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Re: golden slipper

Post by Jarrow Pete » Mon May 23, 2011 1:58 pm

Mr Smith wrote:Someone told me yesterday that they called the "La Strada" the "claggy mat" :D
It was known as that for years due to the fact you stuck to the carpets whenever you tried to walk to the bar.

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Re: golden slipper

Post by rusty » Wed May 25, 2011 10:58 am

My one and only visit to the Hedworth Hall i leaned over the balcony in order to gaze down some nice cleavage,when due to the effect of several pints i over balanced and landed on a table ,lucky no one was hurt,cost me replacement pints tho.

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Re: golden slipper

Post by champion. » Thu May 26, 2011 2:31 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: ..Eeeeeh rusty, you dirty bug*er.. :lol: :wink:

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Re: golden slipper

Post by callummal » Sat Nov 26, 2011 10:04 pm

remember Alf Josephs the manager is he still alive used to go there saturday and sunday nights and parked my lambretta in the work shop where i worked accross the road in the mecca bingo car park for Walter May as a apprentice joiner my grandmother lived at 96 dean road family name Gunn
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Re: golden slipper

Post by Jarrow Pete » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:21 pm

callummal wrote:remember Alf Josephs the manager is he still alive used to go there saturday and sunday nights and parked my lambretta in the work shop where i worked accross the road in the mecca bingo car park for Walter May as a apprentice joiner my grandmother lived at 96 dean road family name Gunn my great grand father lived at 66 1/2 regent street in 1901 Frederick James Gunn was his name
Did they specialise in building bodies for lorries? Can remember passing a joiners shop on the way into the drill ground of Londonderry Hall when in the cadets.

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Re: golden slipper

Post by callummal » Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:10 pm

yes jarrow pete yous`t to do work for SICO [SPD [REMEMBER THE BIG FIRE] AND ALSO WARDLES timber merchants also shop fronts in dean rd

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Re: golden slipper

Post by Jarrow Pete » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:43 am

callummal wrote:yes jarrow pete yous`t to do work for SICO [SPD [REMEMBER THE BIG FIRE] AND ALSO WARDLES timber merchants also shop fronts in dean rd
Watched the SPD fire flames from Marsden Quarry,biggest fire since the war it was said.

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Re: golden slipper

Post by jimmywizz » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:53 pm

Jarrow Pete wrote:
callummal wrote:yes jarrow pete yous`t to do work for SICO [SPD [REMEMBER THE BIG FIRE] AND ALSO WARDLES timber merchants also shop fronts in dean rd
Watched the SPD fire flames from Marsden Quarry,biggest fire since the war it was said.
a lot of people in sima ate cooked fishfingers for a few days after that night :lol:

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