Originally Posted by Pauline Bell
Don't drink anything else. their coffee is good too I think it's good to try and keep old traditions going it's a pity the old corner shops have gone out of business, remember pierponts fruit shop on attercliffe common and the tripe shop? Banners money and Mum's cheques paid off weekly if they were lucky.
Pierpoints fruit shop I do remember,I also did my courting round Attercliffe,ended up marrying a girl from Liverpool St,and remember shopping on the cliff with my then mother in law,Pierpoints was one of her favorite friut and veg, I went to Banners a lot of years ago with my own Mother,with the cheques as you said mainly for Witsontide clothes I also had a brother and sister, Banners was the first time I saw a escalator,memories momories