Rain

Rain

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 12°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs are coming. Find out more about

Pigs Gone Wild

here.

Flashback: Cooking up a nostalgic treat

13:46 31 December 2012

From The Archives


Combs Cubs cooking rice in December 1979. Are you in the picture?


Neg  70994

From The Archives Combs Cubs cooking rice in December 1979. Are you in the picture? Neg 70994

Archant

THESE Cubs from Combs were photographed cooking rice in December 1979, but can you remember why?

It is another of the nostalgic photos found in our archives that we are seeking more information on.

We also have a photo of Bob Russell, then Mayor of Colchester, now the town’s MP, at the launch of the Kids Aid Record at Colchester Town Hall in November 1986. Did you take part?

Were you one of the young roller hockey players in Bury photographed in November 1986?

Or did you help the Woodbridge Deben Players make scenery for their panto in November 1972?

Our final image shows steel strike pickets at Mistley in January 1980. Do you recognise anyone in the picture?

Share your memories here or email flashback@eadt.co.uk. To buy a copy of one of these photos, select the myphotos24 link top left.

0 comments

A horse stuck in a water-filled ditch in Suffolk was rescued this evening.

There could be a few puddles across the region tomorrow morning after a yellow weather warning was issued for the East of England.

A yellow weather warning has been issued for the East of England tomorrow.

Holy Trinity Church, Braggons Hill, near Boxted

The number of churches and chapels in Suffolk now fitted with alarms has tripled thanks to charitable grants, thanks to a spate of lead thefts last year which saw 15 churches across the county targeted.

Stock image.

One crew of firefighters extinguished a car fire in Chelmsford this evening.

A garage fire today in Knox Road, Clacton was started deliberately, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service have said.

Classic car event on the seafront at Aldeburgh. Frank Cox next to a 1964 Hillman Super Minx.

More than 50 classic vehicles were on display along the Aldeburgh seafront today.

Former Blues and England skipper Terry Butcher opens Bawdsey village fete and dog show.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher was on hand to open a village fete in Suffolk yesterday.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24