away
  12. And that's what used to grind me gears with whole face mask thing.... You'd go in the supermarket and you had to wear your mask but there be hords of kids not wearing masks because they didn't have to!!!!! Hope ya grandson is making a good recovery.