Category Archives: Beeston

Beeston Pubs of Today and Yesteryear

by Jimmy Notts Renowned the world over, the great British pub is not just a place to drink beer, wine, cider or even something a little bit stronger, it is a unique social centre, very often the focus of community … Continue reading

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The Beeston Maltings

by Jimmy Notts In 2013 Beeston lost a chunk of its heritage for ever and lost a historical industrial site. The heritage and site in question was the former Beeston Brewery and later Beeston Maltings. The Beeston Brewery Company was … Continue reading

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Beeston Station

by Jimmy Notts Today Beeston Station is as busy as it was when it first opened in 1839. The station is still an important route into Beeston and the surrounding area for many local residents and visitors. The station is … Continue reading

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Memories of Beeston Zoo

by Joe Earp Regulars to the Nottingham Hidden History page will remember that a while back we did an article on the Beeston Zoo which brought back a lot of memories for readers. For the original article click on the … Continue reading

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Beeston in 1951: At Your Service

by Joe Earp  Looking at the Beeston and Stapleford Urban District Official Guide for 1951, Beeston had a varied and interesting service on offer to it’s local citizens. Looking through the various amenities which were available to the Beestonian of … Continue reading

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Raymond Charles Booty: The ‘Flying’ Boot

by Frank E Earp No one can have failed to have noticed the sudden rise in popularity of cycling in all its forms, as both a sport and leisure activity. It cannot be a coincidence that this ‘rise’ began shortly … Continue reading

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Beeston Carollers

by Ross Parish  A door step challenge I was only relating how it had been many years since I have heard a group of carol singers at the doorstep. Whilst it is true that carol singing is still a common … Continue reading

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