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Everything posted by jimmy87notts

  1. I dont know about you son Piggy but I find it very difficult with jobs and employers not understanding the condition and just putting it down to stupidness and i have been told several time to either get over my disability or get out.
  2. I am a person who has Dyspraxia which is is a chronic neurological disorder beginning in childhood and lasting into adulthood that can affect planning of movements and co-ordination as a result of brain messages not being accurately transmitted to the body. Typical symptoms include: Poor balance. Difficulty in riding a bicycle, going up and down hills Poor posture and fatigue. Difficulty in standing for a long time as a result of weak muscle tone. Floppy, unstable round the joints. Some people with dyspraxia may have flat feet Poor integration of the two sides of the body. Difficulty with s
  3. June 1960 i believe it shut down 6 months later
  4. For anybody whos interested i found this video of Mablethorpe Station on Youtube:
  5. My grandma, Joan Peck, Used to work at Toby's department store right up until its closure. She worked in the china department and then for Royal Dalton department when she was head hunted. Does anybody have any photo's of it or want to share your memories.
  6. Also i used to work at the former ITV Central studios up untill a few months ago, Its now Kings Meadow Campus of the University
  7. The church featured in the wedding episode of Caroline and Charlie which has supposedly burnt down overnight was the derelict church attached to Colwick hall. https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=colwick&hl=en&ll=52.945491,-1.106674&spn=0.000826,0.002411&hnear=Colwick,+Nottinghamshire,+United+Kingdom&t=h&z=19
  8. I heard today that demolition has started on the odeon cinema on angle row. Wonder what will be put in its place and does anyone have any photo's of it in its heyday?
  9. We can still smell it now, In Carlton.
  10. Come on people, Upload your old wedding photo's
  11. I do have a Brian Peck but hes 76 and If i do have any photo's of Linda Babs, i wouldnt reconise her as a child lol
  12. Yeah ,Magda is still alive, shes 66 and sheila is 77.
  13. proberly got the wrong road then but her house was located where the leisure centre is now
  14. I will upload more old family wedding photo's when we've landed in mablethorpe, got loads of them
  15. Ive always been fascinated by old wedding photo's so i would be very interested to see everyone elses. This is my Grandma and Grandads wedding in June 1955 at Ashwell Street Methodist church, Netherfield. They hired a double decker bus from Nottingham corpo to take all the guests to the wedding reception which was held in the Ballroom at the Elite on Parliament Street L - R are: Great grandfather Ernest Peck, Marjory Hammond nee Peck ( grandads cousin), Leonard Turville (granddads step brother), Great grand-step mother Mable Peck nee Small, Magda Peck ( Grandads neice), My grandad Walter Peck
  16. My ex best friend, she was born and lived for many years at a house on smithy crescent where i believe the leisure center is now, she said they were horrible little houses, always damp and cold in winter and roasting hot and damp in summer.
  17. Going as fast as we can beachbum, Its one strip of land outside our house that is holding us up. No one can find who owns it, we thought we sorted this out as land registry went back to 1750 and sorted it, however they are now not satisfied and now want to come and take pictures, so it could be November before we get up there now .
  18. It was a double track and it wasnt a terminus, Carried on to Louth, Some good pictures here. http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/m/mablethorpe/index.shtml
  19. Its a shame the railway line isnt still open through Mablethorpe, The line closed in 1970 and where mablethorpe station was is now the leisure centre i believe. Still havent moved yet, Land registry issues now with our house were in now.
  20. No, I havent departed yet, Bloody solicitors holding us up lol
  21. Just found out that Park House on Burton Road, then called Main street, was built for my Great x 2 Uncle, John Godfrey. Godfrey House was built by his older brother Samuel and they were in the lace manufacturing business being the owners of Godfrey Brothers Lace on High Pavement, Nottingham. My family must of been fairly successful.
  22. I would love to see 91's Cascaded onto the Midland Mainline.
  23. even though is it french Canadian, it'd be nice to see our trains built in this country