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  1. Saturday matinee at the Ritz, a blind man playing the accordion & ironlungs screaming down the mike...."lay that pistol down babe". Happy days.
  2. Probably due to Ripley Street being closed due to resurfacing.There is no access from Langsett Road.
  3. I am sure they were used in 1967 but cannot remember them in 66, could be wrong though.
  4. Yes Doreen, I remember you all. But Iv'e only ever seen Linda on the very odd occasion down Hillsborough.Iv'e spoken to Elaine but only on a facebook local history site.
  5. Right first time Doreen, but Ray lived next door but one. He would sometimesa be seen with a bird on his arm, usually a kestrel.I think he predated Billy Casper by nearly ten years.
  6. Hi Doreen Mac. I knew Yvonne Wood very well as i lived next door to her for over 20 years.She passed away in August 1988 aged just 40.She had a daughter only a few months old when she died.The last time i saw Yvonne was at a football match at Highbury in the early eighties as she was a staunch wednaysdayite. She lived in London at the time of her death but the funeral was in Sheffield.
  7. Is that Keith Ellis top right 1st picture.Scored a hat trick in a cup replay at old trafford about 1960.
  8. The chimney was still standing a couple of weeks ago. I think it would have been demolished by now but it could be listed.Would make an interesting garden ornament though. Have to have a look next monday.
  9. I think it became a football pitch at some point.There are now 43 houses being built on the site. Dysons brickyard also having houses built on.
  10. There used to be Jimmy's, but that was more towards where the current chippy is located. He cooked to order and the fish & chips were excellent, but not of a sizeable portion to last to Malin Bridge.
  11. Crown & Glove, Rose & Crown & Peacock All serve food and decent beer as well.Hope this helps.
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