The Friends were established in 2005, as a charitable association whose purpose is to
support and assist the Priaulx Library and its work.
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New format. The FoPL have recently started a YouTube channel where all the fade-in/out videos will eventually be saved to. The videos on this website and on our Facebook page will still be there but as a link. This has been done because YouTue is designed for videos and it is easier to upload, easier to search for and will allow for a library of videos.
Town Roundabout – 1970ish
This month’s fade-in video comes from the Weighbridge/town roundabout. late 60’s or early 70’s judging by the cars. I am particularly impressed with the police officer on point duty: a skill, and presence, which is sadly lacking nowadays.
The two, smartly dressed gentlemen striding down the road make me feel a bit nostalgic for those days; less traffic, slower traffic and a less frenetic pace of life.
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The Priaulx Library website is full of fascinating information about the contents of the building and the services its staff provides. Well worth a visit and you can do it online too. Just click on the following link and get transported to a world of old photographs, newspapers and amazing books.