Nostalgia

Nostalgia

IN PICTURES: 47 pubs in Milton Keynes you went to over the years that aren’t there anymore

It might only be the first day of the working week after a nice long Bank Holiday weekend, but that hasn’t stopped many of us counting down the minutes until pub o’clock.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Iconic chalk ‘White Lion’ is restored at Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has finished restoration work on the Whipsnade White Lion, a famous chalk image that has overlooked the Dunstable Downs in Bedfordshire since 1933.

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ET library. Red Dwarf TV show

30 years of Red Dwarf: We present our favourite quotes

It was 30 years ago today that Red Dwarf first was first broadcast on the nation’s TV screens.

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Old School Milton Keynes: The Living Archive since 1984

Old School Milton Keynes: The Living Archive since 1984

Around the Villages – High Street, Emberton.

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Sideways look at Milton Keynes: British tolerance means they are queuing to get in

Sideways look at Milton Keynes: British tolerance means they are queuing to get in

It makes one proud to be British.

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Wolverton Top Club

Milton Keynes working men’s club closes down after 100 years

A Milton Keynes working men’s club that has served its community for more than a hundred years closed down this week.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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VIDEO: Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photos

These astonishing never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

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16 years since THAT England-Germany game

16 years since THAT England-Germany game

Today marks 16 years since England beat Germany 5-1 in THAT World Cup qualifying game.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Milton Keynes after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Milton Keynes after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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Do you remember Milton Keynes in 1976?

Do you remember Milton Keynes in 1976?

Celebrating Milton Keynes (MK50) – 1976.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Remember when children used to play outdoors?

10 best outdoor games we used to play that our kids have never heard of

Kids of the 70s, 80s and 90s will remember them well with a nostalgic tear in their eye but here are 10 great outdoor games we used to play that our children have probably never heard of.

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Warrior treasures from Wollaston

Major new UK exhibition to feature rare warrior treasure finds from Northamptonshire

A major new UK exhibition will be featuring rare warrior treasure finds from Northamptonshire and a new sculpture from Brackley-based Stuart Makin . . .

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School at York House

A look at the way Stony used to be

Remembering the way we were, or at least the way Stony Stratford was, is the focus of a photographic exhibition being hosted at York House in Stony Stratford this Sunday.

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Fenny Stratford historian John Taylor

Incentives for going shopping

It’s happened again!

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John Taylor, historian of Fenny Stratford.

Historian’s books shed light on town’s wartime history

Milton Keynes historian John Taylor has released two books about the wartime history of the town.

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Ye Olde Swan

The Way We Were by John Taylor

Despite the urban desecration, within our local countryside there are possibly still far flung colonies where an intrusion into some local taverns engenders no less a fearful apprehension than had an intergalactic emissary from the planet Zog materialised.

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High Hefner

The Way We Were with John Taylor: OAP babe magnets

Babe magnets. Whatever is their secret? And regarding the male species there is perhaps no sight as sad as an apprentice geriatric ‘trying it on’ with younger females.

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