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NOSTALGIA: A cut above the rest

This photo shows five young people and their models at West Suffolk College in April 1982. They were a cut above the rest as they all scooped prizes in the annual hairdressing competition for those taking the course at the college.

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11&12 Abbeygate Street -  Oliver & Son, grocers, tea-dealers and coffee roasters. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: 11&12 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds - from the Spanton Jarman collection

This picture shows Oliver & Son, grocers, tea-dealers and coffee roasters.

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This photo shows children at Chedburgh Primary School in May 1986, accepting a thank you letter from the Queen.

NOSTALGIA: A royal thank you

This photo shows children at Chedburgh Primary School in May 1986 accepting a thank you letter from the Queen. This was following the 60th birthday card they all worked on together and sent to her majesty a few weeks previously.

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Hardwick House, boudoir. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House ‘boudoir’ - from the Spanton Jarman collection

This room in the now-demolished Hardwick House, is described as a boudoir – a ladies private sitting room – and is well furnished.

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This photo shows protestors at Lakenheath airbase in January 1982.

NOSTALGIA: Protest after nerve gas rumpus

This photo shows protestors gathered at Lakenheath airbase in January 1982, showing their opposition to the use of chemical and nuclear weapons.

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Hardwick House library. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House library - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Hardwick House occupied the site where today’s West Suffolk Hospital stands.

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The West FRont of the Abbey - around 1860. From the Spanton Jarman collection

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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