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Saturday, 13 October 2012

1950s Exhibition

I have just returned from a visit to the 1950s exhibition at the Longridge Heritage Centre. It was wonderful and certainly stirred a lot of memories for me. Mr Pastry, the early television and details of that wonderful children's programme - Rag, Tag and Bobtail. Those were the days!




Sunday, 7 October 2012

School Plaque!

A plaque on the churchyard wall down Happy Alley (now Chapel Brow) records:

"A School erected by privat Contributions for a public good 1731"

I can't help thinking how things have changed!


Saturday, 6 October 2012

Longridge Crafters- We Have Lift Off!

All right, why are these two looking so happy? It's because they have just cut the ribbon across the entrance to the workshop area of Oh Sew Crafty - Cathy Reid's brilliant new craft and sewing shop that opened in Longridge this morning. Click on the photos for a larger view!

 


The workshop area, beyond, is where Cathy intends to host Crafting courses where you can lean new skills

A justifiably emotional Cathy Reid (below, left) welcomed Longridge residents who packed themselves into the shop when it opened this morning at 68 Berry Lane.


Two potential customers paid close attention to what goods were on offer