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“Ban women from betting shops”: Premier.

June 18, 2016

And quite right! How dare the fairer sex have their reputation sullied by brazen female punters besmirching their gender  by patronizing those dens of iniquity.

That was the headline which graced the front page of “The News” on October 19, 1938, a copy unearthed this week by a Parkside resident removing carpeting in preparation for selling her home.

Ah, now THOSE were the days…


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