DaveN

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  1. There's an article in the first edition of Nottinghamshire Past about the Empire Theatre and the "Laurel & Hardy" poster is one of the pictures in the article.
  2. Here's another site about old roads in Nottingham http://www.nottshistory.org.uk/articles/tts/tts1907/nottinghamstreets1.htm
  3. If you've got any frozen veg in your freezer check out this article on the BBC News site. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-44739472
  4. Back to the subject of old Nottingham Streets here is a link to a long history of streets in the city. http://www.nottshistory.org.uk/articles/tts/tts1907/nottinghamstreets1.htm
  5. Article and photos about old Nottingham cinemas https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/see-15-photos-nottinghams-long-1741744
  6. I don't know if they are still available but I've not seen a wind-up alarm clock for many, many years.
  7. I have asked two newsagents if they have the publication and neither of them had even heard of it.
  8. The murals have been renovated under the Council House in the Exchange Arcade. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/historic-murals-nottinghams-exchange-arcade-1714212
  9. Here's the link again https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/35-streets-originally-made-up-1664361
  10. I've not been to a match for years but when I was in pre-teens and early teens I used to have a season ticket for Notts and saw many great players from the past from all teams including West Indies with the three W's. Still got the autograph albums with many autographs.
  11. A lot of the spelling mistakes maybe due to the spelling on the computer being set to American and not English as we know it.
  12. Here's a link to an article on the Post website regarding old streets in Nottingham together with some photos. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/35-streets-originally-made-up-1664361
  13. Article on trolleybuses with lots of old photos https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/see-fascinating-photos-trolleybuses-ruled-1656750
  14. Picture House, Long Row opened Nov 1912 and was the leading cinema in Nottingham until the Elite opened in 1930 and the Picture House closed in Jan 1939. It never converted to sound.
  15. I think it's where the Acorn Care Home is now.
  16. On tv when mainly a presenter says "see you" in a minute or, tomorrow or. next time etc. They can't see people watching!
  17. Article with a map of Nottingham city pubs 60 years ago including some photos and a map. https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/gallery/fascinating-map-shows-days-nottingham-1631002
  18. praying mantis looking for food
  19. It was the Roxy and it closed in November 1960
  20. There's a programme on the Really Channel on Monday, May 7th at 9pm called "Cops UK" and it involves Nottinghamshire Police. https://really.uktv.co.uk/tv-guide/
  21. Cave City - Nottingham Underground Festival - see link below https://www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/whats-on/cave-city-nottingham-underground-festival-p734511
  22. Abba have returned to the studio to record new material:- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-43924609