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#16 trixie

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 01:25 PM

Cheers for that. I'm pretty sure I can remember the electrical shop next to the station (along with a sweet shop as you do as a child!).

#17 AndyR

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 07:56 PM

I went to Paxton primary school and I can remember the shops half way down the hill on the left were there in the early 1970s I can also remember the petrol station opening and the fire on Gipsy hill. Station that destroyed the south bound platform Plus I remember two children died in a fire in a house at the Gipsy hill end of Colby road Also a woman who lived in a bungalow at the bottom of charters close committed suicide by lieing down behind a steam roller resurfacing Gipsy hill

The electrical shop was called Medhursts

Edited by AndyR, 30 October 2012 - 07:55 PM.