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Fire Brigade rushes to blaze in Wye Street
broke out at the Wye Street home of Nick Taylor on Wednesday
23rd November. After receiving a call informing him of
the fire, Nick arrived at the scene to find two fire brigade
appliances already in attendance, with another arriving
photographs below are not shown out of sensationalism.
They are shown at the request of Nick Taylor himself,
who wishes to show exactly how damaging a house fire can
be and to point out the importance of safety issues in
the home. Luckily, there was nobody at home at
the time of this disaster. Things could have been far
would like to thank Ross Fire Brigade for their swift
appearance and for everything they did to help. He would
like very much to buy you all a drink at the Hope and
Anchor, where he and his family are currently staying.
Nick would also like to thank Ben Nelsey for providing
them with temporary accommodation, and to friends and
neighbours for the kindness shown to his family. The bottom
photograph shows Adam and Daniel Taylor, reasonably happy
again in their temporary new home.
Happy Retirement, Glynn!
Hubert Glynn Jones, fondly known to all at Dayla Liquid
Packaging as Glynn retired from the company on Thursday
24th November after thirty three years of continuous service.
started working for the company, then known as Dayla Soft
Drinks at Bill Mills in 1973, as a yardsman and he washed
bottles. He recalled being paid £21 per week and
said, "There was no fork lifts in my days."
in Alton Street Hospital, Glynn has lived all of his life
at Upton Bishop, the last thirty years of which has been
spent in the same house. His school life began at Upton
Bishop Primary School, later moving on to Ross Secondary
left school at the age of fifteen and worked in Williams
and Cottons grocery shop, now Balfour News and at nineteen,
joined the R.A.F., seeing service in Lincolnshire, Aden,
Bahrain, Kenya and RAF St. Athens. After his time in the
RAF Glynn went to work for Dayla and enjoyed it so much
he stayed there.
lives with his brother and has two sisters: one of which
lives in Cheltenham and the other in Australia. Glynn
got bitten by the travel bug nine years ago and has visited
Australia three times and the U.S.A five times. His main
interest is going to air shows such as Farnborough and
management and all of the staff at Dayla wish Glynn well
for his retirement.
below, Glynn can be seen on his last day with Phil Jenkins,
Sarah Burford, Wendy Windridge and Eddie Payne - General
Manager of Dayla.
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