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bodger



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:25 am    Post subject: Evening All .  Reply with quote

This BBC article brought back some memories for me. I'm not quite as old as some of the retired police officers mentioned in it but I'd forgotten all about trying to catch the milk snatchers on early turn. It used to be a regular job handed out by the sergeant.
I do however, remember virtually having to ask permission to be able to get married and that our new house was vetted by the inspector as being somewhere suitable for a policeman to live.
Happy days.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-39528003
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm afraid I was one of the naughty schoolboys that used to pinch a pint  of milk on the way to school, not every day but still didn't even think about who's it was! Simplicity of childhood!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Milk bottles on doorsteps, almost as rare a sight these days as seeing policemen on point duty.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes , how times change , I think it's an age thing but I enjoy being reminded about how things used to be .


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