Memories of Sale
My father was on his way home after his shift at metrovicks in Trafford park when saw the fire in the town hall. He stood on the bridge over the canal and watched it burn until the clock tower collapsed. I was born in sale cottage hospital in December 1948 and lived in an end terrace 2 up 2 down stone floored cottage up ...Read full memory
More of my golden memories from 1958/1959. Going dancing at the Locarno Ballroom with all the great music from that time ( Buddy Holly, Billy Fury, Marty Wilde, Cliff Richard and all the other greats and watching my girlfriend Joan win a Jive/Routine contest dancing to Buddy Holly's " Rave On", and going to the pictures at the Odeon. Precious Days, Precious Times.
I had a fantastic childhood living in Sale Moor. I suppose one of my most vivid memories was selling the evening paper "Empire News" from the front of the Temple Inn to the crowds attending the Warwick Picture house on Temple Road junction with Northenden Road. It used to cost twopence halfpenny and the customer almost always said to ...Read full memory
Way home from Picadilly