DaveN

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  1. Welcome to Nottstalgia Bilborough Girl. There are many articles on the area and people's experiences.
  2. Article and photos on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/see-old-photos-famous-nottingham-2135342
  3. Article with photos of Wollaton Hall on the Post's website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/dinosaurs-take-over-wollaton-park-2126482
  4. Link to the above (which also includes links to other railway articles) https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/how-beeston-station-once-under-2122873
  5. Some photos which should bring back memories of Alfreton Road for some members (Post website) https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/see-old-photos-nottinghams-alfreton-2111723
  6. I think you're right FLY2. I recall a Jean Ling who was in the same year as I was at FFGS and lived on Radford Blvd near the junction with Alfreton Riad
  7. Article & Photos about Burton's on Smithy Row in the Post https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/remember-shopping-famous-city-centre-2103239
  8. How many of these do you miss or remember? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45733751
  9. Article and photos of Carlton Le Willows School over the years on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/remembering-65-years-school-life-2070002
  10. RR you don't have to read word games or play them. You should change your RR to WW
  11. Article in the Post with many photos of the old Victoria Station. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/nottinghams-victoria-centre-might-never-2046855
  12. More facts about Nottingham. https://www.nottinghampost.com/whats-on/whats-on-news/11-bizarre-facts-nottingham-you-794567
  13. See article in Post's website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/25-weird-wonderful-facts-nottinghamshire-1220708
  14. Article and photos on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/city-centres-angel-row-once-2038483
  15. Article and photos of Mount Street over the years https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/see-fascinating-photos-how-one-2004592
  16. Article and photos of Watson Fothergill's designed buildings in Nottingham https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/wonderful-legacy-flamboyant-nottingham-architect-1999382
  17. Just seen in a book I've got that says "Locally are names such as Peas Hill which described thatpart of the hill where pease grows".
  18. Article on Post's website about the Elite cinema with old photos from a book about Nottinghamshire. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/remembering-glory-days-citys-elite-2012806
  19. I wasn't asking the question about "Gate". It's in the title of the article.
  20. Article "What household items should come back?" https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45427232?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/cwlw3xz0zvqt/social-history&link_location=live-reporting-story
  21. Why so many streets in Nottingham end in "Gate". https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/many-nottingham-street-names-end-870178
  22. How some city streets used to look. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/see-fascinating-photos-how-one-2004592
  23. How some suburbs got their names. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/how-nine-nottingham-suburbs-names-167451
  24. See link http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/NottinghamTheatres.htm
  25. Southwell Ward is closer to Edwards Lane than Hucknall Road entrances. Here are the details of the buses that go up Edwards Lane. BUSES TO EDWARDS LANE ENTRANCES Purple Line 87, 88, 89 stop outside the Campus on Edwards Lane, near Gates 4 and 5 Buses run every 3-4 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes Evening and Sunday buses run at least every 15 minutes Catch Purple Line buses from Parliament Street Audio announcements on all buses