My family moved to 121 Midland Road during the winter of 1946 as my father worked in a local paint factory till 1948. There was a huge monkey puzzle tree in ...Read full memory
I was the Chief Projectionist at the Lyric from approx 1957 until 1963 when I was appointed as Co Chief/Lighting Engineer at the new ABC Blackpool. The Manager at the Lyric was ...Read full memory
I remember 6th November 1963, The Beatles were playing at the ABC cinema in Northampton and word got around that the famous 'Fab Four' were staying at The Hind Hotel. The place was ...Read full memory
All the buildings on the left of the picture (nearly all Co-Op shops) were demolished to make way for the new Arndale Centre (now Swangate). Most of the local population still ...Read full memory
When I was still at school I went and helped out in the evenings and weekends at the zoo and one of my jobs was feeding the penguins.
We were taken from Leicester on a Sunday School Outing to the Zoo Park. I have very little recollection of the place as I was quite little at the time! I do remember that ...Read full memory
Wellingborough Zoo had the saddest Polar Bear I have ever seen. Its enclosure was roughly three times the size of the bear and its pool was hardly bigger than a bath tub. Even as a small child, I knew this was cruel. It really upset me. Wendy Nicolle, nee March.
I went to St Barnabas school from 1950 until 1953, I have just found an old school photo from the above years. I can put names to some of the faces but could do with some help with the rest. Can anyone help?
I remember walking to the Lido from Earls Barton, with my sister May. We would take a picnic of cheese sandwiches and a bottle of water and stay there all day. As we got older it was the ideal place to eye up all the boys. Happy days! Isabel Marchant (then Wilson)
I have a dear friend who was born and raised in Wellingborough. I am Canadian and he moved here as an adult after teaching in Africa. Although I am not from Wellingborough, ...Read full memory
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