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Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.We will update this message as anything changes.
A Butcher's Lad - a Memory of Alsager.
Mr Purvis the butcher, whose shop stood on the corner of Talke and Audley Roads, was my Saturday morning employer. He always wore a striped apron and a straw boater hat and sported a rather slick moustache. His manner with the ladies was, as I perceived, rather suggestive? I was paid 7s and 6p for my morning's work. I followed parental advice and put 5s straight into my savings at Mrs Robinson's Post Office across the way, and had 2s and 6p to squander throughout the week.
One winter's morning, I rounded the corner into Fields Road, my bike's basket laden with meat and the roads covered with sheet ice, and deposited the lot and myself across the carriageway. Deliveries were delayed slightly for re-wrapping.
A memory shared by on Oct 21st, 2009. Send Derek Marlow a message
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