Monthly Archives: March 2017

Saved from the River 17 Feb 1959

OPERATION RESCUE – All is well for this wet and bedraggled corgi, rescued by Bristol firemen from the river mud by the Gaol Ferry, Bristol.  Three firemen took part and the picture shows Fireman Ivor Player who climbed down the

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First Aid Competition 20 Nov 1959

First Aid Competition – The Order of St. John Grand Priors Trophy first aid competition 1959 was held at the Porchester Halls, London yesterday. Picture shows City and County of Bristol Fire Brigade team. Left to right: R.H.E. Mason (captain)

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Firemen on the hop 28 Dec 1959

Fireman M.Britton (left) and W.Addision (right) hand over the cat they rescued from a derelict building in Temple Street, Bristol, to Supt S.Miles of the R.S.P.C.A. at Bridewell Fire Station.

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Man dies in blaze 13 Jan 1960

BRISTOL FIREMEN clear up after a the fire at Barton Hill. In the foreground is the twisted frame of the bed occupied by Mr Stephen Bye who died in the blaze. Evening Post 13th Jan 1960

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Gary Thompson

Come and join Gary on Friday March 10th 2017, at Lansdown Golf Club Bath. Live music, buffett

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Chris Taylor

Come and say goodbye to Chris at Downend Cricket Club on Friday 3rd March 2017 from 7pm. Everyone welcome.

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Mike ‘Jumbo’ Collins

Mike ‘Jumbo’ Collins is retiring after 30 years service. Come and help to “Send him off” on Friday 24th February 2017 at the King Street Brew House, Welsh Back.

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Baby dies 11 February 1960

A YEAR-OLD WEST INDIAN GIRL, Jennifer Coke, died at one o’clock yesterday afternoon in a fire which completely burnt out a room in a top floor flat at 265 Newfoundland Road, St. Paul’s Bristol. Twins Patrick and Sandra Coke, were rescued

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