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WALKLEY ACTION GROUP

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Walkley is a suburb to the North-West of Sheffield city centre. The close-knit community that thrives there today is a result of strong community action in the late sixties and early seventies. In 1970 Walkley was written into plans for slum clearance below South Road and Howard Road. A great…

Interview: Dan West interviewing Andy Selman

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Click here to listen to the full interview Key themes covered: Politics, Thatcher, Miner's strike and deindustrialisation 00:00 - 01:00 General introduction 01:00 - 03:00 Role in Sheffield City Council and labour membership 03:00 - 08:00 Political ideology of left during the 1980s 08:00 - 11:00 Political personalities-Peter Price, Clive…

Interview: David Holland interviewing Ghulam Nabi

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Click here to listen to the full interview Main themes covered: Immigration, housing, community. 00:00 - 03:30 General introductions and immigrating to Sheffield 03:30 - 07:00 Impact of Commonwealth Immigrants Act (1962) and returning to Kashmir 07:00 - 11:00 Working in textiles and driving to Pakistan 11:00 - 13:30 Active…

Interview: David Holland interviewing Sijad Hussain Nabi

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Click here to listen to the full interview Main themes covered: Housing, community, immigration, racism, unemployment, politics. 00:00 - 06:00 General introduction and housing growing up. 06:00 - 13:00 Multiculturalism in Sheffield in the 1980s 13:00 - 14:00 Education 14:00 - 19:30 Family background and family members moving to Britain…

Interview: Dan West interviewing Peter Price

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Click here to listen to the full interview Main themes covered: Unemployment, Thatcher, miners, community, politics. 00:00 - 04:00 General introduction and introduction to political role 04:00 - 07:00 Labour politics during the 1960s 07:00 - 26:00 Local Sheffield politics during the 1980s 26:00 - 34:00 Thatcher and her impact…

Interview: Dan West interviewing Joan Barton

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Click here to listen to the full interview Main themes mentioned: Politics, education, Thatcher. 00:00 - 04:00 General introduction 04:00 - 09:00 Political influences 09:00 - 14:00 Labour politicians in 1980s, David Blunkett, Helen Jackson. 14:00 - 21:00 Rate Capping crisis and impact of Thatcher 21:00 - 26:00 Labour in…

New interviews available

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: July 14, 2014

It's been a busy day at Witness HQ!   The most recent interviews from the Witness programme have been uploaded into the resources section of this website. Excitingly, there are two new interviews which emerged from our collaboration with the Walkley Historians. The links to the interviews with Edwin Hodson…