'All you'd see was green'

I remember when it was all fields up here. It started near Wood St. and it was all green. You’d look up Wood St. and all you’d see was green. We moved from Oldham to Clayton after the war and then we moved to a prefab on Victoria Avenue East in Middleton, near the Avenue […]

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Ructions at Redmans

“Just past the bottom of Wood Street, in the centre of Middleton, was a shop called Redmans. Every Wednesday they had bacon ribs for sale. These provided a very cheap meal with cabbage, bread and butter. Before Langley was built there were always enough ribs for all who wanted them, but after it was built […]

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