DaveN

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  1. Forgot to mention that after the edition of Wednesday they are showing the classic railway film "The Titfield Thunderbolt"
  2. If you're interested in trains there's a 3 parter starting on BBC 4 tomorrow night (Monday July 11th) at 8pm called "Trainispotting Live" with part 2 and part 3 on Tuesday and Wednesday nights at the same time.
  3. More Info and photos http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-england-nottinghamshire-36733825
  4. Article and photos from Post website http://www.nottinghampost.com/trolleybus-transports-fans-back-in-time-as-part-of-nottingham-city-transport-heritage-event/story-29474369-detail/story.html
  5. Jill wasn't that the corner of Ilkeston Road and Radford Boulevard?
  6. I remember before I had a 45 record player my parents had an old 78 radiogram and apart from their 'old' records I used to buy up-to-date copies of new records on Embassy 78's from Woolworths
  7. Yes you're right Jill they were on the corner of Maid Marion Way and Friar Lane. I think next door to them was a hi-fi shop.
  8. Welcome to Nottsalgia deebird. I'm sure you'll find lots of items that will interest you together with new friends,
  9. Events coming up later this year including a Cave Festival http://www.nottinghampost.com/first-ever-cave-festival-comes-to-nottingham-this-autumn/story-29453847-detail/story.html
  10. I remember when I was at FFGS if the PE. teacher (can't remember his name) couldn't see over your head you didn't have to wear a cap and He couldn't see over mine so no cap for me! Just thought his name was Gibson.
  11. Yes certainly Nottingham Road. I used to work at the building on the left which belonged to Courtaulds housing Walker Reid, Luvisca and Chaffinch clothing wholesalers
  12. This morning on BBC 1's Breakfast show the male presenter said "See you in a sec".
  13. The bank at the corner of Beech Avenue was a Westminster.
  14. The No 37 used to turn round at Nottingham Road/Haydn Road junction
  15. If you look in the Oxford Dictionary of English Chulla, each of those three hyphenated words you have mentioned are listed as two words.
  16. The standard of the BBC English has deteriorated over the years not just with the pronunciation but also the phrases that they use. The local weather presenters on the BBC really use some strange phrases especially from the male one.
  17. #4 Yes I agree with your "houses" at FFGS and I was in Rufford too!
  18. Margie have a look at the link below http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0145611/
  19. There's a programme on BBC 1 tonight at 9.30pm looking back at his life.
  20. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16011175 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news
  21. BHS is going into liquidation. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36437445
  22. There were several Men's Tailors such as Hepworths, Weaver To Wearer and John Collier which I believe have all disappeared.
  23. Check out this site for retro toys etc http://www.retrowow.co.uk/retro_britain/toys_and_games/toys_games_past.html