Nostalgic memories of Whitwick's local history

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Grew up in Whitwick from 3 years old (Silver Street) to 19 (Green Lane) in the shadow of the gasworks! Dad was Ray who worked at Snibston Colliery and mother Ivy who worked at T@G Grieves, sister Kaye. I remember the band forming up outside our house on remembrance sunday, racing greyhounds at Coalville dogs with my dad and (...Read full memory)

I want my dad to be remembered by all you that knew him he was born in coalville and spent his days growing up in witwick.The memories i have of my dad are all good he was always smiling and doing benny hill impresions.Iremember he always had a smile for everyone and everybody who he (...Read full memory)