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Going back 50 years for Newsletter staff picture

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: June 07, 2014

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WE turn the clock back more than half a century and recall a retirement or long service award being made to the foreman of the print room at the Newsletter’s Mill Street headquarters.

The recipient, standing in front of a clock, is Mr Tommy Wise and among those identified is editor Jack Newton (right), standing beside the paper’s proprietor and son of the founder, Mr Arthur Hourd.

The picture has been submitted by Fred Williams whose late wife Doris (née Williams), shown second female, left, worked for the paper as a machine feeder. Does anyone recognise other members of staff?

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