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Give us the beans!

By Member Marion It was cold and dark Winter’s afternoon when a green Morris Minor drew up outside and an elderly couple emerged. “Mr Cope?” they enquired. “Yes, can I help you?” his reply… “Aye, we have an old telly that’s suddenly stopped working, and wondered if you might take a look at at it for us?” – “No problem, […]

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Racing and smoke

By Member Joe Mitchell In the mid 1970s Radio Rentals had a fair number of elderly subscribers (RR referred to customers as ‘subscribers’). Then, our service call record system was ‘laid back’ to say the least. No job numbers, or computer records of calls. The only record was the engineer’s daily ‘journey sheet’ which was sort of filed. Sometimes the […]

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