Readers of this ancient publication will have noticed that not much
seems to be happening around here and have possibly come to the
conclusion that either our editor is very lazy or that times are quiet.
The same can be said for the centre of town . Our picture of
Market Street was taken on a Monday afternoon, showing the hustle and
bustle of a busy shopping street.
Quiet times indeed!
The balmy month of May
After a cool start the Roe Valley finally got a wonderfully sunny
day on the 17th of this month. Wall to wall sunshine and hardly a cloud in
"This is what the weather is supposed to be like" one could hear
people mutter. They should have known better!
The next day turned out to be the rainiest day for a long time.
The North West 200 motor cycle race had to be abandoned and water poured
where water had never poured before: witness our rather surprised
looking primroses on the right, who rued the day when they seeded there.