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Staffordshire Moorlands – Exploring Leek

I was out and about on the weekend to do some much needed shopping. It was a sunny Saturday so I thought I’d take a trip to Leek, which is about 12 miles from where I live. It’s a little old market town nestled in the Staffordshire moorlands. The surrounding scenery and walking opportunities are […]

(First posted June 4th, 2017)

To read the full post visit Explore Leek, Staffordshire UK — Decor Lasting

Leek – Earning a crust in the 1960s

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It was not uncommon during the 1960s (when I was a teenager) for many young people to have a part-time job to earn some pocket-money, me included. From 1964 for almost three years I worked on Saturdays at a local garage in Leek, my hometown in north Staffordshire. Peppers Garage, on High Street, next to the […]

(Posted May 16th, 2017)

To read the full post visit Earning a crust in the 1960s, part-time — A balanced diet . . .

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