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Newspaper Advertisement – Bull Hotel

Bull Hotel advert found in a local newspaper during 1982

May 14, 2014 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Newspaper Advertisement – Smith Motors, Bretton, Peterborough

‘For great cars, great service and great deals, call in to your friendly Vauxhall/Opel dealer‘ – an advert that was placed in the Evening Telegraph during 1982 by Smith Motors, Bretton Way, Peterborough.

May 13, 2014 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Horrells Dairies Newspaper Advertisement – 1982

Anyone who has lived in Peterborough long enough will remember the fleet of blue/white Horrells milk floats that used to deliver our milk. When this advertisement was placed with the Evening Telegraph back in 1982, Horrells were still going strong.

May 19, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Browns Butchers Newspaper Ad – 1982

May 12, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Woolworths Newspaper Advert – 1982

Sadly, Woolworth no longer exists on the high street but here is a newspaper advertisement from 1982 when Woolies were very popular, especially for the pick and mix sweets!

March 8, 2013 · Nik_W · One Comment
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Perkins News Backpage Advert – 1947

Here we have the back page of Perkins News from 1947. This is when Perkins were based on Lincoln Road in the City Centre. The magazine itself contains various articles regarding their engines at the time with a comprehensive table of output figures for each unit, plus much more. If there’s any interest, I will […]

February 22, 2013 · Nik_W · 2 Comments
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Murkett Bros. Ltd – Vauxhall Viva Advert 1964

Here’s one I have dusted off from my collection. An advert from January 1964 for the Vauxhall Viva. This 1 Litre beast could be purchased from Murkett Bros. Ltd who were situated on London Road, Peterborough. Murketts still exist as a Vauxhall dealership but no longer have premises in Peterborough.  (as always, click on image […]

February 21, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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