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    Re: Corner shops.

    I wonder if kids still use corner shops like we used to? Sometimes I got as much fun out of buying little rubbish pocket money bits and bobs from the local shops as I did heading into town for bigger...
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    Re: Corner shops.

    Lol, the sad thing is I bet they will!
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    Re: Corner shops.

    Supermarkets are convenient but I hate shopping in them. I do though because it is cheaper (if you are not side-tracked by impulse buys). Luckily I have one within walking distance and I find only...
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    Re: Corner shops.

    Very true. I knew all the shop keepers at our shops and no trip was complete without a catch up on the gossip. My mother could spend hours there!
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    Re: Corner shops.

    We also had a shop run by Pakastanis that was at the other end of the road from the main group of shops so I didn't often go there, but when I did it always seemed to have a better range than the...
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    Re: Corner shops.

    Our general dealers was called Turnbull's and my memories are very much like sweep's. My Turnbull always seemed grumpy (although my mam says he was actually very nice). I think he had that sort of...
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    Re: Corner shops.

    We had a little group of shops down the street from where I lived. In the early 80's (from my earliest memories) it was thriving with a newsagents, greengrocers, general dealers, butchers, cobblers,...
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