Former Tring shop manager takes a trip down memory lane

The former manager of a shop in Tring has shared this image of himself and two girls who used to work for him in overalls.

Monday, 11th May 2020, 1:25 pm
Updated Monday, 11th May 2020, 2:04 pm

The recent talk of personal protective equipment (PPE) for the NHS reminded Mike Payne, who used to manage the Co-op shop in Charles Street, of the time he was sent overalls by head office and himself and two of his workers had to wear them at work, this was in the late 60's, early 70's.

He said: "They didn't go down too well with me, or the girls that worked for me. As it was the days of the mini skirt, the length of the overall did their heads in!

"The first thing most of them did was shorten them to a fashionable length. Me? I just didn't bother to wear the new gear, unless the bosses arrived!

Mick sent in this photo of himself and two girls that used to work for him

"I eventually took over at the High Street branch in Tring, which was next to the Robin Hood pub, where I experienced many more happy and funny memories.

"My picture shows me and two of my lovely girls in the shop doorway in Charles Street modelling our new outfits.

"The one on the left is Ann Lloyd who lived at New Mill, and the one on the right was Christine Horne, who lived in Tring.

"I would love to know what happened to the girls, I believe Ann later moved to Boxmoor, and Christine to Aylesbury, but if anyone can help I would be most grateful to hear from them, you can email me on [email protected]"

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