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by GeordieCanuck
Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: new lad on the scene
Replies: 24
Views: 5943

Re: new lad on the scene

Does anyone remember Mr.Aithinson < wrong spelling I think, he was the head teacher at Redwell, also Mrs.Palmer, Mr. Thornton and Mr.Power? who I remember reading in the Shields Gazette that he was badly beaten up by some thugs at the school, and that really upset me as he was one of the nicest teac...
by GeordieCanuck
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:37 am
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: Redwell Class Photo circa: 1956
Replies: 4
Views: 2712

Re: Redwell Class Photo circa: 1956

Gosh so sorry just seen your reply now #-o What a great job you did of that lovely photo !
by GeordieCanuck
Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:10 am
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: new lad on the scene
Replies: 24
Views: 5943

Re: new lad on the scene

Hi Hilary, Sorry but I lost contact with the toulsons some time ago, but I know Dennis used to get in the Cleadon Club, maybe you could get some info from there,sorry again, Bill Hi, curious to know where you are? as I live down south :) w but gosh I sure remember the Cleadon Club, and not to worry...
by GeordieCanuck
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Minchella`s ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

Re: Minchella`s ?

Hi Hilary. Welcome to the boards. This place runs on nostalgia. And don't worry your posts are a lot shorter than some of the gabblers that get on here. Hi There, so I`m quiet eh? jolly good, and I have that in writing so to speak, what I meant was I dont go on and on? and me a canny geordie lass? ...
by GeordieCanuck
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: new lad on the scene
Replies: 24
Views: 5943

Re: new lad on the scene

Its a shame when you dont get a follow up, telling you one way or another? C`est La Vie !
by GeordieCanuck
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:39 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Minchella`s ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

Re: Minchella`s ?

http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/6461/dscf0752.jpg Hiya Bri, Thanks for that great photo of Minchella`s and was that The Royal on the corner? used to frequent that Bar !. If only someone had a photo of the RanchHouse Disco, that would be great as it was my favorite Club and went every weekend...s...
by GeordieCanuck
Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: new lad on the scene
Replies: 24
Views: 5943

Re: new lad on the scene

Thats right Geordie, Vic had a sister called Vera and a brother called Dennis, lived in Bamburgh Ave. then later at the bottom of Marsden Lane, I think Vic now lives in Immingham or near that. Hi Windmill Bill :) I would love to know if Vera is still around, and would love to get in touch with her....
by GeordieCanuck
Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: Weekly Photo Competition
Topic: Photo competition ending Sunday 6th December
Replies: 61
Views: 7276

Re: Photo competition ending Sunday 6th December

Was that Gilroys the Vegtable people? Hi There, Yes it was. If I can remember that far back :wink: as I was the Junior, the lady I worked along side was called I believe Linda, she was really nice. And then their was in the main office a lady called Mavis, scared me at first, but she was nice also....
by GeordieCanuck
Thu Nov 04, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: Weekly Photo Competition
Topic: Photo competition ending Sunday 6th December
Replies: 61
Views: 7276

Re: Photo competition ending Sunday 5th December

gtirbri wrote:Taken from milldam


Image

Cheers

Bri
I think this photo is beautiful, only complaint? I never took the photo myself ;) and years ago I used to work at a Warehouse in Mill Dam, I believe it was Gilroys :)
by GeordieCanuck
Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:47 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Minchella`s ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

Re: Minchella`s ?

Done this one no harm either :lol: http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l82/margy89/AdamsPhotosOct2010024.jpg Well Margy I could loose a few pounds as in the colder weather I tend to eat more :wink: that figure seems to have gone to the extreme eh? LOL.. Nice one, btw he/she is still not having any of...
by GeordieCanuck
Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Minchella`s ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

Re: Minchella`s ?

They as you should know are very fattening and extra fat can cause heart disease and the best way to avoid heart disease is when you buy one give it to me as I have already had heart and now immune to it. :lol: , the hell I will, I loves me icecream, especially Minchellas, coming up to Shields next...
by GeordieCanuck
Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Is Minchella`s still in buisness?
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Re: Is Minchella`s still in buisness?

Globalmyths wrote:
GeordieCanuck wrote:Oh deary me you are right, but I guess thats what a divorce does ect.,But, you Mr.Smith were quite right !
You can now put that question on ice.

LOL.. Indeed I shall ;)
by GeordieCanuck
Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Minchella`s ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

Re: Minchella`s ?

gtirbri wrote:my mate makes the ice cream in the ocean road one :D
Lucky so and so, wish i did =P~
by GeordieCanuck
Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Is Minchella`s still in buisness?
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Re: Is Minchella`s still in buisness?

Oh deary me you are right, but I guess thats what a divorce does ect.,But, you Mr.Smith were quite right !
by GeordieCanuck
Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Minchella`s ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

Re: Minchella`s ?

Thanks everyone who was kind enough to let me know that Minchella`s is going strong..next visit I know where Im heading :D
by GeordieCanuck
Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Is Minchella`s still in buisness?
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Is Minchella`s still in buisness?

Hi Everyone, when I lived in South Shields, my favorite icecream was from Minchella`s Icecream Parlour, and I would love to know if they are still in South Shields?

Hope someone can be of help.

Thankyou,
by GeordieCanuck
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: new lad on the scene
Replies: 24
Views: 5943

Re: new lad on the scene

I went to redwell and left christmas 1959, and I now live on the site of the school. I remember a lot of the people mentioned in topics,some older (Jacky Smith) and some younger (Joyce Easter). Lads in my time included Barry Newton,Peter Ridley,Keith Thompson,Alan Hogson,Squad Liddle,Infa Elliot,Fr...
by GeordieCanuck
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: Redwell Netball Team 1956
Replies: 5
Views: 2189

Re: Redwell Netball Team 1956

I have not happy memories of Miss McGurk, as she made me keep running after I had stopped because of having the stitch..nasty pain in the side, and I know who was the pain in the backside!!!
by GeordieCanuck
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: Redwell Class Photo circa: 1956
Replies: 4
Views: 2712

Re: Redwell Class Photo circa: 1956

I went to Redwell but not this early, but wish to say, what a beautiful photo, nice and sharp, wonder what and where they all are?
by GeordieCanuck
Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: Doon Toon Notice Board
Topic: THIS IS SO TRUE
Replies: 2
Views: 2020

Re: THIS IS SO TRUE

All so true, we did have fun, and where kids moan about not having this and not having that, when they have so much, its untrue. We played on the Hills and Beach , ok granted, we were lucky in that respect.And we used to like to skip, guess the boys did kick a ball about.... As for tv? well I loved ...

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