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NeilsYard
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91 of 95  Mon 21st Mar 2016 5:59am  
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Thanks to the Telegraph - fantastic shot of Sir Laurence Olivier walking down Hales Street during his visit to lay the foundation stone for The Belgrade.
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argon
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92 of 95  Tue 2nd Aug 2016 3:10pm  
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I remember in about 1949 going to the Memorial Park to see Field Marshal Montgomery at the Cenotaph. I was surprised at the time how short he seemed, there was a crowd of children and he hardly rose above them. Can anyone remember the purpose of his visit?

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NeilsYard
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93 of 95  Tue 10th Oct 2017 4:18pm  
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As per my earlier comments about Laurel and Hardy - reproduced from the “Our Warwickshire” website © “Dave Skinner”
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94 of 95  Wed 11th Oct 2017 10:27pm  
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95 of 95  Mon 12th Aug 2019 11:06am  
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On 20th Nov 2013 10:28pm, mcsporran said: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) visited Coventry in 1983 to open a chip shop in Jardine Crescent, Tile Hill. See here.
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