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Memories of our Meeting on 14th May 2003
Continued
A Joint Meeting with the Lunt Tenants and Residents Association

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Ann Nightingale keeps an eye on things as everyone went in to lunch. Ann Nightingale There was an excellent and plentiful buffet, very decoratively got up.  It was greatly appreciated by everyone. an excellent and plentiful buffet,
Horace Morris and In the morning the weather had been changeable but by mid-day it had settled down to a fine sunny day. So after lunch people could go out and take the air and get photographed.

Here are the patriarchs, Horace Morris and
Jim Speakman ....

 the ladies from Holy Trinity School ... and here are the matriarchs, the ladies from Holy Trinity School.
Back inside Tom Larkin gave the afternoon talk about housing conditions in Bilston.  He spoke about the appalling conditions which councillors like himself, Jim Speakman and Alan Bickley, had tried to counter, and which residents like Horace Morris and Ken Gretton had fought against.  But, as he also showed, there is much we can laugh about ... now. Tom Larkin gave the afternoon talk about housing conditions in Bilston It's funny, isn't it, how all the best parties end up in the kitchen? 

Alan and Alma chat with Ann Ramsbottom, who had been hard at work all day.

Alan and Alma chat with Ann Ramsbottom,

It was good to be able to remember, to celebrate, and in so far as it lies in us, to honour, the tenants and residents who gave so much to improve the lot of others.

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