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Bolam's getting new vans from Jennings.
Bolam's getting new vans from Jennings.

Following the publication of a similar picture two weeks ago, Gazette reader Wint Straughan provided this photo and revealed more of the story.

It was taken in around 1961/2 on the occasion of Bolam’s in Alnwick getting new vans from Jennings Garage.

On the left, is the manager of Bolam’s, Jimmy Graham, and on the right is Jennings’ sales manager Walter Wilson, whose father was the owner of the garage before it was sold to Jennings.