South Bank was once the boom area of Teesside for shopping or a fun night out, now Slaggy
Island is fighting to survive, but happily celebrated its 150th birthday in 2004.
The other equally unbelievable Daylight Robbery (Thursday, ITV) ended with the slaggy
blaggers scheming to pull off a job that even mighty Arsenal failed to accomplish - turning over the Hammers.
Question three: Which town, south of Middlesbrough, was formerly known as Tees Tilery and had the nickname Slaggy
I was particularly taken by Edwina Slaggy
, a bug-eyed former Tory MP obsessed with chains and whips and discipline, mumbling Sir Geoffrey Hush, bleating Douglas Weird and blunt-speaking Sir Marcus Flatcapp ("He was thinking the unthinkable and speaking the unspeakable.
Come to Slaggy
Island, Vic, with all those ex pats - there's plenty of car parking space here - the Erimus springs to mind.
The name came from The Springfields' song, Island Of Dreams and not from, as I thought, Slaggy
Slag heaps, the waste product of the iron and steel works, used to surround South Bank, earning it the fond nickname Slaggy
In the shadow of Dorman Long in Slaggy
Island South Bank, the nickname told it as it really was in these parts.
A SIGN at the junction of Normanby Road and Trunk Road, South Bank, was there for years and always made me smile as I made my way to Asda, travelling through South Bank (or Slaggy
Island, as it was known to the people who lived there).
A YOUNG lady from Guisborough writes to tells us that she really enjoyed reading Remember When, published on Saturday, April 5, 2008 - in particular, the Tales from Slaggy
Island, Wartime Grangetown and Remembering Grangetown.