Civic Hall Conversion Kyboshed

Joy as Stalybridge Civic Hall office conversion is scrapped By the start of 2015, the TAC building on Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, will be vacated in preparation for demolition. To accommodate employees, otherwise seen in the centre of Ashton, a number of staff would be moved to other buildings in the borough. One of them being…

Jason and the Argos Gnomes (Part Two): The Omal Spirit Duplicator

I repeat, ‘The Omal Spirit Duplicator’ In its early days, being all things to all types of shopper was part and parcel of Argos’ raison d’etre. Today, it is possible to buy SOHO [Small Office/Home Office] equipment from our superstore chains. In 1973, it must have been a novelty to have done the same at…