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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?

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


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 To buy a copy of one of these photos, select the myphotos24 link top left.


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