1957

January

The year in 1957 began with violence as two more miners died at Denaby Main after a roof fall and despite a desperate rescue attempt
A brother is arrested for a New Year’s Eve Murder; of his brother and a Loco Fireman is sent for trial after a fracas in Mexborough
We show adverts for Dances at Denaby Baths, the Civic Ball, and Conisbrough Cricket Club at the Empress
An Ivanhoe Cyclist has to shave off his beard for the Navy and a Double Decker Bus ends up in the parlour !
The Council are trying to improve the streets and there’s a new bus service for Ellershaw and Windhill
United concede 11 goals at Grantham then put 5 past Scarborough !

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February

In February 1957 a new dance craze “Rock” was being compared to the Charleston and proving popular at Denaby Baths
The Castle Wall was being repaired and Low Road Widened
Conisbrough Cricket Club celebrate paying off the Loan for the New Ground with former Yorkshire & England skipper, Norman Yardley, their guest at the Lord Conyers
The explosive store attendant, and former footballer, retires after 50 years at Denaby Main and more jobs are being created as Detonater manufacture is brought to Denaby by Westfalite
Tommy Joyce brings a Yorkshire title back to Denaby and United are scoring goals galore at Tickhill square with marksman Cliff Martin scoring successive hattricks as they beat the opposition by 17 goals to 3
in 4 home games !

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