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  1. DaveN

    Alfreton Road

    I remember the Ling's daughter - Jean - who was at the same school (FFGS) as me.
  2. #9 There's a "Sold Sign" now on the old Neale's building
  3. This is the first time I've been back on the site since it went off and I've found everything O.K, I think members must appreciate that the are paying nothing to be on the site while it's costing MIck quite a lot.
  4. Mick, now that there's more information about many members detailed under their name on the left hand side of every post which wasn't shown before, could this be using more space? Just a thought I don't know!
  5. Smiffy if you've got Sky Arts on your TV there's a programme tomorrow night (Saturday) at 10.30pm "History Of Te Eagles 1/2) with part 2 on Sunday at 11pm
  6. The programme "Secrets Of Underground Britain" is repeated on Channel 5 tomorrow (Sept 1st) at 7pm and includes Nottingham Caves
  7. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-37215553
  8. Some pictures of old trams in Nottingham http://www.nottinghampost.com/13-old-pictures-of-the-nottingham-tram-as-you-8217-ve-never-seen-it-before/story-29662279-detail/story.html
  9. See link belowhttp://www.nottinghampost.com/nottingham-is-one-of-the-unhealthiest-places-in-the-country-statistics-show/story-29626271-detail/story.html
  10. Here's a list I posted previously in the Jokes thread YOU KNOW YOU’RE OLD WHEN Caution is the only thing you exercise Everything hurts and what doesn’t hurt doesn’t work Most of your clothes have elasticated waists It takes twice as long to look half as good It’s hard to feel as fit as a fiddle when you’re shaped like a cello You realise life begins at 40 but so do aches and pains People offer you their seat on a bus Someone recommends an anti wrinkle cream The first page you look at in the “Post” is “Bereavements” The only thing that stays in your head for more than a few hours is
  11. Margie if you're a lover of words have a look at the link below to a book called Word Play by Gyles Brandreth. https://www.whsmith.co.uk/products/word-play-a-cornucopia-of-puns-anagrams-and-other-contortions-and-curiosities-of-the-english-language/9781473620308
  12. Belated greetings Chulla - hope you've had a good one!
  13. Thanks for sorting it out Mick - it felt like Lostalgia instead of Nottstalgia
  14. Was Lovejoy's at the corner of Berridge Road and Radford Road?
  15. Some old photos of the Victoria Station http://www.nottinghampost.com/50th-anniversary-of-the-victoria-station-8217-s-demolition/story-29600463-detail/story.html
  16. This programme is repeated tonight (Monday August 1st) at 8 pm on BBC 4
  17. Documentary on the Yesterday Channel tonight (July 31st) at 9pm called "The Flying Scotsman - A Rail Romance" followed by a repeat of the Timeshift programme "The Last Days Of Steam" at 10 pm
  18. Welcome To Nottsalgia. I'm sure you'll find lots of info about the area and not only be taken back to you younger years but also to things before your time.
  19. If you like going back in time have a look at the 'gifts' at Lakeland. See link below for a record player storage tin. http://www.lakeland.co.uk/44956/Record-Player-Storage-Tin
  20. I had a message left on my answering machine selling a service for cleaning ovens,
  21. DaveN


    Welcome Wooliesgirl I'm sure you will enjoy the info and friendliness on the site.