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Manchester Chat / Annie Bindon-Carter M.B.E.
« Last post by celeste on Yesterday at 17:48:24 »
https://www.google.co.uk/search?source=hp&ei=ucZeXY-zK8PosAfMlpbwCw&q=Annie+Bindon+Carter&oq=Annie+Bindon+Carter&gs_l=psy-ab.12..35i39j0i22i30.3004.12598..15268..


She deserves a mention even though she was a Sheffield artist and entrepreneur.


Annie Bindon Carter transformed the lives of ex-servicemen returning from the trenches of the First World War with horrific injuries, by employing them to decorate fabrics and to help build a successful business, giving them back their self-esteem, and putting them into full paid employment.[/font][/size]
She also aided the intellectual development of the students of our University by donating the sum of £1,000 to the Library, specifically for the purchase of beautiful artistsí books to inspire and engage interest outside of the curriculum.[/font][/size]
On display are costumes, fabrics and designs from the company, alongside examples of the private press books bought from that donation.[/font][/size]
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Old Manchester / Re: Bellott Street Cheetham
« Last post by St Chads Lad on Yesterday at 14:42:53 »
You wouldn't dare hit anyone now!! Lawsuit follows!? Sometimes the neighbours would shake your arm if you were cheeky. Times have changed and not for the best. Kids rule the parents.
Times certainly have changed, no doubt.
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Old Manchester / Re: Bellott Street Cheetham
« Last post by queally15 on Yesterday at 14:34:25 »
You wouldn't dare hit anyone now!! Lawsuit follows!? Sometimes the neighbours would shake your arm if you were cheeky. Times have changed and not for the best. Kids rule the parents.
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Old Manchester / Re: Bellott Street Cheetham
« Last post by Parky on Yesterday at 14:29:59 »
LOL, imagine that now, back then you had to behave or you got put straight, funny you should mention Jimmy though, the only time I recall attending the pictures with him was at the Temple, I'm sure we saw 'Little big man', one of many great memories of a great friend 😁
Yes god bless him
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Old Manchester / Re: Bellott Street Cheetham
« Last post by St Chads Lad on Yesterday at 14:26:13 »
LOL, imagine that now, back then you had to behave or you got put straight, funny you should mention Jimmy though, the only time I recall attending the pictures with him was at the Temple, I'm sure we saw 'Little big man', one of many great memories of a great friend 😁
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Old Manchester / Re: Bellott Street Cheetham
« Last post by Parky on 22:23:35, 21/08/19 »
Yes, the picture house was the ABC Premier, it was a lovely theatre, the Temple picture house was further toward town, not as plush, we called it 'the bug hut'😁
. The area's a mess now sadly.
Went in the temple with jimmy a few times, it was the only place we could get in for a x film, I remember the manager a fat bloke who carried a cosh which he hit you on the leg if he caught you dangling your legs over the empty seats in front , I think we named him hamberger gezzler out of the William tell programme,
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Old Manchester / Re: Piccadilly
« Last post by queally15 on 22:09:24, 21/08/19 »
The Council has destroyed more money changing things. The people visiting Manchester now have no idea how Beautiful the gardens were. If they had left them alone it would have been the biggest attraction in Manchester. Market Street had a host of quirky shops. What they have done to the centre of Manchester is criminal. I'm so glad I was able to see Manchester for the Great City she was. Its still the Best, but the old days were second to none.

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Old Manchester / Re: Piccadilly
« Last post by celeste on 21:49:20, 21/08/19 »
Piccadilly Gardens has been ruined, 'Gardens' name is a joke, hardly any greenery and flowers aren't to be seen - there used to be gardeners so perhaps it was too costly to keep up and the council used costcutting to put concrete there, people getting off at Piccadilly Station see this eyesore - it could be a landmark instead there is the ugly stained wall ::)
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Old Manchester / Re: Bellott Street Cheetham
« Last post by queally15 on 21:45:22, 21/08/19 »
I remember that also!! I went with my mum and dad to see The War Wagon there. I alsu saw A Star is Born at the Premier. A lot of Jewish people lived in Bellot St. in the bigger houses on the left hand side.
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Old Manchester / Re: Piccadilly
« Last post by queally15 on 21:41:38, 21/08/19 »
Ronnie Scots I vaguely remember. McDonald's are everywhere. There were some great clubs also. The Twisted Wheel is still there. My friends and I when we got older went to the Bierkeller on Piccadilly. Now there a load of discount shops that don't last long. Piccadilly Gardens were beautiful, now they are a concrete eyesore.
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