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Memories of Selby

My sister and I spent many an evening at the Ritz. I remember that sometimes we would be the only people in the cinema sometimes. You could buy a ticket and if you liked the movie you could just stay in the cinema and see it again for no extra cost. I also remember the special PG Tips shows when you could see the movies for the cost of a packet of PG Tips.

I lived in Kitchener Street as a child which is just around the corner of Flaxley Road to the left of the picture. There was a bakery next door for a while. I have great memories of the shops along Flaxley Road, such as the butchers which two old women seemed to run, the big grocery shop with its great smells, the women's fashion (...Read full memory)

Hello, I have some fond memories of my old school....but also some not so fond ones! Remember Miss Hingley bringing me to the front of the class after an assembly as I had been spotted chatting!....she slapped me on the legs so much I remember being on the floor! She had blonde short hair that I also remember.....some names (...Read full memory)

We moved up to Selby from Swindon in 1960 and I went to Flaxley Road. Apart from having to lose my west country accent in double quick time in order to survive, I was put in Miss Reid's class which was a big shock to the system. Boy, was she loud and scary! I remember the daily "times tables' recital and how angry she got if you (...Read full memory)

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