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  1. Happy Birthday Carnie = have a GREAT day
  2. Eleven buildings Nottingham has lost (Post website) https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/11-most-famous-buildings-nottingham-2792522
  3. Photos of Radford on Post website https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/17-images-radford-1960s-70s-2745368
  4. In a book about Nottm. cinemas that I have, there was Palace Theatre (aka Sneinton Picture Palace) which opened in 1913 and closed in December 1945
  5. Article with photos on Post website https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/gallery/25-pictures-looking-back-life-2673263
  6. I heard that Maplins are back on line.
  7. Police Stations Of the Past article in the Post https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/police-stations-of-the-past-2646209
  8. Nottingham catacombs open to public for the first. https://www.nottinghampost.com/whats-on/whats-on-news/nottingham-catacombs-opened-visitors-first-2641122
  9. Article and photos on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/gallery/bridlesmith-gate-through-time-2592890
  10. See article on Post Website https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/lidl-asda-iceland-co-op-2603528
  11. 1st and 2nd class stamps are to increase in price on March 25th. 1st class are to increase to 70p and 2nd class to 61p. So if you use a lot or want to get some in stock (think about Christmas cards) then you might want to get some before they increase in price.
  12. Article and photos on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/looking-back-how-carrington-street-2564509
  13. Article and photos from Post website https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/gallery/take-look-how-parliament-street-2536866
  14. Wasn't John Lewis on King Street prior to the Victoria Centre being built?
  15. Glad to have been some help colly.
  16. Many years ago there used to be quite a number of D & P shops when we used to use film in cameras.
  17. There's a new TV channel called Smithsonian on Freeview (99) - Freesat (175) - Sky (195)- & Virgin (29 ). It's an American channel generally broadcasting documentary type programmes.
  18. Article and photos of Notts. Schools Trips over the years. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/mablethorpe-beyond-70-years-nottinghamshire-2511263
  19. Episode 5 covering the 1970's is on BBC2 at 8pm tonight
  20. Check out this site on Nottingham Post's website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/gallery/changing-face-clumber-street-nottingham-2482659
  21. The Long Stairs in the Lace Market have been restored,.reopened and received a Blue Plaque. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/nottingham-news/blue-plaque-unveiled-restored-medieval-247337
  22. I don't know about others who may have watched the programme but I was disappointed with it. Sorry to others that did as well.
  23. The Real Robin Hood: Digging Up Britain's Past is on Channel 5 tonight at 7.30pm. Includes a dig in Sherwood Forest and also a visit to the caves in the Nottingham.
  24. Just a reminder that episode 4 in the series is on tonight at 8pm BBC2. It covers the '60's.
  25. Actor Windsor Davies has died. He was 88 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46931129