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It is believed the owners moved out more than 30 years ago, leaving the contents intact, and the shop has been empty ever since. It wasn't until safety checks were carried out this week before a developer demolishes the building that it was discovered what lay inside. Town hall workers described the shop as a 'treasure trove' and nostalgic local residents have even asked to look around. A spokesman for Hyndburn Borough Council said: 'It should be kept as a living museum. The old white-tiled ice cream area is near perfect. But there are problems with safety at the property.' Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
Originally posted by pillock
Why would they leave stock unsold ?
If they were moving on any store owner with half a brain would have had a big sale.
I think there is more to this story than meets they eye .
Originally posted by DISRAELI
reply to post by Credenceskynyrd
No. I remember Titbits.
The girls might be in bikinis, nothing more raunchy than that. (Not in the 60's, anyway)
There used to be a whole market of "family" magazines, with articles and sometimes with pretty girls.
I can recall our family subscription passing from "John Bull" to "Today" to "Weekend" to "Reveille", perhaps even to "Titbits", as each magazine folded and got absorbed by one of its competitors.
edit on 10-6-2013 by DISRAELI because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Credenceskynyrd
like the look of that "TITBITS" mag, an early "lads" mag?!
Originally posted by catlitter
Such a shame that this English topic wasn't posted by an English member. Have our people really been so brainwashed that they are not aware of what is going on at home?edit on 10-6-2013 by catlitter because: (no reason given)