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  1. Hope you have a great day Katyjay.
  2. Pen:- Writing instrument Enclosure Female Swan
  3. Welcome to the site Elaine I.m sure you'll find lots of interesting posts and information.
  4. The programme is repeated tonight (Tuesday November 28th) on BBC4 at 9pm
  5. Well I don't think they actually told you how to avoid it.
  6. The above programme is on channel 4 tonight (Monday 20th November) at 8pm. It sounds interesting especially for those of us are of a certain age.
  7. Welcome Sarahjay I'm sure you will find lots on the site to bring back memories of Nottingham.
  8. Billie Jo Spears in the Victoria Hotel when I was at The Hospital Radio
  9. Belated birthday greetings
  10. There's an article in today's Post about a book on Beeston. Here's a link to the book on W H Smith's site. https://www.whsmith.co.uk/products/secret-beeston-secret/9781445664880
  11. I've got the cinema book and it is great value as well as being very interesting
  12. Rog the History Press publish various books on Nottingham have a look at their website http://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/search-here/?s=Nottingham&p=1&ps=9
  13. DaveN

    Tom Petty

    R.I.P. Tom http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41475013
  14. On a list of closed pubs , the Red Lion on Red Lion Street was closed in 1929. http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/nottinghamshire/nottingham_ng1.html
  15. Here's a link to an article about Bobbers Mill https://nottinghamhiddenhistoryteam.wordpress.com/2012/09/03/bobbers-mill/
  16. Mercury it would have been late 50's or early 60's
  17. Mercury I've just looked in an old address book I have and the number was 86
  18. Actress Liz Dawn who played Coronation Street's Vera Duckworth for more than 30 years has died. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41397413
  19. Fly2 - He means the tennis playing Williams sisters. He thinks he's being funny but just the opposite. His comments are uncalled for and totally disrespectful on a subject that calls for respect.
  20. I used to go to FFGS and there were several pupils from the Bobbers Mill Rd area including Pat Joynes,
  21. The former presenter of the quiz show 15 - 1 has died. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-41353273
  22. Cliff Ton, recent packages that I've signed for the 'deliverer' hasn't given me anything to write with and I've had to use a finger on the small plastic screen.
  23. Yes you're right MD. He was in the same class as me at Whitemoor school
  24. There's a programme on BBC 4 at 8pm tomorrow (Sunday Sept 10th) called "The Joy Of Train Sets: the Model Railway Story". It has been on before but I don't know when.