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Hi, I was looking for details about the shop in Bolsover Road which (apparently) at one time was run by my Grandparents John & Minnie Harwood although I have found no written record of that. I used to live in Florence Avenue and go to school firstly at Stapely Rd infants, then Portland Road Juniors and Knoll Girls. On our way home from Portland Road School we would run up and down the edge of the steps on the green at Ingram Crescent. I remember a Sheila Steer from school but not Brenda. We also used to do the ‘Harry Worth’ thing on the Coop Windows. We laughed a lot then about very little and it was fun. I was Sylvia Harwood and I have three older sisters, Daphne, Diane and Valerie so our school days will have spanned between 1948ish to 1969. I have enjoyed reading everyone’s memories, I had completely forgotten the laundry tower. Thanks everyone for sharing your memories.