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Walking Days, Various

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Goose Green Methodist
Photo: Elaine
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Item #: 32474
Early 80’s

Comment by: Albert.S. on 4th June 2020 at 14:15

Is the location the bottom of St Paul’s Avenue?.

Comment by: Mr X on 4th June 2020 at 15:29

Marus Bridge roundabout in the 1980s with the old concrete lampposts. At least a decade until Sainsbury's supermarket opened on the right, and Homebase that is now B and M. The roundabout no longer exists, removed a few years ago. This being Goose Green methodist church walking day, St Paul's CE and St Jude's RC churches are not far away. I think there was a school there, Marus Bridge middle.

Comment by: Chris Dickinson on 5th June 2020 at 08:05

This pic could be the 1970s - the chap with the youngster on his shoulders looks like he is wearing flares.

Comment by: Elaine on 10th June 2020 at 14:01

It probably is late 70's to be fair. I didn't notice the flares! It is the bottom of Highfield Grange Avenue and yes Marus Bridge middle school close by, next to the surgery.

Comment by: Dianne on 30th July 2020 at 02:20

The girls carrying the flower basket look like tabener twins

Comment by: Lee Wilcock on 27th September 2020 at 13:43

It's 1979 and that's me with the green tie aged 4 on the far right with my mum. Loved Walking Day as we always got a few pence from onlookers for sweets after!

Comment by: Elaine turner on 14th December 2020 at 12:22

It is the Taberner twins, Helen and Louise holding the basket at the front.
Always loved walking days.

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