NOSTALGIA: The West Front of the Abbey (around 1860)

The west front of the Abbey was begun by Abbot Anselm (1120-41) and completed by Abbot Sampson (1182-1211).

This photo shows protestors of a proposed road link celebrating their victory in Stowmarket, September 1986.

NOSTALGIA: Road protest victory

This photo shows protesters against a proposed road link in Stowmarket celebrating their victory in September 1986.

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The Barnham shop of T Baker. Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Barnham store (before 1901) – from the Spanton Jarman collection

Thomas Baker was a grocer and newsagent who ran this pretty timbered shop in the village.

Children at Southgate Primary School enjoying their 25th Jubilee in November 1986.

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds playgroup’s jubilee

This photo, taken in November 1986, shows children at Southgate Playgroup celebrating a 25 year Jubilee.

Nostalgia: Young Farmers painting for the Bury St Edmunds Deaf Club in March 1989

NOSTALGIA: Splashing out for a good cause

Green wellies with a splattering of magnolia were the order of the day in March 1989 when this picture was taken. Members of the St Edmundsbury Young Farmers turned out with brushes and paint at the Deaf Club, Bury St Edmunds.

The Swamp Dogs

NOSTALGIA: Swamp types hoping to be top dogs

This photo shows funky blues band The Swamp Dogs before they competed in the regional finals of a national talent competition at Commodore National hotel in Nottingham in January 1989.

West Stow sewage works - 1887. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: West Stow, sewage works (1887) - From the Spanton Jarman collection

In 1886, the borough council purchased 112 acres of land at West Stow from the Culford Estates. This trench was part of a plan to replace the sewage works built in Bell Meadow, Bury St Edmunds, and relocate down- stream of the town.

Ixworth Weslyan Methodist Chapel. From the Spanton Jarman collection. ANL-170901-101145001

NOSTALGIA: Ixworth Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, from the Spanton Jarman collection

Eight trustees of the Ixworth Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, in Stowmarket Road, were entrusted to find land and build this chapel in The High Street.

Northbury FC in the 1960's outside their pavilion. ANL-161230-123528003

NOSTALGIA: Northbury FC gone but not forgotten

This photo of Northbury FC, standing outside their pavilion in the 1960s, was sent in by John Wells (third in from the right).

Left to right: Anne-Marie Briffa, Rachael Curran, Emma Fordham, Elizabeth Clifton and Hannah Morris. ANL-161230-104300003

NOSTALGIA: Stepping out for school funds

This photo, taken in March of 1987, shows students from Thurston Upper School putting their best feet forward after walking over nine miles and helping to raise £500 for school equipment.

Whepstead post office,  from the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-160812-161158001

NOSTALGIA: Whepstead Post Office – from the Spanton Jarman collection

There is no date for this picture of Whepstead Post Office, but some of the characters in the photograph are known: Mrs Sarah Nunn, shopkeeper and sub post mistress seated, with Hannah Bumpstead (servant).

Protestors objecting to the proposed closing of Shrimpling Primary school. Picture taken in May 1986. ANL-160212-152353001

NOSTALGIA: Save our school!

This photo was taken in May 1986 and shows placard waving parents and children striving to keep open Shimpling Primary School after plans to shut it down were revealed.

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Lark Valley Youth Group doing training with the Red Cross at the Red Cross Centre, Bury St Edmunds, December 1989. ANL-160212-094638001

NOSTALGIA: First aiders of the future

This photo, taken in December 1989, shows young people from all over the county, gathered at a newly opened Red Cross Centre in Bury St Edmunds for two days intensive training in first aid techniques.

Ruined church at Westley - from the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-160612-104800001

NOSTALGIA: Ruins of old church at Westley, 1880 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

The remains of a 12th century church, dedicated to St Thomas a Becket, stands at the end of Old Church Lane, Westley.

Bury Taishindo Group presenting a cheque for ?1,000 on October 20, 1989 ANL-161125-112419001

NOSTALGIA: Fighting for charity

This photo shows the instructor and students of the Bury St Edmunds Taishindo Karate association after they raised more than £1,000 for charity on October 20, 1989.

Metcalfe Almshouses, Hawstead. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-161128-171101001

NOSTALGIA: Metcalfe Almshouses, Hawstead - from the Spanton Jarman collection

A frieze beneath the cornice in the central bay of this building has the inscription: “These Alms Houses were erected and endowed for the benefit of the Aged, and Deserving, Poor, Anno 1811 by Philip Metcalfe esq.”

Thomas receiving the clubs monthly achievement award, presented by Chris on their anniversary, Nov 24.

Proud Judo club celebrate 30th anniversary in style

A friendly Dunstable Judo club is delighted to be celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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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S.O.D.S Medieval re-enactment at Haughley Park, June 4 1982 ANL-161118-111540001

NOSTALGIA: Medieval re-enactment in Haughley, 1982

This week’s picture was snapped by a Bury Free Press photographer at the Haughley Medieval Fayre on June 4, 1982.

Harrison's Mill, Bardwell. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-161118-143421001

NOSTALGIA: Harrison’s Mill, Bardwell - From the Spanton Jarman collection

Bardwell Mill was built in the late 1820s and, at the date of this picture, was owned and run by Charles Harrison.

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