Men helped lorry drivers in trouble

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THESE gentlemen were responsible for getting many a lorry driver out of a tough scrape in the ‘60s and ‘70s.

They worked at B&B Garage and were pictured here in 1970.

The photograph was sent in by Brian Berry, better known as “Jabez”.

He said: “I worked there for approximately 10 years, leaving in 1975, and I enjoyed every minute of it.

“We did heavy recovery along the A1 so when people had accidents, we were there.”

Pictured are (from left) P. Duggan, Brian “Jabez” Berry, Michael Bilton, Alan Durham, Walter Blackshaw Jnr, David Bilton, Ray Duller, George Briggs, Walter Blackshaw Snr and Victor Gunnett.