TitleTape 5
DescriptionBand 2 & 3. Penistone By-Election. Interview with David Steel, leader of the Liberal Party on the prospects. Interview with Margaret Thatcher, leader of the Conservative Party. Decries opinion polls.

Band 8. Athletics. Interview on decision of Sheffield City Council to provide athletics at Owlerton Stadium with, member of Sheffield Athletic Club who is amazed, Managing director of Stadium who is also amazed, George Wilson Cllr. who defends decision.

Band 9. National Union of Farmers. Chairman welcomes decision of City Council to restore free milk to Sheffield Schools. (Copyright Control).

Charles Bruce. Born 1887. Early life and going to work for the Sheffield Telegraph. Early involvement in local politics and getting on the council. Conditions in some parts of the city then, slums. What it was like on the council. 'The Victorians'.

Walter Sykes, born 1888. Early memories of the Trent and his early life in West Stockwith, Nottinghamshire. Becoming an apprentice to a Blacksmith. His work and leisure, brass bands, choir etc. The village life, Christmas, summer carnival etc. Contrast when he came to Sheffield in 1953. 'The Victorians'.
DateJul 1978
Extent1 item
FormatAudio - open reel tape
AccessConditionsA digital copy of this reel-to-reel recording is available (CAS542a.wav). Contact staff at Sheffield Archives for information on how to access this audio file.
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