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  1. I left in 67 so you must have been in an older year than me,can't you remember anybodies names from your year I can remember a few. Whereabouts on GV did you live
  2. Did your sisters live in the maisonettes on Gaunt rd
  3. He had another hit with a record called Mama,
  4. Would they be allowed to fill the quarry, as the Crested Newt is protected
  5. Yes she was,she was from Belgium,Mr Howe was his nickname Plod?
  6. I was there 63 to 67 don't recall Mr Smith, Mr Proctor was Art,I think he was our House (Kestrel) leader
  7. Yes Miss Chapman the girls P.E. teacher in her hockey skirt
  8. My Great Grandma lived in that house in the 50ts,my Grandma,your Auntie Lucy lived next door
  9. I was going to mention the oranges,then I thought am I right with that,I remember watching him at Filbert st we beat Leicester 1.0 he got 10 in the News of the World ratings on Sunday morning.Not sure, but I think it was the first time I'd seen that
  10. And Ron Springett, you can't miss him out, He was my hero as a kid,
  11. Excellent I can just picture that goalie,but water polo on Friday night after school ?
  12. I could use someone like your sister, can she sew?
  13. There was a nice Pub in Middleton, Manchester called Who'd A Thowt It, the building is still there and maybe it's name was apt because who'd a thought it would be, what it is nowadays. Bet you can't guess
  14. If anyone is ever in the Bury area,there is a Chippy in Ramsbottom called the Wayward Tyke.It's original owner was from Yorkshire and he taught the present owner how to cook fish,chips and mushy peas the proper way,he still uses Dripping and makes really good proper fish cakes.So if you are ever over there bear it in mind you won't be disappointed
  15. There was one just off Market st on the right were the Arndale is now called The Saxony Club,
  16. The Saddle on West st,was good but for me it was The Truro on Queens rd in the late 6ts
  17. When I come to see my family I go to Woodseats Fisheries, when I come over to watch Wednesday I go to Riverlin fisheries never had bad food at either.I remember the one on Prince of Wales Rd we used to pass it on the no2/3 circular bus was always busy
  18. Have you tried the chippy opposite Hillsbro Park,I had a couple of nice fishcakes from there, I think it's called the Jolly Rodger
  19. Only when you move away from Sheffield/Yorkshire can you appreciate how good our food is from a decent Chippy
  20. If you don't live in Sheffield anymore,but visit now and again it makes you appreciate how tasty Sheffield/Yorkshire Fish and Chips are from good Chippy.Even the Peas are better and you can't get proper Fishcakes
  21. My Grandma was a cook there,if it's the same one,didn't they get done for selling Horse meat. My uncle owned Fredricks Pork butchers, best tomato sausage ever
  22. Hey come on,don't be so nasty the guy was only asking a question,there Is loads of great records that came out on unusual labels.Check out Music for Pleasure
  23. I spent hours in Violet May's trawling thru loads of Ska and Bluebeat records,I found some really good stuff,I often wondered were she got it all from.I also found some nice Soul stuff,I found Billy's Bag and Harlem Shuffle both on Sue Records, I thought I would get them for pennies, but no she knew exactly what they were worth, this would have been 68/69 she was so clued in
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