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In Down Your Way this month

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Find all this in the May 2017 issue of Down Your Way, on sale from 26th April:

Paddy’s great escape
The war memoirs of Leeds soldier Paddy Cullen, who jumped from a moving train to escape his Italian captors

Europe in eighty days
Molly O’Connell remembers her youth hostelling exploits in the 1950s

Hall evokes memories
Greasbrough residents recall events at the the town’s public hall

Wartime spirit is recreated
A look at the origins of Haworth’s popular 1940s weekend

Pride in their work
Doreen Armitage tells of the sleek vehicles produced by her late husband

Coming home
Maggie Poppa delves into the Leeds upbringing of Playhouse boss James Brining

Festival hailed as ‘beacon of change’
Readers share memories of the 1951 Festival of Britain

A rather unusual education
Sheila Andrew writes about Miss Gibson’s School in Bradford

Plus all your favourites: Mrs Simkins’ home cooking, readers’ letters, Yorkshire roots, columnists, puzzles, quizzes and more! All for just £2.90 from all good Yorkshire newsagents.