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Kimbo
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31 of 39  Fri 3rd May 2019 9:05pm  
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I was in Tech Pubs from 1977 to 1983, by which time the place was falling apart, and redundancies were rife. I was booted and ended up in Tech Pubs at GEC Energy Systems, Whetstone, and then at Jaguar Radford, Browns Lane, and Whitley. Bert was my boss too (grumpy old so and so ;) ). He passed a few years ago, as did Roy Baker. Nigel Pratt was a good mate even if he was a Villa fan. His mum, Dulcie, courted with my uncle Bill Kimberley before meeting Nigel's dad.
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Kimbo
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32 of 39  Fri 3rd May 2019 9:07pm  
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IIRC Dot's Dave had a Sunbeam Rapier in about 1970/71?
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NeilsYard
Coventry
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33 of 39  Wed 27th Nov 2019 11:25am  
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Whoohoo! Finally found it! I think this was Jan 1st 1964 - two of my heroes on a factory visit.
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Midland Red
Cherwell
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34 of 39  Wed 27th Nov 2019 11:39am  
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The Chuckle Brothers? Lol
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bohica
coventry
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35 of 39  Thu 28th Nov 2019 1:22pm  
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Is that Colin Chapman on the forks?

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NeilsYard
Coventry
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36 of 39  Thu 28th Nov 2019 1:53pm  
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Yes, and Jim Clark driving Cool
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NeilsYard
Coventry
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37 of 39  Tue 3rd Dec 2019 3:36pm  
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Annewiggy
Tamworth
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38 of 39  Tue 3rd Dec 2019 4:40pm  
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Where was this building Neil ?
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Midland Red
Cherwell
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39 of 39  Tue 3rd Dec 2019 5:10pm  
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Probably their service department in Sandy Lane - the exact spot I can’t recall
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