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Berkswich branch, Annual Dinner, British Legion, Stafford

Officials and visitors are pictured at the the annual dinner of the Berkswich branch of the British Legion held at the Swan Hotel in Stafford. Seated left to right: the Deputy Mayor, Alderman L Dobson, ...

Berkswich Church Fete, Milford

This little side-tank engine made frequent trips up and down the line during the Berkswich Church annual fete held on Milford Hall Cricket Club. It was a very hot day (over 80 degrees Fahrenheit) and ...

Bill Harvey's XI, Charity Cricket match, Eccleshall

From left to right: Kevin O'Brien, Jeff Snow, Mick Atkinson (behind Jeff Snow), unknown, George Atkinson, Brian Rose, unknown, Bill Harvey (with a non-regulation size cricket bat), Don Williams, Fred ...

Bob-a-Job week, Walton, Stone

Scouts posing for a photograph during 'Bob-a-Job' week, April 1952, at St. Vincent Road, Walton. From left to right: Bobby Gilpin, Leonard Powell, Alan Mountford, John Yearn, Barry Mountford, Bryan ...

Brocton Village Bazaar

Members of the Youth Club sample some of their home-brewed ginger beer which they sold at Brocton village bazaar on Saturday 7 December in the afternoon. Pictured are, from left to right: Bert Oakland, ...

Car for a Bob, Stafford

Stafford Round Tablers John Harvest (left) and Geoffrey Bramall are pictured checking over a new Ford Popular which has a sign on the front saying “This is it – Car for a Bob”. A Bob was a slang name ...

Charity Dance at the Royal Oak Hotel, Eccleshall

Pictured are the organisers of a charity dance held at the Royal Oak Hotel in Eccleshall during 1957. It was reported in the Stone Guardian that the successful event was one of a number organised yearly ...

Charity Darts Match, Brereton

A Charity Darts match at the Castle public house, Brereton. Many of the people in this photograph worked at Armitage Shanks. At the front (left to right): Keith Stratfull, Clive Smith, Chris Knapper, ...

Charity run, Market Square, Stafford

Venture Scouts pictured in front of the Shire Hall, Stafford at the start of a long distance relay run from Stafford to London to raise money for Stafford's Link charity for the elderly. A runner holding ...

Children-in-Need Presentation, Stone,

On 27 November 1987 Stone Division Guides held a mammoth fund raising event at G.E.C. Stone in aid of the B.B.C. Children-in-Need Appeal. Each unit held their own fund raising event, including an ...

Church Christmas Bazaar, Milwich

A visitor receives a gift from the Vicar’s wife, Mrs Littleton-Perry, seen on the right alongside the Vicar of Milwich, the Rev. L Littleton-Perry, at the Milwich Church Christmas bazaar on Saturday 7 ...

Crowds outside the Bratt & Dyke department store, Hanley

Crowds gather outside the Bratt and Dyke Department store in Hanley for the town's first ever 'mile of pennies' for charity. Draper Oliver Dyke opened a shop in Hanley in 1890 with the financial support ...

Dragon Boat Race, Rudyard Lake

This photograph looks west across Rudyard Lake towards competitors in the annual Dragon Boat Race. Rudyard Sailability organise this yearly fund raising event which takes place in some of the outstanding ...

Dutch Market at the Castle Grounds, Tamworth

Freedom of Election - Notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Two hundred years ago, elections were far from democratic. In 1812, a number of Newcastle-under-Lyme's voters were put out of work after voicing their support for Independent candidate Sir John Fenton ...

Fund raising outside the Bratt & Dyke department store, Hanley

Stanley Dyke, Roy Evans and the Mayor are seen here laying down pennies in aid of the Hungarian Relief Fund. The charity was set up to help refugees after the Hungarian revolution of 1956. This 'mile ...

Fundraising at Walthamstow Market, London 1984.

During the miner's strike of 1984 - 1985 many women became involved in the struggle and attended protests, raised money, manned picket lines and collected food. It was common during the strike for people ...

Fundraising at Walthamstow Market, London 1984.

During the miner's strike of 1984 - 1985 many women became involved in the struggle and attended protests, raised money, manned picket lines and collected food. It was common during the strike for people ...