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hi do you remember the golden slipper dance hall at top of dean rd more or less facing the regent cinima i think it was called headworth hall a crowd of us used to go every saturday night in the 60s?

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I remember the Hedworth Hall but I had left South Shields by the mid sixties, I think I went there once.
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yes i left in 1967 my boyfriend worked at whitburn pit and got a transfer to new ollerton so we got married and started life down there. had a few brief spells in shields before moving to cumbria in 1978

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geordielass wrote:yes i left in 1967 my boyfriend worked at whitburn pit and got a transfer to new ollerton so we got married and started life down there. had a few brief spells in shields before moving to cumbria in 1978
I get up to Cumbria fairly regular, my brother has a caravan just of the A66, halfway between Penrith
and Keswick. I was up there three or four weeks ago.
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we went coast to coast whitehaven i am at now

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the yella welly was my happy hunting ground :wink:

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jimmywizz wrote:the yella welly was my happy hunting ground :wink:
what were you hunting for
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sless wrote:
jimmywizz wrote:the yella welly was my happy hunting ground :wink:
what were you hunting for
There was many a young lad went hunting there, and finished up getting caught. :D
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ive had a few good nights in there like
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sless wrote:
jimmywizz wrote:the yella welly was my happy hunting ground :wink:
what were you hunting for
something to mount and not over the fire place

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I was often at the Golden slipper on a Saturday night in the mid 1960s it was just a short walk from my digs.
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My Aunty used to work in the kitchen in here on a night time .Hot dogs an stuff.

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Mr Smith wrote:
geordielass wrote:yes i left in 1967 my boyfriend worked at whitburn pit and got a transfer to new ollerton so we got married and started life down there. had a few brief spells in shields before moving to cumbria in 1978
Not Hutton moor end by some chance. My mam and dad had a caravan onn there for years.

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eddieg wrote:
Mr Smith wrote:
geordielass wrote:yes i left in 1967 my boyfriend worked at whitburn pit and got a transfer to new ollerton so we got married and started life down there. had a few brief spells in shields before moving to cumbria in 1978
Not Hutton moor end by some chance. My mam and dad had a caravan onn there for years.
She's already said in her reply that's she's on the coast at Whitehaven.
Hutton Moor End is a long way from Whitehaven, Hutton Moor End is
nearer to where my brother has his caravan near Hutton Roof.
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Opposite the Regent cinema was Westoe Cricket Ground or The Careers Office I not remember any Golden Slipper.
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memor wrote:Opposite the Regent cinema was Westoe Cricket Ground or The Careers Office I not remember any Golden Slipper.
It was on the opposite side of the road to the Regent but a little bit further down the road towards the Chi.
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It was called Hedworth Hall, it was only the Golden Slipper on a Saturday night as far as I can remember.
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Did it have a grand edifice with colums and a fancy big door ?
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Yes thats the place Memor.
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Someone told me yesterday that they called the "La Strada" the "claggy mat" :D
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