Thursday, 9 February 2017

1962 Ramsgate Guide and The East Kent Supercouncil

 I’m still working through a collection of local books, some for me and some for my bookshop and I thought I would photograph this 1962 guide and put online.

Not a carnival guide this one, but fairly typical of the mixture of advertising and local information at the time.

You can see from the bookshop blog post at http://michaelsbookshop.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/underground-in-bookshop.html that some of it went out yesterday.

I have been out bookbuying today Whitstable and Herne Bay, both run by Canterbury Council and coming back to Ramsgate which is run by TDC based in Margate provides a strong argument for change.

Perhaps we could drop both ideas and ask to have Ramsgate run by Canterbury instead of Margate. What with Pleasurama, the council discussing selling off the old motor museum – presumably for housing and the cancellation of the motorcycle sprint revival, it does seem our council have got it in for any leisure in Ramsgate.    





















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