Very full shelves

The streetscape in Alnwick in days gone by.
The streetscape in Alnwick in days gone by.

Reader Dougie Hedley has suggested that this photo of the streetscene in Alnwick, published two weeks ago, dates back to the middle to late 1970s if Manners was still working a butchers’ shop.

There is no meat in the windows, but it could have been taken on a Sunday.

Reminiscing about Chambers, he said: “Mrs Chambers was always very pleasant and welcoming.

“There were not many things she did not stock on those very full shelves.”