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Archive for: January 2019

Rescuing stories from obscurity

While there are various themes and elements to the whole Herefordshire Life Through a Lens project, it also seems to be having the positive effect of bringing to the surface other stories that have been largely forgotten with the passage of time. And there are some crackers. Take Oliver Treherne. He appears in one of Derek Evans’ cuttings files, tucked neatly away among dozens of other items that have made it to press. But Mr Treherne stands out.

Pigeon Post

Derek Evans' cuttings files are a treasure chest of local stories. Among them one young footballer from 1962, who used a novel, but highly effective, way of 'broadcasting' his team's football results.