There looks to be lots of hard work going on in this picture kindly sent in to us by a News reader.
It shows youngsters from Ripley Church Youth Club clearing the gardens at the Almshouses on Nottingham Road, Ripley. It was taken June, 1963, and was sent in by reader Kathleen Stirland, nee Barber, who lives at Devonshire Avenue, Ripley. Kathleen emailed her picture over to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, which you can do if you don’t want to let it out of your sight.You can also post your old pictures to us or pop in with them to the office. We’ll scan them while you wait too. For more you can call us on 0115 9 446 186.