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20th May 1968.

Nottms first female Lord Mayor was elected, Winifred Case.

 

28th January 1974.

Jim Lees sets up the Robin Hood Society.

 

17th March 1976.

Doug Scott was made a freeman of the city.

 

11th November 1978.

Children's Hospital moved to QMC.

 

March 1989.

Diamond Cable began laying fibre optic cable.

 

August 1975.

The unsuccessful Zone and Collar traffic scheme was implemented,

on the western side of Nottm...to encourage car drivers to use the park and ride Lilac Leopards.

 

 

 

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Just been informed when the Children's Hospital closed it became the Jamia all Hudda Muslim boarding school.

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I remember having a few stitches at the old Childrens Hospital.

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Same here..a Crazy Feet ice cream sucker was brought in..or an oyster one.

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1976.

NCT number of buses reached an all time record number,494.

 

January 1980.

Blenheim industrial estate opened.

1983.

Richard ( Dick) lliffe died,he was a local photographer and film maker,he set up the Nottm film unit.

 

2nd March 1984.

Prince Philip visits central TV studios.

 

8th May 1989.

The inauguration took place of councillor Tony Robinson the first black Sheriff of Nottm.

 

10th January 1996.

Radio Nottms Dennis McCarthy passes away.

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I worked from 1967 til 1975 at Thorn Bendix on Beech Avenue, New Basford.  The company was called Bendix Ericsson when I first started there, then Thorn Bendix and then Thorn Automation by the time I left.  I left in 1975 and moved from Nottingham.  When I got around to visiting my old work colleagues the place on Beech Ave had closed down and they’d moved to Blenheim Industrial Estate. All very security conscious, a barrier and man in a gatehouse.  Suppose it was a sign of things to come.  I only went there once, it was enough. 

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September 1939.

Walter Halls school opens for youngsters.

 

September 29th 2006.

Council want to introduce pee pods..European style open air urinals to prevent street urination.

 

1996.

After it's closure, mapperley hospital is used for filming purposes..

Staying Alive and London's Burning.

 

October 2006.

At the 712th Goose Fair James Mellors pledges to reduce his fare ride prices as a gesture of good will.

 

1929.

The Majestic Cinema opens in Mapperley, the first ever film-

Sorrell &Son,Advertised as the Elite of the suburbs.

 

 

 

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September 1939.

Walter Halls school opens for youngsters.

 

September 29th 2006.

Council want to introduce pee pods..European style open air urinals to prevent street urination.

 

1996.

After it's closure, mapperley hospital is used for filming purposes..

Staying Alive and London's Burning.

 

October 2006.

At the 712th Goose Fair James Mellors pledges to reduce his fare ride prices as a gesture of good will.

 

1929.

The Majestic Cinema opens in Mapperley, the first ever film-

 

 

 

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May 8-9 1941.

159 dead,274 injured. Such was the toll of a German air raid that took place over Notts.

 

September 2006.

The Railway footbridge next to the Lincoln St.level crossing won a civic society award after a £400,000 revamp!

 

May 1968,

Architects and surveyors were against the clock in the caves under Drury Hill, a 10 million pound development of Broad Marsh Centre was imminent. Protesters failed to stop it's destruction.

 

May 1963. To promote his upcoming fight with Cooper, Cassius Clay

makes a visit to Nottm ice stadium.

 

April 1950.

The Trent penny ferry was in operation,the boatman stood up and sculled across...popular with those using Lady Bay Fields.

 

 

 

 

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51 minutes ago, IAN123. said:

May 8-9 1941.

159 dead,274 injured. Such was the toll of a German air raid that took place over Notts

 

 

 

 

 

Co-op bakery Meadow Lane ?

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Yes Catfan..and quite a few children..alas.

Luftwaffe missed Aspley though!

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NEXT TIME !

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Nobody gets missed, NEXT TIME.    Bein' sa cheerful keeps me goin'.  :(

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The following:

November 17th 1961.

Lake Carpets on Chapel Bar sold tufted carpets and axminster at great prices..Lamtex and Starfleece rugs too.

 

New 'drinking up' time was introduced to a poor reception, ten minutes was implemented..fines of £100 have been threatned..off licences also saw change on a Sunday.

 

Dr.Kildare was on BBC TV at 8.pm.

 

North Westen manf.co are selling 

rainwear for 77/6. Gaberdines and west of england macs in all sizes.

"Browse at your Leisure" on 34, Parliament Street.

 

Students protest on the streets for a Civic Theatre...seemingly talks with moss empires had ceased.

 

New born (2days) old..Eileen O'Reilly from Hyson Green is having 4 teeth removed if they cause concern .

 

A serious car/ lorry crash took place in Hucknall..mr Broughton of Bellisle rd. was lucky to survive.

 

Perrins furniture w/hse on Norfolk Place boasted Roxborough living space suites for £32.00

And Remploy divans.

"Practically opposite Theatre Royal".

 

New Wimpey home on Meadow Dr. Nicker Hill at Keyworth..only £2,175

Contact Wimpey in Aspley for details.

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