Memories of Sale
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
My father was a Dental Surgeon with his practice at 2A Ashton Lane on the first floor over the William and Glyns Bank on the corner of Washway Road and Ashton Lane. This is directly opposite the Bulls Head Inn. My father worked from 1938 until 1972 when he retired.