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Our thirty-fifth self-service
branch, opened on
November 14th, 1981, at
It is Britain's biggest
Bristol is a big and busy port over eight centuries old, with a population of about
half a million....
This year we propose to make a change in the number of times that J.S. Journal appears. We are going to increase the size of the magazine to 36 pages for every issue and reduce the number of issues per year to eight. This will...
After an experimental period of five-day trading at 39 branches
during 1961 the firm believes that both customers and staff
alike are pleased with the new hours. From January 15th
144 J.S. branches have been closing all day...
Bake Me a Cake
BAKE ME A
. . . as fast as you can, goes the old
rhyme and when it's not a matter
of one or a dozen but of thousands
of dozens it means that the bakery
must be organised on mass production
lines. Recent increases in
Rally by Night
Fog was a
Mr. Tink had
the Motor Cycle
and Car Club
on 25th November.
The start was
at 10 p.m at
Jack's Hill Cafe
on the A1.
on the first
Recent alterations in the early closing days have had
an adverse effect on branch football. Sections that
have changed to Monday closing are not able to
find suitable opponents, and there are not...
Besides the usual silver, gold and diamond jubilees
this year there are J.S. branches celebrating
their seventieth, eightieth and ninetieth birthdays.
The earliest was our little shop at Watney Street,
Tens and Twelves
Tens? Twelves? Ways and means of changing to a decimal form of
coinage in Great Britain are to be examined by a
Government committee. The proposal to change is not
without critics. In this article Mr. B. T. Ramm points
Mrs. Beryl Turner
Congratulations to Mrs. Beryl Turner, who works
at our Factory in the sausage packing department.
She was a finalist in the Holiday Princess competition
at Bognor last month. We took a picture of her at
work to show she's as...
When J.S. Journal was asked for a
simple explanation of a form
of income tax which in recent years
has become the concern of an
increasing number of people
we went to Mr. A. Jones, the firm's
Chief Accountant, and he sent...
British Chess Master at Blackfriars
Seventeen members of the S.S.A. Chess Group sat
down to play on November 22nd when British Chess
Master, Mr. P. S. Milner Barry, O.B.E., came to
Blackfriars. The Chess Master played the 17 games
simultaneously, winning 11...
Congratulations to Southampton Branch who, in mid-
December, were awarded the "Savings Group Shield" for
the best result in their district over the previous six months.
Under Secretary Mr.Kensett the branch National
Celebrations, dinners, dances
and good times break out all
over in the winter season. We
just hadn't room for all the
pictures we received of the
firm's social life. We present
these pages as a f a i r...
Movements and Promotions
S. W. HALL
147 Balham to
42 Walthamstow to
43 Islington to
48 Islington to
Stamford Hill to
We regret to record the death of the following colleagues
and send our deepest sympathy to all relatives.
A. Fry. Mr. F. Edwards writes:
A. Fry, who joined the firm in 1915, started in the
Bacon Department, Union...
We send our best wishes to the following colleagues who
have just retired.
Mrs. P. O ' B r i e n , who retired on November 10th,
1961, from Forty Avenue, where she had been employed
as a shop cleaner since her...
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