Book Review: British Football’s Greatest Grounds

Not only a coffee table book for groundhoppers; a must for any football fan Title: British Football’s Greatest Grounds: One Hundred Must-See Football Venues; Author: Mike Bayly; Photography: various contributors including David Bauckman, Paul Paxford, Colin McPherson, Andy Nunn, Stuart Tree, Ben Webster, Publisher: Pitch Publishing Limited (2020); Recommended Selling Price: £30.00 (hardback). At this […]

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Exact Fare Policy Raises More Than £122k for NHS Charities Together

Stagecoach passengers thanked for supporting major donation to the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Appeal Over £122,000 raised by Stagecoach passengers for NHS charity with £19,271.72 raised by Stagecoach Greater Manchester passengers; Passengers thanked for their support in the exact fare scheme, though passengers still encouraged to use contactless payment wherever possible. The Stagecoach Group has […]

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Less Remembered 1980s Children’s Programmes #3: The Untied Shoelaces Show

BBC Scotland’s early 1980s summertime treat The fusion of popular music and children’s television programming has been a solid formula for public service and commercial broadcasters around the world. In the United Kingdom, its commercial potential was seen in programmes like Lift Off With Ayshea (Granada Television) and Saturday Scene (London Weekend Television). By the […]

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Carry On Up The Fare Stage

An irreverent look at unusual places served by everyday bus routes 11: Cemetery Gates, 125: Doffcocker, 583: Dangerous Corner, 666: Hell… From our disjointed list seen above, could you guess which one of our four bus routes is actually a fictitious one? Well, you may surprised to find that the 11 is a fictitious route. […]

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