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The myths we all believed as kids

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History uncovered: Bowton’s Yard, Samuel Laycock, and Stalybridge

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Kaleidoscope: Toys, games and sweet treats from my childhood

Judith Barrie from SWit’CH writers, based in Swinton at Critchley Community Hub has recalled her memories of toys, games and sweets when she was...

Childhood memories: Playing in nature and befriending local cats

Judith Barrie from SWit’CH writers, based in Swinton at Critchley Community Hub has recalled her memories playing out, discovering plants and making friends with local...

Memories of my mother

Judith Barrie from SWit’CH writers, based in Swinton at Critchley Community Hub shares touching memories of her mother, from her 'endless' knitting to her humourous...

Childhood memories: The joy of reading

Judith Barrie from SWit’CH writers, based in Swinton at Critchley Community Hub remembers her love of reading when she was younger and visiting the local...

School Days: Needlework, Harvest Festivals and the 11 Plus

Judith Barrie from SWit’CH writers, based in Swinton at Critchley Community Hub has recalled her memories of infant school... all the way up to the...

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside: Camping in West Wales

Did you use to visit the seaside when you were younger? Here, Gill James from Bury remembers caravanning in Wales accompanied with glorious weather......
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