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Art Space , Then and Now

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Art Space November 2017 ‘Then and Now’   In 2007...

Borg/McEnroe – Reviewed by Jamie

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You’re probably thinking; “a biopic film about tennis, not exactly...

The Stortford Match Factory

Saturday, June 1, 2013

One of our recent donations was a set of fourteen match boxes which were of particular local significance as they were all made in Bishops Stortford. The existence of a local match box factory may come as surprise to some of our newer or younger residents.  For nearly fifty years, from 1923 to 1970, match boxes were produced in a factory located at a site between the line of houses fronting onto Dane Street and the railway line.  No trace of the factory now exists as the factory was demolished and redeveloped as Red Lion Court, in the mid 1980’s. ...

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