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Images Dated 1st August 1970

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The former Longhope lifeboat T.G.B ON962, seen here leaving Littlehampton Featured 1 Aug 1970 Print

The former Longhope lifeboat T.G.B ON962, seen here leaving Littlehampton

The former Longhope lifeboat T.G.B ON962, seen here leaving Littlehampton, Sussex's after being repaired follow the capsizing of the vessel and the death of it's crew whilst attempting to reach the Liberian cargo ship Irene? which had been caught in a storm and needed assistance. The lifeboat was redeployed to Arranmore following it's repair and refit. 1st August 1970

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Billy Smart's Circus, once a regular sight in Hills Meadow Featured 1 Aug 1970 Print

Billy Smart's Circus, once a regular sight in Hills Meadow

Billy Smart's Circus, once a regular sight in Hills Meadow, Reading made a dramatic spectacle when its largest participants arrived by train.
Its elephant performers arrived at Reading General station in August 1970 and paraded their way up Station Hill, through Forbury Road, along Vastern Road and over Reading Bridge.
Members of the public lined the streets for some free entertainment.
Parade is seen here at Station Hill. August 1970

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York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its Featured 1 Aug 1970 Print

York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its

York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europel. The Minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the second-highest office of the Church of England, and is cathedral for the Diocese of York. The title "Minster" is attributed to churches established in the Anglo Saxon period as missionary teaching churches
The Minister has a very wide Decorated Gothic nave and chapter house. The nave contains the West Window, constructed in 1338, and over the Lady Chapel in the east end is the Great East Window, (finished in 1408), the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in the world. In the north transept is the Five Sisters Window, each lancet being over 16 metres (52 ft) high. The south transept contains the famous Rose window.
A fire in 1984 destroyed the roof in the south transept, and around £2.5 million was spent on repairs. Restoration work was completed in 1988. Our picture shows: The Minster under restoration in 1970York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europel. The Minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the second-highest office of the Church of England, and is cathedral for the Diocese of York. The title "Minster" is attributed to churches established in the Anglo Saxon period as missionary teaching churches
A fire in 1984 destroyed the roof in the south transept, and around £2.5 million was spent on repairs. Restoration work was completed in 1988. Our picture shows: The Minister seen from High Petergate circa 1950 *** Local Caption *** watscan - - 06/04/2010

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