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NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

Following a piece in the Bury Free Press on Thursday, April 3, 1969, that said a four-engine World War Two Lancaster bomber had temporarily landed at Lavenham Airfield, reader Mike Baker, from Hopton, could not miss the opportunity.

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The Fox Inn, Eastgate Streeet, October 1920. From the Spanton Jarman colleciton

NOSTALGIA: The Fox Inn, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

Here, the Fox Inn is shown after the road widening scheme for Mustow Street was completed.

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Burrells Motor Engineers, Bury st Edmunds from 1935

NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

We have had this photograph sent in by Marion Duncan, who thought, after the fire at Cycle King in Bury St Edmunds, it would be of interest to many.

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Ampton Hall after the fire of 1885. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Ampton Hall – after the fire of 1885

This image shows Ampton Hall immediately after the fire of 1885 which destroyed all of the original building, with the exception of the stables.

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NOSTALGIA- The Sunshine Beauty Salon in the 80s

NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

Paula Harber (nee Sunshine) sent us this photograph from the 1980s from a business called Sunshine Beauty Salon in Garland Street, Bury St Edmunds.

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All Saints' Church, Chedburgh. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: All Saints’ Church, Chedburgh - from the Spanton Jaramn collection

Tiny 13th century All Saints’ Church, in Chedburgh, been has practically rebuilt during its long history.

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NOSTALGIA- Suffolk firemen recieved their awards for 20 years long service and good conduct - 1992

NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

Suffolk firemen received their awards for 20 years’ long service and good conduct at Bury St Edmunds Fire Station in 1992.

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Culford Heath Church. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Culford Heath Church - from the Spanton Jarman collection

The Rev E R Benyon commissioned Arthur Blomfield to design this Chapel of Ease for the remote community of Culford Heath, three miles from Culford Hall.

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Dalham Hall. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Dalham Hall – from the Spanton Jarman collection

This three-storey building was built in 1701 for Simon Patrick, Bishop of Ely.

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Browning's Blacksmith shop - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Browning’s blacksmith shop, Southgate Street - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Alfred and Charles Browning, father and son, worked at these premises in Southgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, from at least 1892 until the 1940s.

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This photo, taken in May 1982, is of a Teddy Bears Picnic, held at Hardwick Heath.

NOSTALGIA: If you go down to the heath today . . .

This photo, taken in May 1982, shows children who took part in a teddy bears’ picnic at Hardwick Heath.

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This photo, taken in May 1982 shows particiants of the Diocesan Family Day, held in the Abbey Gardens.

NOSTALGIA: It’s a knockout day from 1982

This photo, taken in May 1982 was taken in the Abbey Gardens as crowds gathered for the Diocesan Family Day.

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Nostalgia: Year 5 performing the Pied Piper of Hamlyn at Horringer Court Middle School in December 1994

NOSTALGIA: Stars of the stage at Horringer Court Middle School

This week’s photograph was snapped by a Bury Free Press photographer in 1994 and shows pupils in a Horringer Court Middle School production in December of that year.

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St Mary's Square Vicarage, Bury St Edmunds. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Vicarage, St Mary’s Square, Bury – from the Spanton Jarman collection

This house is not shown on Warren’s map of 1791 and it is believed to date from the first decade of the 19th century.

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This photo, taken in November 1986, shows students on Thurston Upper  School's Certificate of Pre Vocational Education with their homemade Christmas puddings.

NOSTALGIA: Thurston Upper School’s recipe for success in 1986

This photo, taken in November 1986, shows students at Thurston Upper School as they swapped their schoolbooks for cooks’ aprons on a new course.

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Inside Bury St Edmunds town hall on July 7, 1919. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds Town Hall, 1919 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Alderman A Mitchell, Deputy Mayor, gives details of the Peace Celebrations to be held on Saturday, July 19, at a public meeting held in the Town Hall (now Market Cross) on Monday, July 7, 1919.

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This photo, taken in July 1991, shows students at Stowmarket Middle School hosted their annual French evening.

NOSTALGIA: School show has plenty of kicks

A continental flavour was added to the proceedings at Stowmarket Middle School IN 1991 when parents were entertained in French.

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St Nicholas Hospital, Eastgate Street

NOSTALGIA: St Nicholas Hospital, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

St Nicholas Hospital was founded to care for lepers circa 1220.

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Suffolk general Hospital. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: The Suffolk General Hospital – FROM THE sPANTON jARMAN COLLECTION

Pictured here is an operating theatre at the Suffolk General Hospital ‘with patient and medical staff’.

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Elsie Coleman

NOSTALGIA: Elsie’s dream comes true

Elsie Coleman had always dreamed of visiting the United States, but she thought it would only have been possible if she had won the Premium Bonds.

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