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    Names added to VE Day Oak Street party

    THIS photograph of VE celebrations in Burton continues to create interest.The photograph was published on September 29 and was taken from a newspaper page which...

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    A night on the town for cartoon winner

    A TALENTED cartoonist from Ind Coope enjoyed a trip to London thanks to his artwork back in 1980.Alan Sutton, a checker in the ale stores, entered the brewery's...

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    Bygones in brief

    This photograph of a team of hairdressers has been identified as being taken around 1993.Putting names to faces is Kay Allsop/Harrison who is on the left of the...

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    VE Day Memories

    A FEW weeks ago we published this photograph of VE Day celebrations.Teresa Wain (nee Potts) has been able to identify a few faces in the picture thought to be...

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    Blaze building identified

    IT'S a few weeks since we ran this picture of a blazing building. Thankfully Shirley Fisher has been in touch to help answer the mystery.Mrs Fisher said:...

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    Snowed in following a skiing expedition

    WE'RE trying to piece together names and a date for this photograph taken at the Forest of Needwood School in Rolleston on Dove.There's no doubt that if you're...

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    Brook Bridge is more than just concrete

    YOU will have driven under this bridge hundreds of times, but did you know its official name is the new Brook Bridge?This photo taken in November 1985 showed...

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    Recycling boosted thanks to Ind Coope

    EAST Staffordshire was banking on a bottle bonanza in 1990 thanks to Ind Coope.The council started its first bottle bank scheme in April 1982 and this service...

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    Names flood in for Drakelow picture

    WE'VE had a lot of calls this week on this Drakelow photograph supplied by Tina Hughes of Uxbridge Street.We're still not sure where, why or when the photograph...

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    Wartime evacuees return to school

    YEARS ago Harold Yardley and John Kibble were evacuated from their homes and sent to Manor House in Ashby to escape countless air raids.More than 70 years later...

  • Memories of my dad and the buses

    FOLLOWING last week's story, Teresa Wain (nee Potts) got in touch with her own memories.Mrs Wain said: "My father, Sydney Potts (born 1917) was employed by...

  • Can you help piece together the history?

    THE discover of the green hardback book containing all of these records has certainly generated a lot of interest.The book was found in the Burton Mail archives...

  • Vintage memories of Anglesey School

    THIS photograph shows Anglesey Secondary Modern School class 3A on a school outing in 1948/49.The photograph belongs to Mrs Pauline Patrick (nee Thompson) of...

  • PUB CORNER

    THIS week Mail Remembers continues its new section looking at pubs in Burton in 1911.A complete list of pubs, owners and landlords has been uncovered and we...