Behind the Leper Chapel off Newmarket Road, the site of Barnwell Junction railway station once contained a gravel pit, and the remains of mammoths, woolly rhino and reindeer, dating back 20,000, have been dug up there. And as our archive pictures from the 1960s show, Barnwell Road once gave way to a vista of open fields. 22 archive photos of Barnwell Road View gallery Our collection of pictures of the street takes you from the pre-development 1960s all the way up to last year. It covers the shops and social clubs that the community has enjoyed, and traffic issues from difficulty crossing the road to the introduction of speed Cameras in 2001. If you'd like to comment on any of the photos in this gallery, do so below, or email [email protected] with your thoughts. … [Read more...] about 22 pictures of Cambridge’s Barnwell Road
IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Banbridge Leader archive Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive. If you have any old photographs that you would like to share with our readers, we would love to hear from you.Do you have photographs from school? Maybe a sports team you played on? Or a special event that was a special memory? We would love to see them.Send any old photographs, together with any details you have about the photo, to [email protected] and we will use as many as we can in the paper. … [Read more...] about IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Banbridge Leader archives
IN PICTURES: Crowds attend the Boulevard rebrand in Banbridge Newly renamed shopping outlet, The Boulevard, has kicked off its rebrand celebrations with a series of jam-packed fashion and beauty related events set to continue this weekend. The busy schedule of events encompassed four days of fashion shows, stylist talks, live designer Q&As and make-up demonstrations - plus giveaways including a trip to Paris.The decision to rename the Banbridge-based centre, formerly known at The OUTLET, comes as centre manager Chris Nelmes revealed exciting plans for the discount shopping destination recently, which is set to add more businesses by the end of May.He told the News Letter: “It’s all happening at The Boulevard. We are changing our name as a reflection of new owners, the Lotus Group, who took over in April, 2016. “In line with their investment plans for the scheme, the first thing they did was put on a roof covering, which cost around £2million. Now the whole … [Read more...] about IN PICTURES: Newly rebranded local shopping destination launches
PICTURE GALLERY: Take a look inside Olney Cherry Tree We take a look inside Olney’s first new pub in decades hot off the heels of the town being named as one of the best places to live in the southeast. It’s been a great month for Olney after it was named one of the top 10 places to live in the southeast by The Sunday Times and it has The Cherry Tree, a brand-new pub and restaurant, which opens its doors for the first time today.The Cherry Tree – named after the town’s legendary Cherry Fair – is a sensitive and elegant restoration and extension of a two-storey, Grade II Listed house, converted from an old, closed residential care home. The opening was marked by the town’s Mayor, Cllr Jeremy Rawling, pulling the first pint at last week’s VIP Party.General manager, Stevie Watts, will be ensuring that her team of 40 local people will be putting their training into practice to ensure that everything runs smoothly when they open.Overlooking the … [Read more...] about PICTURE GALLERY: First look inside as Olney’s first new pub for decades opens its doors
Want to read more?We value our content and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser – subscribe today for as little as 56 pence per week. Subscribe NowMid Argyll churches are joining forces to tell the story of Easter through a fun competition. Colourful pictures, each representing an aspect of the seasonal story, will be strategically placed around Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig. They might be on a church noticeboard or in a shop window. After picking up an entry form from the Mailbox post office, Lochgilphead, or from one of the local churches, your challenge is to find all 14 images, note their location and match them to the pictures on the form. The winner, to be drawn at an Easter Monday drop-in cafe at Lochgilphead Parish Church Hall, will receive a big chocolate Easter egg.Every entrant will receive an Easter egg, albeit a slightly smaller one. PIC: An example of the … [Read more...] about It’s almost Easter – get the picture?