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The General

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  • Birthday 25/08/1973

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  1. The General

    Tinsley Viaduct

    Awesome images! The General
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    Classic Programmes

    That is an awesome piece of history! Is it yours? The General
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    The Yorkshire Ripper

    Thanks for that, I erased my last post by mistake, Can you remember the hysteria? What was it like in Sheffield? Were the women petrified? I was born in 1973 so can only remember small detail. The General
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    The Yorkshire Ripper

    I can only slightly remember the hysteria caused by Sutcliffe, Very scary times even in Sheffield Sergeant Robert Ring and PC Robert Hydes caught Sutcliffe when he came to Sheffield, he was with a "girl" on Melbourne Lane, where is that? 'Sheffield will not be missed. Next on the list'. Sutcliffe's poem sent to the Sheffield Star newspaper gives some insight into his state of mind.' Source Yorkshireripper.com The General
  5. Never played cricket there but did join a few of the indoor football leagues! Grazed knees all round!!! The General
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    Classic Programmes

    Excellent addition Dunsbyowl!!! The General
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    Tinsley Viaduct

    Tinsley Viaduct, back in the day!
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    Volvo S60 T5

    02 reg in White, VOLVO S60 T5 250bph White. £4'500 O.N.O Ex-Police car maintained without regard to cost by Manchester Police force. Real flying machine. refurbished and in excellent condition, 94'000 miles,MOT till January 2008, Warranty until August 2007 Air Conditioning, Climate Control, Cruise Control, Power-assisted Steering (PAS), Power Locks, Power Windows, Tilt Steering Whee l 4-Wheel Drive,Alarm, Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS), Driver Airbag, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Immobiliser, Passenger Airbag, Rear seat belts, Safety Belt Pretensioners, Side Airbags . Must see PM for more details The General
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    They made Sheffield Famous

    Laurence Rees, World Authority on The Nazi's and the holocaust Based at Sheffield University. Quite a guy The General
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    The Worst Village in England, its

    In my professional capacity I went yesterday, It ain't changed much! The General
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    TODAY !!!! - MEMBERS MEET UP - PLEASE READ !!

    oooooh. I don't know!!! Meeting folk of the internet is seedy, Will I be safe? The General
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    Tutankhamun

    lol A+ Excellent post, how old where you when you wrote that? I love the ending "When I got home I went straight to bed", I think every childhood story I wrote ended with that saying. The General
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    Classic Programmes

    No idea on value, but get some pictures posted. I've never seen that one! The General
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    Derwent Reservoir

    Yeah, Me and the missus spend a lot of time up there and especially in "The Yorkshire Bridge" pub just next to the dam, The story has it that the church could be viewed at certain times of year when the water level was low (Summer etc) and in the winter time it would be under the water level and not visible. There was plenty of safety issues with people swimming out to the church in high summer so the decision was made to dynamite the spire. This was done around 1950 i believe. Incidentally, the bodies from the graveyard where exhumed and re-buried in Bamford The General
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