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  • Hull Male Choir Stay in Fine Voice for 100 Years

    Hull Male Voice Choir is celebrating its centenary during 2011 with three special concerts to mark being "100 years not out. Terry Wallis, assistant musical director and public relations officer, told Flashback: "Today, Hull Male Voice Choir is a strong and vibrant choir, comprising 52 members.

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    Avessel afforded a well-earned chapter in Hull's maritime history is still riding the high seas and has now returned to her old home port. Former Hull tug Salvageman - later renamed Anglian Prince - served with distinction during the Falklands War almost 30 years ago. Sam Grannon, of Sproatley, who takes a keen interest in Hull seafaring, past and present, explains the tug now has new owners and...

  • A Member of Whitfield Clan Who Could Also Hold a Note

    Mention "Whitfield" in a singing context in Flashback and most readers' thoughts will immediately turn to Hull's very own David, who became an internationally famous singer in the 1950s, with top 20 hits to his credit. However, the reaction is somewhat different for Flashback follower Joe Mackinder, of Southcoates Lane, who has been in touch with interesting memories of another member...

  • 17-Mile Marathons Were a Regular Fixture in City

    Hull Harriers described itself as "the club with the best facilities" 80 years ago and was keen to attract more members. Flashback follower Doreen Wymark has supplied copies of original memorabilia which belonged to her later father, John Prethero.

  • Trawler in Diplomatic Row After Icelandic Boat Chase

    These interesting colour pictures were taken in 1975 aboard the Hull trawler Lord St Vincent. Flashback reader Philip Cheeseman, of Norland Avenue, Anlaby Road, Hull, who sent the photographs to Flashback, is featured on them both. He has identified some other crew members from 35 years ago.

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    Classic Gilbert and Sullivan productions staged at this time of year by the Hull Savoyards always prove popular with audiences. But there will be more than a tinge of sadness to this month's performances because of the death of a stalwart member a few weeks ago.

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    Aquarter of a century has elapsed since Hull's Yorkshire Dry Dock company launched the Hoo Dolphin. Flashback follower Peter Foster, of Willerby, was a milkman making regular deliveries to the boat-builders' premises and took pictures of the vessel taking shape and its launch. He recalls that when the Hoo Dolphin entered the River Hull, in 1986, the spray drenched some of the spectators. She was...

  • Football Fever Flashback to School's 1955 Dream Team

    Afuture first class cricketer and a broadcaster with a distinctive voice feature in today's main Flashback picture. It shows members of the successful Francis Askew School team - joint holders of the Ferens Cup in 1955. With them is teacher Elliot Oppel, whose voice will be remembered not only by the hundreds of youngsters who attended his lessons down the decades. For at evenings and weekends,...

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    Flashback's recent page devoted to the Barber Shop at Hull's Paragon railway station brought back strong memories for Peter Cooper, of Beverley. Back in the 1960s and early 1970s, the shop was manned by Mr H Healey and Mr W Ironmonger and was the only gents' salon in the Maurice Kauffman International Ltd chain of hair-care outlets.

  • Paddle Steamer Sailed Her Way Into the History Books ; Mai-E01-S2 Www.Thisiseastriding.Co.Uk Flashback Daily with Nigel Fisher

    Paddle steamer Wingfield Castle made her final revenue-earning journey between Hull's Victoria Pier and New Holland on March 14, 1974. Flashback's main picture today shows some of the fascinating steam-age machinery passengers could view below decks while crossing the river - if they could tear themselves away from the delights of the saloon bar!

  • Pen Portraits Reveal a Unique Picture of City

    Aglimpse of what Hull was like in the late 19th century, when the British Empire was at its zenith, is now on offer to Flashback followers. An interesting exhibition at Hull Maritime Museum - F S Smith's Hull, Then and Now - features original Victorian drawings of Hull alongside modern photographs of the same views.

  • Press Play for Historic Scenes and Vintage Cars ; Flashback Daily

    Tomorrow will see the launch of a new DVD featuring classic cars of bygone decades visiting classic Yorkshire locations. It is bound to interest many Flashback followers - especially with the Christmas gift season approaching.

  • Shan's Story Brings the Memories Flooding Back ; Flashback Daily

    Many are the treasured memories of Flashback readers of events and people from many years ago. So it was no surprise to receive a wide selection of letters from items we have featured in recent weeks, not least being those concerning the singing Kaye Sisters who became major stars in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

  • Trawler Heading Home Lost Amid Howling Gale

    FLASHBACK follower Albert Penna, of Hull, wrote in to request more details about the fate of the Norman, the Hull vessel that began its ill-fated career undertaking war work as HMT Bombadier, from 1943. On the face of it, October 4, 1952, was just like any other Saturday in Hull.

  • Vulcans Boldly Go Back to the Clubs for One More Gig

    Flashback article, he received a phone call from Ralph Taylor, who also played in the Vulcans and who now lives on the Isle Of Wight. John has also been in touch It probably really started in the 1950s with Lonnie Donegan and skiffle, a musical style that set a generation of would-be pop singers strumming away on acoustic guitars and tea chest basses.

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    Contrasting fortunes of Hull cycling clubs two decades apart are reflected in today's Flashback Daily picture selection. Reader Pete Robinson, of Huggate, says: "In 1958 the Kingston Coureurs Road Racing Club had almost folded, the members having gone off to university, or being drafted into the forces to do National Service.

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    Some knockout memories of Hull Fair almost half-a-century ago have been provided by a follower of this column. Flashback's recent article about the fair made reference to the popular boxing booth.

  • 50,000 Hull Herrings Sent to Help Feed Those in Need

    ALTHOUGH rightly remembered the world over for his groundbreaking work in bringing about an end to slavery, William Wilberforce, the Hull and Yorkshire MP, also had concerns about the plight of the poor in 19th century Britain. Mollie Snow (nee Fisher), of Anlaby Road, has highlighted this fact by sending Flashback Daily a copy of interesting correspondence dating back to 1800.

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    AUNT Bessie's giant Yorkshire puddings, produced at a factory in Hull, are extremely well-known today and very popular with thousands of consumers, including many Flashback followers. However, very few people will know the part played by a Cottingham man in supplying pioneering equipment to food providers William Jackson And Son - now the William Jackson Group, of which Aunt Bessie's is part. Ted ...

  • Hairdresser George Still a Cut Above After 61 Years

    V eteran Hull hairdresser George Pawlett is still keeping customers' locks neat and tidy - even though he's 77. George was so interested in Flashback's recent features about city hairdressers of decades past that he waited for a break in his schedule and popped down to our offices with golden memories of his chosen profession. No one is better qualified to talk on the subject of Hull hairdressing ...

  • When Footballers Gutted Fish to Make Up Their Pay

    THE memories contained in today's Flashback column were penned in Canada and then sent to Australia before coming home to Hull. Stephen Fletcher, 65, of Patrington, forwarded the very interesting hand-written manuscript to Flashback.

  • Tell Your Tale of Life in the East Riding From 1950-80 ; Flashback Daily

    Flashback followers are today being offered the chance to share vivid memories that might merit inclusion in a play featuring aspects of life in the East Riding between 1950 and 1980. Other Lives Productions, the Beverley-based professional theatre company, will be making a tour of the East Riding next spring, performing the play at various town and village venues.

  • Remembering the Day Dolphin Hit the Water

    Aquarter of a century has elapsed since Hull's Yorkshire Dry Dock company launched the Hoo Dolphin. Flashback follower Peter Foster, of Willerby, was a milkman making regular deliveries to the boat-builders' premises and took pictures of the vessel taking shape and its launch. He recalls that when the Hoo Dolphin entered the River Hull, in 1986, the spray drenched some of the spectators. She was...

  • Employee's Families Get Into the Christmas Spirit

    Flashback enters into the Christmas spirit today with a picture of a "works party" in Hull, hosted for employees' children. It comes from Sue Palmer, who remembers attending this Rosedowns Christmas party in 1963/4. She was there with her brothers and many other children. Sue thinks it was held in the Skyline dance/ballroom - above the old Co-op store.

  • Autographed Photos That Bring Back the Memories

    There's nothing quite like an original, autographed black and white photograph of 1960s stars to bring back the memories for Flashback readers. Both these we share with you today have been provided by Joan Walker, of Ings Road Estate, Hull.