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Do you remember these Christmas 1955 lights in Western Road?
Do you remember any of the shops at this time?
What about your Christmas shopping?
Just to give your memory a jog – in the 1950s, a typical home had a cooker, vacuum cleaner and a plug-in radio.
The average weekly wage was £10 a week.
Only 33 per cent of households had a washing machine. Most people were still doing their washing by hand.
Only 15 per cent had a fridge and freezers and tumble dryers were scarcely heard of.
Only 10 per cent of the population had a telephone.
So let’s hear some of your 1950s Christmas memories.