The Beaver’s big beano

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BOB CUMMINGS, a former compositor and overseer on the Daily Express in Manchester, has discovered a menu, song sheet and seating plan for a birthday lunch in honour of Lord Beaverbrook, proprietor of the Daily Express when it really was the World’s Greatest Newspaper. Bob’s father was an overseer and deputy head reader at Ancoats.

Read Bob’s reminiscences here

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