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  1. This article and photos will bring back memories https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/how-loved-summer-holidays-skegness-1893664
  2. This might bring back memories for some members https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/could-you-cope-rationed-supplies-1992198
  3. Article on BBC website https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43755611
  4. This is sad news as I was a member of their Model Railway club many moons ago https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/business/popular-hockley-model-shop-set-1972621
  5. I thought the same Rog when I saw the photo.
  6. Aritcle from the Post https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/huge-sums-changed-hands-over-1972888
  7. From Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/gallery/19-old-photos-nottingham-every-174999
  8. Article and photos on the Post website https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/many-changing-faces-nottinghams-trinity-1880190
  9. Article on the Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/how-lister-gate-home-famous-1882748
  10. For other places within Nottinghamshire see this link https://www.historic-newspapers.co.uk/local/nottinghamshire/
  11. Check out this website for old photos https://www.historic-newspapers.co.uk/local/nottinghamshire/nottingham/#h_ff_1=&n=FPN&m=API&s=
  12. Yes Carni the article is several pages long and will take some time to read. There are loads on pages about various areas of Nottm on the site.
  13. Here's a link to an article about Colwick which you might find interesting Carni. http://www.nottshistory.org.uk/books/colwick/colwick7.htm
  14. Article on the Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/memories-streets-around-meadow-lane-1901078
  15. Some photos of Nottingham comparing areas over time on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/gallery/stunning-aerial-pictures-give-birds-1940568
  16. A lot of old photos of trains on the Notts area. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/photo-archive-shows-nottinghams-love-1894746
  17. Article and photographs on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/see-amazing-photos-days-steam-1894130
  18. Many moons ago I remember my uncle, who was a driver on the Brown and Cream West Bridgford buses, telling me that depending on how the conductor rang the bell gave instructions to the driver. 1 ring was "Stop" - 2 rings was "Go" and 3 rings was "Do Not Stop".
  19. Two more Classics on tv this week on Wednesday. 12.20 pm A Hard Day's Night - BBC 2 9.00 pm Jaws - ITV4
  20. Whisky Galore is on BBC2 tomorrow (Monday 20th August) at 12.50pm
  21. Happy Birthday Michael.
  22. Article with photos on Post website. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/memories-of-castle-boulevard-1900875
  23. Today, Sunday, BBC 1's Countryfile programme at 5.30pm is from Nottinghamshire
  24. Article with Photos pn Canning Circus over the years https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/how-canning-circus-been-crossroads-1870553
  25. Article with photos on the Post website https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/lost-hills-walkways-nottingham-city-641386