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Does anyone remember the dreaded "School Board Man"?
He would come round to your house to find out why you hadn't been to school without a doctors note.
I'd roll up at home at 4.30 pretending I had been to school, only for my mom to tell me the School Board Man had been looking for me, and she...
Does anyone remember a toyshop on Monument Rd just a couple of doors up from Shakespeare Rd, late 50's perhaps.
I remember the owner was possibly Hungarian or Polish.
The shop was full of fabulous toys which we could never afford, but I think I bought a pea shooter and plastic soldiers from there.
The Aston Villa Old Stars team was established in 1960 and has played between twenty and twenty-five fundraising matches in every year since throughout the UK, in Ireland, the Channel Islands, Cyprus, Holland, France, Spain and Germany.
AVOS 50th Anniversary ‘showcase’ fixture
This match will...
Does anyone remember an old peoples home (men only I think) near the Sandpits/Summerhill?
I vaguely remember an old man that used to ride a full size three-wheeler bike and he wore a collarless jacket before the Beatles. I used to see him anywhere between Springhill and "Town". If it was a men...